Do you need a professional duct cleaning? Many homeowners do not think about their ductwork. It is just there, doing its job of delivering conditioned air to living spaces. However, there are certain circumstances where having the ductwork cleaned is a good idea. If you have experienced any of the following situations, you may want to invest in professional duct […]
Allergens, bacteria, dust, mold and even poisonous gas are regularly present in our homes, and most of us aren't aware of it. What's more, in wintertime, when houses are often closed, these pollutants build up. What can we do to get rid of and prevent indoor air pollution? In our region, it's warm enough in winter to open up the windows […]
Carbon monoxide is an extremely dangerous gas that can be produced by any fuel-burning appliance, such as a furnace, stove or water heater. By properly maintaining your home and appliances, as well as installing carbon monoxide detectors, you can prevent carbon monoxide poisoning and keep your family safe.
When the heating system malfunctions during the winter, your home can quickly become chilly and uncomfortable. By troubleshooting heating system issues, it's sometimes possible to restore the flow of warm air without any professional help. Here's how to troubleshoot and solve some common heating system problems.
Depending on how well they’re insulated, air ducts can waste over 30 percent of your heating and cooling bill. That’s a lot of money to literally throw out the window. While ductless systems can be more costly at installation, they have a number of benefits that may greatly impact your energy bill and the overall enjoyment of your home. Options […]
Most HVAC systems come with a manufacturer's warranty and, possibly, a warranty on the installation. Unfortunately, you can void this warranty. To ensure you're fully protected, consider what can void an HVAC system's warranty and how to avoid these problems. Problems Caused by You As much as you'd hate to think it, you can cause problems that void your manufacturer's warranty. For example, one […]
Fall is here and with it comes thoughts of improving the look and efficiency of your Beaumont area home. Consider these fall home maintenance tips to help you prepare your home for the change of seasons.
Air Conditioners work hard in our region to cool and dehumidify homes, and they're well appreciated. However, once they're beyond their prime, efficiency falls off and repairs, troubleshooting and headaches become commonplace. If you're in a repair or replace dilemma, see if any of the following information helps you better understand AC life span and your options.
Achieving an energy-efficient home involves looking at all the factors that account for its conditioning load. Homes that have adequate insulation, good windows, and low levels of air infiltration need less conditioning resulting in lower energy bills. Making home improvements that lower energy bills will keep more money in your pocket, while creating a more comfortable home. Insulation The amount […]
The heat in Texas in the summer has many homeowners retreating to the comfort of air conditioning. And it's around this time, when energy bills are often on the rise, that homeowners look to make their homes more energy efficient to reduce utility costs. Unfortunately, energy savings myths can result in additional costs. Myth: Setting the temperature lower will help the home cool […]