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Why Your Heat Pump Output is Low

August 14th, 2017

heat-pump-repairYou really don’t want to have your heat pump start malfunctioning on you in the middle of a boiling Texas summer. Unfortunately, it’s more likely to happen then than at other parts of the year. The added demand puts more strain on the heat pump, which means more wear and tear and more chances for parts to fail. You can mitigate a lot of this with regular professional maintenance, which you hopefully had done before the start of the summer this year. Even if you did, though, that’s no guarantee that you won’t have to deal with problems of any kind.

If your heat pump output is lower than it should be, that’s a prime indication that something is wrong with the system. Have a look below at some of the reasons why this might be happening, and what you can do to fix it.

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Call for Repairs if Your Air Conditioner is Making These Noises

July 31st, 2017

air-conditionerSummer is an extremely stressful time for air conditioners. The more you rely on your AC to keep your home cool during the daylight hours, the more wear and tear it’s going to accumulate. That means you’re going to have a higher chance for your system to develop issues. While you may not be able to completely prevent your air conditioner from developing problems, you can keep the system in better condition by knowing when to call for repairs. One of the most common warning signs that your air conditioner is having issues is to listen for any strange noises coming from the system.

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Signs That Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs

July 17th, 2017

air-conditionerWell, here we are in the middle of summer. Chances are, you’re running your air conditioner throughout the day just to prevent your home from becoming an oven. You should know that doing that will make problems much more likely to occur, though. More demand means more wear and tear, after all. The good news is that if you know what to look for you, can prevent most of the damage if a repair issue does come up. The faster you can recognize an issue and have it repaired, the more damage you can prevent and the better off the system will be.

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Make Sure You Schedule Heat Pump Maintenance Before it Gets Too Hot

July 3rd, 2017

heat-pumpSummer is officially here, though we’ve been feeling it in this area for quite a while. As the temperature from day to day starts to rise, you’re no doubt going to be putting more demand on your heat pump to keep cool. More demand means more wear and tear on the system, which means an increased chance of problems developing. If you want to make sure that your heat pump stays in good condition for the rest of the summer, it’s in your best interest to schedule preventive maintenance for it as soon as possible. You should do this even if you had the heat pump looked at in the last year.

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3 Signs It’s Time for a New Air Conditioner

June 19th, 2017

air-conditionerSummer is here, which means now it’s more important than ever to ensure that your air conditioner is up to the task of keeping you cool. If your system can’t get you through another hot summer, it’s important that you replace it now. Otherwise, you run the risk of having the system break down in the middle of one of the hottest days of the year. Have a look at three of the most common indicators that your air conditioner needs to be replaced.

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Replace Your Heat Pump if it has These Symptoms

June 5th, 2017

heat-pumpWe’re getting closer to summer, which means that now is the time to make sure you have a reliable climate control system in place for the hot months. If your current heat pump isn’t able to keep you cool through another summer, it’s important that you realize that now and replace it. Otherwise, you run the risk of having your system break down on you during the hottest time of year. Have a look at the following indications that you need to install a new heat pump system.

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Tips for Ensuring Your Air Conditioner is in Good Condition This Summer

May 22nd, 2017

air-conditioner-cashSo, how’s your week going? You been using your air conditioner a lot during those 90 degree, rainy days? We certainly hope so. As your air conditioner is placed under more and more demand over the next few weeks, it’s going to become more likely to develop all kinds of problems. Summer is the number one time of year for various issues to crop up with air conditioners across the country. If you want to avoid having yours break down during the next heat wave, there are a couple of steps you can take. Read on to find out how to keep your air conditioner in top condition over the next few months.

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How You can Benefit From Installing a Ductless System

May 8th, 2017

ductless-mini-splitSpring is the number one season for replacing air conditioning systems, since homeowners want to make sure their systems are ready for the hot months. If you’re in the market for a new air conditioning system this spring, you might want to consider installing a ductless system. Have a look at some of the ways you can benefit from having a ductless system installed in your home.

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Want to Keep Your Heat Pump in Good Shape?

April 24th, 2017

heat-pump-cashCooling season is upon us, and if you’re relying on a heat pump to keep cool you’re probably already using it pretty frequently. You don’t want your system to break down on you in the middle of one of the hottest days of the year. So, it’s a pretty good idea to make sure that your system is in ideal shape before stressful seasons like summer. If you want to keep your heat pump healthy and efficient all year-round, there are a couple of tips you should follow.

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Signs You Need to Replace Your AC

April 10th, 2017

Installing an air conditioner is a pretty big investment, so it’s natural to want to get the most out of it by making the system last for as many years as possible. However, even with careful maintenance and prompt repairs, all things must end. Summer’s not far off now, and you don’t want to be caught without a working air conditioning system when it gets here. If your current air conditioner won’t be able to cut it over the next few months, you should replace it now so you don’t have to deal with it breaking down later. There are a number of warning signs that your air conditioner is reaching the end of its life.

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