What to Do If You Have a Clogged Sewer Line

November 20, 2020

Nobody wants to deal with a clogged sewer line in their Nacogdoches, TX, home. When it happens, it requires a rapid response to avoid major damage to your home and serious consequences to your health. While you’re waiting for one of our plumbers to arrive and assess the situation, follow these tips. Call the Plumber Don’t try to unclog the sewer line yourself. Doing so could cause worse damage and put your health at risk. Our plumbers offer emergency repair services, so you won’t have to wait long for us to arrive at your home. As soon as you realize...

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What You Need to Know About Choosing an Air Filter

October 21, 2020

Most Americans spend at least 90% of their time indoors. You may be surprised to learn that the air in your Nacogdoches, TX, home is up to five times more polluted than the outdoor air. As cooler weather arrives, you may also be concerned about the spread of bacteria and viruses through the air of your home. Air filters play a big role in removing particles and biological materials from your home’s air, and not all air filters are created equal. Read on to learn about air filters and how to choose the right one to improve your home’s indoor...

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Smart Thermostats: What Does Recovery Mode Mean?

September 20, 2020

In a quest to improve the energy efficiency of your HVAC system, you may have installed a smart thermostat to control your system. While these devices offer many useful features to keep your Nacogdoches home comfortable, they can take a little getting used to. One feature that confuses many people is something that’s called “recovery mode.” This feature is a perfectly normal part of your thermostat’s operation and is actually part of what helps maintain your system’s energy efficiency. Understanding Temperature Settings Whether you use a smart thermostat or a basic programmable thermostat, the goal is the same: to try...

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How Important is Having the Correct Size Cooling System?

August 7, 2020

There are so many types and models of cooling systems on the market today. Some feature state-of-the-art technology that cools your home extremely well. However, the wrong type of cooling system won’t be effective in your house. While things will definitely be cooler than before, you can do much better with a little bit of research. In particular, size is very important when it comes to finding a unit. There isn’t a single size that fits all real estate properties. Here’s an explanation of how important it is to have the correctly sized cooling system in your house. Oversized Systems...

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How Can Air Quality Affect Your Mental Health?

July 12, 2020

When outdoor and indoor air is polluted with particulate matter (PM), the negative effects on our bodies are not just physical. For years, experts have known that air pollution worsens allergies and the symptoms of asthma. However, polluted air affects mental health, too. This is why keeping your indoor air free of pollutants is extremely important. What’s worse is that children are more vulnerable to different kinds of particulate matter because they take in more air per unit of body weight. Whether it is from vehicle exhaust or windblown dust, the negative effects on our brains can range from mild...

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Importance of Clean and Healthy Water

June 12, 2020

We drink water every day. It is necessary for hydration and is a common ingredient in many recipes. Water is also essential for bathing and washing our hands. Because our water is typically clean as it comes out of the faucet, it’s easy to overlook how much of a luxury this is. In other countries, many people don’t have access to clean water, which makes life exponentially more difficult. Let’s take a look at the importance of clean and healthy water. Needed for Drinking Humans need to drink water to survive. In particular, we need to drink clean water. Dirty...

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Common Indoor Air Quality Myths

May 10, 2020

We at in Nacogdoches, Texas, have heard a lot of myths regarding air quality over the years. We believe explaining what is true and what is not will help you to improve the quality of the air in your home. Indoor Air Is Better Than Outdoor Air This is not true because the air inside of your house may be more polluted than the air outside. We recommend looking around your home for dust mites, pet dander, cleaning supplies, air fresheners, detergents, and fragrances. All of this can pollute the air you are breathing. If your air circulation is poor,...

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Five Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

April 15, 2020

There’s nothing worse than an AC that’s failing when it’s hot outside. Fortunately, with a bit of care, you can keep yours running smoothly. Listed below, you’ll find five maintenance tips that are easy to perform, and they’ll save you loads of money on repairs or replacement. 1. Evaporator Coil Cleaning An evaporator coil will eventually suffer from a buildup of dirt and dust. When it does, your AC will be less efficient and require more energy to cool your home. This will also contribute to a decreased lifespan for your unit. To prevent these negative consequences, simply clean your...

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Ways to Extend the Life of an HVAC System

March 19, 2020

Your HVAC system is one of your home’s most important features, and no one wants their unit to break down prematurely. While modern HVAC systems can be incredibly durable, they must withstand a lot of use and abuse. Luckily, with a little bit of preventative maintenance and some professional help, you can rest assured that your HVAC system will continue to run flawlessly for many years to come. Schedule Regular Tune-Ups One of the best things you can do for your heating and cooling system is to schedule regular tune-ups. While every system is slightly different, we usually suggest that...

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How To Light a Pilot Light on a Furnace

February 20, 2020

When you have no heat, one of the reasons could be that the pilot light on your furnace has gone out. This is actually something you’d hope to see when you notice a problem with your heat, since it involves a simple fix. As Easy As 1-2-3 Anyone can re-light a pilot light, but you’ll first have to locate the pilot/gas switch on your furnace. It should be towards the bottom of the unit. You’ll also have to locate the “Reset” button. It’s usually close to the pilot/gas switch, and it should be clearly labeled. Note that each furnace would...

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