6 Indicators That Your Air Ducts Need to Be Cleaned

May 16, 2024

As a homeowner, there are quite a few important tasks around the house that can have a major impact on the overall comfort, functionality, and energy efficiency of your home. While some of these jobs are hard to ignore when they need doing, there are others that tend to fly under the radar in many homes. One example of this is keeping your home’s air ducts clean and healthy. If you don’t keep the ductwork in good condition in your Nacogdoches home, it can have a variety of negative effects on you and your family. Fortunately, ductwork professionals like those...

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Why Invest in Annual HVAC Maintenance?

July 12, 2023

As a homeowner, there are a lot of different maintenance necessities that you’ll have to keep up with on a regular basis. One that you may wonder whether it’s worth investing your hard-earned money in is HVAC maintenance by a licensed professional. There are a number of different reasons that you should highly consider investing in this service each year. Warranty One of the most vital reasons that you want to invest in annual HVAC maintenance is to keep your warranty active. Most homeowners don’t realize until after the fact that their HVAC system manufacturer requires that their system undergo...

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4 Reasons Your HVAC Fan Won’t Stop Running and What to When This Happens

May 9, 2023

If you have your thermostat set correctly, the HVAC blower or fan should only run when your heating or AC is running and then shut off when the rest of the system does. When the AC is on, the fan should turn off just after the AC condenser outside shuts down. If your heat is running, the fan will typically run for a few minutes after the furnace shuts off. Although rare, there are cases when the fan may continue to run after the rest of the HVAC system shuts off. When this happens, the only way you can usually...

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An Expert’s Guide to Diagnosing and Solving Condensation Problems on HVAC Ducts

April 19, 2023

Condensation on HVAC ducts is a common problem, especially in areas with high humidity. The main cause of condensation is the temperature difference between the air inside the ducts and outside air. When warm, humid air comes into contact with cold surfaces, such as ductwork, it can cause condensation to form on the outside of the ducts. This can lead to several issues, including mold growth, rusting of the ductwork, reduced energy efficiency, and poor indoor air quality. Several factors contribute to condensation on HVAC ducts. Some of these factors include: Poor Insulation If the ductwork is poorly insulated, heat...

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Why Does an HVAC System Short Cycle?

March 16, 2023

Among the many issues an HVAC system can experience, short cycling is one of the most common. Have you noticed your system turns on and off every few minutes? If the system runs on quick, back-to-back cycles and never seems to reach your desired temperature, then it’s most likely short cycling. With harsh, arid weather during the day and cold desert temperatures at night, short cycling can be a big concern here in Nacogdoches, TX. At , we can accurately diagnose the root cause of HVAC short cycling and make professional recommendations regarding repair or replacement. In the meantime, we’d...

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5 Reasons Your HVAC System Is Freezing Up

February 15, 2023

Having an air conditioner or a heat pump that keeps freezing up can be quite annoying because the system won’t provide any cooling until it can thaw out. Your heat pump can also freeze up when heating during the winter. If your HVAC system does ever freeze, you will want to shut it off immediately. If the system keeps running, more and more ice will continue to build, and nothing can thaw until the system is off. Not only that, but running an AC or heat pump when it’s frozen can also burn out the compressor motor and force you...

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5 Easy Steps to Fixing a Bad Flame Sensor in Your Furnace

October 20, 2022

The furnace flame sensor was developed to ensure that the gas valve only opens while burning flames. When this does not occur, there is a risk of carbon buildup, which could lead to a fire. With regular use, a coating might form on the metal rod of the flame sensor. This can happen over time and hinder the flow of electric current. The control system of the furnace senses that the burner is faulty and cannot light. It could also cause your furnace to repeatedly start and stop. The flame sensor is susceptible to corrosion due to the accumulation of...

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Why Replace Your Ductwork?

August 17, 2022

Entirely replacing your ductwork system is admittedly pricey and a job of work for our professionals at . However, there will come a time when your ductwork system does need to be replaced with a newer and more energy-efficient system. Here are some reasons to replace it: Ductwork over 15 years old Thermal heaving Rust damage New HVAC system Too many twists and turns Signs that it might be time to replace your ductwork include lots of dust in your home, a mildewy smell coming out of the ducts due to condensation and fluctuating temperatures from one room to the...

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How Can I Make My AC Unit More Energy-Efficient?

July 15, 2022

Cooling your home makes up the largest part of your summer electricity bills. It’s for this reason you want your AC unit to operate as efficiently as possible. There are several ways you can help your air conditioning equipment to work more efficiently and reduce your utility costs. Let’s look at some. Increase the Temperature on Your Thermostat By increasing the temperature on your thermostat just a few degrees, you will help our AC unit work more efficiently. The greater the difference between the temperature indoors and outdoors, the harder it has to work. Raise the temperature when you’re not...

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Why You Should Always Hire a Licensed HVAC Contractor

March 17, 2022

HVAC repairs and installations can be expensive. As a result, many people think that they can save money by attempting to work on their heating or cooling system on their own. Others turn to handymen or other unlicensed individuals for the same reason. However, having anyone other than a licensed HVAC contractor handle any of your maintenance, repair or installation needs is almost guaranteed to cost you more money in the long run. Your HVAC system is extremely complex, and it takes years of training and experience to fully understand how everything works, let alone know how to diagnose and...

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