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Electric Furnaces Need Annual Maintenance Too!

Monday, November 13th, 2017

service_reminderThe winters in Corpus Christi are mild, although chillier than other parts of the state because we’re located on the coast. For these types of winters, an electric furnace is often sufficient to handle the comfort needs of a family without becoming extravagantly expensive. Many homes don’t have connections to gas lines, making an electric furnace one of the best alternative options for heating.

We stress the importance of arranging for maintenance for residential heating systems each year, and we have an Energy Efficiency Agreement to provide our clients with the regular maintenance their heater (as well as air conditioner) requires in the pre-season. With fall in full swing, now is the time we recommend people schedule their heating inspections and tune-ups. (more…)

Helping Life Get Back to Normal after the Hurricane

Monday, September 18th, 2017

home-with-rainbowHurricane Harvey is gone and people in Corpus Christi and the surrounding areas have come back home and businesses are reopening. We hope that your home didn’t sustain any serious damage or suffer from flooding. It’s hard to adjust to the idea of “getting back to normal,” but of course we’ll all get there eventually. And you can trust that our professional team is here to help you with whatever you need for your home or business when it comes to HVAC work.

In our previous post, we addressed one of the biggest concerns for a home in the wake of flooding, which is the danger posed by a damaged natural gas furnace. We’d like to take a look at other ways we can get your HVAC system, in your home or in your business, back to normal after the recent natural disaster. (more…)

Steps to Shut Down Your Furnace for Warm Weather

Monday, February 20th, 2017

girl-welcomes-spring-as-winter-fadesWith temperatures now starting to rise into the 70s and even the 80s here in Corpus Christi, we’re already getting ready to merge into the spring. You’ve probably already had your air conditioning system running during a few days (and it’s definitely time to sign up for a maintenance inspection and tune-up for the AC to see that it’s prepared for summer—our Service Efficiency Agreement makes this easy).

Your natural gas furnace needs attention at this point as well. You may still need to use it during some of the coming nights, but soon you’ll shut it down for the middle of the year. Shutting it down means more than just stopping using it. There are a few important steps to take that will help ensure the furnace remains in good condition, and that your family stays safe. (more…)

Is a Maintenance Program Really Worth It?

Monday, February 6th, 2017

money-saving-piggy-bankYou’re used to receiving offers for warranties and service programs for many products that you purchase, such as computers. We can understand why you may be wary of them and wonder if there’s really a benefit to signing up. Will you end up saving money in the long run? Or is the initial cost just too much?

We can’t speak for other products, but we do know plenty about heating and cooling systems. We’ve been helping out with heating and air conditioning in Corpus Christi, TX for many years. We know from experience that signing up for an HVAC maintenance program pays back homeowners in many tangible and intangible ways. With our weather heating up already, it’s a good time to sign up for our Service Efficiency Agreement and have your AC given its full annual check-up and tune-up! (The heater will have its turn in the fall.) (more…)

A Few Mistakes with a Gas Furnace You Don’t Want to Make

Monday, November 7th, 2016

You probably know that tampering with a gas furnace on your own can lead to serious safety hazards. (If you didn’t know that already, now you do!) But fiddling with a furnace without proper training and equipment is only one of the errors you can commit with your furnace. There are mistakes you may be doing and not even realize it. Below are some of the most common and easily avoidable mistakes that you may make with a gas furnace this coming winter. (more…)

Heating FAQ: Are Gas Furnaces Unsafe?

Monday, October 10th, 2016

The heating system found most commonly in homes across the U.S. it the furnace that runs off natural gas. But despite how common these heaters are, there are many misunderstandings about them. A question that heating technicians often hear from customers about home comfort is if it’s safe to have a gas furnace. We’ll take a look at the realities of furnace safety a bit closer. (more…)

It’s October: Not Too Late to Schedule Heating Maintenance!

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Fall is the time when our team starts to get busy with making maintenance service calls to our customers. Our Preferred Clients who have signed our Service Efficiency Agreement receive visits to have their heating system tuned-up and inspected so that it’s prepared for the cooler days ahead. Although our winters are mild compared to much of the country, we still have chillier weather along the Texas coast than the other parts of the state. It’s important to have heating systems that are ready to go to work at a moment’s notice. (more…)

Now Is a Great Time to Schedule Heating Maintenance!

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Summer is almost officially over, although we’re still experiencing high temperatures here in Corpus Christi, TX. We can expect the weather to begin cooling off at the end of September and moving into October. That isn’t that far away, and right now is a good time for you to arrange for the annual tune-up and inspection of your home heating system. You should never let the fall go by without this vital service, and September is one of the best times to arrange for it. (more…)

Can I Skip Heating Maintenance This Year and Wait for Fall?

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

All HVAC contractors recommend that homeowners arrange for an annual maintenance visit for their heating system so a professional can inspect, clean, and adjust it. The ideal time to have this service done is during the fall, the period just before the heater will do the most work. (more…)

What to Expect During Regular Heating Maintenance

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Calling for a professional to inspect and tune-up your home’s heating system is something you need to do every year, preferably during the fall. It doesn’t matter what type of heater you use for comfort—a gas furnace, an electric furnace, a heat pump, a ductless mini split—it needs to have maintenance to see that it works at its best during the winter and doesn’t wear down rapidly. Without annual maintenance, you can expect a malfunction-prone system that wastes energy and needs to be replaced years before its time.