Your Guide to Simple Thermostat Settings

July 27, 2021

Your home thermostat is the brain of your entire home heating and air conditioning system. It tells your system when to turn on and when to turn off. As a homeowner, it pays to understand what the different thermostat settings are so that you can set your thermostat to be as energy-efficient as possible. Temperature Setting The most obvious setting on your thermostat is going to be the temperature setting. The adjustable temperature setting allows you to choose the desired temperature for the inside of your home. This specific temperature is utilized when you have your heating and cooling system...

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How To Clean Air Conditioning Unit

June 12, 2021

As you get ready for the summer season and the impending air conditioning needs, it is important to ensure that your unit is prepared to handle the cooling process efficiently. Dirt and debris that accumulate over the months and clog various parts of the unit can make it work harder to perform the cooling process. This will increase utility bills and waste energy. An inefficient air conditioner can recirculate contaminants in indoor air and fail to remove excess moisture, leading to microbial growth. If your air conditioner is in working order and has been undergoing periodic inspections and maintenance, all...

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Does Humidity Affect My Air Conditioner?

May 6, 2021

Your air conditioning might be working harder than you realize. Moisture, in the form of humidity, is found across the globe and changes with the local weather. You may also find humidity building up in your Northern Texas home. If you can’t control the overall humidity level in your home, though, you could experience issues. This moisture not only makes hot days feel hotter, but it can cause problems with your AC. Hotter Than Usual During the Summer Humidity naturally makes air warmer within your home. This results in an air quality that’s denser as the higher humidity levels rise....

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Why is My Air Conditioner Making Noises?

April 6, 2021

Many people turn a deaf ear to noises their air conditioners make. Part of this avoidance is fear of the hassle and cost of replacing the system. Fortunately, not all noises indicate a catastrophic system failure. However, if left unattended, strange noises could lead to that unfortunate fate. While you may never be an air conditioner whisperer, you can learn to tell what various noises mean. With that knowledge, you can then know when it is time to call in a professional. Constant or Repeated Clicking When you listen to your system, you may notice a series of normal clicks...

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What Are the Most Common Indoor Air Pollutants?

March 17, 2021

When you walk into your home, do you feel safe from the airborne particles that trigger allergies and other problems? Before you breathe a sigh of relief, you may want to know about the 10 most common indoor air pollutants. 1. Dust Knowing if you have a dust problem inside your home is pretty easy. You can look at the surface of your furniture and the cloth that you use for cleaning. Unlike dust that you find outside, indoor dust is a bit more complex. It is a combination of dead skin cells, hair, dust mites, fibers, and other particles....

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

February 11, 2021

There is nothing more comforting than coming back to a warm house after a long winter day at work or in school. On the other hand, when you are expecting to enjoy a warm home, it can be frustrating to find that your furnace is blowing cold air. The heating unit in your home may be temperamental, and sometimes furnaces just break down regardless of their age. Here are some of the possible reasons why your furnace is blowing out cold air. Incorrect Thermostat Setting An incorrect thermostat setting can cause a furnace to behave this way. If you have...

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what are the best plants for indoor air quality?

January 20, 2021

Your home should be a relaxing and safe place where you’re guarded against the craziness of the world around you. However, there are sometimes threats to your health inside your Greenville home that can cause long-term illnesses that you can’t explain. That’s because the indoor air quality of many homes suffers due to various contaminants that come from a variety of sources. For this reason, it is important to find ways to purify your home’s air. One of the best ways to keep your home’s air clean is to invest in some live plants. To help you choose the best...

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Which Filter Should I Choose for My HVAC System?

December 18, 2020

When it comes to HVAC systems, there’s one component that’s at the heart of efficient operation: the air filter. Designed to protect your Greenville home’s air quality and the mechanical components in your air conditioner and furnace, air filters are quite simple, yet they have an important job to do. Therefore, it’s important to think carefully when choosing an air filter for your system to ensure that the one you select promotes the operational characteristics that you want. Using this guide from , you’ll be a filter-picking pro in no time. Understanding MERV Ratings To ensure that consumers have an...

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4 Ways a Zone Control System Saves Money

November 20, 2020

As more homeowners in northeast Texas look for ways to stretch their budgets, zone control systems for heating and cooling are emerging as popular upgrades. Zone controls work by installing multiple thermostats in your house so you can use different settings in each area. This is an ideal option for homeowners who have rooms, like a guest room, that are used less frequently. The system also includes dampers inside the ducts that open and close to control airflow into each space. You can also use zone control systems throughout the house to keep your bedroom warmer or cooler than the...

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What are the Types of Smart Thermostats?

October 20, 2020

Learn About the Types of Smart Thermostats A smart thermostat provides a convenient way for you to control the temperature of your home in Greenville, TX. If you’ve been using an old manual thermostat until now, you’ll be impressed with the features offered by a smart thermostat. Read on to learn about the types of smart thermostats, how they work and what they need in order to communicate with your home’s heating and cooling system. Dealer-Based Versus DIY Some smart thermostats are only available through a heating, ventilation and air conditioning company such as ours, in Greenville. These thermostats are...

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