Why is my furnace leaking water?

Why is my Furnance Leaking Water

There are several reasons why your furnace could be leaking water. No one wants to come home and find a puddle of water pooling around their furnace. Especially if it also happens to be the middle of winter! Most of the time, it’s not an expensive repair, so there’s no reason to panic. The first […]

HVAC maintenance tips for homeowners

HVAC Maintenance Tips for Pet Owners

It’s safe to say that if faced with the choice of giving up a pet or – well, just about anything else, the majority of pet-owners would hold on for dear life to their furry friend. But these furballs of friendship can do a number on your HVAC system and your household’s overall health if […]

what's better? heat pump or furnace?

What’s Better – A Furnace, or a Heat Pump?

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a new house, there are a lot of things to think about before you decide on a home that’s right for you. Things like location, cost, size – are all important factors to consider. One thing you may not have considered is how to heat your home. No […]

How can HVAC minimize asthma

How your HVAC system can minimize Asthma

If you have asthma, you probably understand how the quality of the air you breathe can directly affect your quality of life. But did you know that your HVAC system can help minimize the discomfort of asthma symptoms? After all, whether it’s July or December, HVAC systems control the air we breathe. That’s why optimizing […]

What is a duct mounted smoke detector?

What is a Duct Mounted Smoke Detector?

When it comes to explaining the ins and outs of duct mounted smoke detectors, it is probably best to start with what you should not be using them for, rather than what you should. For example, a duct mounted smoke detector should not be used as a substitute for an area smoke detector or early warning detection […]

difference between HVAC and AC

What is the Difference Between HVAC and AC?

In a state like Texas, where temperatures can range anywhere from the chilly ’30s to the balmy ’90s, having an efficient heating and cooling system is pretty important. It is also helpful to understand some of the acronyms used to describe the different systems. Especially if you’re looking to purchase a new home or need […]

CO Monitor vs CO Detector

CO Detector vs CO Monitor

If you are among the millions of Americans diligently checking the batteries in your CO Detector, you may think you are doing all you can to protect your family from the silent, sometimes deadly effects of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. But – are you? When you consider that 50,000 people end up in the emergency […]

What the R-22 Phaseout Means for Dallas Homeowners

What the R-22 Phaseout Means for Dallas Homeowners

When you own a home in Dallas/Fort Worth, there are a lot of maintenance items to take care of. But for heating and cooling systems, there’s one change coming that will make a big impact. The refrigerant used in older HVAC systems, R-22 or Freon, is being phased out. So, if your home has a […]

Why is there a burning smell coming from my furnace?

Why is there a burning smell coming from my furnace?

Who else is celebrating the arrival of fall? We certainly are! The nip the air here in DFW feels fabulous. But as the temperatures get colder, you might decide to flick on the heat. You hear your furnace turn on, and a few minutes later you start to smell burning! What is that smell?  First, […]

Is Ductless Good for Heating?

Is Ductless HVAC Good for Heating?

As the colder months arrive, you might be considering a new heating system for your Dallas/Fort Worth Home. If you’re reading this post, then you probably have heard a thing or two about ductless HVAC systems that offer both heating and cooling.  Ductless systems, also known as mini-splits, are relatively new to the DFW area […]