attic maintenance

Tips For Attic Maintenance

The condition of your attic determines your home’s ability to keep warm or cool. It’s important that this area is properly maintained to help your home stay healthy and comfortable. Use these tips as a guide to understand the basics of attic maintenance. Look for leaks Unfortunately, attic leaks are not always noticed until an exterior issue shows up. For example, an ice …

must-do home maintenance tasks

Show Your Home Some Love With These 5 Must-Do Home Maintenance Tasks

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and it’s the season of love…so why not show your home some love, too? Take a look at these 5 must-do home maintenance tasks. Your home will love you for it! 1. Fire Extinguishers Do you have a fire extinguisher at your home? If not, you should! It’s important that you have one placed at an …

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How To Increase The Life Of Your Appliances

Last month, we shared a blog about how to know when to replace your appliances. No one wants to spend money on a new appliance if it isn’t necessary! Along the same lines, it’s always nice to increase the life of your existing appliances. How? It may be simpler than you think! Find out how to increase the life of …

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Energy Saving Tips For Winter

Those chilly winter tips affect more than just your bones! They can be hard on your energy bills, too. Check out our ways to save energy this winter! HVAC Lower your thermostat settings during the night to save an average of 15% on your energy bill! (But don’t forget the blankets!) Consider purchasing a humidifier to achieve and maintain a consistent, …

HVAC history

HVAC History Fun Facts

In West Texas, we know how important an HVAC is…those West Texas summers can be downright brutal. Sometimes it’s fun to learn something new about those systems we rely so heavily on. How did it even get started anyways? Where did it begin? Check out these HVAC history fun facts below! Who Knew? The very first concept of air conditioning …

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How To Layer Your Windows

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, heat that goes out the window accounts for up to a quarter of heating bills. Of course, a solution to this heat loss would be covering the windows to converse heat and save energy. Even better than just a covering your windows is layering them…find out how to layer your windows in the …

go tankless in 2017

Go Tankless In 2017!

A conventional storage-tank water heater typically lasts 10-13 years. Is it time to replace your water heater? If so, going tankless may be an excellent option for you. Let us tell you more! In April 2015, the federal water heater standards mandated higher efficiencies, leading to an increase in size of the conventional tank-type water heaters. The new tanks will …

home maintenance

Home Maintenance For 2017

While home maintenance may not be your favorite thing to do, it can decrease your chance for costly replacements or emergencies as well as keep your home looking pristine! This new year, why not make a resolution to practice proper home maintenance? Trust us, you’ll be glad you did! Find out how to get started. Bi Annually Replace batteries in …

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Our Guide To Appliance Replacement

Christmas is here. We can’t believe it! If your appliances are due for an upgrade, they make for a pretty great Christmas present! Who doesn’t want to start the new year off with a new appliance? Let us tell you a little more about the lifetime of your systems and appliances to help you decide if it’s time for an appliance …

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How To Prepare Your Fireplace For Winter

Winter is almost here…and you know what that means. Cozy evenings and crackling fires in the fireplace! However, fireplaces and chimneys are involved in 42% off all home-heating fires. So before you spark up the logs, use these 8 tips to prepare your fireplace for winter! 1. Have your chimney swept – Your chimney should be swept at least once a …