Great big, beautiful Houston!
Warmer weather, longer days, no school — summer has definitely arrived in full force. How can you get the maximum enjoyment while at the same time staying close to home? From fine art and music to food and ghost tours, Houston is your ticket to summer fun, so check out some of the events and festivals* happening right here in our own backyard.
Know Your Codes Before Your Renovate
Are you a DIY expert? Or do you depend on professionals to do what they do best? Either way, chances are that you do a lot of research before you start a new project. You might scour Pinterest for design ideas, search the web for the most highly rated contractors in your area, or compare prices at local home stores.
Water-Saving Landscaping Tips
Because we usually do get a decent amount of rain, it’s sometimes easy to think that the Gulf Coast doesn’t have a water problem. But according to the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD), water levels in our local aquifers have declined at an alarming rate, while the population of Montgomery County alone is expected to double in just 25 years.
How to Right-Size Your AC System
When it comes to your air conditioning system, there’s no such thing as “one size fits all.” Getting the right system for your house is not only vital to keeping your family cool and comfortable, but it can also translate into big savings.
The Importance of Air Filters
Air filter, how important are they really? The short answer: VERY! It may seem like a hassle to change your HVAC filter every 30 days, but every time you change your filter, you’re doing yourself and your system a favor. Understanding how air filters work and what they do for you could take some of the sting out of climbing into your attic once a month to switch out this unseen hero.
Why an Air Conditioner Tune-Up is a Spring Cleaning Must-Do
It’s spring, so three things are a given: birds are chirping, flowers are growing, and people are doing heavy duty spring cleaning after a long winter. You’re probably checking off your list of spring cleaning to-dos — maybe some carpet cleaning, organizing the garage, replacing light bulbs, etc. But there’s one important thing that likely didn’t make your list—getting your air conditioner serviced.
Thermostats: What You Need to Know
When it comes to heating and cooling your home, nothing works harder than your thermostat. Thermostats are the brain of the entire HVAC system. Despite this, they are the least thought about part of the system. Most people don’t give their thermostat a second thought and never consider if they are meeting all their needs. Are you sure your thermostat is the best one for you?
Tackling Houston Allergies and Indoor Air Quality
Houston has never been a poster child for great air quality. It’s rich history in manufacturing and oil refining has led to it being dubbed one of the most polluted cities in the US. Unfortunately for Houstonians, pollutants aren’t the only thing in our air with allergy season approaching. Allergies can be a serious issue for the millions of people living in the metro area.
Qualities of an Air Specialist HVAC Technician
The heating and cooling industry is one of the most in-demand fields in our current economy. With summer on the horizon, service and maintenance calls are rapidly increasing. Now is the best time to begin an exciting new position in this field before the busy season hits. But is a job at Air Specialist right for you?
Which Preventative Maintenance Agreement is Best for You?
Regular maintenance is one of simplest and most efficient ways to extend the life of your heating and cooling system. Not having proper maintenance performed can leave you open to costly and avoidable breakdowns. To help address these issues, we offer several preventative maintenance agreements.