ice on ac

Why Ice Forms on Your AC & How to Fix It

Three words: your, air, conditioner.  Ice is probably the last thing you would think to worry about in the middle of summer.  However, a frozen air conditioner remains one of the most common issues we face this time of year.  This is one of those rare occasions when it's just not cool to be too cool.

8 Crazy Ways Humidity Could Get You Fired for Never Leaving Your House

Ok, not really.  We were exaggerating a bit there.  But who doesn’t feel like staying indoors when it’s hard to breathe outside?  Living in one of the most humid cities in the country can be somewhat of a challenge when trying to stay comfortable, even in your own home!

A drier, safer and more comfortable home is possible, even in Houston during the hottest month of the year.  We’ve put together a list we think you will find helpful to control the level of humidity in your home.

Leaks Make Us Cry Too

Oftentimes, the air you are spending your hard-earned money cooling is escaping in more ways than one.  Most people realize you lose cool air every time you open your door, but did you know it may also be leaking into the walls and ceilings of your home?  Learn how to keep more cool air inside of your home with the list of tips we’ve put together for you…

Atlantic Hurricane Season Ready

Preparation is key to minimizing impact to your family and your home.  NOAA predicts the 2014 Atlantic system will produce 8-13 named storms, 3-6 hurricanes, 1-2 of which will be major systems, and they have published guidance to follow as you prepare for the season.  We have also compiled the following tips to help. 

Just Reading this Will Make You Feel Cooler

Save money on your utility bills AND keep the cool air inside your home this summer.  Of course, we think that you’re the coolest when you’re saving energy.  Your friends will probably think so too and thank you profusely by sharing these tips with them.  You’re welcome.

Doing Ductless Mini-Splits the Right Way

We mean installing ductless mini-split heating and cooling units in your home instead of adding another noisy window unit or ugly baseboard heater, of course.  Gone are the days when baseboards, window units, or, dare we say, nothing, are the only options for climate control.  Recent advances in ductless technology have made ductless mini-split systems affordable and fully loaded options to revolutionize the way you heat and cool your home.

Top Ten Reasons You Should Tune-Up Your Air Conditioner

People often don’t think about taking care of their air conditioner until it breaks down, but air conditioners need love too.  Just like any major piece of equipment, you should have your air conditioner tuned up once a year.  Don’t believe us?  Take a look at the Top Ten List Below…

Air Purifiers Help You Breathe Easy

“The air within homes and other buildings can be more seriously polluted than the outdoor air in even the largest and most industrialized cities,”  according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); installing a whole-house air purification system can help keep your indoor air cleaner.

Attic Insulation for Year-round Comfort

Weatherizing your house doesn’t only mean getting it ready for the colder winter months, it’s for all year long; luckily one of the easiest things you can do to weatherize is also one that makes the biggest impact: attic insulation.