The primary reason for performing preventative maintenance on a gas furnace is to promote health and safety in your home. Gas furnaces use flames in order to heat up the house, and those flames produce carbon dioxide, and if the unit is not burning correctly carbon monoxide. Although there are safety measures designed into the construction of furnaces, it is still crucial to practice routine maintenance to upkeep safety.
Condensation is a natural occurrence that happens when warm moist air comes in contact with a cool surface. You can observe this phenomenon on a glass of cold iced water or on your windows during the winter. When you see that condensation has started to form on your window, it is a sure sign that the humidity inside has increased.
Do you ever wonder how your heating and air conditioning usage habits stack up against your friends and neighbors? Well, we wondered about that too, so we decided to do a statistical study to see how people in Central Texas use their heat and AC.
Holiday decorations should help make Christmas the most wonderful time of the year, not the most dangerous. Unfortunately, many adornments can pose hazards, waste electricity, and make homes uncomfortably warm.
Insulating your garage will keep this interior space cool when temperatures spike again, and it could even save you money.
Your bedroom is the perfect temperature, but the living room is doing its best impression of the Arctic Circle. You want a perfectly balanced climate in your house, but when you run into a room warmer or cooler than others, it might point to a problem with your air conditioning.
Whether you own a home or are in the market for one, it’s wise to consider which type of heating is most efficient. Learning about the differences in geothermal versus traditional heating helps you make the most prudent choice.
Humidity levels in Texas homes can reach 60% on hot and steamy, summer days. Your air conditioning will work diligently to reduce your humidity to a more comfortable level, around 30% to 50%. By reducing humidity in your home through simple steps, you are saving money on your energy bill. You are also proving better circulation and cooling of your home.
Although we don’t have to suffer through subzero temperatures during Texas winters, it still gets relatively chilly, which means the AC goes off and the heat goes on. Some homeowners dread the season because it means higher energy bills – but it doesn’t have to! If you want to lower utility expenses and get the most out of your heat, follow these tips.