Reasons Why Your Heater Isn’t Working

Why Your Heater Isn’t Working It can be a frustrating experience walking into a cold home. And no matter how much fidgeting you do with the thermostat or banging on the furnace, it doesn’t seem to get any warmer. Even if you’ve taken great care of your heating system, it can still fail, as any […]

Air Duct Cleaning: Why and How Often it’s Necessary

Air Duct Cleaning 101 Your air ducts are a crucial part of your HVAC system. They carry air throughout your home and ensure you stay comfortable. But just like how your HVAC unit can collect dust and debris, so can your ducts. That’s why it’s important to keep an eye on them and clean them […]

4 Ways to Save Money on Air Conditioning

4 Ways to Save on AC Texans know that AC is non-negotiable for most of the year. Those costs can really skyrocket, especially in the middle of summer. But many people don’t realize that there are simple ways to save on air conditioning. The experts at AC Genius are here with some tips on cutting those energy […]

Common DIY Jobs That Go Wrong

Typical DIY Jobs That Go Wrong We all try our best to be “handy” homeowners, and there are many things that are easy to accomplish around the house. However, there are some jobs that homeowners aim to do themselves but just end up going south. Does this sound like you? If it does, don’t worry! […]

The Best Places to Install a Thermostat

The Best Places to Install a Thermostat Did you know that it makes a difference where you install your thermostat? If you put it in the wrong spot, it could throw off your home’s temperature and control your home comfort less accurately. The experts at AC Genius have put together some tips on where to place your […]

Should I Repair or Replace My AC?

Repair or Replace Your AC One of the most challenging dilemmas homeowners face is whether it’s time to repair or replace. Sometimes it’s a car, other times it’s a computer. But we’re here to talk about your air conditioner. Many factors go into the decision to repair or replace your AC. We break down the […]

Your Role in Maintaining Your AC Unit & What to Leave to the Professionals

Just as there are certain things you can do to maintain your own health and things you need to leave up to your physician, there are some things you can do to ensure the health of your air conditioning system and things you need to have professionals do. Obviously, you want your system to last […]

ONCOR Wants to Help Pay For Your New AC System!

ONCOR Can Help Pay For Your New Air Conditioning System? Eventually all air conditioning systems reach the point at which replacement is the best option available. Since that’s going to be an expensive proposition, wouldn’t it be nice if you had help in paying for it all? ONCOR has established the “Take a Load Off […]

Why Is My Air Conditioner Frozen?

Though it may run against common sense, your air conditioner can freeze no matter what time of year it is. Here are the top four reasons your air conditioner might be frozen along with some suggestions about handling the problem. Refrigerant Low refrigerant levels cause the remaining refrigerant to maintain lower temperatures. Low refrigerant levels […]

Why Your Heater Smells Like It‘s Burning

Summer’s over, and the first really cool days of Autumn are beginning to chill your home. Winter is approaching. You don’t view that as a problem, though, because all you have to do is switch your air conditioning system from cooling to heating. After a few minutes, you wrinkle your nose. “What’s that smell?” You […]

What to Do When Your AC System Won’t Turn On

Many of us share the experience of adjusting our thermostats and hearing the air conditioning system respond accordingly. Cooler air is on the way (or warmer air depending on the season). What do you do if that doesn’t happen, though? Something has gone wrong, and there are a few things you can do before you […]

Why AC Maintenance Is Important

Once you’ve got your new air conditioning system installed, it’s easy to sit back, relax, and enjoy the dependable comfort it provides. That was your goal, after all, and you should take advantage of it. However, a new air conditioning system can quickly slip into the background of everyday living until a problem arises to […]

What Do I Do When the Air Conditioning Flips the Breaker?

First, let’s talk about the purpose of a circuit breaker. According to Wikipedia: “A circuit breaker is an automatically operated electrical switch designed to protect an electrical circuit from damage caused by excess current from an overload or short circuit. Its basic function is to interrupt current flow after a fault is detected.” So, if […]

Tips to Prepare Your HVAC System for Winter

As winter approaches, one thing that typically goes along with a dropping temperature outside is a higher utility bill. You can’t keep winter’s icy breath away, but there are things you can do to keep your heating bills under control. Along with ensuring your system is working at its best, you’ll also ensure it has […]

Why You Need to Install a Two-Stage Gas Furnace

When the time comes to replace your old furnace, you want to be sure you are making the right choice for your family and home. Your furnace is responsible for keeping you and your loved ones cozy during the wintertime, and when the time comes to replace you want to make the best decision for […]

Do I Need to Call an HVAC Technician about the Ice on My Heat Pump?

Have you ever looked outside and found that your heat pump is frosted over or iced up? Before you worry about having a technician out or contemplate replacing an older unit, find out what causes a heat pump to ice up. How Common Is It for Ice to Form on Heat Pumps? A heat pump […]