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  • May 22, 2017 Posted on Blogs, Comments Off on How to Use Landscaping to Save Energy

    How to Use Landscaping to Save Energy

    Attractive, energy-efficient landscaping can help conserve energy and lower your utility bills. It can also increase the value of your Sugar Land, Texas, home, extend your HVAC system's life by reducing wear, and make spending time outside with your kids more fun. You can use landscaping to save energy by planting trees and vines, adding fences and awnings, or reducing pavement. Plant Trees and Vines Deciduous trees provide summer shade and then lose their leaves in fall. That way, the sun can still ...

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  • May 19, 2017 Posted on Blogs, Comments Off on Better Business Bureau Recognizes Davis A/C & Heating, Inc. with Winner of Distinction Award

    Better Business Bureau Recognizes Davis A/C & Heating, Inc. with Winner of Distinction Award

    In recognizing businesses and non-profits for their achievements and commitment to quality in the workplace, Davis A/C & Heating, Inc. was one of 292 companies recognized at the annual Better Business Bureau Awards of Excellence on May 10, 2017. Recognized as a Winner of Distinction, this was the fourth time Davis A/C & Heating, Inc. has been recognized by the Better Business Bureau for service excellence. When asked what it means to Davis A/C & Heating, Inc. to receive this recognition, ...

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  • May 17, 2017 Posted on Blogs, Comments Off on 3 Devices for Making Your Home More Comfortable

    3 Devices for Making Your Home More Comfortable

    Many efficient devices are available to help you keep your Oyster Creek, Texas, home healthy and relaxing. The right upgrades can even increase the value of your home along with your indoor air quality. Speak with an experienced HVAC professional to help you add a ductless system, a whole home ventilator, or an air purifier to your home. Ductless HVAC Systems A ductless HVAC system has an outdoor unit and one or more indoor units like many other systems. However, air travels through ...

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  • April 20, 2017 Posted on Blogs, Comments Off on How to Shut Down Your Furnace for the Spring

    How to Shut Down Your Furnace for the Spring

    Spring weather brings about a breath of fresh air, a fantastic mood, and plenty of opportunities to get outdoors after the long winter. However, there are things around the house that need attention before you set off on your spring travels or hobbies. One of those is your furnace. Although it's worked hard for you all winter long, it's time to put it into hibernation with some love. If you've never done it before, here are a few tips on ...

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  • April 18, 2017 Posted on Blogs, Comments Off on 3 HVAC Spring-Cleaning Tips

    3 HVAC Spring-Cleaning Tips

    Although you may not love spring cleaning, it's a necessary evil to keep your home looking great and your health in top condition. However, you may not know that your HVAC system needs the same attention as the rest of your Houston, Texas, home. Cleaning your units makes them run better throughout the year, and you'll enjoy more comfortable temperatures all season long. If you don't know how to spring clean your HVAC system, here are a few tips to ...

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  • March 25, 2017 Posted on Blogs, Comments Off on Are You Using the Right Filter?

    Are You Using the Right Filter?

    Over time, the role of filtration in a central HVAC system has expanded to address the rising problem of indoor air quality. A modern filter is capable of capturing particles less than one micron in size, which is smaller than a red blood cell. The Importance Your Filter's MERV Value The Minimum Efficiency Rating Value (MERV) was designed to provide consumers with an easy way to compare the effectiveness of different styles and models of filtration products. The

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  • March 21, 2017 Posted on Blogs, Comments Off on Prepping Your AC for Spring

    Prepping Your AC for Spring

    Spring starts early in Houston, TX, where temperatures are warm for most of the year. Although the climate is in many ways ideal, it takes a heavy toll on Greater Houston air conditioners that work nonstop from May through October. Here's what your AC needs from you to get the job done right: Schedule A Professional Tuneup Proper AC maintenance involves an in-depth session with a professional HVAC technician just prior to the cooling season. During the ...

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  • February 27, 2017 Posted on Blogs, Comments Off on Is a Ductless System in Your Future?

    Is a Ductless System in Your Future?

    Some like it hot, but in Houston, we like it cool. The only problem is that summer cooling costs are expensive. If you have forced air cooling, you can save big time by switching to a ductless mini-split air conditioner. Here are four good reasons why ductless AC may indeed be in your future: 1. Zoned Cooling Have you ever wished you could cool just one room instead of eight? With a ductless mini-split

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  • February 17, 2017 Posted on Blogs, Comments Off on Home Maintenance Tasks You Shouldn’t Forget About

    Home Maintenance Tasks You Shouldn’t Forget About

    It can seem like your "to-do" list never gets done. Certain chores keep popping up; you get them done, and the next thing you know, it's time to do them again. Home maintenance tasks are like that, but just in case you forgot, there are three Houston, TX, home maintenance tasks involving your HVAC that you shouldn't put off no matter what: 1. Change Your HVAC Filter This job is quick, easy and absolutely essential. HVAC systems are expensive, and ...

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  • January 19, 2017 Posted on Blogs, Comments Off on 4 Ways to Get Rid of Dust

    4 Ways to Get Rid of Dust

    Because humans are a major source of dust, thanks to dead skin cells and the dust mites that love to snack on them, this is a problem everyone faces. Getting rid of dust in your Galveston, Texas, home takes effort, but simple steps help reduce this problem. Vacuum Textiles Often Your textiles carry lots of dust within them because the fabric is such an inviting place for it to cling. Get a HEPA vacuum and do a thorough cleaning of your furniture, ...

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