iAir Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Manor’

3 Factors to Consider When Purchasing a New Heating System

Monday, September 25th, 2017

new-heating-systemAutumn is here and winter will be along before you know it. If your heating system struggled through the previous winter or you feel the time is right to invest in a new system, the fall makes the ideal time to plan and schedule such an operation. Doing so means that you can enjoy the benefits throughout the winter, saving money on more efficient performance and reducing the risk of a breakdown to a minimum.

Planning a heating replacement in the fall also means that you have the time to consider the various factors involved in selecting the right system for your home. Every household is unique and since heaters represent a serious investment in your home, it behooves you to consider all of the factors that go into a new heater. Here are three of the most pertinent ones you should consider when making your choice.

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When to Replace an Older Air Conditioner

Monday, July 31st, 2017

air-conditioning-replacementAir conditioners are designed to last for many years, and with proper care and maintenance, you can stretch that timetable much further. But sooner or later every system needs to be replaced, and with our summers longer and hotter than ever, you may be forced to make that decision in the middle of a blazing heat wave. The question of replacement is usually triggered by a repair call, though that’s not always the case. 

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What Does the SEER Rating Mean for Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 5th, 2017

air-conditioning-efficiencySummer is here in all but name, and that means you need an air conditioner to function every day in order to keep your home comfortable. If you need a new air conditioner, now is the right time to install it. An older air conditioner on its last legs won’t be able to handle the coming months of high temperatures, and installing a new one now means you won’t have to worry about whether your system is up for the job in the hot weather to come.

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How Can a Dehumidifier Help Your Home?

Monday, April 10th, 2017

dehumidifiersWith summer just around the corner, the time has come to get your air conditioner into fighting shape. Temperature control is vital when the hotter months hit, and without reliable air conditioning, your home can turn into an oven very quickly. But the heat isn’t the only thing you need to worry about. There’s also the humidity, which can become stiflingly high in our neck of the woods, and creates a number of significant problems in the process. Air conditioners can crudely treat the issue, but there’s a much better solution out there: a whole-house dehumidifier installed into your HVAC system.

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Count on UV Air Purifiers in the Winter

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Indoor_Air_Quality_Filters_Duct_Cleaning_894326_54591782Winter season is cold season, and your home here in Manor, TX may be more vulnerable to colds and flu viruses than you realize. No one likes dealing with illnesses, especially when the weather is cold, but what can you do about it? The answer is quite a bit. A UV air purifier installed in your heating and air conditioning system, can make a huge difference in the overall health of your family. Let’s break it down to show you how it all works.

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Why Does My Furnace Smell?

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Winters are fairly mild here in Manor, TX, and many households may have fired up their heating systems only recently after a lengthy summer. You may be caught off-guard by a strange smell wafting through the system when you turn it on. In most cases, that’s cause for concern, and the sooner you call in a professional service to get on the issue, the better off you’ll be. Only a trained technician can diagnose and treat the issue in question, but the nature of the smell can sometimes give you an idea of where the technician should look.

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Does Your Old Furnace Need Replacing?

Monday, December 5th, 2016

If you live in Manor, TX or the surrounding area, you’ve likely been running your heater for at least a few weeks now. Fall weather can get cold—and it’s only going to get colder as winter begins in earnest in a couple of weeks. If you own an older furnace, now might be an excellent time to evaluate it and decide if you need a new one installed. Furnaces and other types of heating are designed to last a long time, and with maintenance conducted once or twice a year, you can extend its lifespan well beyond its warranty. But sooner or later, time catches up with every appliance, and when it does, you need to get a new one installed quickly.

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Insulation Helps Your Home Throughout the Year!

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Fall is a good time to perform upgrades on your house here in Manor, TX, especially when it comes to energy efficiency. A more energy efficient home means lower bills in the winter and reduced strain on the heating system as well. Many people look to adding insulation into their homes as a way of accomplishing this. Truth be told, there are few ways easier or more effective. But what few people understand is that insulation works just as well in the summertime as it does during the winter, and investing in more insulation now will pay dividends for many years to come.

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Cracked Heat Exchangers Are a Major Problem

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Summer is winding down in Manor, TX, and soon enough your heating system will be called upon to keep your home comfortable. If you own an older furnace, or even if you don’t, now is a good time to start checking it and ensuring that it’s operating the way you expect it to. That way, you can correct any problems well before you need your system to operate full time. 

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Is It Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, August 15th, 2016

It can be tough to tell when an older air conditioner needs to be put out to pasture, especially if it’s been serviced regularly and can still do the job. But August is a great time to give yours a critical look and see if a new system may be in order. Our blazing hot Manor, TX summer has been going strong for months, forcing your air conditioner into daily use. The strain will show on older systems, and give you a good sense of whether it can last another few seasons, or if now is the time to act. Doing so in August gives you months of fall and winter to find the right new system for you and have it installed according to your schedule, instead of scrambling in the face of an unexpected breakdown. Only you can make the call to replace your AC system, but we like to cite three specific factors that can help.

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