INSTALL A DEHUMIDIFIER BEFORE SUMMER COMES BACK AROUND

Winter comes and goes pretty quickly in this part of the country. While temperatures are going to be hovering around in the 70’s and 60’s for the most part in the coming weeks, there are a few 80+ degree days mixed in there. It is not going to be long before the hottest time of the year is upon us once more. That means that the humidity is not far behind.

Some homeowners may not have too much trouble with humidity in their homes. After all, we run our ACs very regularly in the summer, and doing so has a dehumidifying effect. For others, though, the humidity in their homes can cause a number of problems. Here are a few reasons to consider the installation of a whole-house dehumidifier in Houston, TX.

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WHY ROUTINE AC MAINTENANCE IS A MUST

When you live in Texas, you really need to know that your whole-house air conditioning system is in fine working condition. Just as having a whole-house AC is really more of a necessity than an option in this part of the country, so too is routine air conditioning maintenance. Your air conditioner can really take a pounding over the course of our extremely hot summers. Preventing that wear and tear from causing serious issues with your air conditioner should be a top priority. Routine air conditioning maintenance in Houston, TX can help you to get out ahead of any such problems. Contact a member of the Expert Air Cooling And Heating staff today to schedule service.

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HOW EXACTLY DOES A HEAT PUMP WORK?

If you’ve found yourself considering residential HVAC options lately, then you have most likely come across the term “heat pump” by now. What you may not realize, though, if you’ve only done some perfunctory research, is that the heat pump is not actually a designated, heating-only system. In fact, heat pumps are able to both heat and cool homes, offering the owners of those homes the ability to heat and cool their living spaces with just one system. This means that you can live in great comfort all year long without having to switch over from your AC to your heater. This is why so many homeowners have decided to install heat pumps in Houston, TX. To learn more or to schedule service, just give Expert Air Cooling And Heating a call today.

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3 REASONS TO COOL YOUR HOME WITHOUT AIR DUCTS

Window unit air conditioners are not really of much help unless you are trying to cool a small apartment or dorm room. As far as whole-house cooling goes, they are quite inefficient, and they can leave your home feeling unsecured. Even so, some homeowners choose to use window units simply because they have no air ducts in place. The good news is that ductless air conditioning in Houston, TX is a great option to consider if you’d like to utilize a whole-house cooling system, but lack the space or desire for air ducts. Consider the following information, and schedule professional ductless air conditioning services with a member of the Expert Air Cooling And Heating team.

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3 REASONS TO CONSIDER THE USE OF A ZONE CONTROL SYSTEM

There are a lot of great air conditioners on the market in this day and age. However, there is often room for improvement with air conditioning systems, even those that work very well. One upgrade that many homeowners in the Houston, TX area opt for is the integration of a zone control system into their HVAC systems. If you are interested in learning more about zone control systems, consider the information below. If the benefits of zone control sound like the sort of thing that you’d like to pursue, then just give us a call. Expert Air is the company that you can count on to install and service your zone control system properly.

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WHY SCHEDULE AN AIR CONDITIONING REPLACEMENT RIGHT NOW?

If you are 100% satisfied with the overall performance quality of your air conditioning system, and if that system operates reliably and efficiently, then you are likely not thinking about replacing it. However, if you have your reservations about your air conditioner, or if it is not particularly dependable, then you should give the idea of an AC replacement some serious consideration. If you think that you ought to wait for your system to break down entirely before replacing it, you are misinformed. There are a number of benefits to be had in scheduling a preemptive air conditioning replacement in Houston, TX. Contact Expert Air today if you think that the time is right to replace your home cooling system.

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3 WAYS IN WHICH AC MAINTENANCE CAN BENEFIT YOU

During the hottest time of the year, you are going to be very thankful for a properly working air conditioner. The summer season in Houston, TX seems to go on and on, and the relief of a cool day can be rare to say the least. Of course, assuming that you want to be able to cool your home in the most successful manner possible, it is important that you take good care of your air conditioning system. Far and away the best way in which to do so is simply by picking up your phone, calling the AC professionals at Expert Air, and scheduling routine air conditioning maintenance. That way, your AC will be up and running optimally. Contact us today to have your system expertly tuned-up.

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HOW CAN I TELL IF MY AIR CONDITIONER IS MALFUNCTIONING?

Summers in Houston, TX, mean two things: high heat and stifling humidity. If you want to survive it in comfort and style, your air conditioning system needs to be ready to do the job. If it’s experiencing problems or needs to be repaired, now is the time to do something about it: before the thermometer starts to rise and you can’t afford to put your system on the sidelines for even a few hours. “But how can I tell if my air conditioner is malfunctioning?” You ask. If you’re not an expert, it could be a cause of concern. Luckily, there are a few telltale signs to help you out.

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HOW CAN I TELL IF MY AIR CONDITIONER IS MALFUNCTIONING?

Summers in Houston, TX, mean two things: high heat and stifling humidity. If you want to survive it in comfort and style, your air conditioning system needs to be ready to do the job. If it’s experiencing problems or needs to be repaired, now is the time to do something about it: before the thermometer starts to rise and you can’t afford to put your system on the sidelines for even a few hours. “But how can I tell if my air conditioner is malfunctioning?” You ask. If you’re not an expert, it could be a cause of concern. Luckily, there are a few telltale signs to help you out.

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WHEN IS A GOOD TIME FOR AN AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLATION?

Are you considering a new air conditioning installation in Houston, TX? When it comes to keeping your comfort protected and your AC installation service as non-disruptive as possible, timing is everything. Investing in a great air conditioning system is a wise decision, and a professional air conditioning installation is an absolute necessity. However, you want to make sure that you time the installation of your air conditioning system accordingly, so that you do not find yourself in an uncomfortable situation this summer. Call the AC installation professionals at Expert Air today to discuss your air conditioning options and when you should ideally schedule service.

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IS A BIGGER AIR CONDITIONER INHERENTLY BETTER FOR MY HOME?

Modern air conditioning systems are more efficient and reliable than those that came before them. That being said, it is still all too possible to discover that your brand new AC is not capable of cooling your home in an efficient or effective manner. This is most likely going to be the case if your new air conditioner is not of the right size for your home.

One mistake that some homeowners may make is to assume that a bigger, more powerful air conditioner is the best option for their home. In fact, there are just as many problems with oversized air conditioners as there are with undersized ones. It is integral that you have an appropriately sized air conditioner if you hope to cool your home successfully. Schedule your AC installation in Houston, TX with Expert Air to ensure that your new air conditioner is expertly sized for your home.

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HERE ARE THE SIGNS OF A GREAT AIR CONDITIONING COMPANY

If you’re in the market for a Baytown, TX air conditioning company to handle your maintenance, repair, or installation needs, you shouldn’t simply punch keywords into a search engine and pick any company that pops up. Hiring inexperienced or amateur technicians can lead to costly issues. Poorly done repairs can end up causing more damage to your system, a new AC that’s improperly installed won’t perform the job it’s supposed to, and slapdash maintenance checks will fail to catch malfunctions before they cause trouble. You also want to avoid dealing with a company that frequently runs late, displays unprofessional behavior during visits, or who are hard to get a hold of.

So what makes for a great company? These are the signs to look for when you want a top-tier air conditioning company, courtesy of Expert Air:

NATE-certification: NATE stands for North American Technical Excellence. This certification program has industry-wide support and recognizes superior quality in an HVAC technician. A great company will have a staff of NATE-certified employees who have the know-how to tackle any job.

Longevity: A company with many years of service to the community is probably doing something right. Any company that has been around long enough will pick up experience that can’t be taught, and its staff will be familiar with developments in HVAC technology.

24/7 emergency service: Air conditioners won’t always pick a convenient time to malfunction or break down. When you need immediate service, you want a company that is ready to answer your call. Make sure you pick an AC company that offers around-the-clock, around-the-calendar service.

A satisfaction guarantee: If a company offers an upfront guarantee of 100% satisfaction or your money back, it’s a strong sign of confidence in the work they provide.

Expert Air has been in business for over forty years. Our technicians have NATE-certification and provide service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our slogan is, “100% Right or It’s 100% free,” and we stand behind that guarantee. When you need a Baytown, TX air conditioning company that meets all your quality needs, place us at the top of your list.

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WHY WON’T MY AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM TURN ON?

If you turn on your air conditioner and nothing happens, it could potentially mean you’re dealing with a rather serious issue. After you quickly eliminate simple causes—such as a loose wall plug, an incorrectly set thermostat, or a triggered circuit breaker—you need to call on professional HVAC technicians to look at your AC unit and discover what’s causing the problem. Don’t simply wait and hope that an hour later you can try again and your air conditioner will spring back to life. To avoid getting stuck in the Texas heat with a busted AC, call the professionals at Expert Air.

In The Woodlands, TX, our air conditioning technicians are available 24/7 to help you.

BELOW ARE SOME OF THE COMMON REASONS YOUR AIR CONDITIONER WON’T TURN ON:

Failed Capacitor: This device, approximately the shape of a can of soda, is responsible for delivering an electrical charge to the AC motors each time you turn your air conditioning on. If this important catalyst isn’t working, then the crucial motors in your air conditioning system can’t function to provide you with cool air.

Problems with the motors: Even if the motors are getting the charge from the capacitor, they may have their own issues. Your AC has three different motors that do the work of removing heat from your home to cool it down: two fan motors and a compressor motor. If any of these fail, the air conditioner will not work.

Thermostat issues: The thermostat is how you control your AC. If it fails to work properly, it can trigger a number of troubles that will cause your air conditioner to not run at all. If the thermostat is incorrectly calibrated, it may think that the AC doesn’t need to turn on. An electrical malfunction can also prevent the thermostat from activating your system, so no matter how you set it, your AC won’t do anything.

It will probably be difficult for you to diagnose the particular culprit behind your air conditioning failure, which is why you need to call in trained help as soon as you can. Our NATE-certified technicians at Expert Air are ready to assist you when an emergency strikes, like a non-starting air conditioner.

We provide superb air conditioning service throughout The Woodlands, TX.

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WHAT TYPES OF AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS ARE AVAILABLE?

In Spring TX, air conditioning systems are the best line of defense against the summer heat and humidity. But what types of air conditioning systems are available and which one is right for your home? The answers may be a little more complex than people initially think. You need an air conditioning system that matches the specifics of your house, that doesn’t waste energy, and that delivers the kind of comfort you need to escape the temperatures outside. The best system for one person or family may not work as well for another.

Central air conditioning remains the best-known and most popular form of air conditioning system. It utilizes a series of ducts and vents that travel throughout your home, expanding out from one central location to send cool air to every room in your household. They’re efficient and straightforward, though they don’t allow the kind of finely tuned control that other air conditioning systems promise.

If a central air conditioning system isn’t right for you, mini-split systems or ductless systems may be a good alternative. Ductless systems utilize multiple units that each cool a specific area, rather than a single unit piping air to the entire household. Ductless systems cost more during the initial set-up, but their lack of ductwork often makes them more practical in certain households, and they tend to operate more efficiently than central air conditioning systems as well.

In climates like Texas, some households make us of a heat pump, which pulls warm air out of the house in the summertime and brings it in from the outside in the winter. Heat pumps benefit from a simplicity of use, and can save money on bills in climates with our comparatively mild winters. You may also want to consider a geothermal system, which works by pulling heat from your home and absorbing it into the ground or a nearby water supply.

Regardless of the system, it needs to be the right fit for you. The trained technicians at Expert Air have experience installing and maintaining all of them, and can give you solid advice on selecting the right type of air conditioning system for your living space. Our specialists can come to your home in Spring TX or anywhere in the greater Houston area. Schedule an appointment today.

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WHY DOES MY AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM NEED A COMPRESSOR?

There are a number of different components in your central air conditioning system which must operate together in perfect harmony if you hope to get the most effective, reliable performance that that system has to offer. Call the Humble, TX air conditioning professionals at Expert Air today if you have any questions or concerns about any of these components. One of the most important parts your air conditioning system is the compressor. Without it, there is no way that your air conditioning system could possible function properly. Contact us if you have any further questions about why your compressor is so vital to the operation of your AC.

The compressor is one of the components of your air conditioning system that is generally located outside of your house. Your compressor receives the refrigerant at the beginning of its cycle throughout the system, when it is still a cool, low-pressure gas. The compressor serves to compress the refrigerant, as you may have guessed from its name. When it compresses the gas in this manner, the molecules within the gas compress to become a liquid. The greater the compression, the higher the energy of the liquid, as well as its temperature.

This is an integral part of the refrigerant cycles, as the refrigerant leaves the compressor to go to the condenser and, eventually, the evaporator before returning to the compressor to start the journey all over again. Any problems with your compressor, such as an issue with a start or run capacitor or overheating issues, will result in a disruption to the refrigerant cycle and, consequently, to the cooling process as a whole. Improper refrigerant charges can also lead to problems with your compressor, and this is clearly one air conditioning component that your AC simply cannot do without.

Don’t let a compromised compressor impede the operation of your air conditioning system. Call the Humble, TX air conditioning technicians at Expert Air to learn more about the warning signs that your compressor may be in trouble. Our team has the information you need to keep your AC working right for you this summer, no matter how extreme the heat may get.

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