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How Can You Eliminate Humidity From Your House?

Bad hair days...clothes that stick to your back...the feeling like you're swimming in soup...these are just a few less-than-pleasant side effects of high humidity that summer is known for. At least it's better than snow! That said, humidity can cause a host of problems in addition to lack of comfort. That's why you should follow these tips on how to eliminate humidity from your home.

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Buyers' Guide to AC Purchases

Whether your existing AC died or you're looking to install your very first unit, you may have some questions as to what to look for in an AC purchase. It can be confusing on which factors to consider and which models are best for your home. Fortunately, we offer you this buyers' guide to AC purchases to make your experience go as smoothly as possible.

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Innovative Ways to Stay Cool This Summer

Running your air conditioner all summer is certainly an effective way to keep cool when the temps soar, but you may not like the energy bills to match. Or maybe you don't even have AC at all. In either case, there are ways to get creative about staying cool without sitting in front of the AC all day long. Check out these innovative ways to keep your cool, whether you're venturing outside or staying in.

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3 Ways to Increase Your Energy Efficiency

Being energy efficient at home starts with the little things: shutting off lights when leaving a room, using shades during the day to keep the sun out, and installing smart thermostats to better control usage. Being smart about your energy use can cut back on how much you're spending on monthly energy bills, plus it can reduce your carbon footprint and help the environment.

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What Does a Summer Tuneup Entail?

With the arrival of summer comes the oppressive heat in Tyler, TX. If you haven't scheduled your summer AC tuneup yet, what are you waiting for? The high temps of June are already sweltering and you don't want your AC to quit mid-summer. Not only will you miss out on the cool refreshing air, you'll have a hard time getting an appointment in the first place because of all the service calls that are so prevalent during this season. Be smart and think ahead. Schedule your summer tuneup today.

FAQs About Air Conditioning

If you're considering installing an air conditioner in your home for the upcoming summer or you would like to replace your existing one, you likely have many questions about AC units. Two-thirds of American homes contain air conditioners, producing about 5% of all electricity produced in the United States at a yearly cost of more than $11 billion to homeowners, says Energy.gov. Having an efficient AC unit is key to saving money and the environment.

Importance of Whole-House Dehumidifiers

With the rising humidity levels of summer rapidly approaching, your air conditioner isn't always enough to keep the air in your home dry. Too much humidity in the home can make you feel clammy all the time, encourage the growth of mold, and cause allergy flare-ups. Perhaps you have a dehumidifier in your basement to suck out high levels of moisture, which works great for that one room, but what about the rest of the house? That's where a whole-house dehumidifier comes in.

With this type of unit, you can address the following indoor air quality concerns:

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3 Qualities to Look for in an HVAC Tech

When searching for a dependable HVAC technician that won't take you for a ride, it can be a stressful process -- one that involves some research on your part. However, with that research comes peace of mind knowing that you chose the right company for you.

Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Spring cleaning is a must for all areas of the home, particularly your HVAC systems. That's because over the year, your ducts and systems can become clogged with dust and dirt, resulting in lower air quality for your family. That's not all you should be checking in the spring. Take stock of your home's mechanical systems to make sure they're working properly so they can handle the demands of the pending season.

Thinking Ahead to Spring: Tuning up the AC

With spring nearly upon us, you may be having thoughts about hotter temps and summer fun. To keep cool throughout the season, you'll need a properly-running air conditioning unit to perform well when you need it to. Before cranking your AC up, you'll need a tune-up to ensure it's in peak working condition. Regular maintenance and servicing of your home comfort system saves you money on your utility bills, guards against costly repairs, and extends the operating life of your system, says Energy.gov.

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