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The Warning Signs That Show Your Air Conditioning Needs Repair

Air conditioners may be tough pieces of equipment, but machines do have their limits. They just don’t stop working out of the blue. Without proper care and regular maintenance, they reach their limits faster than their shelf life. Here are three red flags to watch out for; signs to take heed that it may be time to call on the experts:

It Feels Warmer than Usual

This usually means something is wrong with the airflow. The problems could range anywhere from having clogged air filters or vents. Filters should be replaced or cleaned on a regular basis, preferably every month. If the problem persists, call a repair man to check your ductwork and vents. Read more of this post

Knowing Common Water Heater Red Flags

Water heaters are one of the most overworked home appliances. The constant use makes them susceptible to wear-and-tear, which may give you more problems than you care to have when the system in your home hasn’t been maintained at all. Here are some of the most common water heater “red flags” that might signal the need for a much-needed repair.

Fluctuating temperatures. Is your water way hotter or cooler than preferred? Tinkering with the heater’s thermostat is a fairly simple fix. But if there’s absolutely no hot water coming from the unit, there might be a broken heating element, such as the gas thermocouple, if the unit is gas powered. Read more of this post

Get Your AC Repaired Before the Heat Hits

Air conditioning is an important aspect of life for the residents of hot and humid Houston, Texas. The insanely hot temperature that makes thermometers dance around 90-100 degrees Fahrenheit is sure to take the wind out of Houstonians and overused AC units. Such heat prompts keen attention to AC repair and maintenance. Read more of this post