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11
May

How Your Backyard Can Affect Your Air Conditioning

An air conditioning system works by drawing heat from inside your home into its refrigerant fluid. This heat is expelled from the fluid via the condenser unit located outside your house. Anything that interferes with efficient running of the condenser also interferes with your AC system’s ability to cool your home. Unfortunately, there are many things in …

5
May

3 Steps to Ready Your Air Conditioner for Warmer Weather

Spring has sprung and it won’t be long until summer arrives. This means that your air conditioning system will need to be ready to go on a moment’s notice. We suggest you take a few minutes to perform some quick and easy maintenance steps. Below are three things you can do now to prepare your …

25
Apr

3 Symptoms of a Malfunctioning Air Conditioner

Homeowners are usually shocked when their air conditioner stops working, and while the signs of a malfunctioning unit aren’t always easy to spot, they do exist. Luckily, knowing and recognizing the symptoms of a faulty air conditioner can save your system from expensive repairs. To help you avoid a serious malfunction, we’ve listed three common …

10
Apr

HOW DOES INDOOR AIR QUALITY IMPACT YOUR FAMILY’S HEALTH?

At KING HEATING & COOLING we strive to educate families throughout the Kempner,Texas, area on the importance of regular furnace and AC maintenance. Our tune-ups not only improve system performance and prevent breakdowns, but they also keep building occupants healthy. Cleaning ducts and registers and changing dirty filters prevents contaminants from recirculating in the air. For …

4
Apr

What to Expect during an Air Conditioner Tune-Up

When an HVAC techician comes out to perform preventative maintenance on your air conditioner, his work will be split into three categories: inspection, cleaning and servicing. Inspection While inspecting your air conditioner, your KING Heating and Cooling tech will look for signs of possible problems. He will inspect everything from the thermostat to the condenser coil. …

29
Mar

YOUR AIR CONDITIONER IS TOTALLY DISGUSTING—HERE’S HOW TO CLEAN IT

For a central air unit First things first: Make sure the power is shut off. Then, start by cleaning the air conditioner condenser (the outside component of your central AC system) with a vacuum hose and the soft bristle attachment. The fans are what are in charge of actually bringing air into the unit, so …

22
Mar

Taking Control of Spring Allergies and Indoor Air Quality

Spring allergies are on the way, if they haven’t hit you already. At this time of year, you might try to spend as much time indoors as possible, in order to avoid any potential allergens. But as it turns out, your indoor air quality may do a lot to worsen your symptoms. When you shut …

10
Mar

Do You Know This Dark and Dirty Secret?

Oh, I hope I didn’t scare you away with that title! Or maybe … I got your attention? Well, you’re reading this, so it must mean you’re interested in hearing this big secret. Okay, I’m just gonna lay it out there, give you the real dirt, which is that … DIRT is the #1 reason …

21
Feb

A Healthy HVAC System Is Good for You!

February is a busy time for doctors and veterinarians—it’s the peak season for dog flu and human flu! I know a lot about both, since a) I’m a dog, and b) hang around a lot of humans. But did you know there’s another member of your household that can also get “sick” this time of …

10
Feb

Two HVAC System Add-Ons That Can Save You Money

You may be tempted to replace your entire heating and cooling system to save a few bucks, but there may be a more practical and affordable approach (assuming your system isn’t totally shot). Below are two options that can help homeowners lower their energy bills without totally replacing their HVAC units. 1:  Whole House Zoning …