8 Maintenance Tasks Dayton Homeowners Should Complete This Fall

Posted by admin on October 17, 2016, at 2:53 am

Cooler temperatures are finally here and you know what that means — time for Dayton, TX fall home maintenance. Here’s a list of tasks that you should complete before temperatures plummet:

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5 Easy Ways to Warmer Showers and Lower Hot Water Bills

Posted by admin on April 11, 2016, at 5:31 pm

Henscey Heating Repair and Installation wants you to enjoy a warm, comfortable winter in your beautiful Dayton home. With just a few easy steps, you can increase the efficiency of your hot water system and lower the cost of heating the water in your home year round. Drain the Hot Water Tan Sediments build up in your tank over time that severely restrict heat transfer between the burner and the water in the tank. If…

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Home Logistics – Electrical and HVAC System Planning

Posted by admin on June 5, 2015, at 2:24 pm

A Comprehensive Plan for Home Renovations Large and Small A seamless approach to home construction or renovation ensures that each detail is handled professionally from design to completion.  The infrastructure of your home includes complicated systems that in many cases interact within very tight spaces. As you develop your renovation budget and design, it is critical to have a whole home outline for all of your HVAC and electrical before you seal up your walls. Finding an experienced…

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The Value of a Comprehensive Air Conditioner Maintenance

Posted by admin on May 15, 2015, at 2:37 pm

A malfunctioning AC system is not something you want to deal with on one of our hot, humid summer days. Fortunately, the air conditioning in your Dayton home will give you years of trouble-free service if you take the time to perform some routine air conditioner maintenance tasks a few times each season. You can do most of the basic maintenance yourself, but you should also have your HVAC pro out for a routine service call every…

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Test Your Carbon Monoxide Alarms Every Month

Posted by admin on April 26, 2015, at 8:25 pm

Because carbon monoxide (CO) is a year-round hazard, it’s important to ensure that your home’s carbon monoxide alarms are fully functional. CO is so dangerous because it replaces oxygen in the bloodstream, essentially causing asphyxiation when inhaled in sufficient quantities. It’s odorless, tasteless and invisible, and your only protection indoors is with a working CO alarm. How and When to Test Alarms Carbon monoxide alarms have test buttons that you push for a few seconds to see if the batteries…

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A/C Replacement: Comparing Initial Costs With Lifetime Costs

Posted by admin on April 16, 2015, at 4:57 pm

It’s not every day that you find yourself buying a new air conditioner, especially considering how long today’s A/C systems last. But if you are in the market for new system, chances are cost is one of the most important considerations you’ll have. There are two cost factors to consider: the initial cost of the A/C replacement and the lifetime cost of the system. Both factors play a crucial role in the amount of value…

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HVAC Energy Use and Efficient Tips to Save More at Home

Posted by admin on March 27, 2015, at 2:53 pm

Your utility bill is one item in your budget that you have some control over. Fortunately, you can reduce your Dayton home’s energy consumption without sacrificing your family’s comfort in the process. HVAC energy use is the biggest contributor to a utility bill, but you also buy energy for lighting, water heating, cooking and running all of the electronic gadgets in your home. There are several do-it-yourself steps you can take to lower energy bills,…

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Electrical Requirements for Heat Pump and HVAC Installations

Posted by admin on March 10, 2015, at 2:52 pm

When is the best time for an electrical upgrade in your Humble home? Right before your wiring becomes unsafe or inadequate for your home’s power requirements! A big renovation project including an air conditioning or heat pump installation is an ideal opportunity to plan for necessary electrical upgrades, since the work can be done when the insides of walls are exposed for other reasons. Sometimes safety considerations will make electrical work necessary as a standalone project….

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DIY Maintenance for Your Kingwood Air Conditioning System

Posted by admin on March 5, 2015, at 2:41 pm

Spring is the best time of year to perform preventive maintenance on your air conditioning system. Take the time now to make sure your system is in good working condition and rest easy knowing your Kingwood home will be comfortable this summer. A/C Maintenance Tasks Most homeowners are capable of handling the following service tasks, but if you’re not comfortable doing them yourself, contact your HVAC technician who can perform them for you! Change the…

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Electrical Safety Check Points For Your Home

Posted by admin on February 15, 2015, at 12:57 pm

Electrical problems in your Dayton home can be intimidating and in some cases risky to your home and family.  If you have concerns with any of the following electric areas in your home, call a licensed electrician. Circuit Breakers Circuit breakers are designed to shut off the electrical supply to an overloaded circuit to prevent equipment damage and fires. If you have a circuit breaker that continually trips, reducing the number of appliances you have plugged into…

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Air Filters Are An Easy Way to Better Indoor Air Quality

Posted by admin on February 10, 2015, at 1:20 pm

Air filters trap dust particles and pollutants before they enter your living areas.  If you have family members with allergies, asthma or other health issues, the correct air filters can have a big impact on the indoor air quality in your home. Changing the Air Filter Clean HVAC air filters are important for a variety of reasons. A clogged filter makes the air handler work harder to move adequate air through the heating and cooling system. This decreases…

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So You Think You Can Handle That Electric Project?

Posted by admin on January 20, 2015, at 9:13 pm

Have you ever had a problem you thought you could fix, even though you didn’t know much about it? Some things are easy to figure out, but if the problem involves electricity, call an electrical contractor for help. As far as electricity is concerned, a little bit of knowledge can be a dangerous thing. If you are installing a lighting fixture that takes two people to hold and another to hold the ladder, it may…

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Dayton Residents Benefit From Standby Generators

Posted by admin on January 15, 2015, at 4:21 pm

The standby generator has evolved from standard equipment at hospitals, public facilities and remote farms and ranches to an essential addition for residential safety and security. Today, a house without electrical power can almost be uninhabitable, particularly during inclement weather. Activating automatically when utility power is interrupted, a standby generator provides emergency power to keep your home environment livable and sustain normal life until grid power is restored. Here’s how a backup power source can…

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Troubleshooting Your Atascocita Home Heating System

Posted by admin on December 9, 2014, at 2:11 pm

Is your central heating system not providing the heat you need to keep your home comfortable? Often, there are simple DIY solutions that will fix your issue. Whether your heat isn’t turning on or the heat isn’t as hot as you want it to be, take a moment to try the following quick tricks to troubleshoot your heating system before you call your HVAC contractor. Test the Thermostat The thermostat is the best place to…

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Know Your Options When It Comes to Upgrading a Thermostat

Posted by admin on November 24, 2014, at 8:47 pm

Upgrading a thermostat in your Dayton home is an inexpensive energy-saving measure that will give you an excellent return on your investment and that will not require sacrificing your family’s comfort. Be sure to select a new thermostat that is compatible with your heating and air conditioning system. Ask your HVAC pro for advice if you’re confused about which model to choose. Manual vs. Programmable Thermostats Your old manual thermostat may serve you well if you remember…

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