Frymire Home Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Fort Worth’

Should I Forget About My Ducts and Go With a Ductless System?

Monday, November 26th, 2018

ductless-heat-pump-controlsThe classic central AC and furnace setups use ducts: the ventilation system that transports cooled or heated air through to all the rooms of your home. It’s a fast and effective way of treating your entire home with air.

Yet, if you’ve heard of all the wonderful benefits of ductless mini split heat pumps, then you know that they do away with the ducts entirely. This comes with its own benefits and makes for an attractive option… but what are you supposed to do with your ducts, then? The real question becomes: “Should I just forget about my ducts in favor of ductless?”

We can help you find the answer below.

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You Can’t DIY These Plumbing Problems

Monday, October 1st, 2018

flooded-houseThat headline isn’t us trying to challenge you. Trying to DIY these plumbing problems is really against your best interest. Read on, and we’ll try to convince you.

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Are Heat Pumps Efficient All Year-Round?

Monday, July 9th, 2018

floor-mounted-mitsubishi-heat-pumpPeople talk about heat pumps like they’re the best thing that ever happened to air conditioning. Unlike a normal AC, they can be used for cooling and heating. But is it really as good as they say? Is it going to last you through the hot and cold seasons alike?

In this post, we’ll see if heat pumps are truly efficient all year-round.

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Why Hire a Professional Plumber?

Monday, June 18th, 2018

below-bathroom-sinkAs a homeowner, you know there are some jobs you don’t want to tackle. Work on electrical wiring, circuits, and breakers? You’re likely worried that’s a shortcut to a shocking experience. Reroof your house in the middle of a Texas summer? The only place you want to be when it’s over a hundred degrees outside is indoors with the AC set on high.

Many people, though, feel they can do their own plumbing repairs. As we’ll discuss below, there are good reasons to hire a professional plumber.

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3 Plumbing Upgrades for Your Home

Monday, May 28th, 2018

PlumberFor once, wouldn’t it be nice to think about your plumbing and not have it be a crisis? There’s a lot to be said for being proactive instead of reactive. Maybe your water heater is just about at the end of the line, and you’d like a new tankless system. Or maybe you want to install a water filtration system to improve the quality of your drinking water. No matter what, with some careful thought and help from plumbing professionals, a variety of plumbing upgrades such as the ones below are at your disposal.  

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3 Qualities to Look for in Air Conditioning Repair

Monday, May 14th, 2018

air-conditioning-repairsSummer is on its way, and the weather in our part of the world routinely hits triple digits during the hottest months. That makes a reliable air conditioner a necessity as much as a luxury. If your system suffers a breakdown for even a few hours, it can be catastrophic for your home: turning it into an oven and forcing you to go about your life in oppressive heat.

A good air conditioning repair service can be worth its weight in gold when it comes to such breakdowns. But how do you know which one is right for you? There are plenty of qualified services in the area. How can you separate the best ones from the ones who are merely “good enough”?

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The Benefits of Joining the Right Maintenance Program

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Your air conditioner is one of the most important components of your home—if not the most important system—when you live in Texas. Protect your investment with the help of a maintenance program from a professional HVAC contractor. But don’t choose just any maintenance plan for your valuable system. Find a plan that offers what you really need.

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The Best Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, March 5th, 2018

allergies-woman-blowing-noseMost calls to our HVAC company (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) are from customers needing to make the temperatures in their homes more tolerable. This is certainly an important factor in your home comfort, and it’s the reason we’re in business, but it’s not the only factor. Comfort depends on a lot of things: a working air conditioner, a comfy mattress and couch, and good indoor air quality.

Unfortunately, many homeowners don’t realize that there’s a lot you can do about poor indoor air quality. Others purchase small portable air purifiers that only help with a small part of your home’s air quality. But the best way to improve your air quality is with a whole-house system. We’ve got some choice selections for whole-home indoor air quality systems below, along with a few expert tips.

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Heater?

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

furnace-unit-old-openYour heater doesn’t get as much use in Texas as it would elsewhere in the country. It is also somewhat hidden in your home, so you probably don’t consider what condition it is in until you start to notice problems.

We understand that you wouldn’t want to replace a heater that still has a few good years left in it. However, sometimes a replacement is simply your most logical option. We’re here to help you sort through the reasons you might replace your heater, rather than seeking repairs, in today’s quick guide.

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All About Going Ductless for Air and Heat

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

ductless-unit-remote

Adding ducts takes time and effort that may not be worth it to you, especially when there are other options for heating and cooling. And when you have a ductless heating and air conditioning system, it’s just as comfortable and efficient as central air and heat!

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