Frymire Home Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘North Dallas’

Give Your AC a Boost This Summer

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

air-conditioning-costsEverything is bigger in Texas, and unfortunately, that includes the heat and humidity of summer too. Temperatures can sore into the triple digits in summer weather, and with high relative humidity levels, your home can feel like a steaming jungle if you let it. A reliable air conditioner is vital to keeping our households comfortable during the summer months.

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4 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Warmer Weather

Monday, March 19th, 2018

We’re used to the warmer weather here in the Dallas area, but that doesn’t mean your home is used to it! If your house is not ready to deal with the weather ahead, you might have to deal with uneven temperatures around the home, poor energy efficiency, or even a complete air conditioning system breakdown.

It’s never too early, at least in Texas, to start preparing your home for the warmer weather so that you don’t have to worry about big problems with home efficiency or AC performance when summer comes. Here are our expert tips to keeping things in great shape for the heat to come.

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What You Should Know About Your Garbage Disposal

Monday, February 19th, 2018

kitchen-sink-faucetYour garbage disposal provides a way for you to not have to think about the food waste you put into the sink. Because of that, we don’t blame you for not spending much time thinking about the inner workings of your garbage disposal. However, there are some things we think any responsible garbage disposal owner should know if they want to prevent repairs and drain clogs.

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Don’t Ignore These Noises from Your Heater

Monday, February 5th, 2018

no-hear-sound-woman-earsSometimes, a heating system breaks down with little or no warning at all. It goes from working just fine throughout the day and night to suddenly not turning on at all. However, this is quite an uncommon occurrence. Unless there is a sudden failure of an electrical component, a furnace usually gives off some sign that it is on the brink of failure.

Often, this sign of trouble comes in the form of an odd noise. While it may be accompanied by some unusual performance from your heater, the noise is what helps you to narrow down the cause. Today, we hope to show you what those noises may mean and why it is so important to call technicians in at their first sounding off. Don’t ignore these furnace noises!

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Is Your Water Safe to Drink?

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

glass-tap-water-handMost people assume water coming from the city supply is safe to drink. You might often fill up a glass of water right out of the tap without even thinking about it. Even if you use a filtered pitcher or a filter attached to the end of your faucet, you still use your tap water when brushing your teeth, or perhaps even taking a vitamin in the bathroom.

Is this water really safe to drink, though? We let you know what may be lurking in your water supply in today’s guide. Schedule water testing in North Dallas, TX with our team to know for sure!

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What’s the Best Heating System for My Home?

Monday, December 25th, 2017

gas-burner-flameYou might be surprised to learn just how many options there are for central heating today. Gone are the days when you only had to choose between gas and electric. Today, you can find systems in all different efficiency ratings, with extra features for comfort and energy savings—and furnaces are not your only option!

In fact, in our service area, many people are moving away from the standard furnace-AC setup and trying alternative heating systems. But a furnace may still be the right choice for you. The best way to know is to speak with your local technicians, but we’re here to help with a quick guide to different types of heaters.

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Clogged Drains: What You Should (and Shouldn’t) Do

Monday, November 27th, 2017

electric-auger-drainOne of the most frustrating things a homeowner deals with is when a fixture or sink in the home is not draining properly. You may be simply brushing your teeth, when suddenly you have to deal with a sink that will not drain. You might just be taking a morning shower when suddenly it looks more like you’re taking a bath.

While you are likely looking for a quick solution, this might not always be the best idea. Today, we detail the best solutions, quick ones and professional ones, and what you shouldn’t do when your drains are clogged.

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The Heat Pump: A Superb HVAC System

Monday, November 13th, 2017

heat-pump-ac-condenserThe world of HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) is full of terms that, in all honesty, you don’t need to know. Unless you’re a heating and air conditioning technician, HVAC terminology is something that only the professionals need to know inside and out, as only they have the training and experience to repair and maintain all of the complex components.

There is, however, one HVAC system we think any homeowner should know of, especially if they live in a relatively warm climate like ours. The heat pump is an HVAC system unlike any other because it’s actually a heating and cooling system in one.

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