Frymire Home Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘North Dallas’

Take Stock of Your AC This Fall—Should You Keep It?

Monday, September 16th, 2019

scrapyard-AC-unitsYou don’t have to worry as much about your heating system as you do about your air conditioning system in our Dallas climate. Even though we recommend you schedule maintenance for your heating system during the fall, the bigger question to deal with as we transition to cooler weather is how your air conditioning system is holding up. You still need it during the upcoming months, and it just passed through an intensely hot summer where it worked lengthy days. Do you think the AC still has more years of efficient and effective service left, or is this the fall when you schedule a new air conditioning installation in North Dallas, TX?

Let’s take a closer look at the situation with your central AC.

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Is Duct Cleaning Really Beneficial?

Monday, August 19th, 2019

inside-air-ductYou may have received a phone call or unsolicited email/text message offering you low-cost duct cleaning services. If you dismissed this as a scam, you’re not far off. The people who claim they can give the ductwork in your house a thorough cleansing for an ultra-low price can only offer such cut-rate costs because they don’t clean your ducts with anything more powerful than a few vacuum cleaner hoses pushed into duct registers.

But while these unsolicited offers are rip-offs, duct cleaning from professionals isn’t. Having the ductwork cleaned every four to five years is beneficial in several ways. You just have to make sure you call a true licensed HVAC expert for these duct cleaning services in North Dallas, TX.

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Late Summer Stress on an AC Can Mean Trouble

Monday, August 5th, 2019

sunshineSummer heat doesn’t let up in August and September—and in Texas it can often get worse. This is the “danger zone” for home air conditioning systems, because they’ve already put in steady cooling work since late spring and are now trying to keep houses comfortable in some of the harshest conditions. Now is when people are most likely to encounter the need for air conditioning repairs.

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Why Your Air Conditioner Needs a Clean Filter

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Do you know the key to achieving and maintaining a truly great cooling performance? There’s a hint buried in that question: maintaining. If you are serious about getting the very best performance that your home cooling system has to offer, then you absolutely must schedule routine air conditioning maintenance. Even professional maintenance alone is not really enough to get the most out of your AC, though. That is because maintenance happens annually, and your air filter needs changing more frequently than that.

Now, we know what you’re thinking. My air conditioner is working just fine. I schedule maintenance. There’s no way that simply changing a filter is that important. Well, we are the North Dallas AC experts that homeowners around here know that they can trust, and we really need to stress just how vital a fresh filter is! Believe it or not, and hopefully you will after reading this post, failure to keep a fresh filter in place can really set your AC and your back.

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Should My AC Be Leaking Water?

Monday, June 24th, 2019

air-conditioner-units-near-grassSince you spend a great deal of time with an air conditioning system running in your house during the summer, you’ll be familiar with the different sounds that come from the cabinets. One of these is the occasional dripping of water. So it might not surprise you to see water dripping from the indoor cabinet.

But should you see water dripping from your AC? The short answer: no. An air conditioner that’s leaking water has some issue wrong with the condensate drainage. We’ll get into what that means and what to do about it below.

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4 Steps to Boosting Your Air Quality

Monday, May 27th, 2019

microbesHow’s your home’s air quality treating you?

You might not think of it this way, but air quality is a huge part of your indoor comfort. For example, if you or a family member regularly live with allergies and asthma attacks in the home, you might be able to bring relief by improving air quality.

Even if you aren’t susceptible to these air quality problems, the causes of poor air quality can sometimes be linked to lowered efficiency in your HVAC system. In other words, fixing these air quality issues could actually save you money.

In this post, we’ll go through four steps you can take to start cleaning up your air.

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My AC Isn’t Cooling Enough!

Monday, May 13th, 2019

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Your air conditioner is designed to do one thing really well:

Cool your home!

So you can imagine how frustrating it can be to have an AC that doesn’t seem to be doing its job. Or maybe you don’t have to imagine it if you’re currently living in that situation.

Whether you’re just being proactive, or if you’re trying to figure out why your AC isn’t cooling like it’s supposed to, keep in mind that there are countless possible reasons. If you want your problem solved faster, call up an air conditioning expert in North Dallas, TX.

In the meantime, see if any of these things sound like the reason for your cooling issues:

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Some Plumbing Services Just Can’t Be DIY’d

Monday, April 29th, 2019

plunging-toiletEveryone knows a DIY expert. You might even consider yourself one! And while we certainly the tenacity and ingenuity of a DIYer, it’s admittedly in our professional interest to discourage DIY projects that involve your plumbing system.

Now, of course, we can’t stop anyone from doing their own plumbing services. But at the very least, we think it’s going to save you a lot of time and money if you cross these plumbing services off the list entirely:

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Don’t Let Dust Ruin Your Air Quality

Monday, April 15th, 2019

dirty-filterDoes it feel like you’re constantly dusting off your shelves and tables? Is it triggering your allergy and asthma symptoms? Cleaning the home is a job that will never end, of course, but we’re not going to ignore the common complaint that we hear from homeowners:

“Why does my home seem so dusty lately?”

The answer to that question often has to do with your HVAC system. As much as we love our HVAC systems, they do have some flaws that allow them to collect and recirculate dust.

We can’t prevent dust from entering your home any more than you can, but there’s a surprising number of things you can do to prevent dust from endlessly circulating in your home.

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When a Plumbing Problem Turns Into an Emergency

Monday, January 21st, 2019

plumbing-emergencyPlumbing problems are usually pretty simple and easy to deal with. Got a leak? Replace the pipe. Got a clog? Just unclog it.

But that’s not always 100% true. Plumbing is one of those industries where a certain kind of leak can become a full-blown disaster. Where a “basic clog” turns out to be a 150-ton block of congealed fat.

Okay, so you most likely won’t ever encounter a fatberg, but even your own home can host some frightening plumbing emergencies.

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