Carrier Heating and Cooling

How To Save Energy Dollars in the Summer

Trying to keep your home cool and comfortable throughout the summer could end up costing you a lot of money. There are several steps that you can take that will minimize your summer cooling bills and save you a lot of money. Keep the Sun Out If the interior of your house is getting a lot of direct sun, it will heat up quickly. Whenever possible, close your blinds or shades in order to keep direct ... Read More »

Why Does My HVAC System Smell Like Smoke?

When you suddenly smell smoke coming out of your vents, it isn’t necessarily a sign something is seriously wrong. There are several reasons ranging from routine maintenance to a situation where you need to call a technician. Here are the common reasons you’re smelling smoke. Dust Is Burning Off If you haven’t used your furnace or heat pump in a while, your HVAC system will have c... Read More »

Ways to Prevent Sickness With Indoor Air Quality Products

With the COVID-19 pandemic striking during flu season and peak spring allergy season, many homeowners in Huntsville, TX, are wondering how they can prevent airborne germs from causing sicknesses in their homes. Indoor air quality products are a long-standing solution for sterilizing and filtering indoor air. Here are three ways that using reliable indoor air quality products, installed by our HVAC... Read More »

Can a Smart Thermostat Lower your Heating Bill?

One of the most exciting new innovations in the HVAC industry is the smart thermostat. These programmable devices let you fine-tune the heating and cooling in your home, and many people claim they can help you save money by more efficiently heating and cooling your property. How Much Does a Smart Thermostat Affect Heating Bills? Finding the exact amount that you save on heating depends on what sor... Read More »

How To Light The Pilot Light on Your Hot Water Heater

Having your hot water heater operate correctly is very important, but sometimes you might find that your pilot light is out. Here’s how you can light it. Working With an Automatic Water Heater If your hot water heater is an automatic, you’re going to find a small “ignition” button just next to the pilot/on/off dial or button on the box that is sticking out on the side of yo... Read More »

Are Heat Pumps Efficient?

Heat pumps will help your home system become more efficient compared to using more traditional options such as a furnace. Advances in heat pump technology now mean that you can use a heat pump practically anywhere and save money on your electric bills. Heat Pumps Can Save You Money The Department of Energy estimates that using a heat pump can save you up to 50% of your power usage. Heat pumps will... Read More »

New Year’s Resolutions for Your HVAC System

While you often make New Year’s resolutions to take care of yourself, you should also be taking care of others. One of the things you need to care for is your HVAC system so it can continue to take care of you. Here are some things that you should resolve for the New Year. 1. Change Your Air Filter When your air filter is dirty and clogged, it will impact the efficiency of your system. Not o... Read More »

3 Ways to Clean Your Heating System

If you want to have a furnace that lasts for many years, then it’s time to start cleaning your heating system. With a little bit of cleaning, you can dramatically decrease the chances of a breakdown and improve the lifespan of your furnace. To help you get started, here are three key ways to cleaning out your furnace. 1. Filter Keeping a clean filter is one of the easiest ways to ensure that your ... Read More »

5 Ways to Save Energy this Fall

This fall and winter, you may want to think about the following ways that homeowners can save on their heating bills. A few of them are considered essential, and most are relatively affordable to carry out. Here are 5 ways to save energy this fall. 1. Programming the Thermostat Rather than keep the thermostat at a constant 70 degrees, you can turn it down to the mid-60s before you sleep or go out.... Read More »

How Your Roof Can Affect Your HVAC System

If you notice that your HVAC system isn’t working like it normally does, it could indicate that there is a problem with your roof. Here are a few ways that your roof could be making your home less comfortable or more expensive to heat and cool. Does Your Home Have Asphalt Shingles? Asphalt shingles are typically black or brown, which means that they do a good job of absorbing sunlight. This ... Read More »

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