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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 »

What to Do When Your AC Won’t Turn On?

When the inside of your home experiences uncomfortably high temperatures, hitting the air conditioner’s “on” button makes sense. However, is there anything more frustrating than trying to power up the AC only to discover it won’t turn on? A sad fact of life involves learning machines don’t always work. Another lesson to learn is don’t panic. Follow a few smart t... Read More »

Replacing Your Air Conditioner Can Be the Best Option

Huntsville, Texas, is especially hot in the summer. That’s why every local home needs a well-functioning AC system. At Beckham & Jones Heating & Air Conditioning, we specialize in making sure that our customers stay comfortable throughout the cooling season. However, even the best air conditioner is not made to last forever. There are several reasons that might make you consider re... Read More »

When to Schedule Your AC Maintenance

If you’ve started noticing signs of spring in your garden or local park, hot weather will be following soon. New homeowners may not know the importance of an annual AC checkup. For folks who enjoy cold indoor air, a regular AC maintenance visit can ensure a breakdown is unlikely to happen. Trained and certified AC technicians know how to find hidden issues and damaged components inside your ... Read More »

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