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How to Prepare Your Air Conditioner for a Texas Winter: 5 Essential Tips

Posted on: September 10, 2019

As Texas temperatures start to drop with the changing seasons, preparing your AC to hibernate for the winter is a good idea. With a few simple steps, you can make sure your air conditioner is shut down and winterized properly—and that it will readily start back up when you need it next spring and summer.…

Why Is My Air Conditioner So Loud?

Posted on: August 21, 2019

With the scorching summers in the Dallas area, some noise is to be expected as your air conditioner tries hard to keep up with the heat, but if the noise becomes louder, it changes, or a new noise occurs, there may be something wrong with the system. It is important to identify the cause of…

Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?

Posted on: July 31, 2019

It’s a sweltering summer day. You spent the afternoon out in the heat, and as you return home the only thought you have is, “Man, I can’t wait to get back to my AC.” You finally walk in the door, expecting that oh-so-sweet blast of chilly air, only to be met with … heat? Sometimes,…

My Air Conditioner Is Not Staying On

Posted on: April 28, 2019

An air conditioner will naturally cycle on and off to control the temperature of your home, but if cycling on and off happens too quickly or the air conditioner shuts off before your home is comfortable, there may be something wrong. This condition is often known as short cycling, and not only can it reduce…

When Do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner?

Posted on: March 27, 2019

Dallas summers can be unforgiving, especially if your air conditioner is not as effective as it used to be. While a typical air conditioning system can last 12 to 15 years, or longer, performance can decline as it ages, leaving you with a system that not only fails to keep your home comfortable but also…

Ways to Maximize HVAC Efficiency

Posted on: January 28, 2019

Texas natives depend on HVAC equipment all year long to remain comfortable. But while these systems can be a blessing in the comfort department, they aren’t so fun when it comes to energy costs. Maximizing your system’s efficacy and efficiency is vital if you want to avoid high costs, and Total Air & Heat is…

Ideal Thermostat Settings to Save Money in the Texas Heat

Posted on: May 22, 2018

The Texas summer sun feels like it’s doubling its efforts this week, and these “90 and up” days are once again becoming the norm. Luckily, your cooling system is prepared and ready to cooperate, helping you stay comfortable even on the nastiest days. Unluckily, however, that means you’re starting to see those high spring and…

Why Is My Air Conditioner Spitting Water?

Posted on: April 20, 2018

Water damage is one of the most potentially harmful and frustrating problems you can experience in your Texas home. But while we might expect to deal with a leak from a plumbing appliance or a bad storm, most homeowners don’t expect it from the air conditioner! Is your cooling system spitting, dripping, or spouting water?…

Do You Need to Schedule AC Repair in Plano?

Posted on: March 27, 2018

Sometimes it’s really obvious when to call on an AC repair team in Plano. The unit shuts down completely, your house is hot—boom, call your local air conditioner repair experts. But in many situations our team come sot find that there were warning signs of needing this service far before we actually got the call!…

How to Prep Your Air Conditioner for Spring

Posted on: February 16, 2018

After a surprisingly brisk winter season for the Dallas area, you’re probably more than ready to feel the warm breeze of spring blowing your way. But can you say the same for your air conditioner? It’s been taking a really long nap, so you might need to help it get in order and prepared for…

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