Oaks Heat & Air Blog : Archive for March, 2016

Do You Need a Whole-House Dehumidifier?

Monday, March 28th, 2016

If you’ve lived through even one Texas summer, you are no stranger to humidity! Since your body is unable to cool itself off as well with all the excess moisture, humidity is extremely uncomfortable. But it doesn’t have to be that way in your home just because it’s unbearable outside. Installing a whole-house dehumidifier will improve both your indoor air quality and your health. Do you really need one though? Keep reading and decide for yourself.

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The Advantages of a Dual Fuel HVAC System

Monday, March 21st, 2016

A heat pump is an extremely efficient cooling system and heating system, as it moves heat rather than generating it. But a heat pump can struggle in very cold temperatures, making a furnace a better option during the heating season.

Duel fuel systems provide the best of both worlds. Their hybrid design switches over from the electric heat pump to the gas furnace as needed. Are you still unsure if a dual fuel system is right for you though? Keep reading to discover the many benefits of dual fuel HVAC systems.

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Why Should I Have Routine Maintenance Done on My AC?

Monday, March 14th, 2016

It’s no secret that it gets pretty hot here in Texas. So naturally, your AC system gets a good workout! Your air conditioner’s components experience a good amount of natural wear and tear as a result. So, if your system isn’t well taken care of, there’s a good chance it could break down without warning. However, scheduling routine air conditioner maintenance can help you potentially avoid this. Maintenance is about a lot more than just ensuring your air conditioner doesn’t break down, however. Keep reading as we highlight the benefits of routine maintenance.

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Choosing the Right Cooling System for Your Home

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Last week, we shared with you some signs that it could be time to replace your AC system. If you’ve decided to go ahead and do so, now it’s time to choose what cooling system is best for your home. Warm weather is already here in McKinney, TX, and it’s only going to get hotter. Don’t be too hasty though and just replace your air conditioning system with a newer version of what you already have. It’s important to choose the right AC system for your home. We’ve listed what we offer below, along with the benefits of each.

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