Usual Furnace Problems That Homeowners Face

September 15, 2021

Owning a home comes along with a lot of positives, including freedom and independence. However, it also comes with lots of responsibilities and dealing with unexpected issues. When it comes to your home heating system, you’ll likely face some of the common problems below. Cracked Heat Exchanger Inside of your heating system, there’s a component known as a heat exchanger. This works to separate the flame of your furnace from the rest of the air inside of your home. Whenever the heat exchanger cracks, usually from overheating, it can allow the fumes from the flame to

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Is It Normal to Smell Gas Near a Furnace?

March 16, 2021

Most homes in the Houston area rely on natural gas furnaces for heat. Although this is an affordable way to keep your family comfortable during the winter, natural gas does have some issues that concern homeowners. One of the most common situations that alarm homeowners is an unusual odor around the furnace. If you notice an odor near your furnace, Texas Pride AC & Heating is happy to help. There are times, though, when a smell near your furnace is not necessarily serious. What Does Natural Gas Smell Like? Natural gas, as well as propane, is odorless. Because gas leaks

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

February 11, 2021

Texas can be extremely cold during winter. Having a properly working furnace is essential. But the unexpected can happen, and instead of blowing hot air, your furnace may blow cold air. But why would your furnace blow cold air at a time when you badly need the heat? Take a look at these possible reasons. Thermostat Issues When your furnace suddenly starts to blow cold air, the first culprit can be an incorrect setting on the thermostat. Maybe it was too hot the previous night, so you decided to switch the thermostat

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How does upgrading your heating system actually save you money?

January 21, 2021

Everyone enjoys saving money. Sometimes, though, to save money, you have to spend money. Such is the case when it comes to spending money on a new heating system from Texas Pride AC & Heating. Although you will need to make a significant investment upfront to install a new heating system, that investment will pay off through the years in the form of lower costs overall. Therefore, if you’re thinking of upgrading the heating system in your Houston home, you could be in for some surprise savings that make the project more than worth it. 1. Fewer Repair Costs As

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Troubleshooting Tips for My Heating System

December 18, 2020

Texas may not have to deal with the coldest weather, but temperatures do plummet in the wintertime. Without your heater, your family would be huddling around the fireplace to keep warm. However, to keep your heater working in tip-top shape, it’s important to schedule regular maintenance services and to perform some basic upkeep tasks. Nothing is as frustrating as suffering through the cold because your heater has quit working during the most inconvenient time. If your heater is acting up or has quit working completely, there are some things you can try on your own before

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How Two-Stage Heating Keeps Houston Homes Warm

November 20, 2020

The design of heating systems has evolved to give Houston homeowners more options for finding the best energy-efficient units for their needs. A traditional design uses a single stage of heating air to warm your home. Newer single-stage heating systems are more energy-efficient than older models yet less efficient than two-stage heating systems. When a single-stage unit is turned on, it runs at the maximum capacity of the unit. Single-stage units do require a lower upfront cost and are very reliable, but two-stage heating offers lower energy costs each month. Another option that we recommend to Houston

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