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Tankless Water Heater Maintenance

The Importance of Tankless Water Heater Maintenance Experts recommend most tankless water heaters receive professional maintenance annually to live up to its 20+ year potential. That’s as much service as a typical traditional, tank water heater requires. But many people are unsure of why a tankless unit would need maintenance, as they [...]

By |2019-04-16T15:19:51+00:00April 16th, 2019|Plumbing|Comments Off on Tankless Water Heater Maintenance

5 DIY Maintenance Tips to Save You Money This Spring

Add These Money-Saving Tips to Your Spring Maintenance Checklist At Alco Air, we’re always excited to find ways to save our Longview, TX neighbors money down the line, especially ones this easy. We have compiled our top recommendations across a few different important systems in your home, including your HVAC, plumbing and [...]

By |2019-03-28T14:20:59+00:00March 28th, 2019|Indoor Air Quality|Comments Off on 5 DIY Maintenance Tips to Save You Money This Spring

Why It’s Essential To Regulate Natural Gas In Your Home

Keep Your Home Safe From Dangerous Gas Leaks In March of 1937 Rusk County, TX, became the location of one of the worst school disasters of all time. With only a few minutes left until students were released for the day, a sudden explosion quickly destroyed the prestigious New London High School. [...]

By |2019-02-06T17:24:52+00:00February 6th, 2019|HVAC Tips|Comments Off on Why It’s Essential To Regulate Natural Gas In Your Home

Why Plumbing Maintenance Is Essential

4 Reasons To Keep Up With Your Plumbing Maintenance “It’s just a small drip, I’m sure it’ll work itself out.” “Ugh, the garbage disposal is broken. I’ll just throw these scraps in the trash!” “The water heater is taking forever to heat up. Guess I’ll adjust the thermostat again...” “The basement drains [...]

By |2019-01-24T13:40:22+00:00January 24th, 2019|Plumbing|Comments Off on Why Plumbing Maintenance Is Essential

Neglected Furnace Consequences

4 Dangers of A Poorly Maintained Gas Furnace For many of us, the holiday season is an excuse to get creative with decorating. From colored ornaments to popcorn strings, it’s a time to put in a little extra effort to spread a little extra cheer. This is why thoughts of your furnace [...]

By |2019-01-02T20:21:37+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Heating, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Neglected Furnace Consequences

Prevent Frozen Pipes

Prevent Frozen Pipes Now To Save Hassle & Money Later Thankfully, as residents of the Longview, TX area, we don’t have to think about the consequences of freezing temperatures all too often. But as a result, many of us are often caught unprepared when those below freezing temperatures finally arrive If you [...]

By |2018-11-29T16:12:39+00:00November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Prevent Frozen Pipes

Holiday Plumbing & HVAC Maintenance

5 Things to Consider When Preparing Your Home For Hosting This Holiday Season There are few things as simultaneously exciting and stressful as the holiday season. Alco Air would like to help you alleviate some of that. We’re plumbing and HVAC experts, and over the years as a professional contractor, we have responded to [...]

By |2018-11-26T17:47:39+00:00November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Holiday Plumbing & HVAC Maintenance

Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs

Identify These 3 Signs That Your AC Might Need a Repair The merciless days of the Longview, TX summer are almost behind us, and we should all give a hand to our faithful air conditioning units for making those days bearable. However, their job isn’t over just yet! We are going [...]

By |2018-09-20T21:08:02+00:00September 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs

HVAC Airflow Problems

5 Reasons Your HVAC Airflow is Lackluster Are there hot and cold spots around your house? Does closing one door seem to pull another one in a different room shut from air pressure issues? Is the air from your vents too warm? Is there too little air to tell? If you [...]

By |2018-09-20T15:00:33+00:00September 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HVAC Airflow Problems

3 Air Conditioner Energy Savings Myths To Forget

These “Energy Saving” Air Conditioning Tips May Actually Cost You You may be running up quite a bill staying cool during the hot summer months in East Texas. You use electricity nearly around the clock, so there are definitely opportunities for savings. There are however some misguided ideas floating around in the [...]

By |2018-08-23T20:38:01+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on 3 Air Conditioner Energy Savings Myths To Forget