How to Pick the Right AC Unit for Your Home

Did you know that 87 percent of homes in the United States use some form of air conditioning to stay cool? As someone from Texas, you’re well aware that staying cool in the summer helps improve your quality of life. It helps us work, sleep, and relax in the comfort of our home when the [...]

2021-06-17T00:40:35+00:00June 17th, 2021|Air Conditioning|

The ABCs of AC Repair: A Guide to Central AC Repair Tips

Summertime is almost here. Are you ready for hot weather to arrive? The key to surviving rising temperatures is to make sure that your AC unit is in proper running condition. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to keep your unit in top shape before calling a central AC repair professional. This [...]

2021-06-09T15:43:03+00:00June 8th, 2021|Air Conditioning|

How Long Does an Air Conditioner Last in Your Home?

Air conditioning units are considered by many homeowners to be an essential item to have inside or outside a home in the United States, especially in Texas. In fact, 84 percent of homes in the US have a home AC unit installed. When thinking of buying a new unit, there may be some confusion about [...]

2021-03-30T19:56:38+00:00March 30th, 2021|Air Conditioning|

Why Air Conditioning Maintenance Is Essential (and You Should Start Planning for It Right Now)

In Longview, TX temperatures routinely reach as hot as 94 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer. When this heat comes, it comes hard and this is not the time to find your air conditioning unit needs to be replaced or fixed.  That's why it's crucial to perform air conditioning maintenance before the heat hits. Keep reading to learn [...]

2021-02-09T03:36:38+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Air Conditioning|

How Much Should Your AC Cost in Fall and Winter? A Guide

In some states, fall and winter mean no extra expense cooling down the house. In others, it means a high heating bill.  Getting the most out of your heating and cooling system means knowing how to set the thermostat when asleep, awake, or away. With the right settings, the AC cost should not be exorbitant, [...]

2020-11-09T16:50:16+00:00November 11th, 2020|Air Conditioning|

5 Simple Signs You Need Air Conditioning Service

There's no doubt about it, air conditioning is part of modern life. We rely on it so much that it uses around 6% of all electricity produced in the US, but it's inevitable that you'll need to look at air conditioning maintenance, as it can need repairing from time to time. There are a few [...]

2020-11-09T16:47:20+00:00October 28th, 2020|Air Conditioning|

Home Maintenance Tips

4 Ways to Maintain Your Plumbing & HVAC So You Save Money From backyard barbeques to well-deserved vacations, summer certainly has a way of keeping us busy. However, it is important not to let your plumbing and ac system maintenance slip through the cracks. If you neglect to schedule regular checkups, already existing minor problems [...]

2019-08-08T20:51:04+00:00August 1st, 2019|Air Conditioning, Plumbing|

Avoid Summer AC Breakdowns This Year

Check Out These Handy Hints From Your Friends at Alco Air! Did you know that Dr. Pepper was invented in Texas in 1885? In fact, as the home of the fastest road in the US, a ranch larger than the state of Rhode Island and BBQ that will blow your mind, the [...]

2019-06-20T13:35:34+00:00June 20th, 2019|Air Conditioning|

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 [...]

2019-08-02T12:57:08+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Air Conditioning|