Air conditioning fan in West University, TX, providing more balanced home comfort with zone controls installed. Air-Ton Heating & AC blog image.

How Do Zone Controls Work In My Home?

August 24, 2023

Some like it hot!

Others, not so much.

If you have a large home with multiple stories or a large household with family members who prefer different temperatures, consider installing a zone controls.

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What Bad Noises Do Air Conditioning Units Make?

July 24, 2023

Very few air conditioning (AC) units are whisper-silent. A certain amount of noise coming from your ductwork is not uncommon. It is normal to hear the blowers spinning, among other parts of the cooling process. Additionally, air conditioning equipment produces more sounds as it ages—not always because of a mechanical problem. However, if you’ve owned…

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How Do I Purchase the Right Air Conditioning Unit?

June 15, 2023

You decided to part ways with your old air conditioning (AC) system. It is not always an easy decision to make. But now, you can get ready for a new era of home comfort, with lower utility bills and improved indoor air quality (IAQ). Did you know upgrading your AC can reduce your electricity bill…

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Do Ductless Units Improve Indoor Air Quality?

May 31, 2023

Your home’s indoor air quality is often two to five times more polluted than outdoor air, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These pollutants contribute to many diseases as well as respiratory conditions like asthma and allergies.

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How Do I Save On My AC Bill This Summer?

May 15, 2023

As the summer months approach, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your ac bill?

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Do I Need a New Air Conditioning Unit?

April 28, 2023

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC) units. Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up.

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Can Poor Indoor Air Quality Be Harmful?

April 14, 2023

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well. The most significant disadvantage is poor indoor air quality.

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Does Saltwater Hurt My Air Conditioning Unit?

March 29, 2023

Living in Texas near the Gulf of Mexico is lovely. Unfortunately for homeowners in and around Houston, salty air can be harsh on your air conditioning unit.

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How Do I Know If I Need a Dehumidifier?

March 15, 2023

Dehumidifiers are often used in humid climates during the summer months in areas where weather turns both hot and humid, or year-round in humid areas of a home like a basement.

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Do I Need an Air Handler in My Texas Home?

February 28, 2023

If you have a ductless mini split system, you need an air handler to do the heavy lifting. It circulates conditioned air throughout your Texas home. Doing so lets you keep your living space at the desired temperature.

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