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5 Tips to Save Money on Your Summer Energy Bill

Without a doubt, the most difficult times to control your energy bill as a Dallas homeowner is during the summer and winter – the two extreme ends of the temperature spectrum. As the summer is upon us, now is a great time to implement some ... Read More »

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4 Things You Never Knew About Your Air Conditioner

Closing Your Vents Can Put a Strain on Your HVAC System While it may seem like a normal thing to do in order to divert the cool air to other areas of the home, closing various vents around the house can ultimately put more of a strain on your ... Read More »

3 Must-Know HVAC Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

3 Must-Know HVAC Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

No matter your experience with homeownership, the more you know about your house’s HVAC system and how to properly take care of it can save you some serious money in between your professional routine HVAC maintenance work. It’s a great idea to ... Read More »

How To Tell Whether to Repair or Replace Your AC Unit

How To Tell Whether to Repair or Replace Your AC Unit

With summer approaching, deciding whether to replace or repair your A/C unit is important and time-sensitive. Nobody wants to find themselves stuck in a hot house at the first sign of uncomfortable weather! As HVAC units tend to be rather ... Read More »

how to tell if your A/C unit is the wrong size for your home

Is Your A/C Unit Is The Wrong Size For Your Home?

A question we hear a lot at Max Mechanical from our customers is “what A/C unit is the wrong size for your home?” While the answer seems like it should be straight to the point, unfortunately, there are a lot of factors to consider. Air ... Read More »

3 Brilliant Ways to Hide Your Outdoor HVAC Unit

3 Brilliant Ways to Hide Your Outdoor HVAC Unit

When planning for a polished and beautiful outdoor landscape, oftentimes HVAC units don’t make an appearance in your vision. While a necessary thing to have for your home, it is understandable that people may not be too happy with how the clunky ... Read More »

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Should I Leave My A/C Running While On Vacation?

For many, spring break is on the horizon, which could mean the first vacation of the year! As anticipation grows for that much-needed time off, there are still some things you need to consider before leaving your home empty for more than a few ... Read More »

5 Ways to Achieve the Ideal Home Temperature

5 Ways to Achieve the Ideal Home Temperature (Without Breaking the Bank!)

What is the ideal home temperature? Don’t be surprised if the answers you receive to this question widely vary – and not just numerically. While some may prioritize comfort over cost, others may prefer to ensure maximum efficiency and ... Read More »

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5 Ways to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Your Home

If you’re a homeowner, you undoubtedly have a smoke detector somewhere in your house. It should be routine to test their functionality once a month, change their batteries when needed, and ensuring they’re installed in the correct locations in ... Read More »

Questions to ask about your HVAC system

5 Questions to Ask About HVAC Systems When Buying a New Home

Whether you’re purchasing your first home in Dallas-Fort Worth, or are no stranger to changing residencies, asking about the HVAC system is an important step in the purchasing process that is often ignored. Even if you are getting an official ... Read More »