best practices for ac installation

Best Practices for AC Installation

There are usually two reasons why you might be installing a new HVAC system: You’re building a new home or building (exciting!), or your existing unit has kicked it (less exciting). Either way, Max Mechanical provides this checklist for the best ... 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 »

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 »

should i leave my a/c running while on vacation

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 »

how to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning in your home

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 »

4 DIY HVAC Maintenance Tips For Fall

4 DIY HVAC Maintenance Tips For Fall

The coming of fall brings with it a number of concerns for homeowners, both in and out of the house. One of those issues deals with HVAC maintenance, which is something that can often get pushed aside in favor of addressing more visual ... Read More »

Benefits of HVAC Maintenance

The Benefits of HVAC Maintenance

An HVAC system that’s working in a consistent fashion is worth its weight in gold, especially when weather extremes come into play. In order to get the most usage out of your system, having HVAC maintenance performed on a regular basis by ... Read More »