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Summertime Equals On-Time

It seems the "dog days" of summer are indeed here and we are in the stretch of very hot weather historically speaking.  However, just because it is "the busy season", that doesn't mean you should have to suffer prolonged periods of system downtime, excessive excuses about why no one has made it to your home or unsatisfactory customer service.  Here at Classic Heating and Air we are very thankful to have a team who is fully committed to being at your beckon call and doing whatever it takes to provide your family fast, affordable comfort.  While the home warranty companies are 4-5 days out and the mega companies are scrambling to get their sales guys in as many doors as possible, our salaried technicians are on-time no matter how high the mercury gets and our team is working overtime to stand behind our World Famous [...]

By | July 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The ABC’s of R22 and System Replacement

We know...we know...there is never a good time to replace your heating and air conditioning system, but it's a fact and reality of being a homeowner.  Our job here at Classic Heating and Air is to assist in that process, educate the consumer and when the time comes, make that the easiest, pain-free experience possible.  There is a lot of information out there and that info in constantly changing.  We found this most recent article from the Comfort Institute very informative and helpful and we think you will too.  If you are planning to replace your old, inefficient HVAC equipment or simply just have some questions....KEEP CALM AND CALL CLASSIC!   https://comfortinstitute.org/ac-uses-r-22-now-may-time-switch/

By | April 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Fall is a Great Time to Replace your Heating and Air System

With the persistent heat of North Texas, it may seem like there is never a time you would want to be without air conditioning. However, as the "miles" tick away on your HVAC system, residents in north Texas cities could be using excessive amounts of electricity to keep their house cool...that costs money! One of the best times for a consumer to switch out an old HVAC system for a newer and more efficient one is autumn. Finding an HVAC service provider that satisfies the expectations you have for your home, your family, and your wallet can take time.  Taking that initial time to research and consult with true professionals helps to put you at ease and gives you the confidence needed to make a good decision. There are four reasons why you should think of upgrading your HVAC system this fall: 1.  You have time [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Choosing HVAC Appliances|0 Comments

AC Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Cooling System Working Well Throughout Summer

The summer months bring with them sunshine, warmer temperatures and thoughts of relaxation indoors away from the heat.  Our homes' air conditioning systems make it possible to enjoy the summer months without the discomfort of extreme temperatures.  Proper care of your air conditioning system is vital in keeping your home cool and comfortable. The following AC maintenance tips will help you ensure proper operation of your HVAC system throughout the hot months of summer. Proper air conditioning maintenance: Schedule a system inspection by a reliable service professional at the beginning of the season. Your service technician will change your filter and check to make sure that all of the system components are clean and operating properly.  An air conditioner that is working outside of the manufacturer's specifications can cost you money in utility bills and potentially lead to costly repair work. Make sure equipment has adequate clearance from [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|HVAC Energy Use, Seasonal AC/Heating Tips|0 Comments

AC Maintenance Tips: Seven Sure Signs Your Unit Needs a Tune Up

Regular AC maintenance is essential to keeping your system running smoothly and avoiding expensive repairs when something goes wrong. Classic Heating and Air loves sharing AC maintenance tips with our valued customers to ensure that their units stay in tip-top shape for years to come. Scheduling maintenance checks and tune-ups with Classic is simple, cost efficient and gives you peace of mind regarding your air conditioner. Do you remember the last time your AC had a tune-up? Check out our tips for determining when your unit is due for a visit. Your Energy Bill Goes Up. Of course, you will have a higher bill in July and August than you did in February or March. However, an electric bill that is significantly higher than usual is a big red flag. When your AC is not functioning at peak efficiency, it uses extra energy to cool [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|AC/Heating Maintenance|0 Comments

What to Expect When You Call the AC Pros at Classic Heating & Air

Regular service appointments with heating and AC pros are important to ensuring that your heating and cooling system is working at optimal levels. Dust and debris can reduce its efficiency, and worn or damaged parts can cause problems with the entire system. By scheduling regular HVAC service appointments, you can increase the lifespan of your system by almost 50% and reduce efficiency losses by up to 15%. That means fewer headaches and more money in your pocket. Furnace Maintenance Before the season changes to colder temperatures, it’s a good idea to schedule a maintenance check of your heating system. Your service professional will inspect your furnace or boiler depending on your heat source. During the visit your service technician will: Inspect and replace your air filters Inspect the exterior components Inspect the ventilation system Inspect the interior parts including the ignition, blower, motor and switches Measure [...]

By | July 25th, 2017|AC/Heating Maintenance|0 Comments

AC Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Unit Working Well This Summer

The summer months bring with them sunshine, warmer temperatures and thoughts of relaxation at home. An air conditioning unit makes it possible to enjoy the summer months without the discomfort of hot temperatures. It’s important to take good care of your air conditioning unit so that it can keep your home cool and comfortable. The following AC maintenance tips will help you keep your unit working well throughout the warm months of summer. Keep your air conditioning unit well maintained Be sure to schedule a system inspection by a reliable service professional at the beginning of the season. Your service technician will change your filter and check to make sure that all of the system components are operating properly.  An air conditioner that is working below standards can cost you money in utility bills and potentially lead to repair work. Make sure there is enough [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|AC/Heating Maintenance|0 Comments

HVAC Experts Reveal The Truth About “Money-Saving” Smart Thermostats

One of the most notable technological advances in the HVAC industry has been the emergence of smart thermostats in residential homes. Smart thermostats come equipped with a variety of impressive features that far surpass those of a traditional programmable thermostat. Users can control temperature settings from a smartphone, view usage history, and more.   The primary marketing focus of most smart thermostats centers on both convenience and energy efficiency, which ideally results in a lower electric bill.  The convenience aspect of this product is evident; do these devices save you money? The initial cost of the thermostat itself is the primary factor in calculating the return on investment for upgrading to smart thermostat technology. Yes, smart thermostats have the potential to save you money, but with costs starting at $250, you may be starting off at least $150 behind with respect to a traditional thermostat that [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Choosing HVAC Appliances, Innovations in HVAC|0 Comments

3 Simple HVAC Maintenance Steps to Help Your System Last Longer

Taking care of your HVAC system is important. Follow these simple tips to help it stay in shape longer. Change the filter every three months. A clean filter keeps your system from working too hard.  Keep the area around the outdoor unit clear of brush and debris. Keeping the area around the unit clean allows it to pull in fresh air. It can also lower the risk of damage.  Have bi-annual check-ups to make sure your system is in good shape. Taking these steps will keep dirt and dust from collecting in your system. Maintenance can help to avoid any sudden breakdowns and will extend your system's lifetime. For further information on HVAC maintenance, call Classic Heating and Air. Classic Heating and Air | HVAC Maintenance McKinney | 214-310-COOL (2665)

By | July 10th, 2017|AC/Heating Maintenance|0 Comments

Choosing the Best HVAC System Size for Your McKinney Home or Office

Heating and cooling your home or office in McKinney is crucial, especially during those sweltering summer months. While important, HVAC systems come in many shapes, sizes and performances. Instead of becoming overwhelmed over which system best fits your environment, researching four key points can ease your mind as you search for the right technology. Keep these four things in mind when looking for a new system: Research heating as well as cooling. While an air conditioning unit may seem more concerning in the Texas heat, it is important to know how the heating system works as well. Whether it be warm or cold, the size of your system makes a big difference. If you are looking to regulate an entire office building, a larger system will be necessary to keep your temperatures efficiently controlled both in the warmer and cooler months. Take your space into consideration. Because each room [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|Choosing HVAC Appliances|0 Comments

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