Will Closing the Upstairs Vents Save You Money?

May 20, 2022

The HVAC system plays an essential role in maintaining favorable temperatures in your home through the seasons. However, the convenience and comfort of this equipment comes with additional expenses. It contributes to a significant amount of your energy bills. With such demands, residents of Montgomery, TX attempt to look for ways to reduce costs. While there are various ways to reduce the energy consumption of your HVAC system, closing the upstairs vents is not one of them. North Point Air Conditioning & Heating gives the following reasons why closing upstairs vents is not a wise money-saving technique.

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Can a Smart Thermostat Save You Money?

April 15, 2022

Can a Smart Thermostat Save You Money? You may want to consider purchasing a smart thermostat. Smart technology can not only improve the aesthetics of your home, but it can also save you money and energy. According to the EPA, a programmable thermostat can save you $180 a year. It is even simpler if you use a smart thermostat, which automatically does all the work for you. Here’s how much money you will save in the long run. You can save 1% to 3% on your energy cost if you raise or lower your thermostat by

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Should You Hire a Licensed HVAC Contractor?

March 17, 2022

In these harsh economic times, homeowners would like to hire affordable HVAC contractors. HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. Proper HVAC installation provides comfort, which is instrumental due to the ever-changing temperature. Some homeowners prefer to hire unlicensed contractors, however. The reason for this is so that they can save money. Working with an unlicensed contractor can cause more harm than good, however. Substandard services are cheap, but they can lead to future system problems. That’s why we highly recommend hiring licensed contractors. Licensed HVAC Contractors Come With Legal Bonds and Insurance

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Best Methods for Extending Your Furnace’s Lifespan

February 15, 2022

Do you want to get as many efficient years out of your furnace as possible? If the answer’s yes, all it requires is being proactive and dedicating a bit of time and effort. New heating systems are massive purchases, so it’s always helpful when you can hold off on them for a few extra years. With the proper upkeep, you can keep your furnace healthy and set it up to have a long life. Be Attentive to Your Furnace The two primary things you need to do for your furnace consistently are scheduling maintenance and replacing

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Things to Consider When Purchasing a New Furnace

January 3, 2022

During the winter months, your furnace keeps your family warm. Few things feel as comfortable as walking out of the cold and into a heated home. Even if your furnace works as it should right now, there will be a day when you will need to think about replacing your unit. You may notice that your energy bills are rising, you are constantly calling a repair person to fix your furnace, your furnace’s performance is less than stellar or it has quit working altogether. Whether you are thinking about purchasing a new furnace now

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How to Winterize Your Home’s Heating System

December 16, 2021

The colder winter weather can wreak havoc on your home and your health if you’re not careful. Having a home heating system that works is a must to stay warm. However, to ensure that your heating system is ready for the cold weather, it’s time to winterize it. Get Your Annual Service Performed Your heating system should be professionally serviced before the winter season starts. While you may be tempted to perform the maintenance on your own, you should think again. If your furnace is still in its warranty period, it’s likely your warranty contract states

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Best Tips for Preparing Your HVAC Unit for the Winter

November 17, 2021

Here are the best tips for preparing your HVAC unit for the winter weather. HVAC Problems Brought by Cold Weather If your system is already strained through airflow restrictions or suboptimal component performance, the cold weather could cause an emergency failure. Therefore, ensuring your system operates with less strain will ensure that it’s ready for whatever mother nature may throw at it. Heating System Maintenance One of the best ways to reduce strain on your system is by ensuring that it receives annual maintenance. During a maintenance visit, a technician

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Tips to Optimize Your Room Temperature for Sleep

October 19, 2021

Trying to fall asleep when your bedroom is at the wrong temperature is a frustrating experience. If it is too cold, you may find yourself trying to curl up and take advantage of your body heat. Eventually, you have to pull yourself out of bed to find extra covers. A room that is too warm will leave you tossing and turning as you try to kick off your blankets and find the cool side of the pillow. At North Point Air Conditioning & Heating, our goal is to help you stay comfortable in every season. Our experience with heating and cooling systems

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Warning Signs of Furnace Replacement

September 20, 2021

As summer comes to a close, the condition of your furnace should be on your mind. That’s because people often tend to forget that they’ve had their furnace for years, and it may be time for an upgrade. When your furnace begins to malfunction, it’s important to know the warning signs that indicate it’s at the end of its lifespan. These signs are sometimes obvious but often vague. So, to help you deduce the condition of your furnace, here are eight warning signs it’s time for a replacement. 1. Yellow Furnace Flame Leaks

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Maintenance for Your AC for the End of Summer

August 3, 2021

It seems like you just got to really enjoy the summer and the warm weather, and now fall is rapidly approaching again. As you wrap up the season, you’re certainly working on preparing your home for the coming winter. Here are some critical maintenance tips to ensure your system is ready to wind down the season. Clear Around Your Condensing Unit The condensing unit transfers heat the refrigerant absorbed from inside to the air outside by drawing air in from around it. It is common for debris to collect around the condensing unit and inhibit airflow

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