Air Conditioning

DIY Projects and Permits

Whether you’re  putting in a gas stove, remodeling a kitchen or bathroom, or replacing a gas water heater We at Village Plumbing &  Home Services applaud you. But a recent  *article highlights these and other important DIY projects that may require a permit! And after you finish but have problems, you’ll be glad to know you’re covered by…

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3 Reasons to Upgrade to a Wi-Fi Thermostat

You may have heard about the benefits of programmable thermostats, but the Wi-Fi equipped thermostat has taken energy savings and efficiency to a whole new level. Gone are the days of the old thermostats that adjusted by a radial dial. Here are some reasons you should consider upgrading to a Wi-Fi equipped thermostat: Convenience. If…

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NATE Certified in Houston for Our Customers’ Benefit

NATE – Raising the bar for the good of the HVAC industry NATE (North American Technical Excellence) is the nation’s largest, industry endorsed, non-profit certification organization for HVACR technicians, who must pass stringent testing, and complete a rigorous certification process to qualify. Certified for your Satisfaction Our company employs skilled, knowledgeable professionals certified by NATE,…

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Your Home’s Major Systems: AC, Water Heaters, and Plumbing

graph courtesy TXU energy

When the weather is mild, take advantage by shoring up your home’s major systems. Houston is not currently enduring any major heat wave. But why wait for cold weather, or the next emergency? While things seem calm, take advantage by taking steps to strengthen your home’s major systems. How did your AC hold up through…

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Texans Answer to a Higher Power Bill

Texas is the second largest state (Alaska is over twice as big), but when it comes to utility bills, Texas cities rank 1 and 2 in the cities with the highest power bills, according to a study by Forbes Magazine, with the help of energy and utility analysis firm Ventyx.* Prices at the pump tend…

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Old Air Conditioner?

Many Houston homeowners with older AC systems are hoping their old system can survive another year of tough weather, and they’re weighing the cost of continued repairs and maintenance of an older AC unit versus purchasing a new, more reliable cooling system. The old saying “if it ain’t broken, don’t fix it.” makes sense for many…

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