Beat the Heat and Your Bill: 10 Tips to Slash Summer Cooling Costs

As temperatures soar in the summer, so do energy bills. But keeping your home comfortable doesn’t have to break the bank. Essential Home Performance is here to share 10 proven tips to help you beat the heat and save on cooling costs this season. 1. Optimize Your Thermostat Settings Set your thermostat a few degrees…

The Unsung Hero of Your AC: Why Air Filters Are Key to Performance and Maintenance

Think of your air conditioning system like a finely tuned car engine. It needs clean air to run smoothly and efficiently. That’s where air filters come in – they’re the unsung heroes that can make or break your AC’s performance. Essential Home Performance is here to shed light on why air filters are so crucial…

The Silent Energy Drain: How a Neglected AC Unit Impacts Your Energy Bills

As temperatures soar in the Texas heat, your air conditioner works tirelessly to keep your home cool and comfortable. But did you know that a neglected AC unit can be a silent energy drain, causing your energy bills to skyrocket? At Essential Home Performance, we understand the importance of maintaining your AC unit for optimal…

DIY or Don’t DIY? Your HVAC Survival Guide from Essential Home Performance

We get it – you’re a DIY enthusiast, a weekend warrior who loves tackling home projects. That’s awesome! There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of fixing something yourself. But when it comes to your HVAC system, there’s a fine line between what you can safely DIY and what should be left to the pros. Let…

Help! My AC is Blowing Warm Air! What Should I Do?

There are few things more frustrating than a malfunctioning AC unit, especially when the warm weather sets in. If your once-reliable air conditioner has started blowing warm or room-temperature air, it’s definitely time to take action. Fortunately, there are some simple checks you can perform before calling in the professionals at Essential Home Performance. Troubleshooting…

Breathe Easy: How Your AC System Can Improve Indoor Air Quality

At Essential Home Performance, we’re passionate about creating healthy and comfortable homes in McKinney and surrounding areas. Did you know your AC system plays a vital role not just in cooling your home, but also in improving indoor air quality? McKinney’s Unique Challenge: Trapped Pollutants McKinney’s dry climate can be a double-edged sword. While it…

Spring Forward with Peak Performance: Essential Home Performance Guide to AC Tune-Ups

As the days grow longer and the sun shines brighter, it’s a sign that summer is on its way. And with the rising temperatures comes the increased reliance on your air conditioning system to keep your home cool and comfortable. But before you crank up the AC and blast away the heat, there’s one crucial…

Cool Decisions, Cool Comfort: Choosing the Right AC Services with Essential Home Performance

When faced with a malfunctioning air conditioner, the heat can be both literal and metaphorical. Choosing the right AC service company can spell the difference between a quick fix and a sweltering summer. At Essential Home Performance, we understand the importance of informed decisions, and today, we’re equipping you with the knowledge to select a…