The Truth About Air Conditioning.

During the summer months here in the DFW area, there are two kinds of people:  those who have air conditioning in their homes, and those who don’t.  Among those who don’t, there are also two kinds:  people who genuinely don’t want central AC in their homes, and those who do but have one or more…

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“Does My AC System Need to be Repaired?”

Although there are potentially hundreds of reasons why your home’s central air conditioner may not be working up to par – or working at all – some more frequently occur than others. At Optimum Air, we possess advanced levels of skill and experience in “all things central AC,” and that includes preventative maintenance, system troubleshooting,…

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How to Lower Indoor Humidity Levels.

If high outdoor humidity seems to be following you indoors, then something is definitely wrong with your AC system.  Here are two distinct possibilities of what could be wrong: You have an over-sized AC system. Let’s say, for example, that you have a 4-ton AC system when all you really needed was a 3-ton system. …

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How to Cool Your Home for Less.

There’s nothing quite like relaxing in a cool air conditioned home, especially when it’s blisteringly hot outdoors. Still, constant comfort can cost a pretty penny, especially if yours is an older AC system that has not been faithfully maintained.  So first, we encourage you to have it professionally cleaned and inspected.  That alone will help…

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How to Help Make Your AC System Last Longer.

Given:  your central AC was built to last 10 – 15 years on average. Given:  during a typical DFW area summer, your system more than earns its keep by putting in long hours, day and night. Given:  nobody likes having to replace a worn out AC system.  After all, it’s nowhere near as much fun…

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Heating & Cooling Companies, And How to Choose the Right One

This is a head scratcher for us; if you don’t mind, it’s one we’d like to share with you. You know what the number one thing people like you look for on a heating and cooling company website like ours? The phone number. We have the data to support that, and there’s not even a…

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5 Key Benefits of Air Conditioning Preventative Maintenance

Not that it’s etched in stone anywhere – at least not to our knowledge – but typically annual preventative maintenance is performed in the spring. Versus, let’s say, now in August when this blog is going to press. Why the spring? Because that’s the time of year when it’s warm enough to perform this very…

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Is Your Air Conditioning System Making You Sick? Grand Prairie and Irving

Cable network news shows or romance novels have a better chance of making you sick than you your air conditioning system, so let’s call that a great big “No!” Still, you ask, “Why do I feel lousy every time I run my AC system?” Okay, now we’re getting somewhere. Cool, conditioned air, by definition, runs…

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Common AC Repair Problems in Bedford and Euless

When you were a kid and you didn’t want to confront a problem, what was your favorite excuse or other avoidance tactic? While you reflect back, take a moment to reflect on these modern day excuses, as featured on ScaryMommy.com , from “I don’t want to, you can’t make me” youth: “I forgot. Sorry. I’ll…

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How to Choose a Heating and Cooling Company in North Richland Hills and Arlington

Okay, before we provide some guidance on HOW to choose a heating and cooling company, perhaps it would be helpful if we first pointed why you should have just one company handling all your heating and cooling needs. First of all, who has time these days to conduct a brand new search every time you…

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