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  • Will Your Furnace Get You Through the Winter?

    || 9-Sep-2019

    Winter is right around the corner and it’s better to check your HVAC unit now than wait for a breakdown to occur in the middle of winter. Knowing the state of your central heating can help you make informed decisions when it comes to future repairs and maintenance rather than waiting for a disastrous heating emergency. What to Look Out For? Soot: Soot is a byproduct of the combustion process ...
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  • How UV Air Scrubbers Prevent Mold in Your Ducts

    || 22-Jul-2019

    The air you breathe inside your home can be up to five times more polluted than outdoor air, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. And considering we spend the majority of our time indoors, you want to be sure you’re breathing healthy air. Air scrubbers are one of the most effective ways of eradicating organic compounds, including mold spores. How UV Air Scrubbers Work This ...
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  • Why You Absolutely Need a Home Performance Evaluation

    || 19-Jul-2019

    If you’re finding it nearly impossible to keep your home cool this summer, the problem might not be with your air conditioner. It could be your home. There are multiple areas throughout the house where costly conditioned air could be escaping. A home performance evaluation, also known as a home energy audit, is conducted by trained professionals who can identify areas of energy loss through ...
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  • Spring Cleaning Tips

    || 29-Mar-2019

    Another winter has already gone by. The people at Tom's Mechanical have certainly been busy. What that means for you is it's time for spring cleaning! While most people don't look forward to this time of year, spring cleaning tasks can go by a lot quicker if you follow the tips in this article. While you're cleaning your house, you can call on Tom's Mechanical for a yearly checkup of your heating ...
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  • Easy Ways to Revamp Your Home's Curb Appeal

    || 12-Mar-2019

    Before we know it, spring will be here putting an end to being cooped up indoors. With spring, comes much welcome warmer weather, perfect for spending a day outdoors with friends and family. Make sure the outside of your home is ready for spring get-togethers by revamping the curb appeal of your home. You want friends and family to get a warm and welcoming vibe when they approach your home. Below ...
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  • Which Mold Types Hang Out In Your Air Ducts?

    || 22-Feb-2019

    Regardless of the climate you live in, your air ducts can be the perfect host to a wide variety of mold strains, with some of them able to cause moderate to severe health problems. Never neglect regular maintenance on your air ducts, as your health and the health of your family could be affected by a mold outbreak in your vents. Air duct mold is particularly dangerous for infants, small children, ...
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  • 5 Energy Efficient Ways to Keep Warm This Winter

    || 5-Feb-2019

    It doesn't take a Polar Vortex to cause a pricy winter! Even average winter temperatures can make your energy costs skyrocket. Rather than accept higher-than-usual gas and electric bills with a frown and a sigh, make an effort to save energy and money. Here are five easy and energy efficient ways to keep warm this winter. 1. Dress in Layers to Help Stay Warm. You wouldn't go outdoors ...
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  • Why Choose Tom's Mechanical Inc.?

    || 1-Dec-2018

    Need HVAC Services? The next time you're in need of an HVAC service, you should consider us at Tom's Mechanical. No one should be sitting around with a broken furnace or air conditioning unit. From our quality service to our affordable rates, there's a reason we've received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. To make sure you receive the best service at the best price, ...
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  • Why Is Duct Cleaning Important?

    || 18-Sep-2017

    Nobody does duct cleaning like Tom’s Mechanical ! We offer three different levels of air duct cleaning to choose from depending on system needs and your budget. We also offer and install whole house air cleaners including the world’s top-selling air cleaner the Reme Halo. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 25 to 40 percent of the energy used for heating or cooling a home is ...
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  • AC Problems to Look Out for in the Heat

    || 18-Jun-2015

    The sweltering Arlington heat will start rising even more in the next few months, which means your air conditioning system will be working extra hard to keep you and your family cool. Even with proper maintenance and up-keep, your AC unit won’t be immune to typical problems and issues. So what’s the solution? Keep an eye on your unit during the summer and take fast action if you notice ...
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  • Is Your AC Ready for the Summer?

    || 30-Apr-2015

    The humidity is beginning to thicken and the cicadas are getting ready to fill the air with their unmistakable sounds. As summer in Texas quickly approaches, you need to ask yourself one very important question: is your air conditioning system ready to handle the heat? Many home and business owners put offer AC maintenance or service until they notice a problem. While they may think this is saving ...
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  • How to Get Rid of the Most Common Indoor Air Pollutants

    || 8-Jan-2015

    How to Get Rid of the Most Common Indoor Air Pollutants Posted by Tom's Mechanical Have you ever wondered just how clean your home’s air is? It seems clean enough, but there’s always that thought in the back of your mind that makes you wonder what you might be breathing. Well, your suspicions aren’t necessarily misplaced, and what you can’t see can hurt you. Indoor air ...
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  • Integrity Matters

    || 17-Dec-2014

    Integrity Matters Posted by Tom's Mechanical I am often asked what sets Tom's Mechanical apart from our competitors in the heating and air conditioning business. It is a fair question and one which is easy to answer. At Tom's Mechanical we believe that integrity should govern everything we do and every decision we make. That is what makes us different. When things are going well, the ...
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  • You'd Never Treat Your Car This Way!

    || 5-Dec-2014

    ⁄ ⁄ You'd Never Treat Your Car This Way! Posted by Tom's Mechanical What do you think would happen to your car if you decided not to change the oil regularly? Sooner or later the engine would quit running, that's what! And those consequences are severe enough to cause almost all of us to pay attention to oil change intervals. But are you as diligent about preventive ...
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  • You Let That Guy in Your Home?

    || 9-Sep-2014

    ⁄ ⁄ You Let That Guy in Your Home? Posted by Tom's Mechanical The world is a harsher place than it used to be. Like it or not we all must be more careful about routine things, like who we let in our home to make repairs. So, how do you know which repairmen are safe? Reputable service companies take great care to investigate backgrounds of all prospective employees. At Tom's ...
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  • Don't Ignore That Little Drip, Drip, Drip!

    || 26-Jun-2014

    When the outside weather is hot and/or humid your air conditioning system runs a lot of the time. When your system is doing its job properly it creates large quantities of moisture called condensation or condensate. Under normal conditions this moisture exits through your drainage system. Like all plumbing systems, condensate drains can become clogged. When that happens the moisture exits through ...
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  • Same Day HVAC Service? You Bet!

    || 4-Jun-2014

    ⁄ ⁄ Same Day HVAC Service? You Bet! Posted by Tom's Mechanical Are you one of those people who forgot how to have your cooling system checked out while the weather was mild? Is your system failing to keep up now that the hotter weather has arrived? Don't worry - it isn't too late to call for service and to receive same day service! Tom's Mechanical is in business to ...
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  • How do You Know Who to Trust?

    || 29-May-2014

    ⁄ ⁄ How do You Know Who to Trust? Posted by Tom's Mechanical Truth is, inviting any stranger into your home to make a repair is a pretty daunting thought. Unless you have a friend in the maintenance business, how do you go about choosing a trustworthy contractor? Here are three recommendations to help you make an informed decision. Start with the Better Business Bureau and look ...
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  • 5 of the Best Smart Thermostats

    || 20-May-2014

    The Pros and Cons of Smart Thermostats Using a well-placed, properly installed, and up-to-date thermostat is an important step for any homeowner in search of energy savings. Even upgrading from an antiquated analog thermostat to a newer digital model can improve efficiency and lower your bills. But stepping up to a cutting edge "smart thermostat" can take your energy savings to a whole ...
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  • Condensate Leaks – Big Problems Easily Solved

    || 16-May-2014

    ⁄ ⁄ Condensate Leaks – Big Problems Easily Solved Posted by Tom's Mechanical Maybe you have noticed the beginning of a strain on your dining room ceiling. Or, maybe you hear a "drip, drip, drip" above your bedroom ceiling during the night. These are the warning signs of a condensate leak in your attic air conditioning system. This is one of those situations which ...
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  • 2 Easy Ways to Reduce Allergens in Your Home Air Supply

    || 13-May-2014

    The spring season is here. And while you're surely enjoying the temperate weather and flourishing blossoms, your eyes, nose, and throat are likely feeling less than spectacular. Just like you, millions of people suffer from seasonal allergies every year. As most are already aware, air contaminants from plants, animals, and other critters like dust mites cause localized inflammation as a result ...
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  • If You Call Us, We Will Come

    || 29-Apr-2014

    ⁄ ⁄ If You Call Us, We Will Come Posted by Tom's Mechanical Officially we are still in the springtime, but it is beginning to feel like summer has already arrived. Temperatures are creeping into the 90's and high humidity levels make it feel even warmer. If your cooling system hasn't had a preseason tune-up, you may already be feeling uncomfortable in your home. You know ...
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  • Do it Yourself A/C Repairs

    || 22-Apr-2014

    ⁄ ⁄ Do it Yourself A/C Repairs Posted by Tom's Mechanical You need to save money and you have a little experience with do-it-yourself projects. Why not save a little money and perform your air conditioning maintenance yourself? Good news - there really are some maintenance items you can take care of yourself. The easiest and most important is regular filter replacement. Fiberglass ...
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  • 5 Easy, Money-Saving Home Efficiency Hacks

    || 21-Apr-2014

    Times are tough. Financial recovery is coming slowly, but most of us are still feeling the hurt of the so-called "Great Recession." But in good times or bad, nobody wants to throw away money, especially not on invisible energy costs caused by inefficiency. That's why homeowners have spent so much time coming up with tips and tricks to get the most for their dollar when it comes to ...
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  • Are Pathogens Hiding Out in Your Vents?

    || 11-Mar-2014

    As we're sure you know by now, it is very important to change your filters regularly and perform routine HVAC maintenance. There is no doubt that these are two of the biggest steps in minimizing dust and keeping your unit running smoothly. However, there is another important area of HVAC system maintenance and contaminant control that homeowners and technicians often overlook - ventilation ...
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