Why a Change of Season is the Best Time to Get Your HVAC System Serviced

January 20, 2020

Maintenance of your AC/heating system is essential for your home. In some cases, it can be easy to forget about scheduling an appointment. Luckily, with programs like Comfort Check and Check-N-Save, GVEC Home® makes keeping up with system maintenance simple! When the seasons change, it is a perfect time to schedule an inspection of your home’s HVAC system. Schedule a Yearly Maintenance Call For most systems, it is important to schedule a maintenance call at least once a year. These service calls can detect issues before they become major repair bills. However, if you have a system that is used throughout the year, you want to schedule a visit twice a year. If you need a yearly or bi-yearly visit, GVEC Home is ready to help with your heating and cooling needs in South Central Texas, whether you live in Schertz, New Braunfels, Gonzales or surrounding areas. Our Comfort Check program offers maintenance plan options, you can choose what’s right for you. All plans include two comprehensive visits each year, along with automatic reminders to make remembering when it’s time for your system’s checkup easy. Schedule Maintenance as the Seasons Change If committing to a Comfort Check service plan doesn’t...

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Six Benefits of Installing a Nest Learning Thermostat into Your AC/Heating System

July 16, 2019

Nest® thermostats are known for helping homeowners save money on their energy bills. These devices include many benefits that make life easier for those who like saving money and maintaining a consistently comfortable indoor temperature. Read on to learn five benefits of installing a Nest in your home. 1. Nest Thermostats Can Be Controlled Remotely Both the Nest Learning Thermostat® and the Nest Thermostat E® allow you to adjust the temperature from anywhere using your smartphone. This gives you greater control over your home’s comfort. Imagine returning home from a long day at work to a house already cooled or warmed to your ideal temperature. With a Nest thermostat, you can. 2. Save Energy with a Nest Thermostat When you leave the house, smartphone in hand, the Nest automatically triggers its Eco temperature setting to save energy. Thanks to features like this, homeowners who use Nest thermostats save, on average, around $140 a year on heating and cooling. These high-quality, energy-saving thermostats give homeowners greater control over indoor comfort while lowering energy bills. 3. Nest Thermostats Light Up When You Enter the Room When you walk into a room to check a Nest thermostat, its display automatically lights up, so...

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Why You Need Routine Maintenance for Your AC/Heating System (Even if It’s New)

July 6, 2019

At GVEC Home, we know that cooling and heating systems are a serious investment. When you install a new HVAC system in your home, you expect it to last many seasons without a problem. We work hard for our customers to make that expectation a reality, and routine maintenance is critical for making it happen. Regular AC/heating system maintenance benefits homeowners in many ways. Below, we’ve compiled a few reasons why your system needs routine AC/heating maintenance—even if it’s new—and why GVEC Home’s Comfort Check maintenance plan is a great choice for helping keep your HVAC system properly maintained. AC/Heating System Longevity With time, any HVAC system, no matter its manufacturer or durability, will need to be replaced; however, taking proper care of your system helps it lasts as long as possible. Through Comfort Check, our skilled AC/heating technicians can help you keep your AC/heating system in peak condition year-round. When you sign up for a Comfort Check AC/heating maintenance plan, we’ll inspect and service your system twice yearly—once in fall and once in spring. Our technicians will check for worn parts, proper drainage, leaks, correct fluid levels and more. Comfort Checks are designed to help keep your system running...

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