How Often Should My HVAC Unit Be Serviced?

How Often Should My HVAC Unit Be Serviced

One thing we have always emphasized to our customers in Carrollton and throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area is the importance of scheduling maintenance for your HVAC system. This is true for anybody, anywhere, but especially here in North Texas. With our often extreme temperatures and high humidity, our air conditioning systems must work overtime […]

Top 10 Signs You Need a New HVAC Unit

Top 10 Signs You Need a New HVAC Unit

HVAC system short-cycling? Repair and maintenance costs through the roof? Can’t achieve a consistent temperature or manage to keep your home cool? It may be time to invest in a new HVAC system. At Lex Air Conditioning and Heating, our Carrollton HVAC replacement team knows all the common indicators that it’s time to replace your […]

Is it Better to Let Your HVAC Unit Run Until it Quits?

Is it Better to Let Your Unit Run Until it Quits

It is not a good idea to let your AC unit run until it breaks down completely before replacing it. Doing so can result in a number of problems that could have been avoided with proper maintenance and replacement. Should I Let My HVAC System Run Until it Breaks Down Completely? Homeowners often want to […]

What Size HVAC Unit Do I Need?

The Right HVAC Unit Size for My Home

Not all HVAC units are one size fits all. The right size air conditioner will help your home run more energy efficiently. If your AC unit is too big or small, you could have problems cooling your home and pay higher electricity bills. Just because you live in a warmer climate does not mean that […]

Why You Need to Replace Units That Use Freon

Why You Need to Replace Units That Use Freon

If you’re a homeowner or business owner in Carrollton, Texas, chances are you rely heavily on your HVAC system to keep your indoor space comfortable year-round. However, if your HVAC unit is still using Freon refrigerant, it’s time to start considering a replacement. As the world moves towards more environmentally-friendly solutions, Freon is being phased […]

HVAC Myths Debunked

HVAC Myths Debunked

When you’re dealing with scorching summer days or chilly winter nights, you’ll want to get the most out of your HVAC equipment. As such, it is normal for homeowners to want to take precautionary measures to save energy and prolong the life expectancy of their unit. However, you must remember that your HVAC system is […]

What To Ask When Getting an HVAC Quote

What To Ask When Getting an HVAC Quote

Many homeowners know the pain and suffering that comes with replacing an air conditioning system after it finally gives out. Unfortunately, this seems to happen at the worst possible times. Your system may have fought valiantly against the Texas heat before finally succumbing, leaving you and your family without relief in the sweltering heat, you […]

HVAC Questions to Ask When Buying a Home

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HVAC Questions to Ask When Buying a Home Buying a home is a major undertaking, and it can be hard to keep up with all the aspects that you need to be informed about. From plumbing to appliances to insurance and more, there’s a lot that can go wrong if you aren’t careful and prepared. […]

Silly Mistakes That Are Raising Your AC Costs

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Air conditioning is one of the most expensive things you have in your home. It’s the largest energy user and you likely see that reflected in your energy bills over the summer months. Many people just pay their energy bills and accept that AC is expensive. But there are simple ways to reduce those energy […]

What Causes an AC to Freeze Up?

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While you might think ice buildup on your AC is a sign that it is working, it’s actually a sign that it needs to be repaired right away. During summertime, it is common for air conditioners to get overworked and experience malfunctions that can lead to frozen evaporator coils and other types of serious damage. […]

What is a SEER Rating, and Why Does it Matter?

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SEER Rating and Your HVAC Energy efficiency is a key component for all HVAC units. Efficiency is generally measured through a SEER rating, which stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This measurement will determine whether or not your unit effectively cools or heats your home compared to the amount of energy it uses to do […]

The Risk of COVID-19 Transmission Indoors & the Importance of Adhering to Safety Measures


By now, the CDC has confirmed that the coronavirus (COVID-19) is spread through respiratory droplets that are produced when an infected individual speaks, coughs, sneezes, or breathes. Once these respiratory droplets are released, surrounding individuals may become infected by: 1) inhaling them or 2) touching surfaces that the droplets have landed on and then touching […]