Ultimate Guide to Year-Round Indoor Comfort: HVAC Tips for Denton County Residents

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Residents of Denton County, Texas, understand how vital an HVAC system is for comfort and safety. Weather.gov notes that from 1991 to 2020, Denton County averaged a high of over 80 degrees Fahrenheit for five months out of the year and an average of under 40 degrees Fahrenheit three months out of the year. But […]

Texas Heat Wave and the Power Grid

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Entering an air-conditioned building on a hot summer day is an experience many relish. However, we don’t often think of what happens behind the scenes to enable our air conditioners to cool us. The summer of 2023 saw Texas face extreme heat that significantly strained the state’s power grid, putting Texans’ access to electricity at […]

AC Troubleshooting Tips

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The intense heat of a Texas summer must make you appreciate your air conditioner. Air conditioning is not just about comfort; it can help protect you from dangerous conditions. Unfortunately, people have been hospitalized and even killed by extreme Texas heat. Air conditioning is something that you do not want to have trouble with. In this blog […]

Preparing Your Air Conditioner for a Hot Texas Summer

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The arrival of summer in the Dallas Fort Worth area means a lot of things: parties with friends, vacations, and fun in the sun. It also means your air conditioner system will be seeing a lot of use in the Texas heat. At Cote’s Mechanical, we’ve put together a list of things you can do […]

Does a Smart Thermostat Save on Energy Costs?

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There are so many smart devices available today. From smartphones to smart televisions, these devices have changed how we live. Your thermostat is another device that you can upgrade with smart functionality. In this article, Cote’s Mechanical will explain smart thermostats and how they can enhance your home and possibly even save you money. Smart […]

7 Spring Cleaning Tips to Help Improve Indoor Air Quality

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Indoor air quality is a vital part of every home. Poor indoor air quality can lead to serious short and long-term health problems.  In this blog post, Cote’s Mechanical will be going over steps you can take to enhance the air quality in your home. While using these seven tips won’t make the air in […]

What Are the Different Types of Air Conditioners?

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Air conditioning is an amazing invention. It makes those hot Texas summers bearable. Who doesn’t love walking through a doorway on a summer day and being greeted by a blast of cool air?  There are many types of air conditioning available, each with its own strengths and weaknesses. In this blog post, Cote’s Mechanical will […]

What Are Air Conditioner Allergies and What to Do About Them?

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Air conditioning is a wonderful thing. It makes living in hot climates and summers more comfortable. However, air conditioning also has its drawbacks. Air conditioners have the potential to circulate contaminated air around your home, leading to health issues such as sickness and allergic reactions. These are commonly called “air conditioner allergies,” although this is […]

How Can I Lower My Energy Bills Throughout the New Year?

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There are a lot of new years resolutions out there, and if you’ve made saving money yours, then you are not alone. One of the biggest money spenders in your household expenses is your energy costs. The team at Cote’s Mechanical understands the importance of saving a few bucks, and we have created this guide […]

What Are the Different Types of Air Purifiers?

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We spend a lot of time in our homes, often unaware of the hidden risks caused by poor indoor air quality. As a result, health problems can occur or be made worse by the condition of your indoor air. In this article, Cote’s Mechanical will take a closer look at indoor air quality and how […]