Most heating and air conditioning companies have good intentions but sometimes mistakes can be made. Some technicians fail to give options to repair or replace. Others view your system in terms of what they would do, without considering your budget. Surgi’s offers free second opinions on repair or replacement recommendations. Show our technician an invoice…

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Everyone shopping for a new heating and air conditioning system says the same thing, “I want a high efficiency system at a fair price.” Problem is, every system advertizes itself as “high efficiency”. Not only that, but there is a lot more to an air conditioning system than efficiency. We thought it would be helpful…

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Your air conditioner is broken and can’t be fixed.  Money’s tight and your air conditioning company is trying to convince you to consider purchasing a high efficiency system that is well beyond your budget.  Can you afford it?  Is it worth it?  This article will show you how to evaluate the purchase of a high…

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You should have your furnace serviced by a professional every year but if you can’t afford it or don’t have the time there is a simple test to let you know if your system is operating safely and efficiently. Surgi’s Smoke Test (this test requires a stop watch) When the children are away from home,…

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During October, Surgi’s is offering 0% interest special financing and FREE 10 year parts AND labor warranty on Trane high efficiency systems. Worried about safety? Get $20 off heater cleaning and safety checks. Hot one day and cold the next, October is a great month to have your furnace checked, take advantage of between-season sales,…

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We have received many calls, due to the large amount of rain, about AC flood damage. Here is a quick list of items to know about your air conditioner and what you might expect to be covered by your homeowners insurance. First and foremost, go to your breaker panel and turn off the power to…

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Solutions to the Case of the Sweating Duct Reprint of an article dated Mar 1, 2007 12:00 PM, By Kevin O’Neill It’s that time of year when windows are sweating and people are wondering if their air conditioning systems are working properly.  Usually they are, but to be better informed we are republishing an article…

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Surgi’s is often asked to evaluate residential air conditioning for high humidity, mold, system sizing, and air distribution problems. We have worked with most of the home inspectors in the area and are happy to supplement their inspection reports with a comprehensive evaluation of the air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems in a home. Buying…

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The HVAC system in your South Louisiana home may have served your comfort needs for years, but your system isn’t going to last forever. As your HVAC system ages, wear and tear on the parts, loss of efficiency, and frequent repairs may be all too common issues you’ll face. At some point, you’re going to…

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Whether your air conditioner died in the middle of a heat wave or your furnace is on the fritz on a chilly winter night, you’re just happy to see a repairman. But don’t let your need for comfort blind you. There are some untrustworthy contractors who take advantage of homeowners who are desperate for quick…

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