Heating and Air Conditioning for Dorms | Dallas, TX

Heating and Air Conditioning for Dorms | Dallas, TX

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If you are living out in dorms for college or school in Dallas, you might have a lot on your plate. An uncomfortable room should not add to your burdens. You should get proper HVAC installation services to be able to survive long nights in the winter and long days in the summer.

Air Conditioners

Dallas afternoons can get very hot, so if nothing else, you should to get a heating and air conditioning service provider to survive the heat and humidity.

Window Air Conditioners

Window units can be great air conditioning options for dorm rooms.

If you want a simple, efficient air conditioner, you should go for a window unit. They can be fitted into walls or windows—however, if you install them in your window, you might have to give up the use of your window.

Window units can be cheap to install and buy and can be transported when you eventually move out of the dorm. They can be manually or digitally controlled and their air flow can be redirected with an adjustable louver.

This can mean that you can turn on the ac and redirect it your study table or bed any time you please. Window units are also great for smaller spaces, which dorm rooms tend to typically be.

And don’t worry, any problem that can occur with window air conditioners is easy to fix and repair.

Split Air Conditioners

Split air conditioning units are another great option for students in dorms.  Split air conditioners are known for their sleek look and their silence.

When you are cramming for finals in your room or trying to get some sleep between classes, you will need silence. Other air conditioners can hum, creak and groan as they expel cooled air. The split air conditioner, however, works silently.

Moreover, the split air conditioner will not be expensive to install. Its exterior and interior units are typically very easy to install. The external unit’s compressor, tubing, and coils can be easily fitted and connected with the internal unit’s parts—which include coil blowers and air filters.

You will typically not need to worry about these parts as long they have a reasonable maintenance schedule. Since these parts are not that complicated, they will not you an arm and a leg to install.

However a split air conditioner might need essential maintenancerepairfrom time to time and will need checkups.


Now that you have your air conditioning unit, you need to think about other HVAC services. Although air conditioning is the greatest need in Texas climates, you might think to invest in heating units as well.

Chilly and rainy winters might make dorm rooms inhabitable or highly uncomfortable which might hinder productivity. This is why you should get a heating unit to combat the cold.

Each of the following units will be appropriately sized for a dorm room and can be affordable for college students.

Baseboard Heaters

Baseboard heaters are used in most homes in Dallas, TX, during the winter. They are usually cheap, which makes them great options for college students living in dorm rooms.

For the most part, baseboard heaters require very few maintenance services as they just need annual vacuuming. However, because their heat dissipation fins are fragile, you might need to call for maintenance repairsfrom time to time.

Fan Heaters

If you want greater variety in heating unit models, you can go for a fan heater.  Fan heaters are typically installed at the base of walls or in small spaces like a cabinet.

They usually have dust filters so you do not need to worry about cleaning them very often. They usually have ventilation abilities where you can reset the speeds as you like. Like other heaters, they can have problems but they are quite resistant in nature.

Don’t worry any of these problems can be fixed by a competent HVAC repairand maintenance service.  

Convector Heaters

The convector heater is one of the most popular heating units across the US. Convector heaters are usually installed in most homes and offices. This is because they are faster and have more projection abilities due to their chimney effect.

Convectors are also versatile since they can be installed in any space in the home, office or even dorm room. This means that you will not need to cut a giant hole in the wall of your dorm to install them and you will be able to fit them in any space in the dorm room.

It is cleaned and maintained through a simple procedure by any HVAC repair and maintenance service.

Portable Heaters

Portable heaters are another great option for dorm rooms. As the name suggests, they are portable and can be carried from dorm room to dorm room and even around the campus. They are typically capable of efficiently heating small spaces, even if exposed to outdoor elements.

Contact Us!

Do you need heating, ventilation and air conditioningrepair services? One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating are always available for your HVAC repair needs.

We provide extensive professionalheating andair conditioning services, maintenance, checkups and replacements in Dallas, TX.

If you need services like geothermal unit installation, heater maintenance, and ventilation checkup, you should call us. Contact for regular or emergency repairservices: 817-283-6911.