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4 Must-Do Spring Tasks To Help Your Home

4 Must-Do Spring Tasks To Help Your Home

Spring is here in Odessa and Midland, and that means we’re already seeing temperatures in the 90s. Before it gets too hot, it’s probably a good idea for you to tackle a few home improvement projects. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the advantages of a good spring...

What To Do About a Loud Air Conditioner

What To Do About a Loud Air Conditioner

Summer may not have officially arrived in Odessa and Midland yet, but summer temperatures certainly have. It’s likely you’ve already had a few days where you’ve blasted the air conditioner just to keep cool. Even when the A/C is doing its job of keeping you...

HVAC Accessories

HVAC Accessories

Everyone knows Texas is hot, but as we’ve seen all too recently, it can get cold here too! The Darville Company is your source for all things heating and air to make sure you stay warm into the spring. You may not realize that an HVAC unit can include many accessories...

Heat Pump Maintenance

Heat Pump Maintenance

The Permian Basin was having a relatively mild winter until our recent freeze. As we’ve seen firsthand, freezing temps overnight can easily cause some major problems if you’re not prepared. A frozen heat pump will render it useless, and unable to heat your home. In...

Time for New Fixtures

Time for New Fixtures

The Darville Company has what you need when it comes to plumbing. In addition to making your kitchen or bathroom more functional, we can make it look better too! Our licensed plumbers can assist in installing all-new fixtures that will make your space shine like new....

Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless Water Heaters

It’s cold outside, so you’re ready to relax in a steaming hot bath. You hop in the tub and turn on the water. Ahhhh. All of a sudden, something doesn’t feel right. The water coming from the faucet was steaming a few seconds ago, and now it’s only lukewarm. A few...

Odessa Toilet Rebate!

Odessa Toilet Rebate!

Twas the night before Christmas, and despite the big rush, there’s a line for the bathroom - the toilet won’t flush!  While a new toilet may not be your ideal way to spend Christmas money, now may be the perfect time to invest in a new commode - especially if...

COVID Prevention Through Air Purification

COVID Prevention Through Air Purification

As the COVID crisis continues, many families are looking for anything they can find to help slow the spread. Shortly after the virus arrived, we told you how air purifiers could help keep the air in your home clean. We knew air purifiers like the REME HALO-LED could...

High-Efficiency Toilets

High-Efficiency Toilets

These days, it seems like you can get just about everything in a high-efficiency model. But did you know that now includes toilets? In the case of windows or HVAC systems, “high-efficiency” means you save energy. But for toilets, high-efficiency means saving water....

Programmable Thermostats

Programmable Thermostats

The Fall can be a tricky season. Especially here in West Texas, temperatures vary a lot. It can be in the 90s one day, snowing a day or two later, then back in the 90s. If you’ve lived here for any length of time, you know this is not an exaggeration. But how does...

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