The Higher Standard

Serving Odessa-Midland and the Permian Basin Since 1947

3 Key Christmas Home Safety Tips

3 Key Christmas Home Safety Tips

Here in West Texas, sometimes a long, warm summer can make the holidays kind of sneak up on you! Ready or not, we’ve made it past Thanksgiving, and Christmas is just around the corner. With that in mind, The Darville Company would like to take the opportunity to wish...

The Higher Standard – Attitude/Dependability

The Higher Standard – Attitude/Dependability

It takes a special company to be the number one HVAC and plumbing provider in the Permian Basin. The Darville Company takes pride in serving the people of Odessa and Midland with top-notch service, and in being The Higher Standard in Home Comfort. But a company is...

Earthquakes and Your Plumbing

Earthquakes and Your Plumbing

A new trend in West Texas could be shaking your foundations, literally! Earthquakes have become common in the Odessa and Midland area, and if you haven’t felt one yet, you likely will soon. While the quakes around here haven’t been as destructive as some in other...

Air Balancing: What it Means and How It Will Help You

Air Balancing: What it Means and How It Will Help You

It’s one of the most common problems in HVAC. Parts of your home feel too hot even when the A/C is blasting, while others feel like a freezer. Then in the wintertime, those rooms that were too hot are now too cold, and vice versa for the rest of the house. If you’ve...

The Higher Standard in Plumbing & HVAC

The Higher Standard in Plumbing & HVAC

We here at The Darville Company pride ourselves on being the best in the business at everything we do. Regardless of whether we’re making emergency plumbing repairs or installing state-of-the-art heating and air units, our goal is to offer better service and products...

Tips For Preventing Home Air Leakage & Drafts

Tips For Preventing Home Air Leakage & Drafts

It’s not even officially summer yet, and it’s already hot hot hot in the Odessa and Midland areas. We expect warm weather, but it’s rare to see triple-digit heat as early as we have this year! All indications are pointing to a very hot summer! With that said, it’s...

3 Little-Known Ceiling Fan Facts To Keep You Comfortable

3 Little-Known Ceiling Fan Facts To Keep You Comfortable

Even if you have modern central air conditioning, there are still advantages to utilizing a ceiling fan to help cool your home. However, it’s important to recognize that ceiling (or other) fans are not the same as air conditioners and do not promise the same results....

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...

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