The Higher Standard

Serving Odessa-Midland and the Permian Basin Since 1947

R.O. or Water Softener

R.O. or Water Softener

Hard water is a problem here in West Texas. The Darville Company offers a variety of solutions. Two of the most popular solutions that we offer are water softeners and reverse osmosis systems. Though they produce similar results, there are some differences between...

Improving Air Quality

Improving Air Quality

Aging or leaky air ducts can have a major impact on your HVAC unit’s efficiency and the air quality in your home. Allowing extra air can make your air less clean and leave a layer of dust throughout your home. In West Texas, we have enough dust on the outside - we...

What is a “MERV” Rating?

What is a “MERV” Rating?

Do you know what ZIP in ZIP code stands for? What about SCUBA? You are probably familiar with these terms, even if you don’t know what the letters stand for. At the Darville Company, we know all about HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning), but we deal with...

WaterTech Pro Series

WaterTech Pro Series

Here’s a story from a friend of The Darville Company: “I remember when I first moved to Odessa years ago. I was all moved into my new apartment (they were a lot cheaper back then). After getting situated, I realized something was missing. My fridge didn’t have an ice...

How to Identify a Slab Leak

How to Identify a Slab Leak

It’s something every homeowner dreads, but here at The Darville Company, one of our most common service calls is in response to a slab leak. In this post, we’ll tell you what they are, how to identify them, what to do, and how we can help. WHAT CAUSES A SLAB LEAK?...

When Is It Time to Get Your A/C Checked?

When Is It Time to Get Your A/C Checked?

Here in the Permian Basin, we're used to seeing hot temperatures ALL. SUMMER. LONG. 2019 has been no different. It was at or above (sometimes way above) 90 virtually every day. If you're like us, you rely on air conditioning to keep you cool all summer long. But the...

#WestTexasStrong #PrayForThePermian

#WestTexasStrong #PrayForThePermian

On Saturday, August 31st, our town, the town we love, was changed forever. It seemed like a normal day. The start of a 3-day weekend. A clear, hot day. Busy for families, workers, and anyone who calls the Permian Basin home. Some were at home, some were shopping, some...

Air Conditioning Repair Made Easy

Air Conditioning Repair Made Easy

In an average US home, heating and cooling generally account for more than 50% of the energy used. With that much at stake, it’s important to have a good air conditioning repair service lined up, just in case anything goes wrong with the unit that’s providing you with...

Four Tips to Keep Your AC/Heater Running Smoothly

Four Tips to Keep Your AC/Heater Running Smoothly

According to HVAC contractors, at least 75% of heat repair calls received in the winter months are due simply to a lack of maintenance. Following these few steps can prevent your HVAC unit from having problems when you need it most. Change the Filters The first and...

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