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Serving Odessa-Midland and the Permian Basin Since 1947

Fall A/C Maintenance

Fall A/C Maintenance

The Darville Company is currently offering our Fall Clean & Test!  It’s recommended that filters be changed on a monthly basis, but we suggest that your heating and cooling system be professionally serviced and inspected twice a year just before the change of...

The Problem With Neglected Air Filters

The Problem With Neglected Air Filters

It seems simple but we just can’t seem to say it enough: changing your air filters is absolutely critical for your household. It keeps your air cleaner and saves you money at the same time. In this post, we’ll dive into some of the details of why it’s so important....

Summer A/C Maintenance

Summer A/C Maintenance

It’s been a hot, hot summer here in the Permian Basin - and it’s not close to being over. We’ve got plenty of sun and heat left before we start feeling the fall. Hopefully, your air conditioning has been running well. If it has, or even if it’s been a little suspect,...

5 Simple Plumbing Tips to Follow When Selling Your Home

5 Simple Plumbing Tips to Follow When Selling Your Home

Any realtor will tell you that plumbing is probably the most important part of the infrastructure of the home. That’s why prospective buyers are sure to ask about it, and home inspectors are sure to check it. In this post, we’ll discuss a few things you can do to your...

Time To Replace Your Water Heater?

Time To Replace Your Water Heater?

We’re in the middle of a long hot summer, so hot water might not be the first thing on your mind. But step into a cold shower, and you’ll quickly remember that hot water is a year-round necessity! Water heaters run great - until they don’t. That’s normally the only...

Cleaning Your Shower Drain

Cleaning Your Shower Drain

You’re enjoying a hot shower at the end of the day. You turn off the water and notice you’re still standing in water. It’s not exactly flooded, but it’s definitely draining slowly. A few minutes later you check again, and the water is gone, but you know there’s a...

Washable vs Disposable Air Filters

Washable vs Disposable Air Filters

One of the most commonly neglected maintenance items in your home is your air filter. These are simple to change out or clean and should be done an absolute minimum of once every six months. A clogged air filter leads to dirty air, low efficiency, and will make your...

6 Reasons To Find Your Ideal Sleep Temperature

6 Reasons To Find Your Ideal Sleep Temperature

Summertime in Odessa. It’s hot and dry during the day, but it’s seemingly just as hot at night. When overnight lows are in the 70s, you’re probably in for a night of tossing and turning - unless you have your air conditioning precisely tuned to the right temperature....

4 Easy Ways to Prevent Bathroom Mold

4 Easy Ways to Prevent Bathroom Mold

Everyone loves a sparkling clean home, and that’s especially true in your bathroom. Keeping the bathroom clean takes regular maintenance. One of the worst things for any homeowner is signs of mold. Mold can be prompted by excess moisture which can be triggered by a...

Thermostat: The Key to Comfort

Thermostat: The Key to Comfort

Whether it’s plumbing, HVAC, or any of our services, the goal of The Darville Company is to keep you comfortable. That’s a special challenge here in West Texas, especially with temperatures already hitting the triple digits. When it comes to your HVAC, the power to...

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