The Higher Standard

Serving Odessa-Midland and the Permian Basin Since 1947

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...

Water Heater Maintenance

Water Heater Maintenance

As with anything The Darville Company does, we like to go above and beyond for our customers. Part of being the Higher Standard can mean being a little nosey (in a good way!). When you schedule a call, we’ll fix what we’re there for, but we also keep an open eye for...

Need to Replace Your HVAC?

Need to Replace Your HVAC?

Many of our posts revolve around providing regular maintenance to your HVAC so that you don’t need to replace it. However, every home’s HVAC system will need replacing every 20 years or so. This goes for your heating and air units, which are good to replace together....

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...

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