Riteway Service Company Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Boerne’

5 Reasons You Should Leave AC Repairs to the Pros

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

shouldnt-attempt-ac-repairsThere isn’t a home improvement out there that you can’t do a quick internet search for and find a long list of do-it-yourself articles and videos. From gardening to car repairs, you can almost always find a few handy lists of “surefire” tips for how to take care of any problem without needing to pay a professional to do it.

For some jobs, a little bit of knowledge and some hard work is all it takes to be a do-it-yourselfer (like the above-mentioned gardening!). But this DIY culture can often lead homeowners astray, and too many people try to handle tasks that should only be completed by a professional in order to be done properly. One of these tasks is Boerne, TX air conditioner repairs.

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Why Should You Have a Whole House Dehumidifier Installed?

Monday, April 10th, 2017

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Winter has officially ended! Okay, that doesn’t mean much for Texas residents—we’re typically grateful for any colder weather at all. But even though we’re used to warmer weather, spring and summer kicks it up a notch, while also adding uncomfortable humidity.

You likely—hopefully—have an efficient air conditioning system to keep you cool during the warmer months ahead. But what are you doing about excess moisture? Your cooling system isn’t enough to battle poor Boerne, TX indoor air quality. What you need in place is a whole-house dehumidifier. This will make a huge difference in your home comfort levels as well as the operation of your air conditioning system as well.

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A Smart Investment: Blown-in Attic Insulation

Monday, January 30th, 2017

blown-in-attic-insulationThe Energy Star website is one of many reputable sources that hosts information about the importance of attic insulation and what factors you should consider, although we’re sure that nobody would argue the benefits of sufficient insulation. Appropriately installed insulation helps reduce energy costs by cutting down on wasted heat loss. Additionally, insulation helps you keep the air cool in your home during the summer—something that is particularly advantageous for Texas residents.

When you’re looking for insulation options in Boerne, TX, we are the team to turn to. We understand that insulating your attic is one of the most important energy-saving projects you can undertake, and we’re here to make sure you get the most for your money. That’s why we offer quality blown-in insulation. Of course, this may mean nothing to you if you’ve never heard of its advantages! Keep reading to learn more.

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Heater Replacement: Is Your System Suffering?

Monday, December 19th, 2016

While we don’t typically reach the freezing temperatures that plague many other parts of the country this time of the year, our winters still pack quite the punch, and leave us in need of fully functional heating systems. Are you worried that yours isn’t up to the task? If so, it may be best to replace it now so you don’t have to worry about it dying in the middle of a bitterly cold day. But how do you know if now really is the time to invest in a new heating system?

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Take Advantage of This Heating Service before Winter Hits

Monday, October 24th, 2016

It may seem silly to already be thinking about winter, but now is actually the perfect time to think about scheduling your heating maintenance appointment—before you will need the system on a daily basis. We may still be experiencing some high temperatures, but that doesn’t mean you should neglect this very important heating service. Scheduling this now will help you to get on the schedule early enough that when winter does come, you’ll have no concern about the functionality of your heater.

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Install Attic Insulation for Year Round Comfort

Monday, October 17th, 2016

The average homeowner, when they think about insulation, associates it only with wintertime. After all, it’s during winter that we want to protect from the colder temperatures, so the more insulation we have, the better, right? Of course, you don’t have to worry about getting too cold in this part of Texas, so you may not see the necessity of insulation at all.

However, you may be surprised to find that insulation benefits your comfort just as much in the summer as it does in the winter. Therefore, if you want to achieve optimal comfort with great efficiency all year-round, you’ll want to make sure you have sufficient insulation in your home. Keep reading to learn more.

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Help! My AC Has Failed, How Do I Keep Cool?

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Texas is no place to be in the summer if your home has a broken down air conditioning system. Hopefully, you’ve had maintenance conducted in the last year and have taken care of any urgent repair needs. However even a well-maintained system has the potential to break down, and when it does you need to know how to stay comfortable.

Our team is here for you to assist with air conditioning emergencies. However while you wait for repairs to be made, it’s wise to know how to keep you and your home cool in the meantime. Keep reading for some of our tips.

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Are You in Need of a New Heat Pump This Year?

Monday, August 1st, 2016

We are well into summer, and if you are using a heat pump to keep cool, hopefully it hasn’t given you any trouble. However, if it doesn’t seem to be up to the task of functioning for the rest of the year, yet alone the rest of summer, then you should definitely consider having it replaced—particularly if it’s aging anyway.

The last thing you want is for your heat pump to die on you in the middle of summer, when you need it the most. Below we’ve discussed some of the signs that indicate you may need a new heat pump this year. Keep on Reading!

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Is Professional AC Installation Really That Important?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Today’s air conditioners are much more energy efficient than systems of the past. However, they can only work at their best if they are installed and serviced correctly. If they aren’t, then they can run into problems that can result in costly repairs down the road.

Avoiding professional installation can also lead to premature system failure. Fitting an air conditioning system for a home requires determining the right cooling loads, choosing the best type of system for your specific home, and many other factors.

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Could Your Ductwork Be Causing Your Discomfort?

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Have you been running your air conditioner, but finding that you are having trouble getting comfortable? If you aren’t getting the cooling temperature you desire, or if your indoor air quality is suffering, you may assume that there’s something wrong with your HVAC system.

While you should always have your air conditioner checked by a professional if you believe you have a problem, it’s important to know that there is one component of that system that is often forgotten: your air ducts. Your ductwork is a lot more susceptible to problems than you may realize. Keep reading to discover how your ductwork may be causing you discomfort.

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