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Our Complete AC Noise Guide

August 10th, 2020

When you turn on your air conditioner, there are probably a few noises it makes. The outdoor cabinet softly churns, the contactor clicks as it turns on, and air begins to gently woosh into your home through your air vents. These are all normal, and we’d probably never tell any homeowner to contact a team of HVAC professionals for those minor noises.

However, not every air conditioner noise is good or “normal.” Some noises, like banging or grinding, signify an urgent need for air conditioning repair in San Antonio. We’re not just trying to push our repair services, we’re trying to convince homeowners to get these noises addressed before they turn into a full system breakdown. If you’re hearing an unusual or loud noise in your AC that makes you uncomfortable, it’s time to contact the pros and have the system fixed.

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Please, Don’t Do This to Your AC!

July 27th, 2020

We talk often about everything you should do for your air conditioner. From changing the air filter to calling for professional maintenance, we must sound like a broken record with our advice. For anyone who thinks that type of blog post is boring, today is your lucky day!

We’re going to dive into some of the most important things you should never do to your air conditioner, no matter what. Homeowners sometimes have an easier time learning about their cooling technology when they’ve got a list of things not to do. With the popularity of DIY solutions found on the web, we understand why some of these bad practices might be more common than others. However, that’s no excuse!

Is your air conditioning in San Antonio having trouble? Make sure you don’t do the following few things and keep our team in the loop.

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Never Forget These Money Saving AC Tips

July 13th, 2020

When it comes to saving money on your HVAC equipment, we know what we’re talking about. We’re experts in the industry and we’ve seen both sides of the spectrum, from homeowners that pay their air conditioner’s weight in gold to make many repairs, to homeowners that never have anything more than a slight hiccup in their wallet. While it’s true that some amount of repairs will be necessary in the lifespan of your air conditioner, it’s up to us to mitigate those problems and minimize them as much as possible.

Whether you’re here for some efficiency tips like AC maintenance in San Antonio, TX, or you’re here to see what you can better do to improve your AC, we urge you to keep reading. Maintenance and some of these other nifty tips are good practices to get into the habit of performing, and they will save you money in the long run.

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Your Easy to Follow Air Filter Replacement Guide

June 29th, 2020

We talked a few weeks ago about why it’s so important to change your air filter every 1-3 months in your air conditioner, but we don’t ever really talk about how to do it. This is an important point to address, since so many homeowners call us or search online for guides to changing their filter. We want to steer you away from an amateur who might not know what they’re talking about, and be your sense of authority on the matter.

Take a look below at our step by step air filter replacement guide and be sure to let us know if you need any more advice or further AC services in San Antonio, TX. Your air filter is vital to the functionality of your AC, and the know-how to replace your filter is great general knowledge to have. So, let’s get started!

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Four AC Myths We’d Like to Dispel

June 15th, 2020

The science behind air conditioner technology is no secret. We tell people every day how these systems work and what to expect in your own personal AC system. However, that doesn’t stop homeowners from finding out bogus information online about their systems. This can be harmful since it leads people into making poor decisions about their systems and eventually to quicker breakdowns and more expensive repairs than most people are ready to pay for.

If you’ve got AC in San Antonio, TX then it’s likely you’ve stumbled upon some of these bits of misinformation and you might not even know it. That’s why today we’re going out on a limb to dispel some myths about air conditioners with cold hard facts. Remember, if any of this information doesn’t make sense or sparks more questions in your mind, don’t hesitate to call our team!

Let’s get started.

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Efficiency Tips for Your Cooling System

June 1st, 2020

Efficiency is one of the most important aspects of cooling a home. What’s the point of running your air conditioner if it costs twice as much as it normally would? At that point, you’re just throwing money away and many homeowners would give up. We’d like to tell you that you should never give up when it comes to efficiency, there is always a way to lower your energy consumption and increase the cooling output!

Sure, some of those ways might be signing up for AC repair in San Antonio, TX before your system bites the dust. Though, there are some nifty tips and tricks that could keep your bills low and your home comfortable. If you’re the least bit curious, then we urge you to keep reading and find out for yourself what an energy-efficient home looks like.

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Your Ductless System Might Need Repairs This Summer

May 18th, 2020

Closeup view about using some appliance such as air condition.Ductless systems, like all air conditioning systems, are going to require repairs at some point. Now, we understand that repairing your system is not the most fun thing in the world, but trust us, it is always better to just get it done and over with.

There are a number of repairs unique to ductless systems, and below, we have highlighted some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading below to find out more, and of course, remember to call us when you need AC repair in San Antonio, TX.

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Read This to Learn More About Our Cool Cooling Options!

May 4th, 2020

We totally get it—installing a brand new air conditioning system can be a bit overwhelming. Not only can the process be a bit expensive, but there are just so many options to choose from, making things a bit confusing. Fortunately, though, our team can help!

See, when it comes to selecting an air conditioner, you’ve got plenty of options, and to give you a bit of a head start, we have described some of them for you below. All you need to do is keep reading to find out more, and of course, remember to call our team for your HVAC services in San Antonio, TX.

 

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Yes, You Need to Change Your Air Filter This Spring

April 20th, 2020

We find that many homeowners aren’t so sure about what they’re supposed to do with their air conditioning air filters, so we’ve written this blog to help you out a bit! See, your air filter is incredibly important to the overall operation of your air conditioning system, so of course, you want to take care of it properly.

Below, we have explained exactly what your air filter does and why it is important to change it on a regular basis (every 1-3 months). All you have to do is keep reading to find out more, and of course, remember to call us when you need air conditioning services in San Antonio, TX.

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Does Your AC Need Repairs?

April 6th, 2020

Summer is coming, and that means now is the perfect time to take care of any outstanding air conditioning repairs. Of course, you may not even know that your air conditioner is in trouble, and if this is the case, you’ve come to the right spot. A faulty air conditioner is definitely a concern, especially for your comfort!

There are a number of signs that suggest your air conditioner is in need of repair, and below, we have outlined a few of them. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more… Oh! And, of course, remember to contact us when you need air conditioning repair in San Antonio, TX.

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