Riteway Service Company Blog : Archive for January, 2017

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.

Continue Reading

Choosing a Heater: The Debate Between Gas or Electric

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Furnaces remain a top choice for homeowners looking for an efficient heating system to keep their homes warm all winter long. They are typically affordable when compared to other systems, and capable of heating homes highly effectively, so long as they are appropriately sized and professionally installed.

Even if you know you want a furnace, however, there are still options to consider. The big question for many homeowners is whether they’ll be using a natural gas furnace or an electrically-powered furnace. Both have their advantages, and we want to make sure you are satisfied with your choice. Keep reading to learn more about both.

Continue Reading

Furnace Maintenance: Prevent a Cracked Heat Exchanger

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Today’s furnaces are built with your safety in mind, and they are a lot less hazardous than gas-powered heaters of the past. Nevertheless, there is still one issue that many homeowners are concerned with when using a gas furnace: carbon monoxide leaks that can occur due to a cracked heat exchanger. Furnace maintenance is the best way to prevent a cracked heat exchanger, but we want you to understand why this is so important.

Continue Reading

What Could Be Causing Your AC Compressor Problems?

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Temperatures are finally cooling down, which makes now the perfect time to review how well or poorly your air conditioner system kept your home cool this past cooling season. If you do suspect that you have repair needs, now is the time to take care of them. One of the most common service calls we get is in regards to a faulty compressor—a situation that must be remedied right away to avoid further damage.

When an air conditioner starts experiencing trouble, the compressor is one of the first things our professionals check out. It is, after all, the heart of your entire cooling system. Many common AC problems stem from the compressor or its motor. But what could be wrong with the compressor to begin with?

Continue Reading