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Are You Dealing with Faulty Contactors?

Monday, October 5th, 2020

The electrical components of your air conditioner are important pieces of an overarching puzzle. You could have the most expensive air conditioner in the world, with top of the line air filters and fully charged refrigerant, only for it to peter out the minute things get hot if its electrical system is faulty. Contactors are a fundamental part of your air conditioner and if they’re not working then you’re really not going to get the cooling you deserve.

Air conditioning in Boerne, TX begins and ends with electricity. We depend on the electrical systems in our ACs as well as the electrical systems of our homes to keep us comfortable. If you think there’s a problem with your system’s contactor or another component of the electrical system, then make sure you give us a call.

Want to know more about the electrical parts in your system? Keep reading as we explain below.

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3 AC Repairs to Address Today

Monday, September 21st, 2020

Sometimes there are differences between repairs needs. For instance, a broken part of a vent might look really bad, but your air conditioner might still be fine running at peak efficiency with that piece being broken. This is what we would call a minor repair that can wait until you’re ready to have it fixed.

Some repairs, however, get more expensive the longer you let them wait. Things can compound into more complicated things, and eventually before you know it you’re saddled with an expensive repair or replacement. Today, we’re going to try and stop this from happening by talking about three major AC repairs that should be addressed as soon as possible.

Once you understand that we’re trying to limit the cost of air conditioning repair in Boerne, TX, then perhaps you’ll understand just how important it is that you get your system fixed.

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Hold Off On Your Furnace Repairs

Monday, February 10th, 2020

toolboxThe winters are getting closer, and temperatures in Boerne, TX, are getting colder at night. The time is coming close when you will need to dust off your old furnace and start it up. It is the best way to make sure you and your family are nice, warm, and comfortable during the cold winter nights.

However, the last thing you’d want is a malfunctioning furnace. We will discuss some of the reasons why you should not hold off on your furnace repairs. We recommend starting your furnace up and checking whether it has any issues. If it does, you should call us immediately for heating repair in Boerne, TX, so we can address the problem before it gets worse.

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Is Ice on the Evaporator Coil OK?

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Frozen air conditioning with icicleIt’s a hot summer day, and your air conditioner seems to be losing some of its cooling power. You go to check out the unit to see if anything is wrong, and you see ice on the evaporator coil. “Oh!” you might think, “Well my air conditioner must be working if I see ice. After all, it’s a sign the air conditioner is cooling.”

This is a misconception. Ice on the evaporator coil is not okay, and is a sign you need AC repairs sooner rather than later.

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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


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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