Riteway Service Company Blog : Posts Tagged ‘HVAC’

Improve Your AC with Zone Control

Monday, September 7th, 2020

Imagine if each wheel of your car turned at a different speed. Trying to drive on the highway would be a nightmare because one wheel would be spinning fast while another would be dragging along. You’d waste thousands of dollars on gas and repairs every year, and you’d be late to every appointment because your car would be working suboptimally. Unfortunately, this is a reality that many homeowners deal with on a daily basis when it comes to their air conditioners.

If you’re looking for HVAC service in San Antonio because your brand-new air conditioner just isn’t cooling the parts of your home equally, then we have news for you. You might be in the perfect scenario to make use of a zone control system.

If you’ve never heard those words before, don’t worry. We’ll explain everything down below.

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Don’t Settle for Subpar Service

Monday, August 24th, 2020

When you purchase something, do you usually ask for a receipt? Sometimes it’s a good idea since that receipt can be used to return a good that just wasn’t up to the standards you wanted. This can be important for appliances like televisions and computers since they’re a pretty heavy investment. Why shouldn’t you have the same expectations for your air conditioning or heating services?

When working with amateurs, you can throw this notion of “standards” out the window. Amateurs might get the job done, or they might not. It’s really a roll of the dice.

When you sign up with a team of professional HVAC contractors in San Antonio, however, you get the excellent service you’re used to. Keep reading as we talk about some signs you as a customer can tell if an HVAC team is going to be up to your standards.

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Yes, Now is the Time for Heating Maintenance!

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

“How is that time of year already? How could it possibly be the time to schedule heating maintenance? It’s still 90 degrees!”

We understand that it can be pretty hard to believe that the time for heating maintenance has come but trust us, now is the perfect time to schedule your services. Before you know it, the dog days of summer will be over and those chilly winter nights will start rolling in!

There are plenty of reasons to schedule your heating services now, and below, we have listed a number of these reasons for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more! (And of course, remember to schedule your HVAC services in San Antonio with our team!)

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Is Humidity Hurting My Air Conditioner?

Monday, July 30th, 2018

vent on wallIt goes without saying that summers in Texas are HOT, particularly in our area. Even worse than the soaring temperatures are the increasing humidity levels that can turn our homes into unwelcome steam rooms. Your air conditioner does have some dehumidification properties. However, it isn’t built to effectively lower the humidity to an acceptable level.

In turn, humidity can, in fact, hurt your air conditioner, and also leave your home feeling muggy and uncomfortable. That’s the bad news. The good news, however, is that our New Braunfels, TX, HVAC professionals have a way for you to deal with it: the installation of a whole-house dehumidifier.

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End-of-Season Heating Repairs to Be Aware Of

Monday, February 12th, 2018

technician working on the inside of a furnaceIt may still be unbearably cold in other parts of the country, but around here we’re just about ready to gear up for the cooling season again. As such, you may be tempted to put off any heating repair needs that may have cropped up over the winter.

Of all the New Braunfels, TX HVAC services you should never neglect, late-season heating repairs are at the top of the list. Neglecting your heater when it needs work done on it can be detrimental to the system, and potentially even to your safety.

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Are You in the Market for a New Heater?

Monday, January 15th, 2018

cold man wearing warm clothes and hugging radiatorWe are well into the throes of winter, and while it may not get as desperately frigid here as it does in other areas of the country, it’s still vital that you have an effective and efficient heating system installed in your home, and that it’s serving you well.

But what if during your last regular maintenance, the HVAC technicians suggested a replacement? Or what if you skipped maintenance and are experiencing problems with your heater?

Then it may be time to begin exploring your heating options. As tempting as it may be when you’re already shivering in your home, we do not recommend rushing out and purchasing the first heater you find within your budget. Rather, you should be strategic about your decision. For instance, if you need a new heating system and your air conditioner is on its last legs as well, then you’d do well to consider a New Braunfels, TX HVAC system that can both heat and cool your home: the ductless system.  

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Tips on Caring for Your Commercial Heater

Monday, January 1st, 2018

exhaust fan on top of commercial buildingWhen you live in a state like ours, an area known for its heat, then it’s likely rare that you give much thought to your heating system, especially if you’re a business owner and we’re talking commercial HVAC. However, preparing for winter—no matter how short or mild they may be—with one very important Canyon Lake, TX HVAC service, is vital to preventing repair problems, energy waste, and shortened equipment life. This service we’re referring to is commercial heating maintenance.

No matter how big or small your business or commercial space may be, maintenance is even more important for a commercial heater than it is a residential one. Effective and efficient heating manages comfort for employees, customers, clients, tenants, and whomever else your commercial space serves. Maintenance is essential to protecting your commercial heating equipment from overheating or malfunctioning.

While homeowners need only to worry about the comfort of a few people, business owners and commercial property managers need to worry about the comfort of many. Therefore, investing in a thorough commercial maintenance plan is vital to ensuring the comfort of your space.

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Now Is the Time to Schedule Heating Maintenance

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Technician working on furnaceNow is the time for our temperatures to begin cooling down. And while we may not have as bitterly cold winters as other parts of the country, the dip in temperature is still enough to warrant the use of a fully functional and highly efficient heating system. The only way to ensure this is the case for you this year is to invest in one of the most important San Antonio, TX HVAC services there is—heating maintenance.

Maintenance is essential for ensuring your comfort, as well as the best way to ensure the integrity of your heating system. There are a number of benefits to scheduling annual tune-ups—or biannual, if you’re using a heat pump. Enrolling in a maintenance program is even better, as it takes the worry of remembering to schedule appointments out of your hands.

But is maintenance really worth it? To put it simply, yes. Keep reading to learn why. OR you can skip straight to scheduling a service or requesting an estimate!

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