Cowboys Air Conditioning & Heating Blog

The Best Heating Options for Texas

November 11th, 2019

furnace-burnersAre you gearing up for winter here in Texas? You’re probably scheduling an appointment for your heating maintenance services, checking in on that insulation, and hopefully checking on how your heater is working for you.

If you feel like your heater has seen better days and the day has arrived when you need to replace your system, it might be time for you to come to our HVAC contractors in San Antonio, TX. We’re a team of professionals that can perform the work you need. We’re locals too, so we understand the specifics of heating in our area. We’re not going to match you with the wrong heating options because we’re professionals. Make sure that you come to our team when you want work that counts.

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It’s Time to Start Prepping Your Heater

October 28th, 2019

furnace-burnersIt’s fall in San Antonio! The leaves are starting to turn, Halloween is mere days away, and we’re almost full swing into the holiday season. It’s an exciting time—you’re probably prepping for it in a variety of ways. You’re switching out your light, summery clothes for heavier layers, you’re stocking up on everything pumpkin spice, and maybe you’re even switching your coffee order from iced to hot. Make sure you take a little time to prepare your home too.

If you’re ready to get your San Antonio heating system in shape, you can contact the professionals on our team for great work. We service a variety of heating systems including furnaces, heat pumps, and ductless systems. We’ve served San Antonio for over 25 years—you can trust us to perform the work you need.

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Wrap Up Those AC Issues Before Winter

October 14th, 2019

technician-hands-working-on-outdoor-ac-unitIt was in the 80s last week here in our part of Texas, so you might be wondering why we’re talking about winter at all. We know that our weather doesn’t always abide by the seasons here, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t be prepared for what’s to come.

It’s always a great idea to wrap up your air conditioning needs early on in fall. We know that you might need the assistance of your AC for a little bit longer, but you can always count on the assistance of our team for air conditioning repair in New Braunfels, TX. We’re a team full of qualified professionals that are sure to get the work you need done the right way the very first time.

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Want Eco-Friendly AC? Go Solar

September 30th, 2019

solar-panelsIt’s officially fall in San Antonio. The temperatures are starting to cool off, the leaves are beginning to change color, and you’re probably reaching into the back of your closet to fish out some heavier outerwear. We want to encourage you to take a moment to think about your air conditioning services now that the summer is over.

Were you satisfied with your air conditioner this summer? If you weren’t, it’s time to consider air conditioning service in San Antonio, TX. We want you to consider solar powered air conditioning in particular. Solar powered air conditioning can be the solution you’re looking for if you want effective, energy-efficient, low cost air conditioning in Texas. You can call our professionals to learn more.

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Your AC Installation Options

September 16th, 2019

technician's hands working on outdoor ac unitIt’s pretty common for homeowners to realize that it’s time to upgrade their air conditioner in fall. After all, you’ve just spent an entire summer with this system. If it hasn’t been able to provide you with the service you need, it’s best to let it go now.

We know that the temperatures are going to cool off soon here in San Antonio, TX, and you might be thinking that you should just wait until spring to upgrade your air conditioning system. We know how tempting putting it off can be—you can save a little money and hassle now. Trust us though, it’s better to deal with any air conditioning problems during a time when you need your heater less than trying to scramble and get your air conditioner together next spring. Trust our team for your air conditioning installation in San Antonio, TX.

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5 Signs That It’s Time to Call for AC Repair

September 2nd, 2019

top-view-of-working-toolsThe end of summer in San Antonio means that you might have a few air conditioning problems on your hands. It happens to the best of us—the super hot weather here can really wear down your air conditioning system. If you’re at that stage where you think you might need air conditioning repair in San Antonio, TX, you can rely on the expertise of our team members.

We know that finding a responsible team to provide you with great air conditioning services is often a lot easier said than done. That’s why we always provide superior quality work every single time. Make sure that you get in touch with our professionals at the first sign of trouble with your AC.

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The Importance of Your Refrigerant

August 19th, 2019

top corner view of an air conditioner's outside unitIf someone were to ask you, “What’s the most important part of your air conditioning unit?” Your answer might be something along the lines of the electrical connections, the blower, or maybe even the vents. These are all important parts of your air conditioning system, but the most important part by far in your refrigerant lines.

Your refrigerant is the lifeblood of your air conditioning system. It might not even be a part of your air conditioning system that you’re aware of and that’s why we want to bring it to your attention today. You can trust our team of professionals for all your needs and knowledge of every HVAC service in San Antonio, TX.

What’s Refrigerant?

Let’s start at square one here. What’s is refrigerant exactly? Well, refrigerant is the liquid that’s used to cool your home’s air. You can think of your air conditioner’s refrigerant as the errand runner of the unit. It moves back and forth between the indoor and outdoor units of your air conditioner with the goal of cooling off the air in your home. 

Your refrigerant works in conjunction with your evaporator coil to evaporate the refrigerant. The refrigerant must be evaporated so that it can absorb the heat in your surrounding air. If your air conditioner doesn’t have the proper amount of refrigerant, you’ll notice a significant drop off in your home’s cooling power. If your air conditioner has no refrigerant, your air conditioner wouldn’t be able to cool your home at all.  

“I Need My Refrigerant Topped Off”

Unfortunately, after homeowners who know absolutely nothing about their refrigerant, the next group of homeowners we meet are homeowners who are dismally misinformed about refrigerant. Refrigerant isn’t what powers your home’s air conditioner. Since this isn’t the fuel source of your system, your refrigerant should never “run out” or need to be “topped off.” A healthy air conditioning system always has a consistent and reliable amount of refrigerant available to cool your home. If you think that you’re low on refrigerant, what you’re experiencing is a leak. Make sure that you contact our professionals because some HVAC teams will just give you the temporary fix of a “top off.” Our team is different. We’ll make sure that we repair your refrigerant line so that you never run into a problem like this again. 

Yes, You Need a Professional Team

Don’t let the prospect of saving a few bucks fool you, you need a professional team for all your air conditioning services. We’re nearing the end of summer and this Texas heat is no joke. You don’t want to try to cut corners by hiring an amateur just to find that you’re back at square one with a shoddy air conditioning repair job. We’re the team that’s going to make sure that you get the best possible service for the lowest possible price. Don’t undervalue the importance of your air conditioner–choose our team of certified professionals. 

Contact Cowboys Heating and Air Conditioning today to schedule an appointment with our professionals.

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Help! My AC Bill is Out of Control

August 5th, 2019

money-scattered-on-floorHas your air conditioning bill skyrocketed this summer? It’s something that’s all too common with homeowners here. You walk over to your thermostat will the cool relief of a chilly home on your mind. Your hand reaches up to turn down the temperature setting and then recoils at the thought of your air conditioning bill in the future.

You should never have to choose between a cool home and a reasonable air conditioning bill. You should be able to have both. If you’re looking for help with your air conditioning in San Antonio, TX, then you can contact our professional team.

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The Best AC Units for Texas Heat

July 22nd, 2019

Texas is notorious for hot summer weather. If you live here then you know that you need a great air conditioning system to keep you cool. Most homeowners in Texas and across the country opt for a central air conditioning system to keep them cool. We’re not trying to discount the quality of this system—it really can work wonders for a home. We’re just trying to tell you that it’s not the only system that’s available to you when you need cool air.

If you’re looking for a new air conditioning system in San Antonio, you’ve found the right team to help you. We can come out to your home and calculate the specific needs of your space. From there, we can point you in the direction of some great air conditioning options. Contact us today for your AC installation in San Antonio, TX.

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Haven’t Maintained Your AC? It’s Not Too Late!

July 8th, 2019

technician's hands working on outdoor ac unitSummer is here! Now, Texas doesn’t always abide by the calendar—it’s felt like summer here for quite some time. We’re sure that you’re probably relying on your air conditioner heavily by this point. Just because you’re steady using your air conditioner now doesn’t mean that it’s too late for you to schedule maintenance services.

We won’t sugar coat things here—if you haven’t already called a technician out to your home it’s time for you to contact our us. Professional maintenance is the right way for you to keep your home comfortable and cool for the rest of the summer. Contact our team for AC maintenance in San Antonio, TX today.  

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