Cowboys Air Conditioning & Heating Blog: Archive for February, 2016

3 Things to Look for in a New Air Conditioner

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Are you considering a new air conditioner? With warmer weather quickly approaching San Antonio, TX, now is the time to shop. You may be tempted to replace your system with a newer version of what you already have. However, what worked for you a decade ago may be inefficient in comparison to what you can get today. But what should you look for in an air conditioner?

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Improve Your Home with These Indoor Air Quality Products

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Poor indoor quality is more than an inconvenience. A recent WebMD article states that as the cooling season begins, indoor air quality could actually be worse than outdoor air quality, and could adversely affect your health.

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3 Heating Repairs to Watch Out for Late in the Season

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Though we still have some chilly nights ahead, as spring draws nearer, most San Antonio, TX residents will start using their AC systems soon. If you’ve noticed any problems with your furnace this season, you’re probably tempted to put it off until next winter. This could do more harm than good! Delaying routine maintenance and repairs could worsen problems that could have been easily fixed. Read below for 3 specific heating repairs you should take care of right now.

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Why Low Air Flow in Your Furnace is a Big Problem

Monday, February 8th, 2016

You may have noticed that the air isn’t flowing through your ducts as quickly as you’re accustomed to when you turn on your heater. It may not seem like a big deal: the heater is still running after all. But in point of fact, low air flow in your furnace system is a big problem. The good news is that there are services that can correct it here in San Antonio, TX, but the moment to detect the issue, you need to turn off your furnace and call them right away. Here’s why low air flow is a problem.

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3 Ways to Stop a Cracked Heat Exchanger

Monday, February 1st, 2016

A cracked heat exchanger in your furnace is a serious problem: so serious that if you spot it, you need to shut down your heater immediately and call in a repair service. The good news is that our winters are usually mild enough in San Antonio, TX so that it’s not a catastrophe in most cases, but it can still leave you in the lurch. Sadly, there’s not a whole lot that can be done once the exchanger is cracked. The damage can send toxic gasses leaking into your home whenever you run the furnace. A good heating service can replace the cracked heat exchange with a better one, but you can also take steps to stop a cracked heat exchanger before it starts. Here are 3 ways to accomplish that: each of them easy to do, and capable of saving you a lot of heartache down the road.

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