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

The Problem with Ice on Your Air Conditioner

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Your air conditioning system has one job: to cool your home. Therefore, if you see ice developing anywhere on the air conditioning system, you may not think very much of it. After all, air conditioners provide cool air, so isn’t ice normal? Unfortunately, no. This is not a good sign.

The fact of the matter is that ice developing on your air conditioner is actually indicative of a problem. If you do see ice on your AC system you should call in a professional right away before any further damage occurs to your air conditioning system. But what’s the problem with ice on your air conditioner?

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Have You Scheduled Heat Pump Maintenance Lately?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Summer is officially here and it’s time to start using your air conditioner on a regular basis, if you haven’t been already. Along with that added usage comes greater wear and tear, however. Before you get to the hottest days this summer, it’s a good idea to make sure you schedule professional maintenance for your system, particularly if it’s a heat pump system.

Heat pumps are used all year round, for both your heating needs and your cooling need. As such, bi-annual heat pump maintenance is necessary. Keep reading to learn more about why this is the case.

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Can a UV Air Purifier Help Your Air Conditioning System?

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Also referred to as UV air sanitizers or germicidal lights, UV air purifiers are an exceptionally useful system for killing biological contaminants before they have the chance to enter your home. These pollutants thrive in dark, cool environments—such as that of your air ducts—and can include germs and bacteria, which trigger allergies, asthma, and other illnesses.

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Why Can’t I Feel Cold Air Coming Through My Vents?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Warm weather is already here, and it’s here to stay. Well, for the summer anyway. As such, Texas residents should take the time to examine their air conditioners closely as they run, to check for any potential problems. If something comes up, then you have time to schedule repairs at leisure, which means you’ll have an AC system that’s ready to go at the peak of summer.

One of the most common problems homeowners run into at the beginning of the cooling season is that they discover there is no cool air coming out of their vents. This means your AC can’t cool the house effectively, which leaves you in an uncomfortable environment, while also costing you a huge amount in monthly bills.

Additionally, if you let this problem go for too long then it could lead to AC system breakdown, costing you way more than it would have otherwise. So why is there no cool air coming from your vents? We’ve listed a couple possible reasons below.

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