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

Can You Get By without a Dehumidifier?

Monday, September 26th, 2016

As we transition from summer to fall, our temperatures don’t really change much, like they do in many other parts of the country. What does fluctuate though is the humidity, and it usually stays towards the higher levels. However, it’s typically pretty rare that the average homeowner takes the appropriate steps to combat excess humidity in their homes, assuming that their AC system takes care of this problem sufficiently.

This is a common myth about air conditioning systems—that they can adequately eliminate the humidity in your home. It does naturally remove some humidity. However, when you live in a climate like ours—where humidity levels regularly go above the “comfortable” level of 50%–you need much more than just an efficient air conditioner. You need a whole-house dehumidifier.

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Beware This Sound You Should Never Hear from Your AC

Monday, September 19th, 2016

It probably goes without saying that your air conditioning system is the one appliance you rely on the most this time of the year. Your cooling system keeps you comfortable and refreshed through the long, hot, dry season that can often become unbearable. And it doesn’t just last a few months like it does in other parts of the country.

That being said, you’ll likely still be using your AC system for a awhile still, and therefore it’s vital that you address any problems that crop up right away to avoid a completely broken down system when you need it the most. There’s a certain sound in particular that should never be neglected—and that’s a banging noise. Read on to learn more.

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Beware These End of Season AC Issues

Monday, September 12th, 2016

The official start of fall may be less than two weeks away, but residents around here won’t be feeling the effects of that for quite a while yet. In fact, chances are that you are probably using your air conditioner on a pretty regular basis.

An important factor to keep in mind is that the “end” of summer is typically when air conditioning breakdowns occur, particularly with systems that haven’t been properly maintained and/or are aging. It’s important that you not neglect any AC problems that crop up this time of year. Keep reading to learn why.

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How to Cool Off if Your Air Conditioner Fails

Monday, September 5th, 2016

It goes without saying that nobody wants to deal with an air conditioning emergency. However, the fact of the matter is that they do happen, and they are most likely to occur near the end of the summer season, after they’ve been used consistently day in and day out. The best way to prevent this from happening is to schedule routine maintenance so that our professionals can fully inspect and clean your air conditioner service.

However no air conditioner is 100% failure proof, and as such you need to know what to do if it suddenly breaks down. While our team is available 24 hours, you may still have to contend without a cooling system for a few hours until we can get to your home and make repairs. Therefore, we’ve shared some tips below on how to stay cool if you’re in this situation.

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