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How To Help Your Air Conditioner

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We know that it’s fall in San Antonio on the calendar, but you’d have a hard time telling the weather that. We’ve got some more warm weather coming up and you should make sure that your air conditioner is in pristine condition to handle it. We want to help you handle this. 

We’ll help you find the proper HVAC contractor in San Antonio, TX. This is something that we pride ourselves on. We make sure that every one of our team members is ready to work on any air conditioner that you might have. Today, we’re going to focus on what you can do even outside of professional services.

Helpful AC Tips

Here are a few things that you can do to help your home’s air conditioner.

Clear Things Up

Sometimes, we work against ourselves when it comes to our best air conditioning services. If you find yourself struggling to get cool during the summer, the culprit might actually be how you have your home set up. 

It’s easy to move things around without much forethought in the milder seasons. If this is something that you did during spring, then it’s a great idea to move things out of your way this summer–specifically making sure the vents, registers, or air handlers in your house have nothing blocking them. This is going to help you get quality air conditioning right where you need it. 

Change Your Filter

Your HVAC system has a filter in it too. It’s important that you locate your air conditioner’s filter and make it a priority to change it once a season. Changing your filter is something that’s easy and accessible to every homeowner. There are many resources online that you can use to help you change it, but if you need a talk-through over the phone, then we’re happy to provide it. 

Call for Maintenance

Have you called to schedule your maintenance appointment yet? If the answer is no, then take this as your sign to get on the job. Maintenance is one of the most important things you can do to help your air conditioner. It never needs to be difficult as long as you have the help of our team members. We want to get you started with the right services. Contact us and ask about our preventative maintenance agreement. 

Choose Reasonable Temperatures 

Make sure that you’re choosing reasonable temperatures for your home’s thermostat. If you aren’t, then it’s going to manifest as cooling issues. A reasonable temperature for your thermostat when you’re cooling means that you’re not choosing a temperature that’s more than 20° below the outside temperature. 

Keep Your Curtains and Blinds Closed

We know that it’s nice to be able to wake up and let in some natural light. While this is a nice thing to do, it’s not always the most beneficial thing to do if you’re thinking about your air conditioning. An excess amount of natural light can actually raise the temperature of your home. This is why it’s beneficial to keep your curtains and blinds closed to prevent any extra work for your air conditioner. 

Contact Cowboys Air Conditioning & Heating for your home air conditioning services. 

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