Cowboys Air Conditioning & Heating Blog

How to Tell When It’s Time to Invest in a Higher Quality Heating System

February 18th, 2019

young-woman-shiveringIf the world was a perfect place, you’d install a heating system in your home and forget about it. You’d never have any hiccups, need maintenance, or have to deal with costly replacements—you’d never even think about the system after installation. Unfortunately, the world isn’t a perfect place, so there comes a time in the lifespan of every heating system when it’s time for an upgrade. Throughout our time in business, we’ve found that so many homeowners run into a full system failure because they simply don’t know when to replace their heater. If you’re looking for the right sign—consider this the one. If you need great heating replacement in San Antonio, TX contact our team today.

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How to Beat Your Winter Indoor Air Quality Problems

February 4th, 2019

sick-woman-blowing-her-noseYou’re probably more concerned with the air quality outdoors if you’re living here in San Antonio, but we want to encourage you to take more interest in your indoor air quality. Living in a metropolitan area definitely means you’ll battle against pollution and other issues; however your indoor air quality gets pretty bad too.

Builders here in San Antonio construct homes to be incredibly energy-efficient. They’re sealed very tightly so that there won’t be many things leaking into your home—this is great for your energy savings. However, this is a problem when dust and debris start to accumulate inside your home because there’s no easy way for it to get out without many options for ventilation. If you want to boost your home’s indoor air quality try a humidifier in San Antonio, TX.

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Here’s Why You Need Zone Controlled Heating

January 21st, 2019

Are you tired of your home’s current heating system? This is the time of year when we hear from many homeowners about big repairs, breakdowns, and the desire to upgrade to a new system in spring. Sometimes we let the warm temperatures of spring and summer lull us into a false sense of comfort where we forget about the problems our heater created in winter. So, take a moment to think back. If you’re having problems with your heating system now, how long have you had them? We see a lot of homeowners that have the same root issue with different symptoms that result in different repairs needs over time.

When it’s time to upgrade your heating system, make sure that you come to Cowboys Air Conditioning & Heating. Not only do we work with the best brands on the market, but we also have the most skilled technicians in the area. We’re here to help. If you’re considering upgrading your heating, consider implementing a zone system in your home here in San Antonio, TX.

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How to Save Money on Your Heating Bill this Winter

January 7th, 2019

If there’s one thing we all want to do this winter, it’s save money on our heating bills. You’ve probably already spent plenty of money on gifts, travel, and more this past holiday season, so saving money where you can is incredibly necessary. But how can you save money this winter? There are many simple ways that you can boost the efficiency of your home here in San Antonio and we’ve listed a few of the most accessible ways below. If you want to take steps to boost your heater efficiency in San Antonio, TX, then make sure to contact our team. We ensure that our technicians here at Cowboys Air Conditioning & Heating are well-trained, conscientious, and prepared to handle any issues you have in your home.

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What that Weird Noise Your Furnace Makes Means

December 24th, 2018

Inside a gas furnace. Focus = the top of the middle flange. 12MP camera.Winter is a great time of year. It brings along cold nights spent snuggled up indoors, hot cider, and the holiday season spent with those you love. This winter has been cold here in Texas, so we know you want to come home, set your thermostat, and feel the rush of warm air flowing through your vents. The last thing you want during this time of year is a faulty furnace system. If you’ve noticed that your furnace is making a lot of odd noises then it might be time for an upgrade. If you need furnace installation here in San Antonio, TX then contact our team for service.

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3 Things You Need to Know When Buying a New Furnace

December 10th, 2018

If you’re buying a new furnace it’s either because you’re moving into a new home and providing a new furnace to heat this space, or because it’s time to upgrade from your old system. You’re preparing to make a huge decision in either scenario. Your furnace system is a heating system that’s built to last and it’s a unit that has a big job to do here throughout the winter. Choosing the best furnace available to you will keep your home comfortable all winter, last for years to come, and save you money in the process. We understand that choosing can be difficult at times, so we’ve put together a quick guide for you to reference during the process below. If you need further help in choosing a furnace in San Antonio, TX then contact our team. All our technicians are experienced, knowledgeable, and ready to help.

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Coughing, Wheezing, and Sneezing? Get an Air Duct Cleaning

November 26th, 2018

You should pay close attention to your home’s indoor air quality. We often see indoor air quality get disregarded (especially during this fall season) because lots of indoor air quality troubles double as other common problems like fall allergy flare-ups. You shouldn’t ignore these problems, though. Your air ducts accumulate a lost of dust and grime over time because they’re responsible for distributing all the conditioned air throughout your home.

Something as simple as a duct cleaning can improve your HVAC efficiency, home comfort, and personal health. If you need duct cleaning in Boerne, TX then you should contact our team today.

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How to Tell If Your Heat Exchanger is Cracked

November 12th, 2018

Inside a gas furnace. Focus = the top of the middle flange. 12MP camera.So, you’re having trouble with your furnace and you have a feeling that you might have an issue with a crack in your heat exchanger. But what is a heat exchanger exactly? How can you tell what the issue is for sure? And what should you do about it? We can help you through this process.

If you think you have a cracked heat exchanger, the best practice is to call a professional as soon as possible because a cracked heat exchanger is a serious safety issue. Even though your furnace may seem fine, dangerous gases leaking into your home is a serious detriment to your health and even a potentially life-threatening situation. If you have a problem with your furnace in San Antonio, TX, then contact our team today.

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Temperatures Are Dropping: Time for a Furnace Tune-Up!

October 29th, 2018

It’s finally cooling off here in Southern Texas so it’s time to start thinking about your heater. Furnace maintenance helps increase your system’s lifespan, lower your heating bills, and boost your indoor air quality. This simple and affordable service is the difference between an average heating system and a great heating system.

When it comes to heating maintenance, always leave this job to a professional. Our technicians here at Cowboys Air Conditioning & Heating are knowledgeable, licensed, and experienced—they know how to immaculately maintain your system. If you need superior furnace maintenance in Fair Oaks, TX, contact our team today.

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How a Thermostat Upgrade Can Boost Your AC Efficiency

October 15th, 2018

smart-thermostatYou might not realize how important your thermostat is to your HVAC system—many homeowners don’t. But something as small as a thermostat upgrade greatly boosts the efficiency of your HVAC system. The vast majority of homeowners have a digital, programmable thermostat. While this technology is adequate, we now have even better systems available that work with you rather than forcing you to work around them. If you’re looking to increase your HVAC efficiency by upgrading your thermostat in New Braunfels, TX, now is the perfect time to do so.

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