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Is Your Air Conditioner Making One of These Scary Sounds?

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

woman covering her ears, on white backgroundWere you aware that summer time is the most likely season for your air conditioner to develop problems? This makes sense—after all, summertime is when it’s put under the most work and accrue the most stress as a result. Then you have typical wear and tear to worry about.

This is why it’s so important that you have your air conditioner professionally tuned-up once a year (or twice a year, if you have a heat pump). This gives our pros a chance to discover any signs of malfunction or need for air conditioning repair in Selma, TX. It also allows us to thoroughly clean out the system to ensure full functionality.

Even with maintenance though, your AC system can suffer at some time or another. And the following noises indicate that something is, in fact, wrong.

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Damaged Ductwork and Its Impact on Your AC

Monday, May 14th, 2018

A worker is sealing two sections of house attic vent duct insulation with aluminum foil tape. The foreground is a section of truss and the background is OSB sheathing for the roof.When you live somewhere like San Antonio, chances are that you do think a bit about your air conditioner. You want it to operate effectively and efficiently, after all. What most homeowners don’t think about those is the “V” in “HVAC”—the ventilation that connects your air conditioner to the outside, making the distribution of cooled air possible. This ventilation system, known as your air ducts, is typically out of sight—hidden behind walls, beneath floors, or in your attic and crawlspace.

Unfortunately, if you had your ductwork installed by an amateur, or if you have aging ductwork, there’s a good chance it’s accumulated damage over the years. And if your air ducts are impacted by leaks, poor connections, or improper construction, you might be experiencing problems that lead to poor HVAC efficiency and possibly San Antonio air conditioning repair needs, as well. One of the most common problems that leads to damage is ductwork that wasn’t properly sized for the home in which it’s installed.

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3 Signs that Your Air Conditioner Needs Immediate Repairs

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Texas residents are well aware of the need for a properly functioning air conditioner. With temperatures already heating up, you are likely already using your air conditioner this season. While keeping up on your air conditioner maintenance appointments will help you extend the life of your system and potentially prevent big issues, you may still run into a problem every now and then. You’ll want to handle these repairs right away, as you won’t want to be faced with a malfunctioning air conditioner in the middle of summer. Below we’ve listed 3 signs that your AC needs immediate repairs.

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We Can Help You Save on Your Energy Bills

Friday, August 9th, 2013

San Antonio summers can be brutally hot, but that doesn’t mean your family or your wallet should be feeling the heat. At Cowboys Air Conditioning, we ensure that your air conditioning unit is running at its peak performance. Our certified technicians offer 24/7 emergency service so you don’t have to go through the day or night without air conditioning this summer. Whether you need a repair or a brand new unit, we take pride in our work and offer the exceptional customer service you deserve.

The current heat wave and increased air conditioning use means higher energy bills, but there are things you can do to help cut back on your bills and help your air conditioning unit run more efficiently.

  • Close the blinds during the day to block any direct sunlight or excessive heat
  • Set your thermostat before you leave the house for long periods of time
  • If you’re out watering the grass, periodically wash the condenser coil on your air conditioning unit

For more information, check out this news story by News 4 San Antonio featuring Cowboys Air Conditioning or call us today to schedule service.

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Energy Saving AC Tips

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

We all want to stay comfortable in our homes but we don’t want to have to pay an arm and a leg to do so. Energy efficiency is a priority for homeowners these days as the price of energy seems to be climbing every year. At Cowboys Air Conditioning & Heating, we have over 25 year of experience offering San Antonio, TX air conditioning repair, installation and maintenance. We often get asked by our customers how they can improve the energy efficiency of their home. Check out a few of our suggestions below and give us a call if you have any questions.

San Antonio, TX Air Conditioning Efficiency Tips

Increasing the energy efficiency of your home is something that many people are becoming more concerned about. If you need any kind of San Antonio, TX air conditioning services just call Cowboys AC today. Here is a quick list of some of the things that you can do to improve the efficiency of your home.

  • Air conditioning maintenance – One of the best things that you can do for the efficiency of your home and the operation of your air conditioning system is to get it regularly maintained. As your air conditioner operates it will start to develop small problems and issues that can cause it to work harder to cool your home and reduces its efficiency. During regular maintenance visits your technician will look for those problems and fix them which could return some of its efficiency.
  • Use fans as much as possible – No matter how efficient your air conditioning system is, it will still use more electricity than a ceiling fan or a stand-alone fan. If the heat becomes unbearable you should switch on your AC to stay comfortable in your home.
  • Duct sealing – If you’ve never had your ducts inspected, cleaned, repaired or sealed, they could be leaking a huge amount of the cool air into the outdoor air. Not only is this incredibly wasteful but it could also mean that your home isn’t as comfortable as it should be. The San Antonio, TX air conditioning repair pros at Cowboys AC offer total duct services including duct sealing, duct repair and duct cleaning.

If your home isn’t comfortable or if your air conditioning system is operating inefficiently, the San Antonio, TX air conditioning repair and maintenance professionals at Cowboys AC can help.

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