Cowboys Air Conditioning & Heating Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Repairs’

How Does Skipping Repairs Impact Your AC?

Monday, April 16th, 2018

technician repairing air conditionerTo say that summers can be long an unbearable in our little corner of the world would of course be an understatement. With temperatures climbing to their highest in the next few months, the condition of your cooling system is vital to your comfort and health. We imagine that you’re already running your AC system on a regular basis. Hopefully, you already had spring maintenance done so you can rest assured that you won’t be in need of any huge AC repairs in San Antonio anytime soon.

But what if your system wasn’t recently tuned-up? Or what if it was and you were alerted to small repair needs, but you’ve decided to skip them “for now.” Unfortunately, given the time of year and the amount of stress your air conditioner is going to be going through throughout the summer, this can be a big mistake. Keep reading to learn more about what happens when you skip AC repairs.

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Why Ice and Air Conditioners Don’t Mix

Monday, June 26th, 2017

ice-air-conditioners-dont-mixIt’s only natural that you rely on your professional HVAC technician to give you expert advice when it comes to your air conditioning equipment. So, if you’ve ever been told that it’s normal to see ice anywhere on your air conditioner—after all, cold air and ice go together…right?—then you’ve been misinformed.

We can understand why you might believe that this is normal. You feel chilled air coming from the vents, and what’s more natural than to have ice in that process? Unfortunately, this is not a sign that your air conditioner is doing its job. On the contrary, it’s actually an indication that you need air conditioning repairs in San Antonio, TX. Ice and air conditioners certainly don’t mix, and this development is a serious one not to be ignored.

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What’s Causing My Cooling System’s Low Airflow?

Monday, June 12th, 2017

cooling-systems-low-airflow-causingWe probably don’t have to tell you that our cooling season begins a lot earlier than in other parts of the country. In fact, we’d be surprised if you told us you weren’t already using your air conditioner on a daily basis. This makes now the perfect time to check for any problems that your cooling system may have—any indicators that your AC may be operating inefficiently or ineffectively.

If you do notice something amiss, then the best thing you can do is to shut off your air conditioner, and give our professionals a call to schedule professional San Antonio, TX air conditioning services.

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Does Your Air Conditioner Need Repair?

Monday, May 1st, 2017

air-conditioner-need-repairOne of the things you’ll see us talk about quite often here on our blog is how important it is to stay on top of air conditioning maintenance. This service helps reduce the frequency of large repairs by allowing us to fully inspect and adjust your system on a regular basis. However, no matter how well you take care of your AC system and keep up on those tune-up appointments, there may still come a time that you need professional San Antonio, TX AC services—namely, repairs.

The last thing you want to do is be surprised when you turn on your cooling system for the first time during the year only to discover it’s not working. So, we suggest turning it on now, if you haven’t already turned it on this year, and taking it on a “test run” of sorts. Pick a cooler day or evening, and turn it on to both look and listen for any faults. Keep reading to learn more about some of the signs of an AC system in disrepair that you should watch out for.

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Why Won’t Your AC System Cool?

Monday, February 20th, 2017

ac-system-wont-coolDuring the winter, our temperatures never quite do get to a point where we need our heaters for an extensively long period of time. In fact, given a few days here and there this winter, you’ve probably still been using your air conditioner on a pretty consistent basis. So it’s only natural with all that wear and tear on the system that something may go wrong with it.

One of the most frequent air conditioning repair calls we receive is in regards to a cooling system that won’t cool. Fortunately, we do offer quality San Antonio, TX air conditioning repairs. In the meantime though, we’d like to offer you a look behind the scenes to discover why this AC issue may be impacting you.

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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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Keep These Factors in Mind When Considering an AC Replacement

Monday, August 8th, 2016

An air conditioner replacement isn’t something most homeowners want to think about, particularly in the middle of summer in Texas! The truth is though, no air conditioning system lasts forever, no matter how well maintained it is or how well you keep on top of repairs. However, it’s also not something you should rush into.

In order to make an educated decision about whether a replacement is best or if your system could get by a few more years with proper repairs, it’s important to understand the signs of a truly failing system. If you do decide that a replacement is definitely necessary, then our team is ready to help.

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3 Reasons to Call for Professional Air Conditioning Repairs

Monday, August 1st, 2016

It’s no secret that air conditioning systems are an essential component of homes throughout our grand state. If not properly cared for however, high temperatures and daily use can often shave years off of your AC system’s lifecycle. There’s no reason you have to let your system fail prematurely though.

If you notice that your cooling system isn’t working properly, be sure to let our team know ASAP. We’re happy to take care of the problem right away and get you back to enjoying the comfort and convenience you deserve. Keep reading to learn about 3 air conditioning problems that warrant a call to our trained and licensed professionals.

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Two Ominous AC Sounds to Listen for This Summer

Monday, July 18th, 2016

If anyone knows the unique sounds that your air conditioner makes, it’s going to be you. There’s no such thing as a completely quite air conditioner. However, that doesn’t mean you should ignore it when there are excessively loud or strange noises coming from your cooling system. In fact you should be on alert for any unusual noises you haven’t heard before.

Odd AC system sounds typically indicate an issue that needs to be resolved ASAP. Read on to learn about two of the most common air conditioner noises that prompt the need for professional repairs.

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