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

Consider This before Shutting Your AC Down for the Season

Monday, November 13th, 2017

High efficiency modern AC-heater unit, energy save solutionTemperatures might not be cooling down as much as they do in other parts of the country, but soon enough we’ll be able to give our air conditioning systems a little bit of a break and turn our attention to our heaters. Scheduling heating maintenance should definitely be on your to-do list, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore your AC just yet. When you think about all the work it goes through during our hotter months, it’s safe to assume it has accumulated some wear and tear.

During this time of the year, your AC system can face issues with system malfunctions, or can perform inefficiently as you use it during the end of fall. We have some advice to share with you that can help your cooling system get through the warmer temperatures we have left. Read on to learn more about our San Antonio, TX air conditioning tips, and don’t hesitate to give us a call when you need reliable AC services!

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4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Air Conditioner This Summer

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

air-conditioner-get-the-mostOur temperatures may not have cooled to the point as other parts of the country, but it was nice to have a little bit of a reprieve from the heat for a couple of weeks. Now is the perfect time to consider the functionality of your air conditioner, and schedule maintenance if you haven’t done so already to ensure it will stand up to the job throughout the summer.

Or perhaps your AC system called it quits and you’re in need of a replacement. Either way, our team offers the San Antonio, TX AC services to help. But we want you to remember there are many factors to consider in order to guarantee the efficiency of your new system, and to help you get the most out of it.

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What Can Cause AC Condenser Problems?

Monday, March 20th, 2017

ac-condenser-problem-causeWhile your air conditioner is something you use on a pretty regular basis—for the majority of the year given the climate we live in—it is still not something you likely think about a whole lot, unless something goes wrong with it. A very important component of your entire AC system is the outside unit—called the condenser unit.

While the inside portion of your AC system absorbs heat from your home’s air, the condenser unit is tasked with releasing that heat to the air outside. So without a functional condenser, the warm air from your home would have nowhere to go. When something goes wrong with this component, it’s important that you reach out to us for San Antonio, TX air conditioning repair services right away to avoid further damage and potentially a full system replacement.

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Do You Know How to Pick the Right HVAC Contractor?

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Whether you are looking to schedule maintenance for an air conditioning unit or you need to have a new heating system installed, it’s understandable that you want the peace of mind that comes with hiring an experienced and well trained professional to do the job. But how do you tell a good HVAC contractor from a poor one?

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How Can You Improve Air Conditioning Efficiency and Save?

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Many parts of the country are getting ready to turn off their air conditioners for the season, and some homeowners throughout the country have even begun to use their heaters. Not us though—our air conditioning systems are still working hard to keep our homes cool all season long. And it’s not over yet! Naturally, we can assume that you would like a break in your energy bills.

If you follow some of the steps below, you may be able to improve your air conditioning efficiency enough that it will save you a considerable amount of money. Also, following these tips could help your air conditioner operate longer than it may have otherwise.

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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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Why Should You Regularly Change Your Air Filter?

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

If you don’t suffer from indoor allergies, chances are that you don’t think very much about your indoor air quality. Either that or you consider yours to be just fine. The fact of the matter is, however, that it is very important to keep on top of changing your air filter every 1-3 months during periods of use, no matter what you air quality is.

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One End of Summer AC Issue to Watch Out for This Year

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Summer is almost over! That’s something that is very hard to believe here in San Antonio, right? We still have at least a few weeks left of intense heat to deal with. As such, you’ve hopefully had a properly functioning air conditioner up to this point. After all, it’s nearly impossible to get through a summer here without a fully operating air conditioning system.

Your residential AC system is designed to stand up to extreme temperatures and many years of use, including periods of soaring heat. However, the end of summer is usually when these systems start to suffer breakdowns. This is especially true if you have an aging cooling system and/or you’ve neglected annual preventive maintenance.

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How Can You Increase Your Air Conditioner’s Efficiency?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

To ensure you have a high-efficiency air conditioning system, you’ll want to invest in a unit that has a high SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating. Achieving high-efficiency is vital in order to lower your monthly cooling costs, which is a huge priority for San Antonio residents. In addition to installing a system with a high SEER rating, there are steps you can take to further increase your AC’s efficiency, thus saving energy and money. This is also helpful if you don’t have the funds to upgrade your system at this time.

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Don’t Skip This Monthly AC Maintenance Task

Monday, April 18th, 2016

It’s no mystery as to why Texas residents and homeowners need a properly functioning air conditioning system. But to make sure it continues to run effectively and efficiently throughout its lifespan, there are steps you must take. This includes hiring a professional HVAC technician to inspect, service, and repair your unit as needed. Routine maintenance is also essential. However, there is one monthly AC maintenance task you can handle on your own to help your air conditioner out. That is changing the air filter.

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