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Don’t Believe These HVAC Myths!

Monday, February 5th, 2018

white question mark on a blue backgroundThe internet can be a great place full of plenty of helpful information. This is a good thing, for the most part. However, sometimes too much information can cause serious problems, as not all of it is actually true. You can type in a question about any appliance within your home and receive pages and pages of helpful tips, “hacks,” and pointers from everyone and their brother. But unfortunately, this is how misconceptions are spread.

Fortunately, you have one San Antonio, TX HVAC company right here to bust up a few of the most common HVAC myths that exist. These myths can end up costing you money in the long run, as they cause your system to run inefficiently and thus ineffectively.

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Improve Your HVAC System Efficiency Year-Round

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

wooden ceiling fan on a grey ceilingWhen it comes to providing great Boerne, TX HVAC services, whether it be air conditioning maintenance, heating repair, or something else, we are certainly the team to call. But we aren’t just here to provide service. We want to be able to help you with tips and advice that can save you money throughout the year. One of these tips is—utilize your ceiling fans!

This comes as a surprise to many homeowners, who believe that running their ceiling fans is a waste of electricity and may refrain from doing so to save on their energy bills. But on the contrary, when used in conjunction with your HVAC systems, ceiling fans can save you considerably. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to our team. In the meantime, keep reading to learn more about the hidden benefits of ceiling fans.

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One HVAC Maintenance Task You Can Do On Your Own

Monday, December 25th, 2017

air filterIn our previous post, we discussed how a clogged air filter can impact your heating system. But it’s not just your heater you should worry about, especially in our part of the country. Your air filter impacts both of your  New Braunfels, TX HVAC systems–your heater and your forced air cooling system. But changing your air filter is a maintenance task you can, and should, do on your own.

You’ve likely noticed that we encourage you to leave the overall maintenance to the professionals. Our staff is highly trained and experienced in thoroughly inspecting, cleaning, and adjusting your air conditioning and heat systems to ensure they work as efficiently and effectively as possible—for the years to come. But if you want to keep your heater and cooling system in the best working condition possible, then you can’t go 6 months to a year without changing your air filter!

With a dirty or clogged air filter, you will:

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What Do Technicians Do During HVAC Maintenance?

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Repairman in uniform and clipboard greeting a housewife at the front door.If there’s anything we tout the benefits of, a lot, it’s going to be New Braunfels, TX HVAC maintenance. Just as you get your car tuned-up on a regular basis, you should also have your climate control systems checked out and serviced as well. You wouldn’t want to be stranded in the middle of nowhere with a broken down car, nor would you want to be in the dead of winter without a working heating system.

Temperatures don’t get as bitterly cold as other parts of the country experience, but it’s never a bad idea to have your heater maintained, no matter how briefly it may get used. And scheduling maintenance before you actually need to use your heater the most is the best way to ensure that you run into as little problems as possible. But what do HVAC technicians actually do during maintenance?

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How a Humidifier Can Improve Your Home this Winter

Monday, January 5th, 2015

High humidity is an issue that is frequently discussed, with people complaining about feeling hot and sticky due to moisture in the air. When the weather reports warn of high humidity levels, it means that the air outside holds a large amount of water vapor. When the air holds all of the water vapor it can, humidity is at 100%, and people generally describe feeling most comfortable at around 30-50%. When humidity is high, your body cannot properly evaporate sweat which is why it feels even warmer than the thermostat claims.

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