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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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How to Tell If Your Heat Exchanger is Cracked

Monday, 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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How Your Home Benefits from a Humidifier

Monday, October 1st, 2018

ice-air-conditioners-dont-mixWhen you think of the word “humidity” in relation to our weather here in San Antonio, your mind probably jumps to our unbearably muggy summers. The thought of purposefully adding humidity to your home is probably enough to make you recoil. But homes here in San Antonio really can benefit from a humidifier during our colder months. You might not notice the effects of a dry climate during this time of year but they’re drastic. If you’re considering installing a whole-home humidifier in San Antonio, TX, our team at Cowboys Air Conditioning & Heating will help you find, purchase, and install the right unit.

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No, Ice on Your AC Is Never Normal

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Frozen air conditioning with icicleSummer is officially here, and you know what that means! It is only going to grow hotter than it already is. And when the peak of heat is upon us, you need an air conditioner you can rely on. So, if you suspect anything is wrong with yours—or if you pre-season maintenance—now is the time to call in a pro. Remember, only a trained HVAC professional should work with and diagnose problems in an air conditioner, since it involves potentially dangerous chemicals and heavy equipment.

But that doesn’t mean you can’t learn to spot the signs that something is amiss with yours, without a formal diagnosis. And when you do notice that, we are the team to call!

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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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