Cowboys Air Conditioning & Heating Blog: Posts Tagged ‘san antonio’

How Do I Prepare for a Furnace Install?

Monday, November 21st, 2022
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If you have a furnace, you can expect it to last anywhere from 15 to 20 years before needing to be replaced. But if you have an older home, furnace replacement may be sooner rather than later. Getting a new furnace can be a great investment for your home and family. A new unit is reliable and offers much better efficiency than older units. 

But how do you prepare to overhaul your heating system and install a new furnace? We have some tips to help you understand the furnace installation process so you know exactly what to expect. Then, when you’re ready for your furnace install you can give us a call to schedule the initial appointment. We can answer your questions about furnaces and compare your options so you can pick the best one for your family. 

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SEER2 Updates: Everything You Need to Know

Friday, November 18th, 2022

January first is right around the corner, which means that our customers need to be ready for the SEER2 update that’s going to take place. While it might not personally affect your decisions right now, it could heavily impact your options and budget for the next few years if you’re inclined to purchase a new air conditioning system or heat pump. Let us explain.

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Address These Potential End-Of-Season AC Repairs Now

Monday, October 24th, 2022

Summer has come to a close and you may be looking forward to the cooler temperatures of fall. You can rely less on your AC unit to keep you cool, but that doesn’t mean you’re off the hook for end-of-season AC repairs. The time for air conditioning repair in San Antonio is now, as the cooling season winds down and you switch your unit over to heat. 

It’s easy to tell yourself that you can deal with any potential AC problems next year, but do you really want to do that? Chances are you’ll forget about all the little signs you’ve noticed that your AC is in need of repair. When you switch your unit back over to cooling next year, your unit may not work as efficiently as you expect to cool your home. It’s important to address those potential end-of-season AC repairs now so you don’t have to later on.

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How Duct Sealing Can Help Your Home

Monday, October 10th, 2022

You already know from reading our blog that having annual maintenance on your HVAC system is important. But did you know that duct sealing is equally important? It may not need to be done every single year but it definitely needs to be done at some point during the life of your unit. Over time, your duct sealing wears out, leaving gaps and holes where cold air can escape and warm air (plus dust, dirt, and allergens) can enter your system. 

Checking for these areas of wear and sealing them can help ensure you have better indoor air quality. Plus your AC unit will work more efficiently. So, if you need indoor air quality service in San Antonio, call our team. Keep reading to learn more about how duct sealing can help your home and family. 

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When to Upgrade Your Air Conditioner to a New System

Monday, September 26th, 2022
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If your AC is ten years or older, you’re inching closer to needing a complete AC replacement. Even with regular maintenance, your AC unit won’t last forever. You probably want to get as much life out of your air conditioner as you can. But what happens when repair bills start to rack up and it seems like your system is never working like it used to?

It may be time for a new AC unit. Well, AC installation in San Antonio, TX, has never been easier. We know that taking the leap to install a new HVAC system is a big one. It takes time and money, but it is well worth the investment. If you’re wondering what signs indicate that it’s time to replace your AC unit, keep reading to learn more.

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Sounds You Never Want to Hear From Your AC

Monday, September 12th, 2022
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In the distant future, our smart thermostats may get upgraded with smart HVAC units that go so far as to alert you of broken or damaged parts. Until then, it’s up to us as homeowners to pay attention to signs that our HVAC systems need repairs or maintenance. The best way to do that is by simply listening. 

When you pay attention to unusual sounds coming from your air conditioner, you can stay ahead of San Antonio AC repair needs. Before you give us a call, read on to learn what sounds indicate that something is wrong. While it’s normal for your air conditioner to make some quiet, steady sounds, the five below mean that you need to call us right away for a repair. 

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How an Air Cleaner Can Improve Your Home

Monday, August 15th, 2022
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Have you ever wondered about your indoor air quality? Sure, your AC unit helps to reduce humidity and filter out dust, allergens, and viruses, but there’s only so much it can do. The past few years have made it even clearer how beneficial an air cleaner can be for your home and health. Washing hands helps to stop the spread of germs, but why stop there? Take the extra step of cleaning your air to increase your chances of staying well.

Our team has a solution. If you’re concerned about air filtration in San Antonio, give us a call. We offer air purifiers that help to kill bacteria and viruses while also eliminating dust and mold. Below are the top five benefits of a whole-house air cleaner. 

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Signs of Poor Indoor Air Quality and How to Improve It

Monday, August 1st, 2022
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You clean your home and make an effort to prioritize healthy choices for your family. For some, this means healthy eating, and for others, this means reducing chemicals. But what about indoor air quality? Even though you can’t always smell them, pollutants are likely in the air you breathe when you’re at home. Many allergens and contaminants can cause health complications and even infections. 

The good news is that you can be aware of signs that your indoor air quality isn’t great. If you have questions about your indoor air quality in San Antonio, TX, our team can help. We can test your air quality so you know exactly what contaminants are present and then offer tips for how to keep the air inside your home clean all year long. 

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How to Know If a Heat Pump Is Right for You

Monday, May 23rd, 2022
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Now that spring is in the air, you might be thinking about the ways that you can prepare your home for the warm weather on the horizon. If you’re already thinking this way, then you’re definitely on the right track. It’s important to reflect and plan during this time of year. If you can recall how you felt last summer and you know that your home’s temperature control wasn’t cutting it, then it’s time to consider something new. We recommend heat pump service in San Antonio, TX. Heat pumps can provide a solution for your comfort year-round because they both heat and cool. Let’s figure out if a heat pump is right for your house. 

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AC Problems That Need Emergency Repair

Monday, May 9th, 2022

Now that things are heating up outside, we want to take a moment to get you prepared for all that’s to come. Air conditioning problems are something you want to be well-versed in ahead of the curve rather than retroactively. This way, you can spot signs of potential harm and handle them as soon as possible. 

The one thing you might have trouble with is determining when you need emergency AC repair in San Antonio, TX. This is when we can step in to help. There are many signs that you might need air conditioning repair. Here are a few that you should note and get a professional to help with right away. We’re always here when you need us most. We offer 24-hour emergency service within an hour.

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