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No, No, No, Don’t Wait to Schedule Your AC Repairs

August 5th, 2019

service-timeDuring the summer season, who’s a greater friend to you than your air conditioner? We are willing to bet that there isn’t anyone who does as great a job keeping you cool and comfortable! Therefore, if something goes wrong with your AC, you want to take care of it as soon as possibleyou wouldn’t want to lose your BFF!

We totally understand why many homeowners are tempted to wait until the end of summer to schedule their AC repairs, but trust us, waiting to schedule until the end of the season is the LAST thing you want to do. Keep reading below, and we’ll tell you why.

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Heat Pumps Are the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

July 22nd, 2019

Sliced bread is pretty neat, huh? It’s perfect for all sorts of savory sandwiches—

Wait, this isn’t a blog about bread? Fine. We are happy to tell you all about heat pumps too!

Heat pumps are becoming quite popular all over the country—and for good reason! They’re efficient, effective, and can provide year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch (but more on that later!) In fact, there are just so many reasons why we think you should consider installing a heat pump in your home, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more.

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Yes, Your Ductless System Needs Repairs Too

July 8th, 2019

Owning a ductless system certainly comes with its benefits—these systems are efficient, effective, and can provide year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch! Plus, they take up very little space, making them the perfect fit for homeowners whose homes lack the space for ductwork. But no matter how great your ductless system is, eventually, it is going to require repairs.

Ductless systems come with their own set of unique repair needs, and actually, there are quite a number of issues that your system may face at some point or another. Therefore, we have listed some of these unique repairs for you below. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more. And remember, if you’ve got a problem with your ductless system, do not hesitate to schedule your air conditioning repair in Boerne, TX with a professional!

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Say Hello to a Brand New Thermostat!

June 24th, 2019

smart-thermostatsSummer is on its way, which means that now is the perfect time to start making your summertime shopping list. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Fresh fruit salad
  • Sunscreen
  • Firecrackers
  • Pool noodles
  • Barbeque sauce
  • Ice pops
  • A new thermostat

—Wait, did someone say a new thermostat? That’s right: we did! Installing a brand new thermostat in your home is a great way to enjoy a more comfortable and efficient summer. And in case you are not yet convinced, we have listed just some of the ways upgrading your thermostat will benefit you. Keep reading below to find out more! 

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Tips for Taking Care of Your Kitchen Sink

June 10th, 2019

We often take for granted just how much our kitchen sinks endure on an everyday basis. Whether you use it for cleaning, drinking, dishes, or cooking, your kitchen sink gets a lot of use, which means that it’s going to require a bit of care.

Taking care of your kitchen sink doesn’t have to be a chore, especially if you read or handy dandy tips below! We have listed some of our favorite tips for ensuring that your kitchen sink works efficiently and effectively for years to come. So, what are you waiting for? Keep on reading! 

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How You Can Benefit From an Attic Fan

May 27th, 2019

When summer rolls around, especially here in Texas, you will likely find that your home is incredibly hot. Certain spaces of your home can be quite vulnerable to the heat, making them heat up much faster than the rest of your home. Your attic is one of these spaces. Your attic can reach staggeringly high temperature when the sun bears down on your roof, and this inevitably has an effect on the ability of your AC to cool your home. A great way to combat this is by installing an attic fan in your home.

An attic fan helps to ventilate your attic to ensure that attic temperatures do not adversely affect the rest of your home. In fact, there are many benefits of installing an attic fan in your home, and below, we have listed them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more!

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How a Great Water Softener Can Help You

May 13th, 2019

water-softenerHard water, what’s that?! How can water be hard?

Okay, okay, you’ve likely heard of hard water before, but do you really know what makes it hard and why it’s so bad? Hard water is basically water with a high concentration of minerals in it, like calcium and magnesium. Now, these minerals are harmless to ingest, so you don’t have to worry about consuming hard water, however, these minerals can pose a serious threat to your plumbing system!

The best way to minimize the effects of hard water is to have a water softener installed in your home. In fact, there are plenty of benefits of having one of these systems installed, and below, we’ve listed just some of the ways a great water softener can help you! All you have to do is keep reading to find out more!

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When to Replace Your Water Heater

April 29th, 2019

No matter the temperature outside, enjoying a hot shower or bath is something we all look forward to at the end of a long day. Out of all our modern conveniences, your hot water heater is probably one of the most important, and you likely can’t imagine life without it. So, what happens when it reaches the end of its service life?

You need your water heater to work year round, whether its 35 degrees or 105 degrees outside. That means it can take on a lot of wear and tear over the years. And because you’re likely not a plumbing professional, recognizing the signs of a water heater in distress can be a bit tricky. So below, we’ve listed some of the signs that suggest it’s time for a new hot water heater. Keep reading to find out more! 

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Is it Time to Say ‘Goodbye’ to Your Old AC?

April 15th, 2019

cooling-off-with-fanWe understand that saying goodbye isn’t always easy. However, sometimes saying goodbye is good and much-needed, and this is especially the case if you are operating an older or outdated air conditioning system. Let’s face it: summer here in Texas is quite hot and you deserve to own a system that is going to keep you and your family cool and comfortable all season long. Besides, you have plenty of other things to worry about during the summer, like finding the best ice cream shop in town.

Of course, only a professional HVAC technician can determine whether or not it is time to replace your AC. But in the meantime, we’ve listed some of the signs that it is time for a replacement. Keep reading below to find out more. 

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Beware of These AC Repairs

April 1st, 2019

outdoor-ac-unitCongratulations, Texans! We made it through yet another mild, but chilly winter! This means that summer is well underway, and already, temperatures have been climbing well into the 70s! Surely, we can expect to be turning on our air conditioners sometime soon, and perhaps many of you already have. You depend on your AC all summer long to keep you and your family cool and comfortable, but what happens when something goes wrong?

Every now and again, your AC is going to require repairs. Scheduling your AC repair at the first sign of an issue is the best way to prevent further problems from developing, so it is important to be aware of some of the most common issues ACs experience over the summer. Below, we have listed just some of the issues you may notice when you turn your system on this summer. Keep reading to find out more. 

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