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No Heating Services Are DIY Appropriate

January 7th, 2019

We expect that many of you have found yourselves browsing DIY websites for hours on end in search of fun, creative projects you can do at home. Certainly, you can build yourself a new centerpiece or even paint an old coffee table, but there are some projects that are better left to the professionals.

Attempting to service your heater yourself is not something that we would ever recommend. Sure, you can do a quick Google search and likely find hundreds of links to “how-to’s,” tips, and tricks.  However, there are just some skills that you can’t master simply by watching a video or reading an article. Your heater is extremely complex, and only a well-trained, experienced HVAC technician can correctly and safely service your system. Now we can bet that some of you are still saying to yourselves, “I can handle it,” which is why we have prepared a list of reasons why no heating services in Bulverde are DIY appropriate. 

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Water Wells: When to Worry

December 24th, 2018

You depend on your water well for clean, usable water, so there is nothing worse than finding out that there is something wrong with your well. Issues with water wells are hard to diagnose, as there are a variety of components where the problem could be occurring. However, there are some definite tell-tale signs that suggest there is a problem with your well.

If you experience any symptoms of a damaged or malfunctioning water well, it is always best to call in a professional who can accurately diagnose and fix the problem. D’Spain Sales & Service offers water well repair in Bandera, TX. Our experts can restore function to your well and help keep it running efficiently and effectively for years to come! Keep reading to find out more about common water well issues.

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Is My Water Well Going Dry?

December 10th, 2018

question-markIf you own a water well, you are probably quite aware of the advantages: it provides free water and it is reliable. So, when you notice your well isn’t providing you with the amount of clear, clean water that you’re used to, you definitely notice. Over time, wells can reduce their output and water levels can decrease. If you are worried that your well is going dry, it is time to contact a trained well technician. They resolve any issues with your well and can restore the amount of water that you depend on every day. If you are seeking water well services in Bandera, TX, look no further than D’Spain Sales & Service, Inc.

There are a number of warning signs that suggest your well is running dry, or that there is an issue with the pump. In any case, a trained technician can accurately diagnose the problem and take the steps necessary to fix it. If you have noticed any of the warning signs listed below, your well might be going dry.

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Why Is My Heater Starting and Stopping So Frequently?

November 26th, 2018

gloved-handsDo you think that “good enough” is good enough when it comes to the way in which your home heating system operates? If so, think again! You, like any other homeowner, deserve the best performance possible from your home heating system. That simply won’t be your experience, however, if your heater is short cycling. What does short cycling mean? That your system is starting up and shutting back down too frequently. What does it mean for your heater?

That is a question that we’ll explore further in today’s post. Short cycling may seem like a minor annoyance at first, but trust us when we say that it is a problem that you want to be resolved as soon as possible. While not every circumstance leading to short cycling is terribly serious, there are some causes of the problem that pose a real threat. Not only that, but the short cycling itself can lead to the need for further heating repair in Boerne if you’re not careful!

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Is Your Furnace Making Strange Sounds?

November 12th, 2018

furnaceIf you are poking around heating blogs this time of year, you are probably going to encounter quite a few posts telling you what to look out for in terms of red flags that your system is in trouble. There is a lot of good information to be gleaned from such posts. Just remember, though, that it’s not all about looking for signs of trouble. Listen for signs that you need heating repair in Kerrville, TX, as well!

If your furnace is making a lot of strange sounds, or if it is making its usual operating sounds at a much higher volume than usual, then that furnace is in trouble! It is trying to tell you that the time for professional heating repairs has come. If you ignore what your furnace tries to tell you, you cannot blame it when it gives out on you just when you need it most! Dial our number at the first sign of trouble, audible or otherwise, and we’ll have your furnace right back on track.

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3 Reasons to Call Your Plumber

October 29th, 2018

woman-plungingWe get it. You’re not going to be calling our plumbers just to check up on them. And that’s fine. We know that you appreciate us, but it’s just not that kind of relationship. That being said, we are going to take issue if you’re not calling us when the need for a plumber arises. And after today’s post, “Well, I didn’t realize that I really needed to call a professional plumber” will no longer be a valid excuse!

When you need a plumber in Boerne, you know that ours is the number to dial. The only problem is that many homeowners don’t seem to know when they need a plumber in Boerne! For some reason, a lot of people that would never attempt to service their electrical systems are still trying to service their own plumbing—or, at least, to ignore signs of trouble. We say no more! Read on, and remember that a member of our plumbing team will fix the problem right the first time.

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Heating Repairs: Symptoms to Be Aware Of

October 15th, 2018

chilly-manWe’re just barely out of the hottest time of the year, and these people want us to start thinking not only about our heaters, but what might go wrong with them? Give us a break, will you?

Look, we get it. We are not alarmists, and our goal certainly isn’t to work you up into a state of paranoia about what could potentially go wrong with your heating system this coming winter season. That being said, well—there’s a lot that could go wrong!

Because it is always going to be in your best interest to schedule heating repairs in Boerne, TX as soon as you notice the need for them, we’ve put together some helpful tips to help you recognize the need for this service to begin with! Keep your sense on high alert, and let a member of our team know right away if you suspect that your heating system is in trouble. Our goal is to keep you warm and cozy efficiently and reliably all winter long.

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End of Summer AC Repair Problems

October 1st, 2018

question-markIt’s technically the end of summer, so doesn’t that mean we should be firing up our heaters and breaking out the hot chocolate? Well, not quite… Texas has a few more weeks to go before temperatures really start dropping.

But that means now’s a great time to take a look at your air conditioner and have it tuned up if needed. Better to look at it now than to find out next year, just before summer, that you desperately need a repair.

Before you shut off your AC for the season, make sure it isn’t suffering from one of the silent issues listed below.

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It’s Only a Matter of Time—Is Your Heater Tuned Up?

September 17th, 2018

furnace-serviceWe know, we know.  Temperatures are still pretty warm out there. Many homeowners are still, undoubtedly, running their home cooling systems. Yet here we are introducing a heating topic already. What gives?

Well, as we said in the title, it’s only a matter of time. What’s only a matter of time? The drop in temperatures, that’s what!

Sure, it is going to be a while before daytime temperatures approach anything that you’d consider “chilly.” But what about nighttime temperatures? We’re already looking at the low 60’s. Soon it’ll be the upper 50’s, and they’ll only drop from there. And, remember, heating maintenance is a preventative measure. You’re supposed to be scheduling it before you need to put your heater back into regular rotation!

So today, as we’ve done before, we are going to walk you through some of the reasons why a professional heating tune-up is so necessary. And remember, you definitely want to be scheduling your heating tune-up in Bandera, TX with experienced, qualified technicians—like us!

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3 Electrical Upgrades for Your Home

September 3rd, 2018

plugWe get it—we do not really give our electrical system all that much attention. Electricity is a very, very normal part of our everyday lives, and it gets easier and easier to overlook anything’s importance the more accustomed we become to its benefits. Just because your electrical system is functional, however, does not mean that is optimal. That is why we are happy to offer a number of different electrical services that can help you to upgrade your existing system.

Does that mean pulling every wire out of your home and then replacing it with newer materials? Well, no, though that is an option and, in some cases, a necessity. There are plenty of other options for electrical upgrades that can make a major difference in the way that you use your system, though, and, in some cases, they can make your home a lot safer, too! So keep the following tips in mind, and hire our electricians in Kerrville, TX to have the job done right.

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