D'Spain Sales and Service Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning’

Signs That Your AC Compressor Needs Repair

Monday, June 5th, 2023


Your air conditioner’s compressor is like the heart of the whole system. It pressurizes the refrigerant that runs through the coils, keeping it flowing so it can absorb heat from your home and then release that heat outdoors. Because the job it does is so critical, and because it is such an expensive component, keeping your compressor in good condition is your top AC priority.

If something goes wrong with your air conditioner that could put additional strain on the compressor, it needs to be repaired immediately. So what are the things that can damage your compressor, and how will you know if they happen? Here are some things to be aware of.

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Our Guide to the 5 Main Components of an AC

Monday, June 6th, 2022

Have you ever looked at your air conditioner’s outdoor cabinet and wondered what the heck could be inside of it? Well, those days are gone, since we’re going to go out of our way today to explain some of the most important components of an air conditioning system. From the compressor to the blower fan, we’ll talk about some of the main categories of parts that make up the inside of your air conditioning technology, and we’ll even talk about what you can do when you encounter a problem.

Knowledge is power, and we believe that the more our customers know about their cooling technology, the better off they’ll be in the future. When you encounter a problem down the line, you’ll be able to direct a professional technician to the exact place where you believe the problem is coming from, due to your extensive knowledge of air conditioning in Boerne!

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AC Neglect: A Tricky Situation

Monday, August 16th, 2021

Neglecting your air conditioner is never a good option. We know that nobody neglects their AC system on purpose, but it’s one of the most damaging things that can be done to an AC. We’d much rather be confronted with a malfunctioning air conditioner by a homeowner that’s confounded, than stumble upon a forgotten AC that’s really veering towards replacement much earlier than it should be.

Neglected systems, or systems that are ignored or forgotten about, tend to break down only in a few years. Well-maintained systems and units that are paid close attention can last upwards of 10-15 years in age because problems are promptly addressed.

This blog post is part PSA and part advice about how you can avoid neglecting your air conditioner, and what could happen if you do forget about your precious system. Don’t forget to schedule AC repair in Fair Oaks Ranch, TX if you encounter a problem!

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5 Signs You Need an AC Replacement

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

As a responsible homeowner, you should never forget about your air conditioner. Maintenance on a yearly basis can be vital to keeping your system running and timely repairs are an absolute necessity unless you want your system to break down early.

If your air conditioning in Boerne is struggling, there is a chance that it is ready to retire a little earlier than you might like. Identifying and addressing problems quickly can help prevent bigger issues from occurring and extend the lifespan of your system.

Be attentive to how your AC is functioning in order to get the most efficient and longest-lasting performance from your AC. Let’s discuss some of the major tell-tale signs that your AC is in need of replacement.

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How Is Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, April 26th, 2021

It’s been a hard year, and we’ve been making sure to ask all of our beloved customers about how they’re doing. We view everyone in this community as friends and neighbors, so don’t hesitate to strike up a conversation with one of our staff members and tell us how you’re doing.

However, in all this hubbub, when was the last time you looked at how your air conditioner was doing? It’s starting to warm up, which means our AC systems are starting to run in full force. Some homeowners are starting to panic because their air conditioning in Boerne isn’t running like it used to, and they’re scared there’s something they overlooked.

Don’t worry, our team is here to help. Let’s go over some common springtime problems with AC systems, and try to narrow down a few things that could be plaguing your system.

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Noises and Nuisances: Sounds that Signal AC Repair

Monday, August 31st, 2020

Close your eyes, and imagine a serene summer day. The birds are chirping, you’ve got a nice cup of coffee and a book, and everything seems right with the world. Until the neighbor revs up their lawnmower to bring a loud crash to your morning meditation.

Sounds that are unexpected and prolonged can often be irritating. This goes double for your air conditioner because a noise usually indicates that something is wrong. Anxiety, panic, and depression can usually set in when you hear your AC make a noise, because it could be a bad sign for your wallet.

Calm down. We’re the experts on air conditioning in Kerrville, TX and we’re here to tell you that it’s going to be okay. Take a look below to see the usual suspects of AC noises and how we can help.

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3 Things to Remember When Getting AC Installation

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Air conditioner installation is a huge decision. It’s usually an investment that requires a lot of money and can be for a long-term solution. Anyone who has ever bought a car or a house knows how difficult these decisions can be. That’s why it’s important to have all the facts when diving into air conditioner installation.

Before you call up your local expert for air conditioning installation in Boerne, TX take a step back. Central air conditioners are not the only systems out there. Not only that, but they’re also dependant on air ducts in your home. Do you have air ducts that are in good enough quality to be used by a central AC unit?

Keep reading. We’ll get into three important things to think about before you call for air conditioner installation services. It’s always better to be well informed when making a decision like this.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

Monday, July 20th, 2020

There is perhaps no problem more disconcerting than an air conditioner that’s showing ice on the coils. Most homeowners know at this point that our air conditioner does not cool your home by using ice, so this is very clearly a problem. The problem is that homeowners don’t know enough about the intricacies of these systems to tell what exactly is happening.

That’s where we come in! Air conditioning in Fredericksburg, TX is a science, and you can consider us your local scientists. We could tell you how an air conditioner grows ice on the coils with our eyes closed and hands tied behind our backs.

We’re going to talk in detail about what is happening when you notice ice on your air conditioner. We’ll mention what not to do and tell you that this absolutely requires the help of a trained professional. Give us a call!

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Everything You Should Know About Ductless Systems

Monday, June 8th, 2020

Ductless systems are a revolutionary piece of equipment that can be perfect for homes that are designed in a specific way. If you’ve been loathing the installation of ductwork in your particularly old or small home, then we advise you to keep reading. There are air conditioners out there that can keep homes comfortable that don’t depend on ducts, run incredibly efficiently, and are exceedingly affordable.

The major problem with ductless air conditioners is their image! So many people just don’t know the difference between a ductless system and a conventional central air conditioner. Homeowners often think of them as too “expensive” or as specialized systems for specific buildings that don’t apply to their living situation, but we’re here to tell you that’s just not the case. Ductless AC in Boerne, TX is an affordable option and we’ll talk about why.

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Set Your AC up for Success this Summer!

Monday, March 30th, 2020

Has your air conditioner steadily but surely been working well for the past few years? Then this probably isn’t the first time you’re worried about how many more years it has before it starts to break down. If it breaks down, you’d be lucky if it didn’t break down on the hottest day of the year.

Well, life doesn’t have to go that way. In fact, there are a few things you can do right now that dramatically decrease the chances of a system breakdown in your air conditioner while making you feel better. You guessed it, we’re talking about AC maintenance in Boerne, TX. This service can make all the difference between a faulty AC system and a unit that is ready for the next season to come.

So, buckle up and get ready, we’re about to take a close and hard look at the condition of your AC.

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