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

Our Guide to Changing Your Air Filter Seasonally

Monday, August 15th, 2022

portable-air-conditionerAlthough the vast majority of American households have air conditioning, not everyone is confident in or knowledgeable about basic maintenance. If you’re not sure what to do to keep your air conditioner running at its best, that’s okay! You’re in good company. Many people could use a little help to get started. 

When air conditioners are inefficient or not working properly, the simplest solution is often the right one: change your air filter. Have you ever done that? Do you know how often it should be done? Follow our step-by-step guide and get that air conditioner back to peak performance.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out. Our team is happy to help with anything related to air conditioner repair in Boerne, TX 

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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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Protect Your Drain With a Mesh Screen

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Have you ever been frustrated with a shower drain that’s starting to get clogged, but you just paid for a drain cleaning only a year ago? It can sometimes feel like there’s just nothing that can be done about clogging materials. Well, there is something that can be done about the materials clogging your shower and your kitchen sink, and we’re here to talk about it!

You’ll still need to invest in a professional plumber in Boerne, TX, but you won’t need to be so frustrated in between drain cleaning appointments. With the help of a mesh screen, your drain can avoid most of the large contaminants that would otherwise cause clogs to build up. And, to make things even easier, you can just toss the materials that get caught in the screen in the trash where they belong!

Let’s talk about some great benefits that come from such a simple device.

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Does AC Maintenance NEED to Be Professionally Done?

Monday, May 9th, 2022

This is a good question, and we understand why homeowners would ask it. Wouldn’t it be easy if we just gave you our proven inspection list and all the tips required for performing AC maintenance on your own, and you just did it yourself? It sounds like that would be more convenient, but the truth is that this would probably lead to more problems. One of our values as a company is being responsible to our customers and our community. We’re a family-owned, third-generation business, which means that many of our customers are close friends and neighbors.

Air conditioning maintenance in Boerne is a lot more complicated than just following a list of handy tips. It’s not like building a garden, or some other kind of home DIY project. Air conditioners are incredibly complex, and even one small problem could lead to expenses down the line.

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Spring Time Is Sump Pump Time

Monday, April 25th, 2022

We’ve had some wacky weather here in Texas lately. While tourists might think that we’re just the land of sunshine and hot temperatures, that’s really not always the case. We get flash floods as often as everyone else, and sometimes our arid landscapes can have trouble absorbing the moisture from just a small amount of rain. Our homes aren’t necessarily built to handle that much rain or flooding, and when your basement finally floods, it can feel like a punch in the gut.

Don’t worry, we’re not here to bum you out! There’s a great solution for a flooding basement, and we wish we talked more about it on this blog than we have. Introducing the sump pump in Boerne, TX!

Sump pumps are powerful water collection systems that pump out rainwater from your basement. They’re the perfect preventative tool that keeps your home safe and secure from any flooding.

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Finding the Optimal Temperature for Your Home

Monday, February 28th, 2022

Finding the optimal temperature for a home is a lot like finding a leprechaun. Sure, you’ve probably heard that it exists, but no matter what you do or how hard you look it seems like you just can’t find it. It seems like every single person has different advice to tell you about their home temperature. Some people “never turn the thermostat lower than 68” while others “never turn it higher than 60.” Isn’t it frustrating?

Today, we’re going to talk about the “optimal temperature of a home.” Did you know that the energy.gov website actually lists a specific range of temperatures that are the most efficient for a heating system? It’s true! Let’s talk about the objective, factually optimal temperature for your heating in Boerne, TX to run at.

Remember, it needs to meet your comfort preferences and your budget requirements! Let’s meet in the middle and find the best home temperature for you.

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Invest in a Furnace Inspection Today

Monday, January 17th, 2022

Furnaces require maintenance just like any other heating system, but when you’ve got a gas furnace, there’s one additional aspect you need to consider. Safety is always the first priority, but it’s something you’re going to want to remember each year when you go to turn on your system for the first time, or start investigating a problem.

Don’t get us wrong, gas furnaces aren’t dangerous. They’re designed with safety measures in place so that they can easily heat your home without problems. And, to make matters better, they’ve got protocols to shut down whenever a safety issue does come up. But things can go wrong, especially after years of neglect and missed maintenance or repairs, and your furnace could start operating unsafely.

That’s why you need to invest in an inspection. This is the furnace service in Boerne, TX that will set things right for the rest of the year.

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Common Electric Heater Issues

Monday, December 6th, 2021

Most homes in our area are powered by electricity. With that, most of those homes have heating systems that are also powered by electricity. As the power grid gets upgraded and more sustainable sources of energy start pouring in, we’re likely to see our electric heating systems increase in popularity over the coming years. This is a good thing!

However, it’s important that you get your electrical heating system, whether it’s a heat pump or an electric furnace, repaired by a professional technician so you’re in good shape for the future. Heating repair in Boerne can be expensive when homeowners try to fix things themselves or start calling amateurs that live down the street.

Our team specializes in the repair of these kinds of systems, and we can help diagnose the problem starting today! Let’s talk about some common electric heating system issues that you might encounter.

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PVC or Copper: Which to Choose?

Monday, October 11th, 2021

This is a complicated question, and one that we’d like to spend this blog post talking about. There’s no perfect answer, and it’s important that we’re honest with you as your go-to local professional for any questions that pertain to plumbing in Boerne, TX. The truth is that either one of these options is a good choice, but for very different reasons and situations.

If you’re in the market for some repiping, first we recommend that you call us. We’ll walk you through the different types of materials and give you our specific recommendations for your situation. However, if you’re not at that stage yet and you’d rather do a bit more research, then we can help with that.

PVC and copper pipe materials are both great solutions for the specific problem of repiping. But let’s dive into which material is best for your situation or budget.

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The Three Main Types of Leaks

Monday, September 13th, 2021

Leaks are brutal when they occur. We’ve all been there when a leak has caused a complete disruption in our lives and we start furiously searching online for what to do. The stress and commotion of having a leak in your home can be enough to ruin anyone’s day, which is why we’d like to shed some light on this type of situation.

Different leaks have different solutions. In order to have your leaks properly cleaned and patched, it’s important that you get them addressed by a professional. The plumbers on our team can patch your leaks, no matter what size they are, and get your home in working order again.

That being said, as your local expert plumber in Boerne, TX, we think it’s time we talked about the three major types of leaks and what can be done about each one.

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