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

All About Inverter AC Technology

Monday, July 15th, 2024


In Texas, air conditioning is hardly a luxury. To keep us safe and healthy, and to keep our homes a halfway reasonable temperature during the hottest stretches of the summer, air conditioners are a necessity. But it can cost quite a pretty penny to keep that air conditioner running so much of the time. How can we stay comfortable without having such high electric bills? Is there a solution?

In fact, there is a great way to cut your energy usage, cut your electric bill, and not put your comfort at risk at all. You can stay just as cool with an inverter AC while saving energy and money. What is inverter AC technology, and how does it work? We’ll explain below.

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Understanding VRV and VRF Air Conditioning Systems

Monday, May 20th, 2024


It often takes some time to get through the process of deciding you need to replace your air conditioner, researching your options, determining what system you want to get, and having it installed. That’s why we recommend that you plan to replace your air conditioner before it completely fails during a heat wave, leaving you to rush through this process and potentially end up less than thrilled with your choice.

While you’re doing your research about what your AC replacement options are, you’re probably running into a lot of terms and having to learn about the differences between them—ducted or ductless, AC or heat pump, etc. A couple of acronyms you might have spotted are VRV and VRF. What’s unique about these types of air conditioners? Here’s what you should know.

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Why We Recommend a Home Electrical Inspection for the Start of the Year

Monday, January 15th, 2024


Perhaps you’ve made a New Year’s resolution for yourself, something that will increase your sense of well-being, or something that will save you money. But maybe it didn’t cross your mind to make a New Year’s resolution for your home. Consider it: your home’s well-being will directly benefit your personal well-being, and money saved by avoiding home problems is money in your pocket!

There are many things you can resolve to do for your home this year, but we’re going to focus on one particular option. We recommend that you have an electrical inspection done. It will make your home safer, resolve bothersome issues, and save you money. Here’s how.

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Is It Time to Have Your Sewer Line Cleaned? Signs to Watch For

Monday, November 20th, 2023


In your home, all the drain pipes lead to one place: the sewer line. This line carries all your wastewater away from your home and toward the municipal sewer line or your septic tank. While a clog in a single drain in your home can be a hassle, a clog in your sewer line can cause massive problems.

To avoid a disaster—like sewage backing up into your tubs and sinks—it’s important to catch sewer line problems early. How can you tell if you have a sewer line problem and need a plumber to clean it out? Here are the warning signs.

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Should You Replace Your AC During Fall?

Monday, October 9th, 2023


Autumn is the perfect time to reflect on how the summer went. Is there anything you want to do differently next year? Perhaps you need to rethink your approach to your flower gardening. Maybe you regret not spending more time in the pool, or you kept putting off that camping trip and ended up not going at all. But what if the thing you need to change has to do with your air conditioner?

Was your air conditioner giving you trouble? Did it make weird noises, drive up your electric bill outrageously, or fail to keep you cool when you needed it most? If it’s time to replace your air conditioner, you might be wondering: should I have a new AC installed in the fall, or should I wait until spring?

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Three Reasons to Choose a Professional Electrician

Monday, July 18th, 2022

Everyone has different exposure to professional electricians. Some people need to rely on a contractor for a lot of home work, because there are just a lot of high-tech systems and specialized technology required in homes these days. Other people are pretty handy, and they’ve either got licensed family members or people they know who can work on this kind of stuff. No matter where you fall on the spectrum, we want to be the team that can provide electrical services reliably for people who need them.

So, if you’re on the fence as to whether or not you should call us for a reliable electrician in Kerrville, TX, then keep reading. We’ll talk about three distinct reasons why calling a professional, licensed electrician is going to be better for your next electrical job than just calling a family friend or someone you know with a little bit of handy knowledge.

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Is Your Kitchen GFCI Protected?

Monday, April 11th, 2022

GFCI might be an acronym you’ve heard before, but you might not be as familiar with it as you’d like to be. That’s okay! This blog post is all about GFCI protection, why certain outlets require it, and why your home might be unsafe if you don’t have it. Many homeowners choose plug-in lamps and lights for their indoor lighting in Kerrville, TX, but that could be a problem if you’re using these kinds of lights to light a bathroom or kitchen without GFCI protection.

Keep reading to learn more about GFCI protected outlets, and if you think your home needs them, then be sure to call our team for support. Our licensed electricians can get all of the outlets in your home grounded, and keep the outlets in your bathroom and kitchen from becoming fire hazards or electrocuting anyone in your family.

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FAQ: Everything to Know About Your Anode Rod

Monday, March 28th, 2022

Have you ever wondered what the “sacrificial anode rod” does in your water heater? If you have, then you’re not alone. This is an incredibly important part of your water heating technology, and many people haven’t even heard of it before! This can be a struggle, especially when you’re trying to budget for your water heater needs. We want to make your home comfort experience easier, and it might help by discussing one of the most important pieces of your technology.

Down below we’ll get into all the questions you might have about water heaters in Kerrville, TX, and specifically about the anode rod component. We want to make sure you leave this blog post feeling confident enough about your water heating technology, so you can call us with any concerns. Our team is ready and available to help you with your water heating needs.

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Likely Problems with Your AC

Monday, July 19th, 2021

Air conditioning problems can take many forms and make many different noises, which is why it’s important to get the right information from certified experts. Don’t just assume you’ve got a refrigerant leak or some kind of compressor failure if you’re not actually sure that’s your problem. The first thing you can always do in this situation is to call us for more information. Not only can we give you a better picture as to what’s going wrong with your system, but we can send a technician over to get a closer look so you know you’re in good hands.

Until that happens, we’re going to assume that your air conditioner problem is like many others we’ve seen. Most of the air conditioning repair in Kerrville, TX we provide is based around a few simple fixes that happen all the time.

We’re going to go over the most common AC repairs we run into and talk about how you can tell if you’re suffering from one.

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5 Signs Your Electrical System Needs Assistance

Monday, March 29th, 2021

Being a homeowner can be a rough deal. You’ve got so many things to think about, from mortgage payments, to family vacations, to scheduling an air conditioner repair. It’s easy to fall behind on the things that matter without a rigorous calendar or some kind of reminder system. When homeowners are overwhelmed, their electrical systems can easily fall by the wayside to the point where constantly tripping breakers and dysfunctional outlets just seem kind of normal.

We’re here to remind you that no, electrical problems like these are not normal. You might need some serious help from an electrician in Kerrville, TX.

We’ll walk you through a list of some signs that your electrical system needs our help. We won’t push our services too hard, because our main priority today is to make homeowners more aware and informed as to the condition of their home electrical systems.

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