Why Are Some Rooms Colder Than Others?

November 8, 2019

Central heating units are designed to evenly distribute heat throughout your home. The bedroom in your San Antonio home shouldn’t be colder than your living room. If you’re experiencing uneven heat distribution, it’s important to get to the root of the problem. Here are five reasons why some rooms in your home are colder than others. 1. Leaks in Ducts When you turn on your heating system, the air flows directly through the ducts. If your home’s ducts have leaks, air will be lost through the leaks. In fact, your heating system can lose as much as 30% of the...

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5 Sounds You Don’t Want to Hear From Your HVAC System

October 18, 2019

Your air conditioning system makes some quieter noises even when it’s running well, but sometimes there are sounds that indicate an immediate need for repairs or maintenance work. You’ll want to know about these because they indicate problems that can cost you big money if not dealt with quickly. 1. Buzzing Sounds The typical unit does some buzzing when first turned on or off, but loud or consistent buzzing in the outside unit could mean a number of things: Debris in the unit Loose parts or motor Dirty or clogged air filters A bad blower Leaking refrigerant 2. Banging Noises...

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Signs You’re Overworking Your AC System

October 1, 2019

During the hottest parts of the year, it’s pretty common for people in San Antonio to run their air conditioners to the brink. A modern AC system is designed to handle the difficult task of cooling your home, even in Texas. They’ll also give off some signs if they are working too hard after all. Here are five signs your air conditioner is overworked. 1. Your Energy Bill Is on the Rise An uptick in the electricity bill is an indication that the air conditioner might be drawing more power than it usually does. This can be an effect of...

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Top 5 Causes of AC Airflow Problems

September 13, 2019

If the airflow through your air conditioner is weak, its effectiveness has been reduced, or there appears to be unequal cooling throughout your home, then you might be experiencing AC airflow problems. Here are the five most common issues affecting air conditioning systems. 1. Refrigerant Leak Having a refrigerant leak present in your system can lead to AC airflow problems. This is a common problem in older units. Experienced repair technicians have the knowledge necessary to test for leaks, repair your unit, and replace your refrigerant. 2. Dirty Blower Motor When a blower motor collects a lot of dirt on...

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September HVAC Maintenance Tips

September 1, 2019

September marks the start of fall and when the temperatures begin to drop after summer comes to an end. For homeowners, this is the perfect time to request an HVAC maintenance to ensure that the system is in good working order. Here are a few tips to follow to avoid issues and repairs. 1. Perform a Tune-Up Hire a technician from a company like to perform a tune-up and inspect all of the parts. The professional will also clean everything to ensure that the appliance continues to operate well and has a longer lifespan. 2. Replace the Air Filter The...

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How to Care for Your AC System

August 5, 2019

Other than scheduling regular maintenance from a qualified technician, there are a few things you can do to keep your AC system working properly. An air conditioner that operates optimally can mean significant savings on your energy bill. Let’s look at four maintenance tips for taking care of your AC system. 1. Clean or Change the Air Filters Probably the most important action you can take to maintain your air conditioner’s functionality and improve its efficiency is to regularly clean or replace the air filters. If you are uncertain as to how to do this or what kind of filters...

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Ways to Save Money on Your Cooling Bills This Summer

July 17, 2019

If you’re like most homeowners in San Antonio, the rising cost of your cooling bills each summer stings your wallet. Constantly running your HVAC system while cooling your home can cause a pretty steep spike in your electricity bill. While this is mostly unavoidable, there are some things you can do each summer to help reduce the expense. Here are some tips you can use to help reduce your cooling costs in the scorching summer months while keeping your home as comfortable as possible. Turn the Thermostat Up When You’re Not at Home If your house is empty for long...

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Important Zones for Extra Ventilation

June 25, 2019

At , we specialize in meeting the heating and cooling needs of customers in the San Antonio area. However, there is more to your indoor climate than temperature. You also need to think about the air quality in your home. Modern homes are built to be energy efficient, meaning there is less air escaping from the building. This may save money on utility bills, but it also makes it more difficult to get fresh air in your home. Why Ventilation Matters The air in your home can pick up all sorts of impurities that can affect your indoor air quality....

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