Is a Heat Pump Worth It for Your Texas Home?

October 10, 2022

As the days get shorter and the nights get cooler, it’s time to start thinking about how you’ll keep your San Antonio home warm this winter. While a typical furnace will certainly do the trick, more and more Texas homeowners are choosing to invest in heat pumps for their homes. However, are heat pumps really a good investment, or are they just a passing trend? To learn more about heat pumps, what they do, and whether or not you should invest in one, check out this guide from the pros at Beyer Air Conditioning & Heating. Heat Pump Basics A

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Will a Home Warranty Cover Any Issues With My HVAC System?

September 2, 2022

More and more people are turning to home warranties as a way to protect their finances. These plans are typically designed to cover things in your home that are not covered by your homeowner’s insurance policy, such as your TV, water heater, washing machine, etc. If any of these items is damaged and needs to be repaired or replaced, a home warranty can ensure that you won’t have to pay for the costs out of pocket. One question many people have when considering a home warranty is whether it will cover things like their plumbing or their HVAC system. The

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How Often Do Commercial Air Ducts Need to Be Cleaned?

July 20, 2022

The general rule of thumb is that commercial air ducts should be cleaned at least once every three to five years. If your business has been in its current location for more than this amount of time and you’ve never had your ductwork professionally cleaned, it is definitely time to schedule an appointment. How to Know When It’s Time to Have Your Ductwork Cleaned? While having your ducts cleaned once every three to five years is a good rule to follow, there are numerous situations when it might be required as often as every year

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Tips to Make Your AC System More Energy Efficient

July 15, 2022

When you start running your air conditioning system during the summer, you’ll be reminded really quickly how it changes your energy bill. Fortunately, there are many different ways to help enhance the efficiency of your air conditioning system to help lower your energy bills throughout the summer months. Keep Your AC Filter Clean Probably one of the biggest culprits of reducing air conditioner energy efficiency is a clogged air filter. Air conditioning systems have air filters that are responsible for removing unwanted airborne debris like dust. However, this filter needs to be changed on a

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What Is the Typical Lifespan for a Commercial HVAC Unit?

July 10, 2022

Commercial HVAC systems are quite like residential systems, except that they tend to be much larger and more complex. This also means that they are much more expensive and require far more maintenance to ensure they continue working properly. Of course, there will still eventually come a time when a commercial air conditioner or furnace will start to fail and need to be replaced. The only question is when this will happen. Here is a full overview of the life expectancy of commercial HVAC units and what factors can affect how long the units last. Average

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Why Does My Air Conditioner Make the House Feel Humid?

July 10, 2022

With summer temperatures in San Antonio regularly reaching the upper 90s or even into the triple digits, air conditioning is definitely a must-have. Not only does a properly functioning AC system ensure your home stays cool, but it also helps to remove excess humidity from inside the building. Still, there are numerous times when we get calls from customers complaining that their home still feels extremely humid even with the air conditioning on. In light of this, here are some of the most common reasons why this issue occurs and what you can do about it.

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Common AC Compressor Problems to Know About

July 7, 2022

Your air conditioner’s compressor is what allows it to remove heat from your circulating air, making it cooler. However, when there’s a problem with your compressor, you’ll notice right away that it’s not cooling your home properly. Discover how your AC works, the compressor’s role in that process, and the common problems you may experience. The Fundamentals of Air Conditioning Let’s start with a brief discussion of how your air conditioning works. It’s actually a misnomer to think that your AC generates or creates cold air. Rather, what you can do is remove enough heat from

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What You Need to Know About HVAC Dampers

June 12, 2022

If you’re looking for a new space to live in, odds are you’re shopping around and making comparisons between various homes. One thing that doesn’t always get the attention it deserves but is nevertheless one of the aspects of your home that can significantly impact your day-to-day experience is the HVAC system. The HVAC system includes various parts that work together to keep your home comfortable, like ducts, vents, and electrical equipment. One aspect of an HVAC system that can easily overlook is dampers. They provide an essential role in your system, and when you’re shopping for

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11 Ways to Soundproof Your HVAC

June 2, 2022

For most people, HVAC systems play a critical role in staying comfortable year-round. While these systems keep you at the right temperature, they can also produce a lot of noise as they operate. In fact, HVAC systems produce noise that can be sent from the unit itself to the ducts and the vents located throughout your home. Fortunately, if the noise from your system is getting on your nerves, there are several things that you can do to remedy the issue. 1. Repair Your HVAC System Properly If excess noise is coming from your HVAC

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HVAC Spring Preparation Tips

March 17, 2022

When the cold winter weather finally decides to settle down, it’s time to think about preparing your HVAC system for the warmer months. You want to ensure that your system is operating in peak condition so that you don’t waste any of your hard-earned money on excessive energy. If you’re new to springtime HVAC maintenance, there are various tasks that you’ll want to ensure that you complete at the start of the season. Schedule Professional Maintenance Service The first task on your list should be to contact a licensed HVAC professional to perform maintenance on your

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