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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What to Think About When Assessing Your New Home’s Heating and Cooling

March 10, 2022

When it comes to assessing the heating and cooling system in your new home, it’s easy to simply switch it on and keep your fingers crossed. However, this can leave you filled with stress and anxiety, wondering if it will act up or give out. Consider these aspects when assessing the condition of your new home’s heating and cooling system. System Age The actual age of your system can give you a good indication of where you are in its life cycle. Properly maintained furnaces will heat your home for about 15 to 20 years. Heat

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Signs That Indicate Your Ductwork Is Damaged

January 18, 2022

If you live in a climate where there is snow, ice, and freezing temperatures, it’s essential to know the signs of ductwork damage. Many factors can cause ductwork damage, including pressure imbalances in your system. This blog post will help you identify when your ducts are damaged so you can take care of them before they become more severe or even life-threatening. Air Conditioner Is Making Noise If your air conditioner is making a lot of noise, this could be a sign that your ductwork has been damaged. The AC unit might be making a lot

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When to Replace the Ductwork in Your Home

October 12, 2021

Did you know that you can lose conditioned air due to poor duct connections, leaks and holes? Your duct is essential as it supplies warm or cool air to your home. Sadly, problems with your ductwork reduce its lifecycle and make your home uncomfortably cold or hot. These problems can also cost you extra electricity bills. To avoid such problems, you need to replace your ductwork as soon as you notice it has developed some inefficiencies. But how do you know it’s time to replace your ductwork? Read on to find answers to this vital question.

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6 Mistakes That Can Void Your HVAC Warranty

September 26, 2021

Your new air conditioner or heater likely came with a manufacturer’s warranty. This agreement covers certain parts, replacements, and repairs. It’s a firm guarantee to safeguard you from faulty equipment, and it can save you thousands of dollars over the lifespan of your system. Unfortunately, however, there are several things that you can do to void this agreement, even if they’re done inadvertently. Let’s consider six warranty mistakes that every San Antonio homeowner should avoid. 1. Not Registering Your Warranty One of the most common mistakes that homeowners make is failing to register their warranties after

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How Does Central Air Conditioning Work?

June 21, 2021

Central air conditioning has become a staple for many homeowners who enjoy the comfort that it brings during the hot summer months. While there are many appliances that you may never know the inner workings of, your air conditioning system shouldn’t be one of them. When you have a general understanding of how your air conditioning system works, you can better assess problems and perform necessary maintenance. A General Understanding Most people think of an air conditioning system as a cooling system. While it does help to reduce the temperature in your home, it doesn’t actually

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What Are the Major Parts of an Air Conditioner?

April 6, 2021

If you have a problem with your air conditioner, you can help both your HVAC tech and yourself by taking a few minutes to learn how your system works. Add to that the major components, and how to know if they are bad, and you will experience a new level of peace. The Most Common Symptoms of Air Conditioner Problems Your air conditioner is a relatively simple system designed to cool your space. When a part of the system doesn’t work properly, you are likely to experience some common symptoms, regardless of what part it is.

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What Are Ways I Can Conserve Energy?

March 20, 2021

Reducing your household energy consumption can be beneficial on many fronts. Apart from saving you money, every little effort towards energy conservation contributes in a big way to environmental conservation when viewed cumulatively on a national level. According to the EPA, America can save up to $600 million in utility costs every year and cut harmful greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 9 billion pounds annually if every American swapped one bulb with a more energy-efficient one. In most instances, energy conservation does not entail much. Changing old habits by making small adjustments to your daily routines

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Is It Normal to Smell Gas Near a Furnace?

March 15, 2021

Your furnace is one of the most active equipment in your household. As a complex system, it is bound to develop faults in the course of its operation. For homeowners, a gas leak is probably one of the most alarming issues. So you ought to understand the signs of leakages from your furnace. We’ll also explore practical steps you can take when you suspect a gas leak. Recognize the Smell of Gas Leaks The two most common sources of fuel for most gas furnaces are natural gas and propane. Both gases are odorless and colorless. As

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How Energy Efficient Are Heat Pumps?

March 8, 2021

With a few exceptions, the winters in Selma tend to be fairly mild. Therefore, although a typical furnace is an adequate way to heat your home, there is another heating option that is far more efficient. A heat pump provides the same level of heating as a furnace while using energy far more efficiently. To understand just how efficient a heat pump can be and whether a heat pump is right for your home, check out this guide from Beyer Air Conditioning & Heating on heat pump efficiency. What Is a Heat Pump? A heat pump has one job: to

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