1. Humidity & Central Air

    Have you ever noticed water on the inside of your home’s windows? This odd effect is created by an overabundance of moisture in your home, and could be costing you money. By attempting to cool a house with high levels of humidity, you are forcing your home’s air conditioning to fight an uphill battle. Options for Moisture If you’re dealing with too much moisture in your home due to the New B…Read More

  2. Increasing Upstairs Airflow

    A common complaint we hear from New Braunfels residents is that their air conditioning is no longer cooling the upstairs like it used to. There are a number of potential explanations for this common problem, and often the only person that can actually shine light or solve the issue is an air conditioning repair technician. There are, however, a few things you can do to help ensure that your home i…Read More

  3. Central AC vs. Window Units

    There are pros and cons to having central air or utilizing strategically placed window units in your home, especially in the brutally hot and humid New Braunfels climate. Today, we will highlight some of the reasons why homeowners may be drawn to one over the other. The Window Unit Many older homes were built without central air conditioning, while others still have poorly installed or broken down…Read More

  4. Attic Storage: What to Avoid

    Thanks to your properly working air conditioning system, your home is kept at a comfortable climate for just about everything you own (likely barring perishables in the refrigerator). Largely due to the architecture and climate enjoyed in New Braunfels, many local homes do not have a basement for storage, leaving the attic as a vital place for long-term storage within the home. Because attics here…Read More

  5. Take Advantage of Temporarily Low Gas Prices

    Although it may not seem immediately evident now, many New Braunfels families will notice and enjoy a lower-than average gas bill. While Texans typically enjoy far less costs in winter energy bills, this year we will likely see a 5-year low. This savings is significant, primarily because the U.S. Energy Information Administration expects a sharp increase in costs for 2017. Rather than holding onto…Read More

  6. Understanding Your HVAC

    Most people have a vague understanding of how their home’s HVAC (heating, venting & air conditioning) works. We all know the basics of our heating and cooling: Set the thermostat, hear it kick on, air blows from the vents, and our home is ready to withstand the elements. In actuality, these systems are actually quite intricate, and do more than just deposit cool air into our rooms. Supply &a…Read More

  7. AC, Repair Or Replace?

    We service quite a large number of New Braunfels home air conditioners each summer and frequently run through when it is best to pursue a repair or replacement for broken or failing systems. While many technicians will simply tell you that your system is approaching its expected lifespan, and thus pressure you into an early replacement, we do things a little differently. We utilize an honest, stra…Read More

  8. Testing Your Indoor Air

    We take for granted that the air in our homes and workplaces are clean and healthy for us to breathe, but often these environments are more dangerous than they appear. Since we now take drastic measures to ensure that our homes are sealed to be nearly airtight, airborne toxins are allowed to continue circulating through your home’s internal air. While air conditioning systems contain filtration …Read More

  9. Air Conditioning, Among Best Ever Inventions

    When considering the best inventions of mankind, many come from the 20th century. With such contenders as the assembly line, birth control, penicillin, computers, televisions, cell phones, and, of course, the internet, it is difficult to name many of mankind’s greatest lasting achievements that weren’t from the 20th century. Among the lists made by the truly sociologically savvy is air conditi…Read More

  10. Maintaining Home HVAC Systems

    Proper maintenance of your home’s heating and air conditioning is one of the leading factors that help determine its effectiveness, dependability and longevity. Whether you are looking to avoid a costly replacement prematurely or ensure that your home is equally heated and cooled throughout the life of your system, it is crucial that you take steps toward proper maintenance of your home’s HVAC…Read More