1. Heat, Sleep & Mood

    Most of us have been at the beach with a grumpy kid. Maybe you stayed just a little too long, something wrecked their sandcastle, or maybe they just didn’t get that snow cone they just had to have; regardless of how it happens, being in the hot sun too long can turn an otherwise great day into a mad dash toward the nearest available bed, naptime, and a vacation from your vacation. The truth is, …Read More

  2. Check for Rebates

    Recently, we briefly mentioned how homeowners can save some money on upgrades to their homes through local and federal rebate programs. These programs are free to take advantage of, and often require only a brief application, proof of purchase, or a simple line item on your annual taxes. Take advantage of some of these programs with your air conditioner installation to further compound energy savi…Read More

  3. Improving Energy Efficiency, Part 3

    In our previous blogs, we’ve explored a number of great ways to get more out of your home’s energy such as, how to reduce costs and how to keep your family comfortable. Today, we’ll look at two more great ways to decrease energy usage: Take Advantage of Rebates Another great way to plan your home’s future energy efficient decisions is to look into local, state, and even federal rebates for…Read More

  4. Improving Energy Efficiency, Part 2

    In our previous blog, we began a running list of ways to improve the energy efficiency of your home, especially in regard to keeping temperate air in and uncomfortable air out. If you’re looking for even more ways to increase your energy efficiency, then read on! Attic Insulation It can’t be stressed enough how important proper insulation of attic space is for keeping heat out of your home. Wi…Read More

  5. Improving Energy Efficiency, Part 1

    As air conditioning repair experts, we know a thing or two about energy efficiency. Often, when homeowners are suffering from rising energy costs, there are a number of things they can do outside of changing out the assumed culprit. Here are some ways you can increase energy efficiency throughout your home: Change Your Habits The hardest part about any change is probably this one. For many homeown…Read More

  6. Don’t Be Fooled By Fall

    While the rest of the country rushes out to buy boot cuffs and pumpkin spiced lattes in September, we in New Braunfels still enjoy 90 degree days. In other parts of the country, home air conditioners have been long shut off in lieu of windows, and maybe even heat at night. Still, we rely on AC to keep us sane and functioning, and repair and installation of these systems is still just as important …Read More

  7. On Portable Air Conditioners

    We’ve recently seen a spike in portable air conditioners, as homeowners are frequently misled by the potential appeals of the system, without properly understanding the drawbacks associated with them. Here are some things you should know before considering the purchase of a portable air conditioner: “Portable” is Debateable Perhaps the largest draw of these systems is the ease of maneuvering…Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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