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HVAC and Cold and Flu Season

The arrival of winter typically coincides with cold and flu season.

The arrival of winter typically coincides with cold and flu season. When your HVAC system is in heating mode to keep your home cozy and warm, it can also help lower your chances of catching these cold-weather illnesses if you make some targeted changes like: Investing in a Whole-Home Humidifier Studies have proven that germs…

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Cold Spots: Tips and Tricks

Cold spots in different areas in your home can quickly erode your comfort, especially during heating season.

Cold spots in different areas in your home can quickly erode your comfort, especially during heating season. Fortunately, they’re an issue you don’t have to simply live with because there are different options available to achieve more consistent temperature control throughout your home. Here are four tips on how to fix cold spots that you…

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Best Heating Alternatives to Save Energy in Winter

Best Heating Alternatives to Save Energy in Winter

Even in San Antonio, there’s a short period when you’ll need to turn to your heating system for comfort. With the rising energy costs, it’s a good idea to look for heating alternatives that will save energy. Let’s look at some of the best alternative methods you can choose to heat your home. Solar Heat…

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What’s That Smell? Identifying Heating System Odors

What’s That Smell? Identifying Heating System Odors

Heating system odors are always a little unsettling, especially when they show up on a chilly San Antonio winter night. When you know what the most common odors mean, though, you can rest assured you’ll know what to do when one occurs. Burning dust Over the summer, your heating system collects a fine layer of…

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What are the Parts of Your Furnace?

furnace in your San Antonio home

The furnace in your San Antonio home doesn’t have a lot of moving parts, but it’s a complex machine nonetheless. Understanding how your furnace works can help you troubleshoot problems as well as communicate more effectively with a technician in the event something goes wrong. The Thermostat When the temperature in your home dips below…

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What That Smell Coming From the Furnace Could Mean

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Even in San Antonio’s mild winters, a reliable furnace is a necessity for comfort. So when you notice a strange furnace smell, it’s understandably worrying. While some funny smells from the furnace are easy to get rid of, others signal serious trouble. Temporary Odor Issues When you first turn your furnace on in the winter,…

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