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How Much Does it Cost to Repair a Central AC in San Antonio, Texas?

Need an AC repair in San Antonio? And how must does it cost to repair an ac unit is first thing on your mind. The cost to repair an AC in San Antonio ranges from $130 – $3,000, with most homeowners paying around $215. Your repair cost will depend on these factors: What needs to

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Do I Need a Water Softener in San Antonio?

The short answer: It depends. Have you noticed any of the following hard water problems? Scale build-up on your fixtures White stains on your dishes, sinks and tubs An increase in water bills Water-based appliances (dishwashers, water heaters, coffee makers, etc.) dying prematurely Frequently clogged drains Dry, itchy skin Laundry quickly becoming faded and rough

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Shafer Services Plus Launches Social Media Campaign to Deliver Messages of Hope

April 23, 2020 (San Antonio, TX) – Something cheerful is coming to a sidewalk and social media account near you. Shafer Services Plus, one of San Antonio’s best-rated plumbing, cooling and heating companies; has launched a social media campaign to deliver messages of hope along with savings on home services. Shafer service professionals are on

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How Much Does Drain Clearing Cost in San Antonio?

The cost of drain clearing in San Antonio ranges from $189 to $500+. We know—that’s a fairly broad range. If you want a more solid idea of how much your drain clearing job will cost, you’ll need to consider the following factors: The type of equipment needed to clear the clog The location of the

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Why Is My AC Running All Day? A San Antonio Tech Explains

Worried something is wrong with your air conditioner? Don’t worry if… it’s a hot day outside. On hot days your AC is naturally going to work longer to maintain your desired indoor temperature. Unfortunately, there’s not much you can do about that. You should be concerned if… Your AC never stops running The thermostat temperature

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How Often Should I Flush My Water Heater? A San Antonio Plumber Answers

We recommend you hire a professional to flush your water heater at least once a year. The reason? In San Antonio, we have some of the hardest water in the country, meaning we have a lot of minerals (sediment) in our water supply. Over time, these minerals build up inside your tank, leading to issues

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How Much Does Furnace Maintenance Cost in San Antonio?

In San Antonio, you can expect to pay anywhere from $75 to $250+ for furnace maintenance (often referred to as a “tune-up” or “check-up”). Now you’re probably wondering: “Why the difference in price?” The following factors determine the price of a furnace tune-up: The quality of the contractor you hire The what’s included in the

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Why Does My Water Take so Long to Heat Up in San Antonio?

Do you find yourself waiting a long time for hot water? Unfortunately, waiting 40–60 seconds for your shower to heat up isn’t uncommon in many San Antonio homes. If your water takes longer than 10–20 seconds to heat up, it’s not only a waste of your time—it also drives up water, sewage and electric bills.

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How to Protect Your San Antonio Home from Water Damage

Even a small amount of water can cause severe damage to a home. So, in a place like San Antonio that gets 20+ inches of rainfall a year, we see a lot of flood damage. To protect your home against flood damage, we recommend that you: Repair and prevent exterior damage to your home Get

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Should I Get My Air Ducts Cleaned? A San Antonio Duct Expert Answers.

The answer? It depends. Generally, ducts should only be cleaned on an “as-needed” basis—not as a routine maintenance, as some less honest San Antonio techs might suggest. According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), you should only get your ducts cleaned if: There is visible mold growth in your ductwork Your ducts are infested with

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