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Why Does My AC Smell? A San Antonio Tech Explains

Smelling strong or unpleasant odors coming from your AC? That’s usually an indication there’s an issue with your AC that a tech will need to fix. If your AC smells like… Dirty socks (musty smell) Rotten eggs Burning or gunpowder Chemicals …read on. We’ll go into more detail about each of these smells and what

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San Antonio Non-Profits Receive Critical HVAC and Plumbing Services for free from Shafer Serves

San Antonio Non-Profits Receive Critical HVAC and Plumbing Services for free from Shafer Serves— the New Philanthropic Program from Shafer Services Plus         SA Youth’s office and Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio Club Members are gifted new HVAC systems to combat San Antonio heat     (San Antonio, TX) SA

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How Much Does it Cost to Install a Furnace in San Antonio?

If you’re in the market for a new furnace, you can expect to pay anywhere from $5,000 to $12,000. On average, most homeowners pay around $6,000. After reading that, you might be wondering why the cost can vary so much. The cost to install a furnace varies based on the following factors: The type of

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How Much Does it Cost to Repair a Furnace in San Antonio?

Wondering how much it will cost to repair your broken furnace? In San Antonio, the cost to repair a furnace ranges from $130 to $3,000, with most homeowners paying around $500 on average. Why the big price range? The reason there’s such a big price range is because the cost depends on the following factors:

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Gas vs Electric Furnace in San Antonio: Which One Should I Get?

If you’re considering a new furnace, you might be stuck choosing between a gas or electric unit. We have good news: Both types of furnaces work well in our area, and both will keep your home warm in the winter. Which type of furnace is best for you depends on your preferences, such as: How

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How to Tell if You Have a Water Leak Underground

Think you have an underground water leak? If so, you don’t want to ignore it—a water leak can seriously damage your home and lead to costly repairs. In this blog, we’ll share some common signs of underground water leaks (both inside and outside). We’ll also share a couple of sure-fire tests to know if you

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How to Prevent Clogged Drains: A San Antonio Plumber Explains

Every homeowner agrees: Clogged or slow-moving drains are a nuisance. While you might not be able to prevent every clog, you can certainly take some steps to reduce your chances of getting one. In this article, we’ll share how to prevent clogs in 3 areas of your home: Kitchen sink Bathroom sink & shower Toilet

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3 Easy Ways to Combat The San Antonio Flu Season

The flu is a nasty illness, causing uncomfortable symptoms like a sore throat, achy muscles, and frequent coughing. Here in San Antonio, the flu season starts in late October and doesn’t begin slowing down until February. That means at least 3 months each year we live with a higher risk of catching the flu. Although

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Mountain Cedar Season: When It Begins, Ends and How to Survive It

If you’ve lived in Central Texas for a while, chances are you’ve experienced the dreaded “cedar fever.” Mountain Cedar allergy season starts in late December and can last until March. The most severe months are usually December and January, which is when the cedar’s pollen counts are at their peak. The symptoms of cedar fever

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Why Is My AC Leaking Water? A San Antonio Tech Explains

Do you notice water pooling around your AC unit? Don’t wait for it to get worse. A leaking AC is a problem that needs to be addressed quickly in order to prevent any significant damage to the inside of your home. Some of the issues that can cause your AC to leak inside include: A

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