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Why Does My Furnace Keep Going On and Off?

Worried that your furnace is turning on and off too frequently? If your furnace is turning on and off frequently, it could mean one of two things: It’s especially cold outside Your furnace is short cycling If it is an especially cold day, your furnace may just be turning on and off frequently because your

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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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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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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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What Do Extreme Hot Temperatures Do to My AC System?

Extremely hot temperatures usually cause AC systems to break down sooner than they’re supposed to. When it’s super hot outside, your AC struggles to cool your home and has to work harder and longer to do so. Running constantly will overwork parts of your AC, which strains your entire system. Luckily, there are a variety

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