5 Unexpected Tips For Keeping Your Home Cooler This Summer

Summer in Texas is HOT, so we’re offering up a few ways to reduce the heat inside your home and maintain a more comfortable temperature for you and your family.  1. Check the settings on your dishwasher: Many dishwashers have an energy saver setting that will clean your dishes while also using the most efficient

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Indoor Air Quality 2.0- 5 Tips Beyond the Typical Advice to Having Cleaner Air in Your Home

How often do you think about the air you’re breathing inside your home? There can be many different types of pollutants that can compromise your home’s air. A properly serviced and maintained HVAC system is vital to help filter out many these particles, but there are other actions you can take to allow you and

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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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Shafer Services Wins BBB 2020 Market Ethics Award

Shafer Services was honored with the 2020 Better Business Bureau aware for marketplace ethics for the 41-60 employee category. Read more about the award and see other winners here!

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Heat Pumps vs Furnaces: Which Is Best for My San Antonio Home?

For starters, some San Antonio homeowners actually choose to go with both. This surprise 3rd option is referred to as a “dual fuel” system, which uses a gas furnace as a backup heating source for a heat pump (we’ll talk more about this later on). However, if you’re trying to choose one over the other,

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Why Is My Heat Pump Covered In Ice? A San Antonio Tech Answers

Let’s make something clear right from the get-go: It’s perfectly normal for your outdoor heat pump to be covered in a small amount of frost during winter. Your heat pump actually comes equipped with a ‘defrost mode’, which periodically melts away any frost buildup on the unit. What’s not normal is if that frost has

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