Watch out for These Signs of an AC Refrigerant Leak

A refrigerant plays an important role in the cooling process of an air conditioner, as its main job is to absorb the heat from inside your home. But when your AC unit is leaking refrigerant, it will have difficulty keeping your house at a comfortable temperature. On top of that, a refrigerant leak could harm […]

5 Signs You Need to Call for AC Tune-Up

Like the car you drive, your air conditioning unit at home requires regular maintenance to ensure its optimum performance. Without tune-ups, your AC unit could get less efficient over time — and break down when you need it the most. If you’re uncertain about when to call in the experts to inspect and tune up […]

Sounds Your Heater Makes & What to Do About Them

You have just moved into the house of your dreams: a French provincial home, complete with bow and bay windows and a mini turret. A couple of days after you’ve settled in, you start hearing mysterious noises. They rouse you some nights, but they’re gone by the morning. What gives? Should you call a medium? […]

AC Maintenance Tasks You Can’t Afford to Skip

During the summer months, your air conditioner will likely run continuously to keep you cool and comfortable inside your home. With your AC unit operating for most of the summer, it is crucial that you maintain it regularly. This way, you can stay comfy during the hot season and avoid having to fix a defective or […]

Smell That? The Different HVAC Odors and What they Mean

When your HVAC system starts emitting unpleasant odors, it could be a surefire sign that it needs servicing. Different smells signal different concerns. A musty smell can mean that condensation has led to mold growth in the area. The smell of burning plastic may indicate that the unit is overheating. Many times, a technician can […]

Don’t Wait for the Dog Days: A Pre-Summer Tune-Up Can Save You Money

The spring months are coming to a close; summer is on its way. Due to the warm weather, more homeowners now put their air conditioning systems into heavier use. After all, there’s nothing better than experiencing cool comfort after braving the scorching heat outdoors. Expecting your AC unit to run nonstop without proper maintenance, however, […]

Improving Indoor Air Quality with a Whole House Humidifier

Maintaining a comfortable temperature is one of the most important aspects of indoor air quality. There is, however, a consideration that most homeowners overlook when striving for the perfect temperature: the warmer the air, the drier the environment. A home that lacks proper humidifying systems risk triggering respiratory irritation, itchy skin, nosebleeds and uncomfortable nasal […]

4 Reasons to Include Your AC Unit in Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

About 66% of Americans subject their homes to spring cleaning – and for a good reason. Letting in the fresh air, cleaning hard-to-reach areas, and getting rid of old things make for a more comfortable home, after all. Research shows, however, that about 54% of spring cleaners don’t know where to start. Cowboy Services AC […]

How to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Spring

With a remarkably cold winter having hit Northern Texas in recent months, residents of Dallas and Fort Worth eagerly anticipate warmer climates and sunny days. As weather reports predict a mildly warm spring, homeowners can start using their air conditioners again. While it’s always best to tackle AC repair issues early, the best way to address the […]

Not in Full Cycle: Dealing with Heater Short Cycling

A heater in good condition turns on and off as needed. It runs to heat up the home until it reaches the desired temperature wherein it automatically shuts down. This cycle usually runs for several minutes. Sometimes, however, the heater short cycles — a situation where the heater keeps turning on and off every few […]