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 […]

Summer Is Right around the Corner — Is Your AC Ready for the Heat?

Dallas, Texas is famous for its sweltering summers. In fact, from evening temperatures of 80oF, temperatures can soar to 100oF during the day. Air conditioning systems, therefore, are a necessity for Dallas residents. Cranking up the AC when the summer heat becomes too much to bear becomes the norm. With the cooling system being an […]

Three Reasons You’ll Love an HVAC Maintenance Program

The hottest days of summer may be here, but all too soon, the chillier days of autumn and winter will come blowing into town. And whatever the season, having a functional and reliable HVAC system is a necessity in Texas. From blazing hot days to frosty desert nights, knowing you can count on your air […]

Celebrating National Air Conditioning Appreciation Days

Here in the heart of Texas, we tend to appreciate our air conditioning a little more than folks in other parts of the country. But did you know that midsummer is a home to an HVAC celebration called National Air Conditioning Appreciation Days? That’s right—from July 3rd to August 15th, America celebrates the invention that […]

Air Conditioner Replacement: Is it Time to Say Goodbye?

One of the many exciting and occasionally stressful rituals of summer in Texas is making sure your air conditioner is in tip-top shape. After all, we rely on these mechanical marvels to keep our homes, offices, and vehicles both comfortable and safe during the hottest part of the year. But if your air conditioner is […]

Defeat the Heat! Tackling Common AC Problems

Living deep in the heart of Texas has a lot of positive aspects. The culture; the history; the food; the fun. But it also means relying on your air conditioner for much of the year, spending more on energy costs, and paying closer attention to the forecast than other places in our great nation. So […]

The Quirks of Cooling: Alternative AC

In 1902, a young engineer named Willis Carrier was standing on a foggy train platform in bustling Philadelphia and was struck with a sudden inspiration—passing air through water would allow him to both cool and dry it by controlling the amount of moisture in the air. Carrier was mostly concerned with conditioning air to protect […]

Summer Tips for Keeping Your Home Cool

With summer about to burst forth in all its sunny, searing glory, you’ll probably be relying pretty heavily on your air conditioning system as temperatures rise and the days stretch out. But like a lot of Texas homeowners, you’re probably not so fond of the potentially high energy bills that come with keeping the AC […]