Summer Tips for Pet Safety

Heat Safety for Pets

Let’s face it. Texas is very hot in the summer (and can be year round). Just walking to the mailbox in the summer heat can make you drenched with sweat. We all love spending the long, summer days outdoors with our furry companions, but if our pets are out in hot weather for a long amount of time they could suffer from dehydration, heat stroke and sunburns. Being exposed to excessive heat can be dangerous and potentially deadly on those summer days approaching 100 degrees. Summer in Texas won’t start until June 20, but now is the time to start … Continued

Summer Allergies in San Antonio

Indoor Allergy Solutions, Indoor Air Quality Products

Do allergies have you sneezing and sniffling again? Nose running and eyes watering, you stumble your way through your day. If you live in Texas, you know that we have a pretty awful allergy season year round due to the high growth of allergen producing plants in the area. If you want to keep your face out of the tissue box, you need to know what allergens to look out for and how to combat them. Here are summer allergies in San Antonio. You’ve seen it: yellow particles floating through the air, making their way into your clothing, bags, hair … Continued

Summer Weather Forecast in San Antonio

AC Repair San Antonio

San Antonio Summer Weather Forecast Summer weather and extreme heat is on its way. For people who live in San Antonio, this can make for some long days and nights. Each year, the weather can be unpredictable – so you may be asking yourself, “How long do I have before it hits 100 degrees?” Usually in San Antonio, we hit 100 regularly in July and August. According to KSAT’s weather history records, the average temperatures in July 2016 was 97 and the max 100. In August 2016 the average was 92 with a max of 102 degrees. This year the … Continued

Spring Allergies in San Antonio

Spring Allergies San Antonio Air Conditioning

It’s technically winter until Monday, March 20, but for people who live in San Antonio are dealing with that weather rollercoaster that is Texas. One day it’s 40. The next it’s 85. With all this crazy Texas weather, spring allergies are already in full bloom. As much as we all hate the dreaded sniffles, runny noses, coughing and swollen red eyes, spring allergy season is one of the worst time of the year. But we are here to help guide you on what allergies to look out for during spring in San Antonio and how to cope with them. Mold … Continued

Tips for Remodeling an Older Home

Home Remodel Air Conditioning San Antonio

Someone can decide on remodeling an older home for any reason—trend upkeep, stage to sell or new living arrangements, just to name a few. Sure, each homeowner reconstructs to their individual needs, but there are a few, simple feature updates that benefit any home. Consider these tips when remodeling an older home. Ductless air conditioning The easiest way to upgrade the AC in an older home is with a ductless AC system. Unlike a traditional, central AC system, a multi-split ductless system can be mounted on any wall in any room and deliver temperature-controlled air to that area. You can … Continued

Fall Allergies in San Antonio

San Antonio Seasonal Allergies

From cooler weather to pumpkin-spiced everything, there are tons of things to love about the fall. And cooler temperatures mean most of us will be spending an ample amount of time outdoors. Even though the weather will be wonderful, time spent outdoors creates a greater risk of coming in contact an allergy like fall hay fever. If you suffer from allergies, you’re not alone. One in five people in the United States suffer from seasonal allergies. In most parts of the world, allergies are a spring season issue. But those of us in the south know that fall allergies can … Continued

Dealing With Pets and Summer Heat

Summertime in Texas means high utility bills and brutal, dangerous heat – not just for humans but our furry friends, too. There are a variety of factors that can be potentially deadly for our pets and summer heat. Now that the summer heat has arrived and the Texas temperature is quickly approaching 100 degrees, it’s important to know how you can keep your pets safe from these harsh environmental factors. Here are a few pet heat safety tips: Treat your pet like you’d treat your newborn. Pets are like babies – they rely solely on their care-provider to keep them … Continued

Best-Paid Skilled Labor Jobs

Many people today believe the only way to earn a big salary is to have a college degree. But most of those people fail to realize that hands-on labor workers, without a degree, can get paid just as much money as those with one. Several Texas cities — including Austin and San Antonio — are among those expecting the fastest growth in skilled labor jobs and the most competitive pay. Here are the top three, best-paid, skilled labor jobs around today. Elevator Mechanic Average Salary: $73,000 Top Salary: $101,000 Elevator technicians handle assembling, installation and repairs of elevators, escalators and … Continued

Which Allergies are Worst in the Summer?

From camping out in the woods to weekend beach trips, there are tons of things to love about the summer. But spending an ample amount of time outdoors creates a greater risk of coming in contact with allergens. If you suffer from allergies, you’re not alone. One in five people in the United States suffers from seasonal allergies. Allergens are in the air at all times, and they are especially prominent in the south. Texas, specifically, is known for plants that produce allergens, making it one of the top five worst places to live for people with allergies – especially … Continued

Indoor Air Quality and Allergy Season

It’s that time of year again. You can feel it in the air. Allergy season! The transition from winter to spring can be terrifying for those suffering with allergies. Spring time means an increase in mold and pollen, which means it’s time to make sure your indoor air quality isn’t harboring allergy fugitives. Fun fact: The quality of air inside the average home today is likely more polluted than the air outside. Viruses, bacteria, allergens and other filthy particles can hover inside your home at all times. Indoor air pollution is among the five top environmental health risks, according to … Continued

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