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Owner HVAC Offer

Since your central air/heat is one of the most expensive components in your rental property, we would like to strongly suggest our owners take advantage of a special deal we have worked out with one of our contractors.

Due to the home being tenant occupied, there is no guarantee the filters are being changed as often as necessary, as well as issues with the unit that are minor in nature if discovered early before they become major.

With A Little Nip In The Air: Ways to Stay Safe This Winter Season

Keeping ourselves warm on these unexpectedly cold San Antonio nights is priority number one. Here at All County Alamo, we want to keep you and your family safe with these tips and precautions for using your fireplaces, and heaters this winter.

Having a fire going can be beneficial. Not only does it keep your electric bill from being sky-high, it also provides a nice ambiance for the cold winter nights. A few tips to fire safety in regards to a fireplace can not only save you money, but also lives.

Cold Weather Blues

Here in San Antonio, we have dealing with the summer heat down to a science. It’s when the first chill of winter comes, we scurry around getting ready for the next drop under 75°; rushing out to purchase new jackets, long sleeved shirts, and those comfy socks with the grips on the bottom.

Keeping yourself warm isn’t the only think you need to do to get ready for Jack Frost. Your rental home can also do with a little preventative maintenance to keep your property in tip-top shape, and keep renters cozy.

Cold Weather Blues

Here in San Antonio, we have dealing with the summer heat down to a science. It’s when the first chill of winter comes, we scurry around getting ready for the next drop under 75°; rushing out to purchase new jackets, long sleeved shirts, and those comfy socks with the grips on the bottom.

Keeping yourself warm isn’t the only think you need to do to get ready for Jack Frost. Your rental home can also do with a little preventative maintenance to keep your property in tip-top shape, and keep renters cozy.

Veteran's Day

Today is Veteran's day, so remember to thank a Veteran for their service.

It was Woodrow Wilson who announced Armistice day in 1919, when one year prior, fighting officially ended. This was known as the end of the war to end all wars. Seven months later, on June 28th, 1919, the Treaty of Versailles was signed, bringing and end to "The Great War."

Tips for Moving With Children

Moving can be hard, especially for children. They’ve grown accustomed to a routine; they know where everything is in their old home.

It makes sense to you for a move; better job, closer to family, a change in lifestyle, but to a child, it’s taking away something that is theirs. Kids have meltdowns for everything and anything. The ice cream is too cold, or a favorite toy gets misplaced so the world must be ending.
To prepare (at least for moving) yourself and your family, there are a few things you can do to alleviate that aspect of stress.

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