San Antonio air conditioning, heating, and plumbing repair and replacement solutions paired with unparalleled customer service and service plans to match The Shafer family has been providing world class service to San Antonio for well over a century. We offer expert service and repair by a skilled team of factory trained and licensed professionals.

With our fleet of trucks and warehouse full of parts and equipment, all of your plumbing, heating, and air conditioning solutions are just minutes away. If your home's heating, air conditioning or plumbing is not working properly, out of commission, or costing you more than it should, Shafer can help.

Offices (1)

  City San Antonio, TX
  Zip code 78202
  Address 315 Burnet St
  Phone (210) 227-8358
  Today 08:00 AM ÷ 05:00 PM    
  Person Mr. Jimmy Shafer

Services (5)

Air Conditioning

When it comes to your family's comfort and safety, why settle for anyone less than the specialists at Shafer Services? Since 1884, the Shafer Services family has been recognized for providing the highest quality air conditioning service in San Antonio and surrounding areas.


Free flowing water is a commodity we take for granted. until something goes wrong. Anyone who's experienced a backed up toilet, bathtub or sink, a flooded basement, or leaky pipes and appliances, knows first-hand the damage and dread they can cause. Our team is comprised of highly skilled San Antonio plumbers that can get the job done right the first time.


Our San Antonio winters may not bring snow, but the nights still get pretty cold. As a homeowner, the last thing you want to worry about is the comfort and safety of your home. No other single system in your home plays a larger role in your comfort or how much your utility bill will be than your heating system.


Having a Service Plan/Maintenance Plan in place for your home systems is one of the most cost effective things you can do to avoid unexpected problems and expense. Our Plan is one of the best value options available in San Antonio.

Home Improvement

Our home improvement professionals can fix just about anything around the house. From drywall, painting, & texturing to door latches and grab bars, let us be your go-to guys for all your home repair needs.
Gerald M.

Gerald M.

Jul 07, 2017
John and Ismael came out on an emergency call Sunday for a water leak in the yard. They did an excellent job above and beyond what was required. I recommend Shafer Services for the excellent quality and quick response. Full review ›


Apr 16, 2017
I highly recommend Shafer Services. The are prompt, perform quality maintenance, but best of all. they act with integrity and honesty. I've been their customer for about 5 years and they've always given me 5 star service. When my a/c broke this summer and the outside temp was 105, they got here first thing in the morning and got me up and running. They... Full review ›
Cindy S.

Cindy S.

Mar 23, 2017
They were on time and very careful with the installation. I am very impressed with their performance. I was thrilled with their work! I would 100% recommend this company and service specialist. Thank you! Full review ›


Mar 19, 2017
One of the best AC repair man I have ever known. He not only does an excellent job, but put up with all my questions I have with the AC system. I also consider him a friend. I would always recommend him to friends requesting a reference for AC repair. PS. Shafer is one of the best companies I have ever dealt with. Full review ›
Vangie Rapp

Vangie Rapp

Aug 21, 2016
We purchased a brand new air conditioner from Shafer. Booth came to our house and gave us an estimate on the cost. Very nice and courteous man. Within 2 days the guys came out and worked all day in the Hot attic and replaced it, they were also very polite and hard workers. Full review ›
Cliff Robberts

Cliff Robberts

Jul 27, 2016
Shafer rocks. Had left a message with the after hours number around 6:30 this Tuesday morning for Shafer to call when they opened at 7:30. Robin from Shafer called at 7:00 to ask about the problem. I explained about the water heater and Ismael showed up at 7:30. Full review ›
Mr. & Mrs. D. H.

Mr. & Mrs. D. H.

Jul 04, 2016
Shafer Services has been GREAT to work with! When our air conditioner bit the dust in June, they helped us stay cool with a temporary unit and worked diligently to secure a new one for us. In August when our water heater died, we knew the only people to call on were Shafer Services. The technicians are friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Full review ›
Patsy Guevara

Patsy Guevara

Jun 21, 2016
I have always been satisfied with the Employees and the work they do at my home. Employees are very knowledgeable and professional. I will continue to use Shafer in the future. Full review ›
Lynn Utley

Lynn Utley

Jun 08, 2016
Daniel R. did a very thorough job today checking our plumbing. He has the heart of a teacher and he helped us totally understand how to self maintain our water heater. We have trusted Shafer for our A/C and plumbing for years now. Full review ›
Becky Brenner

Becky Brenner

Jun 02, 2016
Shafer remains the best company ever! I've had a contract with them for many years and they always! stand behind their work and do a totally professional job for a reasonable fee. The service people, this time being Danny Rodriguez and Ismael Partida, are always wonderful - polite, professional and they take time to really explain everything. Full review ›
Ann Johnson

Ann Johnson

Apr 27, 2016
I purchased a water heater flush service from Angie's list. Always reluctant to try someone new. However, I was very pleased. Bob A. and assistant Ismael were delightful, friendly, thorough and performed all services promised. Full review ›
Kerri Morgan

Kerri Morgan

Apr 21, 2016
Shafer Services must employ the most professional, courteous people I've worked with for any kind of service. Everyone, from the people who scheduled my various appointments, to the technicians, installers, and designer, was truly concerned that I have the best service possible, at a reasonable price, and that my home was treated with respect. Full review ›
Dale Clark

Dale Clark

Apr 13, 2016
Heating and air conditioning system was replaced today; my house is already noticeably more comfortable. Ralph and John were professional, efficient, tidy, and just a joy to have around. They answered, successfully, all questions. Full review ›
Mark H.

Mark H.

Apr 12, 2016
Our upstairs AC unit, an older builder-grade system, had a catastrophic failure the week before Easter. We received an estimate from two other companies and called Shafer for a third quote. Booth came out for the estimate at a time convenient for us. Full review ›
Rebecca Brenner

Rebecca Brenner

Feb 09, 2016
Shafer is the best in all possible ways. The people are well trained, very knowledgeable, and wonderfully friendly and at the same time professional. They cleaned up afterwards and were very careful every time they walked into my house to not leave footprints. Full review ›
James Keenan

James Keenan

Jan 27, 2016
Excellent, friendly professional service. Better than any plumber I have ever had. Very knowledgeable and efficient regarding repairs and improvements to our long standing problems with 2 hot water heaters a pump, sink, shower, commode and even an issue with a faulty SAWS water meter causing noise throughout the house. Full review ›
Mary Anne Barnett

Mary Anne Barnett

Dec 26, 2015
After coming back from vacation on Christmas day I found a leak in my yard. I called shafer and Larry A came out within 15 minutes and turned off the water. He came back to fix the broken pipe the next morning. Full review ›

Blog posts (15)

Customer Review of the Month

Shafer Services Shafer Services - HVAC & Plumbing Services San Antonio We called Shafer Services to have a plumber come by to check on our water heater. The water was just lukewarm, wasn’t getting hot. The service tech, Ismael P., arrived as scheduled on Tuesday (6 Sep) morning. He was super

Humidity and Your AC System

Shafer Services Shafer Services - HVAC & Plumbing Services San Antonio Did you know? Your AC system works overtime when the humidity is high. With all the rain we’ve had in the recent weeks it’s no wonder we have customers calling with AC systems that are not working properly. If you

Saltless Water Conditioning

Shafer Services Shafer Services - HVAC & Plumbing Services San Antonio Tired of stocking salt, lifting heavy bags and dumping $ and time down the drain? Our friends at Flow Tech have come up with a sweet water conditioning solution that eliminates the need for SALT! This new technology effectively

Important Info For All Home Buyers!

Shafer Services Shafer Services - HVAC & Plumbing Services San Antonio When you purchase your new home, be sure to update your information with your AC equipment manufacturer so that you continue to have warranty coverage. Some companies only give you a very short time window to do this so be sure

Customer Review of the Month

Shafer Services Shafer Services - HVAC & Plumbing Services San Antonio Our water heater went out on a Sunday afternoon. My wife called Shafer Services immediately after we noticed the leak, and they scheduled us an appointment for Monday morning. First thing Monday morning, Shafer called us and


Shafer Services Shafer Services - HVAC & Plumbing Services San Antonio Posted on Google 5/13/16: “I called Shafer Services on a Friday morning. They were able to provide both plumbing and A/C professionals on the same day. Both of their representatives were professional, courteous, and competent


Shafer Services Shafer Services - HVAC & Plumbing Services San Antonio If you can’t remember the last time you changed your air conditioner’s filter, do it now: A dust-filled filter makes it work much harder. We recommend changing 1” filters every month and 4-5” media

Are Drain Cleaners Effective?

Shafer Services Shafer Services - HVAC & Plumbing Services San Antonio Over time and use, grease and organic particles, like food or hair, build up on in your drain and cause a blockage. Before you call a plumber you may first want to try to clear the blockage yourself by cleaning away debris by


Shafer Services Shafer Services - HVAC & Plumbing Services San Antonio The bigger the air conditioner doesn’t always mean better. A bigger unit won’t necessarily make you feel more comfortable during the hot summer months. In fact, an air conditioner that’s too big for the


Shafer Services Shafer Services - HVAC & Plumbing Services San Antonio Check your water meter before and after a two-hour period when no water is being used. If the meter does not read exactly the same, you probably have a leak. Call a plumber! HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE A LEAK SOMEWHERE IN MY HOUSE


If you haven't heard you will. Beginning April 2015 there are big changes going on with water heaters and it's happening nationally. Manufacturers will be required to make water heaters more


GOING GREEN- PINK ACTUALLY! If you are considering a new AC system consider purchasing one that is eco friendly. HCFC-22 (also known as R-22) has been the refrigerant of choice for air-conditioning systems

Protect Your Home

Property damage caused by old or faulty plumbing is one of the most common home insurance claims. More than 2,500,000 homeowners each year feel the effects of water damage and spend billions of dollars

Thermostat Settings

On extremely hot days, avoid setting your thermostat at a colder setting than normal. We advise a programmable thermostat to help you with the SET IT AND LET IT philosophy. Your system will

Grumbly Water Heater

Save your water heater Calcium and hard mineral build up on the inside of the water heater causes this grumble. It also robs the heater of efficiency and shortens it's life. The age

HAPPY WORKIVERSARY TO RALPH AND ANDY! We hope you both have a FANTASTIC DAY today. You two are such valuable team members and we appreciate your hard work here at Shafer. Thank you for always helping IMPROVE

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Is your A/C system INSUFFICIENTLY COOLING your home? When your system is exposed to EXTREME heat as we have here in Texas, some cooling components can begin to fail. Some of the most common reasons your

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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY! 🥳 We want to thank all the father and father-figures out there who have been there for us. Without your love and support we could not be who we are today. ❤️We hope your day

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DID YOU KNOW ... According to the EPA, Minor water leaks account for more than 1 TRILLION GALLONS of wasted water each year in the US? Now that is a scary statistic. Even the smallest leaks can cause a

  Facebook  •  Jun 13

WHAT A REVIEW! Ralph received this AMAZING review from a very happy customer the other day and we couldn't help but share! Ralph is a GREAT tech and he definitely deserves this recognition. Just check

  Facebook  •  Jun 09

IT ALL ADDS UP! There is NOTHING like CELEBRATING GREAT REVIEWS! Yes, the other day our team got to celebrate their success on reviews for the month. Every month we count up our team members review points

  Facebook  •  Jun 07

You can NEVER celebrate TOO MUCH! Please everyone give a BIG SHOUT OUT to BOOTH as he hit NINE YEARS with Shafer Services this year. We can not wait for 2020 when he gets to 10! We thank you so much for

  Facebook  •  Jun 06

We are PROUD of our long history here in San Antonio. For over a century, Shafer Services has been providing the area with excellent service and care. We strive to ADD MORE to our customers and community

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PLEASE GIVE A WARM WELCOME TO JOHN! John is new to our growing plumbing team and we are so HAPPY to have him. We can not wait to get him out in the field and put his AMAZING skills to work. Welcome to

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In our TEXAS HEAT, it is EASY to rack up some serious energy bills. But there is a way you can KEEP COOL and keep your BILLS LOW. One way you can do that is by installing a Smart Thermostat. This particular

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Shafer Services has been bringing quality products and professional heating, plumbing and air conditioning service to San Antonio since 1883.