iAir Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Austin’

Is Duct Sealing Beneficial at All?

Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Unless you live in an older home that doesn’t have any ductwork, you rely daily on the unseen air channels set into the walls and ceilings of your house. Because you can’t see these air ducts, it’s easy for you to forget about them and believe they’ll just take care of themselves. The suggestion of duct repair service in Austin, TX may sound a bit absurd.

For example, duct sealing. Is this something ducts actually need, and is it any benefit? And even if it’s beneficial, why hire a professional for the job when you’ve got duct tape?

We can answer these questions for you—and then provide the duct services you need.

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The Fall Heat—Watch Out for Your Air Conditioner!

Monday, October 14th, 2019
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We’re dealing with another hot early fall here in Austin, with days frequently peaking in the 90s. This isn’t good news for your beleaguered air conditioning system, which has already had to deal with a long summer of steady work. This is a time when your AC is most likely to suffer a major malfunction because of the accumulation of wear and tear on it.

It’s important to never ignore any signs of problems with your air conditioner in Austin, TX, no matter how late in the year it is. Don’t count on the relief from cooler weather to bail you out when your AC is struggling. A call to our NATE-certified, dependable HVAC technicians for repairs is easy to do—and it rewards you with a dependable AC that has a longer service life.

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UV Air Purifier Against Cold and Flu Season

Monday, September 30th, 2019
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There are many reasons to enjoy the fall and winter seasons, especially since Austin doesn’t have to suffer through the intense cold weather of many other parts of the country. But even in our milder weather, we can’t escape the effects of the cold and flu season. Flu shots and other medications are recommended to help people make it through the season in good health even as numerous germs and viruses float through the air.

But did you know you can make an addition to your home’s HVAC system that improves you and your family’s defense against seasonal illnesses? Installing a UV air purifier in Austin, TX is a strong defense against the cold and flu bugs of fall and winter—and it offers other benefits during the rest of the year.

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Our Maintenance Program Is Here for Your Fall HVAC Tune-Up

Monday, September 16th, 2019
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One of the great advantages of living in Austin is our winter weather. Temperatures cool down, sometimes dropping into the forties during the evenings, but we rarely suffer from any bracing cold spells. Homes, however, still require heating systems to handle the cooler evenings and help with the draftier houses.

We assist homes in Austin, TX with HVAC maintenance in fall through our maintenance plans. Regular maintenance is necessary to ensure a house can make it through the winter and all the way through to spring with minimal problems and maximum energy savings. A heating system may not need to run every day during our mild winters, but it should be able to operate reliably when a home needs heating and without draining excess energy while it runs.

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The Compressor’s Job in Your Air Conditioner

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

A residential central air conditioning system is an intricate device, and all its components need to work together seamlessly for the AC to keep a house cool without wasting power. It’s fair to say that all the parts of an AC are equally important. But it’s also fair to single out the compressor, since the job it does is the key to how an air conditioner cools a house. It’s also the component that is the most expensive to replace if it breaks down. A burnt-out compressor often means the entire air conditioner must be replaced.

We’re going to take a closer look at your home’s air conditioning system and the job of its compressor. We hope this will help you understand the importance of keeping up with regular maintenance as well as air conditioning repair in Austin, TX so you won’t end up with an emergency due to a busted compressor.

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End of Summer Heat—Why Can’t Your AC Keep Up?

Monday, August 19th, 2019

It’s hot this August in Austin. This can mean bad news for air conditioning systems, since they’ve already done a hefty load of work during the summer, and this end-of-season heat puts them in bigger jeopardy of a breakdown. Our NATE-certified, dependable HVAC technicians are busy with air conditioning repairs in Austin, TX at this time of year to help when ACs suddenly breakdown. We have 24/7 emergency service for exactly this reason.

But in this post, we’re looking at a problem that may not send you scrambling to make an emergency call to fix the air conditioner but is still a huge issue. We’re looking at the AC system that’s still running, but isn’t maintaining the cool temperature in the house it once did.

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Not Just Any Filters Will Do! Why Air Filter Strength Matters

Monday, August 5th, 2019

Low indoor air quality is an endemic problem around the country. As more homeowners become aware of the problem, they want to find solutions. Unfortunately, these “solutions” often involve purchasing expensive filters and air purifiers that don’t actually do the job they need from them. If you are looking to improve your home’s indoor air quality in Austin, TX or the greater Austin area, we recommend you call our NATE-certified, dependable HVAC technicians to help with finding the filtration system that works for your home.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Air Conditioning System?

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Do you think your air conditioning system in Austin, TX is on its last legs, or it’s too old to make it cost-effective to keep it around? Finding this out in the middle of another hot Texas summer is unpleasant—but the sooner you schedule a replacement air conditioning system, the better off you’ll be. Don’t delay with calling our technicians to arrange for a new central AC right away.

“But wait a minute,” you’re thinking. “How do I know for certain that it’s time to replace my air conditioning system?” We can help you figure out when to call our experts for AC services. When in doubt, arrange for a consultation, and we can help you make the choice about whether you should repair or replace your current AC.

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Commercial HVAC Systems Have Unique Needs

Monday, March 12th, 2018

commercial-HVAC-servicesWe live in a very warm part of the country and every building in the area needs a reliable HVAC system to stay cool and comfortable when the temperatures start to rise. Most of us think of this in terms of our homes, but if you own a business or manage a commercial space, you know how important it is to keep those spaces cool too. Commercial HVAC systems have unique needs that differ from residential systems, and if your space is going to fulfill the needs of your customers and employees, you need that commercial HVAC system to function exactly as intended. That means using a service for installation and repairs that understands the unique needs of commercial HVAC systems.

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Do You Have the Right Service for Heating Repair?

Monday, February 26th, 2018

new-heating-systemThe end of winter tends to see the most heater breakdowns and repair calls in our neck of the woods. Heating systems have been running regularly for months now, and while temperatures will start going up again soon, there’s still a few more weeks to get through where our heating systems will be vital. If your system is experiencing trouble and has a serious breakdown, you need a qualified heating repair company to arrive and get the problem fixed right away.

But which service should you call? There are a number of qualified companies throughout the greater Austin area, and in the end, only the homeowner can determine which service is the best fit for their needs. There are, however, several qualities you should look for in service you call that can make that decision easier. We’ve included a list of the most important below.

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