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How to Clean AC Coils

This is a frequently asked question, so we want to address it. The real answer is that only a properly trained service technician should ever clean these coils, as high voltage is present, and there is significant risk for injury or death if this service is not done properly. The inside coil (evaporator coil) should […]

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Reasons Your AC May Not Be Working

This is not an easy question to answer and can be caused by a long list of possible problems. With the hot weather we face in Austin, Texas, you need to be able to count on your air conditioner. If your AC is not working, you can narrow the list of possibilities by answering a […]

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AC Repair FAQ: Why is My AC Not Cooling?

When an air conditioner is blowing warm air, it may run longer and fail to adequately cool your home in the Austin, Texas heat. There may be poor airflow and/or poor heat transfer resulting from one or more of the following AC repair issues. 5 Reasons Your Air Conditioner is Blowing Warm Air or Not […]

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AC Repair FAQ: Why Won’t My AC Turn Off?

When temperatures are high here in Austin, a properly sized AC system may run for very long periods of time in order to reach the desired indoor temperature (setpoint). The AC system gradually reduces humidity and latent heat (heat that has built up in the walls, ceiling and surrounding surfaces) inside the home. It can […]

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AC Replacement vs. Repair

It is often brought up when is a good time to replace your air conditioner and not repair it. When it begins to fail there are so many scenarios that run through your head. Here are things to consider. Utility Bills Most systems have a life expectancy of 10-13 years. At 10 years the cost […]

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