How Much Does A Coil Replacement Cost?

Over the life of an AC system, you may have to add refrigerant to it once.  However, adding refrigerant a second time, especially in a short span of time, could mean you have a leak.  The refrigerant circuit of an air conditioning system is a closed circuit which means refrigerant should not be lost or … Read more

Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

The air conditioning unit is one of the most useful and constantly used appliances at home or in the office. Often, we neglect the importance of maintaining it until dirt build up starts to affect its performance. In order for the air conditioning unit to function well, regular maintenance should be done. There are different … Read more

How To Extend The Life Of Your AC System

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When it comes to home upkeep costs, replacing your AC system is a major investment.  Therefore, you should make an effort to extend the useful life of your system by following the recommendations below.  The phrase useful life is important because trying to salvage a 15 year old system that uses an obsolete refrigerant is … Read more

Can Fireplaces Affect Your Heating Bill?

Traditional fireplaces are one of the most popular home heating sources around the world. It creates one of the best cozy ambiances on a cold winter day. It is something about the warmth, the glow, and the flames’ crackling as it burns down the wood has a relaxing effect on everyone, providing comfort as much … Read more

How To Choose An Air Filter

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Air filters are an essential part of your air conditioning system.  It serves two purposes: keep the air in your home clean AND keep your air handler or furnace clean.  The latter is vital to prolonging the service life of your system. So it’s in the best interest of both your health and wallet to … Read more

5 Things to Assess When Your Furnace is Blowing Cold Air

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It’s the dreaded first cold day of the year. You eagerly turn on the heat only to find the furnace is blowing cold air. Before calling your HVAC repair service, assess these 5 things that could be causing your furnace to blow cold air.  What is the thermostat setting? The thermostat could have an incorrect … Read more

What to Do If Your Heater is Not Working

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When the winter weather arrives, the chill can certainly be felt throughout the house. In many cases, this scenario shouldn’t be too stressful—unless, of course, your heater isn’t working. In San Antonio, the cold always comes as a shock when it hits, and Air Authority is here to make sure your heater is ready for … Read more

How Your HVAC System Can Help Prevent the Transmission of Airborne Viruses

Transmission of Airborne Viruses

When someone sneezes, coughs, or even talks, micro-sized respiratory droplets are released into the air. These droplets come with all sorts of germs attached, including highly contagious and infectious viruses. They settle on things people use every day like a cell phone, doorknobs, light switches, and the computer. According to scientific studies, these droplets and … Read more

Are Home Warranties Worth The Cost?

are home warranties worth the cost?

It’s understandable that many people get anxious when it comes down to choosing whether or not to get a home warranty. People are often concerned about purchasing the right warranty, so you aren’t overpaying. But ultimately, they don’t want to purchase something that won’t actually offer the assistance they need, when they need it. If … Read more

Is Humidity Control Important?

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When thinking about the air quality in your home, many people don’t think about the humidity levels. But just like anything else, having too much or too little humidity in your home can cause all sorts of problems, especially with the health of those living under your roof. Your AC System does play a large … Read more