Blogs

Troubleshooting An Air Conditioner

August 30, 2019

With temperatures reaching 100 degrees outside, having a broken air conditioner in Austin, Texas can turn into a dangerous situation.  At A-Plus Air Conditioning & Home Solutions we like to make sure our customers are cooling just as quickly as they can. Over the last 40 years, we have found that some Austin AC repairs … Read more

Why is R-22 Refrigerant so Expensive for Austin Home Owners?

July 26, 2019

Why Does R-22 Really Cost So Much? R-22 is a Back in the 1970’s the EPA determined that R-22 / Freon had a negative effect on the ozone layer of our atmosphere.  These effects includes: Harmful UV radiation into our atmosphere, Increased temperatures on earth, Increased sun damage to humans Links to skin cancer. The … Read more

The Benefits of Going Curbless

July 16, 2019

  Struggling with limited mobility can make bathing dangerous and difficult.  If you or someone you love is looking for an easy-access solution, as a Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (Caps),   A-Plus can surly lend a guiding hand.  Today, being an accessible home means replacing your old Bathtub or Walk-In to a Roll-In Shower. What is the … Read more

Austin Handyman Service Tips from A-Plus!

June 21, 2019

How to Get the Most Out of Your Handyman or Handywoman Experience: Are you looking to repair a leaning fence, or replace a ceiling fan?  Hiring an Austin Handyman can be a quick and cost effect way to tackle your “Honey-Do-List.”  Typically billed on the hour, a handyman can handle a wide variety of smaller … Read more

What is Involved in an AC Check Up?

June 7, 2019

Summer is here in Austin, Texas.  The last thing you need is your air conditioner failing, leaving your family to endure the extreme summer heat.  Enjoy a little peace of mind with a seasonal HVAC check up from A-Plus Air Conditioning & Home Solutions. Regular maintenance for your Austin AC and Heating System is very … Read more

Is My Thermostat Temperature Set Too Low?

May 24, 2019

The summer heat will soon be in full swing. Many of our wonderful A-Plus customers ask our AC Service Techs, “What is the BEST temperature to set my AC?” Though every situation and every homeowner is different, setting your AC to 78F degrees is a good recommended temperature for energy efficiency to help keep your … Read more

What Kind of Flooring Should I Install?

May 10, 2019

Are you thinking about upgrading or remodeling your floor? Are you not sure what type of flooring to install? Do you need a professional flooring installer in Austin, Texas? When it comes time to renovate your home, A-Plus is here to help. No matter the type of renovation or remodel, the floors are the foundation … Read more

A -Plus: Austin AC Repair and Installation

June 6, 2018

Is your air conditioner malfunctioning? We can help! Whether it’s leaking water, not blowing cold air, costing you high energy bills, or simply not turning on, A-Plus Energy Management, Air Conditioning, & Home Solutions is here to handle all of your Austin AC repair needs. We have been repairing air conditioning systems for commercial, residential and … Read more

AC Basics: Condenser and Evaporator

May 2, 2018

Air conditioning maintenance is a task that should get done on an annual basis. Keeping your air-conditioner maintained will not only save you money on your energy bill, but will also expand its lifespan, saving you money on a costly early replacement. AC units have two key components that require specific inspection: the condenser (outside) … Read more

How Long Do AC Units Last?

April 23, 2018

A frequent question we get at A-Plus Energy Management, Air Conditioning & Home Solutions is “How long do AC units last?” Home air conditioning units can last between 10-15 years with proper maintenance. That may seem like a long time, but if you purchased a home with an AC already installed, you might want to … Read more