Category: Indoor Air Quality
How Often Should I Change My AC Filter? A San Antonio Tech Answers
A good rule-of-thumb is to replace your filter every 1–3 months. That said, some filters need to be changed more frequently than others because they get dirtier faster. The important thing is to change your AC filter before it gets clogged with dirt and debris. Why? A filthy AC air filter can cause issues like:
What Allergens Are High in San Antonio?
There’s a lot we love about San Antonio, but we can’t say we love the dreaded allergies that plague us almost year-round. If you’ve lived in San Antonio for at least a year, you probably already know what we’re talking about. And if you haven’t, just wait—every season, a new allergen pops up and irritates
What’s the Best Air Purifier for Allergies in San Antonio?
It’s coming up on that time of year again: cedar fever season. If you’re looking for an air purifier that will make this time of year a little less miserable, we recommend installing a whole-house air purifier (also called an “air scrubber”). Installed in your existing HVAC system, a whole-home purification system will filter airborne particles,
Should I Get My Air Ducts Cleaned? A San Antonio Duct Expert Answers.
The answer? It depends. Generally, ducts should only be cleaned on an “as-needed” basis—not as a routine maintenance, as some less honest San Antonio techs might suggest. According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), you should only get your ducts cleaned if: There is visible mold growth in your ductwork Your ducts are infested with
How Much Does a Whole-House Air Purifier Cost in San Antonio?
Looking to breathe a little easier this allergy season? A whole-house air purification will definitely help. What you’ll pay to install an air purifier in your home depends on 2 things: The type of whole-home air purifier you choose The time and effort needed to properly install the purifier We’ll cover each factor in more
Can You Replace Just the Outside AC Unit? A San Antonio AC Expert Explains
If you’ve been told by a technician that you need to replace both of your AC units, you’re probably wondering if it’s possible to just replace the outside AC and still use your current indoor unit to save money. Here’s our recommendation: You should replace both the outdoor and indoor units together for the following
How Much Does it Cost to Repair a Central AC in San Antonio, Texas?
Need an AC repair in San Antonio? And how must does it cost to repair an ac unit is first thing on your mind. The cost to repair an AC in San Antonio ranges from $130 – $3,000, with most homeowners paying around $215. Your repair cost will depend on these factors: What needs to
How Much Does it Cost to Install a Central AC in San Antonio, Texas?
The cost to install a central AC in San Antonio can fall anywhere between $6,000 and $18,000. Most homeowners pay roughly $9,500. Wondering why that’s such a big range? Well, your central AC installation cost depends on these factors: Size of the AC (cooling capacity) The unit’s efficiency (SEER rating) Optional features The length of
3 Easy Ways to Combat The San Antonio Flu Season
The flu is a nasty illness, causing uncomfortable symptoms like a sore throat, achy muscles, and frequent coughing. Here in San Antonio, the flu season starts in late October and doesn’t begin slowing down until February. That means at least 3 months each year we live with a higher risk of catching the flu. Although
Mountain Cedar Season: When It Begins, Ends and How to Survive It
If you’ve lived in Central Texas for a while, chances are you’ve experienced the dreaded “cedar fever.” Mountain Cedar allergy season starts in late December and can last until March. The most severe months are usually December and January, which is when the cedar’s pollen counts are at their peak. The symptoms of cedar fever