FAQs

FAQs

1st Check to see if any breakers are tripped in the breaker box.
2nd Check the air conditioner filter, making sure it is clean.
3rd Make sure the covers are placed correctly on the furnace.
4th Make sure that the furnace switch is in the “On” position.

After checking these four things, if your AC is still not working, call Airstar Mechanical Service Inc.

Your air conditioner should be serviced twice a year by a qualified air conditioning technician. Air conditioners that get service and maintenance have less break downs and last longer. Airstar provides a service agreement with many benefits for our loyal customers.

You should look for a company that is licensed in the State of Texas, has no complaints filed with the Texas Department of License and Regulation and the Better Business Bureau. The company has to have insurance to cover any damage to your home and provide workers’ compensation insurance to its employees.

The best way to lower your utility bill is to have your unit serviced before the summer starts and also replace the filters every month. A properly maintained unit can save you up to 30% on your utility bill. Upgrading to a more efficient air conditioning unit can also decrease your utility bill. A new high efficiency unit can lower your utility bill by 50%.

Yes, Airstar offers equipment that qualifies for the Austin Rebate Program, we help our customers with the forms necessary to obtain any rebates offered by the city. Our employees can provide all the information needed to qualify for the rebates.

The most important thing a homeowner can do to maintain the air conditioner is to replace the air filter every month. Dirty filters can create many problem for your air conditioner and heating equipment.
The life expectancy of an air conditioner that receives service every year is between 15-20 years. Units that are over 15 years need to be upgraded to more efficient and reliable units.
  1. Know what brand of air conditioner you want.
  2. Decide how efficient of a unit you need.
  3. Know the square footage of your home.
  4. Know the rooms in the house that have problems with airflow.
  5. Research the company that you are getting bids from.
  6. Last call Airstar for a free estimate.
No, the lowest price is not always the best deal. An honest AC contractor is going to charge a fair price for his labor and the cost of the AC equipment. You want a contractor that will continue to be in business in the future. A contractor that underbids is not going to be in business in the case that your AC breaks down in the future.

Yes, Airstar’s technicians are NATE certified and continue every year to get all the training needed to be able to service all AC equipment.

SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating) is the number given to a specific AC unit that shows how efficient the unit is. The higher the number the more efficient the equipment is.
By calling us at 512-825-0981.
Airstar repairs, services and maintains all brands of air conditioners and refrigeration equipment. Our company is trained to repair equipment manufactured by Trane, American Standard, Rheem, Ruud, Goodman, Lennox, Carrier and York. We are an American Standard dealer and try to offer our clients equipment with the highest reliability in the industry.