Heating, Ventilation & Air-Conditioning (HVAC)

The PreFix Specialty HVAC team is exclusive to members, matching PreFix's standards of service, with a promise of rapid response, even in the peak of the hot Texas summer.

This complements PreFix Preventive Maintenance that comes standard with membership, covering all of your major appliances and systems.

$79 Tune-Up Promo!

Specialty HVAC available in*:

  • Austin

With PreFix Specialty HVAC:

  • Repairs
  • System tune-ups
  • Full system installations
*Coming soon to our other operating cities.

Weathering the Weather

Living in Texas, you learn to appreciate a functioning HVAC system!

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Whether it's those seemingly endless 100+ degree summer days, or the inevitable cold snap in February, you don't want to get caught out by an HVAC system failure at the wrong time.

 

That's why PreFix takes a preventive approach to protecting your HVAC system, along with rest of your home and its appliances.

HVAC Preventive Maintenance, and So Much More

For just $40 a month for most homes, PreFix membership includes twice-yearly Preventive Maintenance visits. Tasks include:

  • HVAC filter change (FREE up to MERV rating 11)

  • Disinfect HVAC condensate line

  • Test HVAC supply and return temperatures

  • Inspect and clean HVAC condensate line termination point

  • Inspect HVAC condenser unit 

  • Inspect HVAC safety features (drain pan, float switch, etc)

  • Test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and change batteries
  • Flush sediment out of water heater
  • Replace water filter in refrigerator (one free filter provided)

  • Clean refrigerator condenser coil
  • Confirm burners and lights work in oven and stove
  • Inspect all appliance lights
  • Sanitize dishwasher with natural cleaning agent
  • Clean dishwasher drain and filter
  • Sanitize garbage disposal
  • Inspect toilets for valve leaks and replace as needed
  • Unclog slow or blocked drains
  • Inspect faucets for leaks and clean aerators
  • Inspect exterior plumbing for proper installation
  • Sanitize clothes washer with natural cleaning agent
  • Clean lint out of dryer and outtake vent
  • Clean clothes washer gasket

And Now There's PreFix Specialty HVAC

Extraordinary experience, with the transparent and problem solving approach that our members deserve

  • General Repairs

    Little or large repairs in a timely and transparent manner

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    General Repairs

    From compressors, to capacitors and thermostats, we'll take on any repair to keep your home cool. During peak season (the hot Texas summer) we strive to reach all member emergencies within 24 hours.

  • Off-Season Tune-Ups

    Extends the life of your system and saves you money

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    Off-Season Tune-Ups

    Particularly important for older systems that need a little more tender loving care, we provide extremely inexpensive off-season HVAC system tune-ups. These go much deeper than our already comprehensive PreFix Preventive Maintenance visits.

  • Full System Installations

    Extremely competitive pricing on high-quality system installations

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    Full System Installations

    Only when all other options are exhausted will we recommend a new HVAC system. The PreFix Specialty HVAC team has decades of experience across all system installations, and hardware brands.

PreFix Specialty HVAC Pricing

 

Trip fee: $79

Hourly rate: $79

Fixed-fee quotations with built-in labor warranties for larger projects

Exceptional pricing on high quality HVAC system installations, with comprehensive hardware warranties

Note, out of hours or emergency pricing adjustments may apply

Member Promo: $79 for Your Off-Season HVAC Tune-Up

Available for booking November through February, delivered by the Austin PreFix Specialty HVAC team

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PreFix Specialty HVAC offers a turbo-charged health check-up on your HVAC system: the off-season HVAC tune-up.

 

Periodic Tune-Ups Recommended for:

  • Older HVAC systems (5 years or older)
  • Systems with a history of technical issues

The PreFix Specialty HVAC team delivers off-season tune-ups between November and March each year.

Off Season HVAC Tune-Up tasks include:

  • Thermostat testing and settings review

  • Lubrication for all moving parts

  • Check and straighten fins

  • Electrical connection tightening

  • Measuring refrigerator levels and charge

  • Inspect interior evaporator coils

  • Inspect pressure and temperature

  • Check and clean burners

  • Check contactors and relays for wear

  • Test emergency shut-offs

  • Inspect ductwork

  • Inspect the heat exchanger for leaks and cracks

Current member? Book your Off-Season Tune-Up Now!

JUST $79 FOR MOST HOMES*

Submit a service request form, click HVAC, and mention tune-up in the message box.

*Per HVAC system, with promotional rate available through December 2022.

Have an HVAC Emergency? PreFix can help!

It's no joke when your HVAC system stops working

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In the event of an emergency, we strive to be on site within 24 hours, even in the peak summer months*.

 

What counts as an emergency?

  • A full no-cooling or no-heating event
  • No cooling or heating from one system (multi-system homes)
  • No cooling or heating in one major area of the home

*We treat all emergencies as first priority and reserve the right to reschedule non-emergency repairs if emergency repairs are required by other members.

 

Current member? Have an emergency?

Call (numbers above), text, or email us at [email protected]

or 

 

Not a PreFix member yet?

Schedule a call with our onboarding team today

They can get you signed up, and through to our operations team for scheduling

Be sure to tell the onboarding team that you have an HVAC emergency

So, are you looking for HVAC services and so much more?

A PreFix membership is your one-stop shop for all things home maintenance and repair. All Home Managers are trained in basic electrical, plumbing, and HVAC, and can troubleshoot just about anything for you. 

Your dedicated Home Manager will be able to fix 80% of all the issues inside your home, and for the other 20% we've still got you covered with specialists and our pre-vetted contractors.

PreFix Membership

We worry about your home, so you don't have to!

  • Dedicated Home Manager
    Dedicated Home Manager More than 80% of your home and appliance repairs handled by your Home Manager, at just $40/hour.
  • Preventive Maintenance
    Preventive Maintenance Twice yearly 30-point preventive maintenance visits at no cost under your membership.
  • Contractor Management
    Contractor Management We can't do it? We'll recommend pre-vetted contractors, and guide you through the process.