How to Control the HVAC Temperature for Each Room Individually

September 17th, 2018

remote-control-thermostatWhether you already own a central air conditioner or are looking at your cooling and heating options, you may have come to ask yourself this question:

“How can I control each room’s temperature on its own?”

Whether your goal is to fix imbalances in the heating and cooling, or if it’s to save energy costs over-all, there are many benefits to being able to control the temperature of each room in the house.

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait for Your AC To Break Down

September 3rd, 2018

blue-question-markMost homeowners want to skip air conditioning maintenance in Riverside, CA simply because “Why call when there’s no problem?” After all, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

We can understand the reasoning behind this sentiment. There’s no reason to spend money on something that’s working perfectly fine, right? But the fact is, there are many problems that can happen in your AC long before it breaks down. The result is an AC that has to work harder, spends more in energy every month, and starts to wear down on the internal components.

We’ll go over a couple examples of problems that can be stopped early with a maintenance call.

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What to Know Before Installing a New Air Conditioner

August 20th, 2018

ductless-air-conditioner-remote-controlSo you’ve been doing your research online, shopping around for how to find the best air conditioner. That explains why you’re reading this post right now. Some of the most practical advice before installing an air conditioner would be things like making sure the AC is the right size, how much is it expected to cost, and more.

In this post, we hope to dig just a bit deeper into some subjects that don’t always get asked but really should.

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AC Problems Caused by Electrical Failures

August 6th, 2018

hvac-technician-repairing-air-conditionerDirty air filters, refrigerant leaks, frozen coils… These are the usual suspects of air conditioner problems that can wreak havoc on your air conditioner. But what happens if you’ve done some of your own inspections and found the problem is none of these things?

It could be due to something you won’t be able to spot easily: a faulty electrical component.

Of course, we’d recommend first that you call for professional air conditioning repair service in Riverside, CA if it gets to that point; electrical problems bring a serious risk of injury or even death if not handled properly. That being said, read on to learn about the potential issues electrical failures can bring.

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The Most Frustrating Summertime AC Problems

July 23rd, 2018

woman-cooling-off-with-room-fanSummer is in full swing, and you’re living comfortably with your newly installed or maintained air conditioner. Nothing could possibly go wrong. At least, not until it breaks down and stops working for no reason. Could there be anything more frustrating?

Actually, we can think of a few things…

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3 Common Ductwork Issues

July 9th, 2018

duct-leaks-breachesEvery central heating and air conditioning system uses a network of vents to transport air, commonly called the ducts. They’re an essential part of the air conditioning process, so anything that goes wrong with them can cause major efficiency and air quality issues. In this post, we’ll go over a few common duct problems. If you suspect you have a problem with your ducts, consider calling for air conditioning repair in Riverside, CA. 

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5 Signs You Need Duct Sealing Services

June 25th, 2018

worker-sealing-duct-atticWould you ever try to carry all your money in a plastic bag full of holes? Of course not—your dollars would go flying in the wind!

When you leave your air ducts unsealed, you might be surprised to find it’s not too different than doing just that.

It’s estimated that about 20 to 30 percent of your cool air is lost due to duct leaks. And for the owner of an AC, there’s no denying the one simple truth:

Air = Money

We’d never want to see you chasing after lost money, so we’ve put together a list of 5 signs that you need duct sealing in Riverside, CA.

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Which Air Filtration Systems Work Best in Your House?

June 11th, 2018

A heating/cooling vent register on the wall of a home, with open/close leverConcerned about the quality of air in your home? You should be. While we typically think of air quality in terms of outdoor levels of mold, pollen, or ragweed, indoor air quality (IAQ) is even more important. That’s because most Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors. Factoring in those people with allergies or other respiratory complications makes that percentage even higher. Given this, if you’re going to invest in an air filtration system, you need to make the best choice for you and your family.

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Beware of Clogs in Your Kitchen Plumbing

May 28th, 2018

clogged-kitchen-sinkToo often, we tend to use our kitchen sink like it’s a trash can. Without even thinking about it, we put pasta, rice, table scraps, coffee grounds, you-name-it right down that kitchen drain and never give it a second thought – right up until the time that it starts to back up and drain slowly.

Nobody likes a clogged kitchen sink, and the next thing you know, you find yourself having to make an appointment to get that clogged sink taken care of. Here are some things you should know to prevent that from happening.

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The Benefits of an Air Purification System

May 14th, 2018

happy-family-eats-pizzaAir conditioners come equipped with basic filters to help screen out dust, pet hair and other contaminants as the air in your home cycles through the system. It’s helpful in keeping the air clean in your home. But filters are incomplete protection from dust and dirt. They can become clogged very easily, and need to be replaced periodically (an unpleasant task at best).

Furthermore, they provide incomplete protection, since smaller particles can slip through the screen and remain in your air. And the cost of replacing filters can be an unnecessary nuisance, something your household budget can easily do without. Considering the high dust count we get in the Inland Empire, which only gets worse in the summer, now is a great time to explore other options. 

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