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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The Advantages of UV Germicidal Lights

April 30th, 2018

UV-light-filterIndoor air quality is of huge importance here in the Inland Empire. Dust, germs and allergens are common intruders in our home, and they can have a huge negative impact on the quality of your life. Germs and bacteria, in particular, are causes for concern, and if you experience a lot of illnesses in your home, you make wish to take steps to keep them in check. This is true for every home, but especially homes with sensitive family members such as infants, the elderly, and those with conditions such as asthma.

In these circumstances, we strongly recommend the installation of UV germicidal lights in your centralized HVAC system. It can protect your home from all kinds of biological contaminants in an extremely efficient way, and works in conjunction with your heater and air conditioner to provide comprehensive coverage. Here’s how it works.

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HVAC Wiring Needs to Be Checked and Replaced

April 16th, 2018

HVAC-system-maintenanceThe Inland Empire experiences staggeringly hot summers, and a good air conditioning system becomes far more than a luxury when temperatures start to rise. Spring is the time to check your system for any problems and call in a service technician to get them dealt with. That way, your HVAC system will be ready to go the moment you need it to. Servicing sessions should be scheduled once every spring, in order to keep your system functioning at its best.

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Signs that You Need to Call a Plumber

April 2nd, 2018

plumbing-clogsYour plumbing system is one of the most important parts of your home, and while most plumbing systems are built to last, sooner or later, all of them run into problems. It might be a tricky leak in a tough location or a clog that won’t respond to a plunger and a little elbow grease. It might be part of a kitchen remodeling project, or just an appliance like a sink or a toilet that need replacing.

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Am I Crazy? I’m offering my $150 Air Conditioning Super Tune-Up for only $69

March 19th, 2018

Dear Neighbor,

I must be crazy! With summer on its way and the heat getting ready to hit us harder than ever, I want to give away my $150 Air Conditioning Rejuvenation Super Tune-Up Service for only $69. It makes no sense! Why would I do that when people are going to need such services so much in the next few months? The answer is simple: to prove a point.

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Schedule Air Conditioning Repair Before Summer Begins

March 5th, 2018

air-conditioning-maintenanceOur winter has been fairly warm, though the last few weeks have brought a lot of cold temperatures. Nevertheless, we live in the Inland Empire, which means that hot weather is going to be here before we know it.

Our air conditioners get called into service earlier and earlier every year it seems, and if you’ve been having trouble with yours, it’s probably a good idea to get it looked at before summer begins. An ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure, as they say, and getting an early jump on a troublesome air conditioner can pay big dividends over the long, hot summer to come.

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