A-Avis Home Services Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog : Archive for July, 2015

Prepare for Heating Season Now

Monday, July 27th, 2015

As we’ve seen in the past few weeks, the weather can change on a moment’s notice. We’re used to hot temperatures in July here in Riverside, CA, but the unexpected rains – while a welcome relief from drought conditions – remind us just how unpredictable the weather can be. This applies to your home heating and cooling system, and reminds is that – while air conditioners are the main focus today – we’re going to be turning our attention to our heating systems all too soon. You can get a jump on that by planning for a service session for your existing heater now, before you need to use it. The benefits of such foresight are considerable and could help you have a much more pleasant winter.

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What is an Anode Rod?

Monday, July 20th, 2015

An anode rod is a key component in your hot water heater. It helps prevent corrosion and keeps your heater functioning as it should. Riverside, CA residents come to depend on their hot water heater without giving it a lot of attention, and the anode rod helps ensure that it does its job without trouble. But anode rods need to be periodically replaced, which is why a good maintenance service can be your best friend. Here’s a breakdown of what anode rods are and why they need to be periodically replaced.

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3 Benefits to Improving Indoor Air Quality

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Riverside, CA residents must constantly battle against the quality of our air, especially in the summertime when dust and pollution can be serious concerns. Indoor air quality matters as much to your home and quality of life as a good air conditioner does, and the more steps you can take to improve it, the better your home will feel. This can involve anything from improved air conditioning filters to UV germicidal lights to whole-house humidifiers. The specifics depend on your individual needs, but the goals are the same regardless. Here’s a list of 3 benefits to improving indoor air quality that you should consider when looking into these systems.

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The Benefits of Using a Humidifier in Your Home

Monday, July 6th, 2015

We live in Riverside, CA: one of the hotter and drier areas of Southern California where the air rarely boasts an excess of moisture. This can cause a number of problems in your home, including discomfort, damage to furnishings and even an increase in illnesses. The best way to combat it is with a humidifier, especially a whole-house humidifier which can make the air more comfortable throughout your home. The benefits of using a humidifier in your home are numerous, and can improve your quality of life significantly.

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