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

Why Should I Call in a Professional Plumber?

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Plumbing problems are very common, especially if they’re comparatively minor such as a clog or a leak. An enterprising do-it-yourselfer is often tempted to address those problems with a store-bought solution such as a snake or a chemical cleanser. In many cases, this can be a mistake, and what starts out as a simple solution actually creates more problems than it’s worth. At best, it only partially addresses the issue, and with reliable plumbing services readily available in Riverside, CA, you can do much better than that. “Why should I call in a professional plumber?” you ask. The reasons why are numerous.

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Upgrades to Improve Your Air Conditioner’s Efficiency

Monday, September 21st, 2015

The summers are long and hot here in Riverside, CA and the winters are short and mild. We’ve officially entered the autumn months, but there are likely still warm days ahead and next summer will be here before you know it. With your air conditioner finally getting a break after months of use, now may be an ideal time to think about improvements or upgrades to your system’s efficiency. The right upgrade could do wonders for those high summer energy bills, as well as reducing the strain on your air conditioner and help it last longer. Here are some upgrades to improve your air conditioner’s efficiency that you should consider.

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Is It Time for a New Air Conditioner?

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Summer is finally winding down here in Riverside, CA, and while we still have a few more weeks of hot weather, we can look forward to cooler temperatures before too much longer. And with your air conditioner finally getting a bit of a rest, it may be time to ask the question: is it time for a new one? It can be tricky to answer that question, since everyone’s circumstances are unique and the exact timing can depend on a number of factors. However, here are a few telltale signs that you may want to put your air conditioner out to pasture this winter in favor of a new one.

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Common AC Problems in Late Summer

Monday, September 7th, 2015

We’re approaching the end of summer, and Riverside, CA homeowners are probably breathing a sigh of relief after being hit with another brutal round of patented hot weather. But those temperatures are apt to stay high for another few weeks at least, and while your air conditioner may have been doing reliable work for the bulk of the summer, now is a particularly dangerous time for it. Those months of efforts can leave a mark, and while good maintenance can help keep that risk to a minimum, you’re still apt to encounter some common AC problems in late summer. We’ve listed a few of them that you should look out for below.

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