A-Avis Home Services Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog : Archive for May, 2016

Fight the Summer Heat with a Dehumidifier

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Summers in Redlands, CA can get extremely hot, as most people who live here know. But we can also be caught off guard by those muggy summer days, then the humidity can be overwhelming. The Inland Empire is a dry part of the country, which is why high humidity levels can catch us by surprise so often. But you can be ready for the moisture with a whole-house dehumidifier installed into your HVAC system. How does it work? Let’s break down the basics.

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Common Spring Problems with Your Air Conditioner

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Spring has come to Rialto, CA and though we haven’t hit the really scorching part of summer yet, it’s definitely on its way. You’ve likely had to use your air conditioner on a semi-regular basis already, but because we haven’t hit the brutal heat of summer yet, now is an excellent time to evaluate your air conditioning system for any problems that may have developed over the winter. That gives you the time to address them properly, and make sure your system doesn’t have any issues at all when the heat finally hits. 

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Does Your Home Need a Dehumidifier?

Monday, May 16th, 2016

We live in the desert here in Fontana, CA, which means we don’t usually think about excess humidity. But the Inland Empire has its share of muggy days, which can make your home feel like a sauna, and while your air conditioner can handle some of that, it’s not set up for such duties and can often struggle when there’s an excessive amount of moisture in the air. A whole-house dehumidifier can be the perfect solution, not only for restoring your home’s comfort levels, but for helping your air conditioner handle the load a little easier and lowering your monthly bills in the bargain. But how can you tell if your home needs a dehumidifier? Every household in the area is different, but you can usually spot a few signs that can clue you in.

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Keep Air Clean with a UV Purifier

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Germs and viruses are a part of life, and with spring here in Bloomington, CA those contaminants are raging across the Inland Empire. It can be bad no matter who you are, but households with infants, the elderly, and asthmatic family members are particularly vulnerable. How can you protect yourself from germs and bacteria? It’s not like putting up a Keep Out sign will help. Thankfully, you have options with indoor air quality devices, and when properly installed by a trained technician, they can make a huge difference in the quality of your life. A UV air purifier, in particular, can be a great boon to keeping your home healthy and clean. Here’s a quick breakdown of how it works.

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How Air Conditioning Maintenance Improves Energy Efficiency

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Here in Colton, CA, air conditioning systems are as necessary as electricity and running water. Temperatures in the summer can climb well over 100 degrees, with plenty of dust and low air quality to boot. A good air conditioning system keeps your house cool and comfortable, even during the most unpleasant summer days. Most residents are accustomed to paying higher energy bills in order to gain that comfort. But you can help lower those bills with regular air conditioning maintenance via our Comfort Club, which entitles you to a number of additional benefits! Here’s how air conditioning maintenance improves energy efficiency.

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