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

Move Quickly on Duct Breaches

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Summers in China, CA are as hot as they come, as recent weeks have reminded us most painfully. When the heat comes in relentless waves, you need your air conditioner to function at its peak, and that includes components like the ducts which you wouldn’t normally consider when it comes to solving problems. Since the ducts are normally hidden out of sight in your home, it can be hard to notice a problem such as a breach or a break in the ducts.

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Avoid Tossing These Foods Down the Drain

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Almost every home in Fontana, CA has a garbage disposal, and they can easily take care of a large amount of foodstuffs. But not every type food can be dealt with in such a manner and if you throw the wrong kind into the system it can damage your garbage disposal severely. Others might not damage it, but will cause serious clogs in your pipes, requiring a plumbing service to correct. We can provide such services, and we are skilled at fixing garbage disposals, but we’d rather help you prevent having to make the call in the first place. You simply need to watch what goes into the sink carefully, and avoid throwing down any of the following foods.

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Dripping Water Spells Trouble for Your AC

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Summer in Riverside, CA means that your air conditioner is going to see heavy use every day. Triple digit temperatures will do that for you. And during the summer, it’s vitally important for you to watch your air conditioner for any signs of trouble. Take dripping ¬†water, for instance. Water is an inevitable byproduct of the air conditioning process, but if you spot it dripping or puddling around your ¬†system, you have a potentially serious problem on your hands.

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Draining Your Water Heater Tank

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Water heaters tend to be one of the great unsung heroes of our households, doing their jobs quietly in the basement or garage and leaving Yucaipa, CA homeowners to concentrate on more pressing matters. But water heaters need servicing just like any other major appliance, and it pays to perform a little maintenance on yours at least once a year. We strongly recommend scheduling a service session with a trained plumber, but in the interim, you can take a very important step towards keeping your system in good shape: draining the tank.

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