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

Proper Care of Your Heating Unit

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Winter is on its way, and while we’re not going to be seeing a snowstorm anytime soon here in Claremont, CA, that doesn’t mean you don’t need your heating system to work exactly as it should in order to keep your home warm on chilly nights. Proper care of your heating unit means getting a jump on any signs of trouble. The sooner you can spot a problem, the more quickly it can be addressed and the less it will likely cost you as a result.

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How to Handle a Breakdown from a Ductless Mini-Split System

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Ductless mini split systems serve as a viable alternative to conventional centralized air conditioning and heating systems, and have enjoyed a rise in popularity here in the Rancho Cucamonga, CA area. They utilize a series of smaller heating and cooling units spaced throughout your home. Instead of one unit heating or cooling the whole space, each individual units heats or cools a single room or section. That provides a number of benefits, including the ability to shut off the air in parts of the home that no one is occupying. It also gives you some real options when breakdowns occur, since problems usually crop up in one unit at a time. So how do you respond when breakdowns occur? Here’s a quick guide.

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Is Your Furnace Blowing Cool Air?

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Summer is a state of mind here in Eastvale, CA, and while you’ve likely had a few chances to run your forced-air furnace, temperatures have still been too warm to run the heating system all the time. That makes now a perfect opportunity to check your furnace for problems, especially reduced air flow out of your ducts. It may not seem like much, but that air flow can signal a much more serious issue which you should consider very carefully. Here’s a breakdown on what all of that means.

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How to Extend the Life of Your Heating System

Monday, November 7th, 2016

We benefit from mild winters here in Ontario, CA, which means that our heaters aren’t subject to the same stress and strain as heating systems back east. But that doesn’t mean that prudent homeowners shouldn’t keep their systems running as smoothly as possible and take steps to extend the overall life of the heater for as long as they can.

Maintaining a heating system is an ongoing process, involving regular care and attention to minimize wear and tear. We’ve provided a brief list of the best ways to do that. Some of them can be done on your own and some involve the attention of a trained technician.

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