A-Avis Home Services Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog : Archive for October, 2019

Tips for Safety and Air Quality During California Wildfires

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

chimney-fireMid-to-late fall is wildfire season in Southern California. And, unfortunately, we’re now in the middle of one of the most serious epidemics of wildfires in recent memory. We hope you and your family stay safe and your property remains undamaged during this rough period. We have a few fire preparation and safety tips to assist you, especially when it comes to indoor air quality, one of our specialties.

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What Are Slab Leaks? How Do I Know My House Has One?

Monday, October 28th, 2019

slab-leak-crack-in-foundationThere are many types of leaks that can affect the plumbing in a home. In some situations, they’re immediately visible and therefore can be repaired fast with a call to a plumber in Fontana, CA. Then there are the insidious hidden leaks behind walls that may escape detection for months before they begin showing signs they’re creating damage.

And then there are slab leaks—the most difficult type to detect and repair. We’ll help you better understand slab leaks and how to find them. You can trust our plumbers to come to your rescue to fix the problem.

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How to Help Your Garbage Disposal Avoid Repairs

Monday, October 14th, 2019

clogged-drain-repairA garbage disposal isn’t designed to last forever—and that’s true for all mechanical appliances. At a certain point, the disposal will be too worn down to do its job or its motor will burn out, making it more cost-effective to have a new disposal put in.

But too many homeowners make some basic mistakes with their garbage disposals that shorten the appliances’ lifespans. We don’t want you to be stuck with a broken disposal when you need it the most (such as during one of the upcoming holidays—Thanksgiving is not a good time to have a busted garbage disposal!). We have a few basic tips about how to treat your garbage disposal so it will run into the minimum amount of repairs and have a long service life.

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