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4 AC Efficiency Mistakes (That Are Easy to Avoid)

Monday, October 29th, 2018

woman-using-fanWe all make mistakes! And usually, those mistakes are made with only the best intentions. The same is true for air conditioning efficiency. Over the years, we’ve received many service calls from homeowners who thought they were simply staying proactive about their air conditioner. To help you avoid making any unnecessary service calls, here is a list of some easy-to-avoid mistakes related to AC efficiency.

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait for Your AC To Break Down

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

blue-question-markMost homeowners want to skip air conditioning maintenance in Riverside, CA simply because “Why call when there’s no problem?” After all, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

We can understand the reasoning behind this sentiment. There’s no reason to spend money on something that’s working perfectly fine, right? But the fact is, there are many problems that can happen in your AC long before it breaks down. The result is an AC that has to work harder, spends more in energy every month, and starts to wear down on the internal components.

We’ll go over a couple examples of problems that can be stopped early with a maintenance call.

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AC Problems Caused by Electrical Failures

Monday, August 6th, 2018

hvac-technician-repairing-air-conditionerDirty air filters, refrigerant leaks, frozen coils… These are the usual suspects of air conditioner problems that can wreak havoc on your air conditioner. But what happens if you’ve done some of your own inspections and found the problem is none of these things?

It could be due to something you won’t be able to spot easily: a faulty electrical component.

Of course, we’d recommend first that you call for professional air conditioning repair service in Riverside, CA if it gets to that point; electrical problems bring a serious risk of injury or even death if not handled properly. That being said, read on to learn about the potential issues electrical failures can bring.

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HVAC Wiring Needs to Be Checked and Replaced

Monday, April 16th, 2018

HVAC-system-maintenanceThe Inland Empire experiences staggeringly hot summers, and a good air conditioning system becomes far more than a luxury when temperatures start to rise. Spring is the time to check your system for any problems and call in a service technician to get them dealt with. That way, your HVAC system will be ready to go the moment you need it to. Servicing sessions should be scheduled once every spring, in order to keep your system functioning at its best.

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Schedule Air Conditioning Repair Before Summer Begins

Monday, March 5th, 2018

air-conditioning-maintenanceOur winter has been fairly warm, though the last few weeks have brought a lot of cold temperatures. Nevertheless, we live in the Inland Empire, which means that hot weather is going to be here before we know it.

Our air conditioners get called into service earlier and earlier every year it seems, and if you’ve been having trouble with yours, it’s probably a good idea to get it looked at before summer begins. An ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure, as they say, and getting an early jump on a troublesome air conditioner can pay big dividends over the long, hot summer to come.

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Prevent Air Conditioning Repair by Prepping Your System

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

HVAC-system-maintenanceWe live in the Inland Empire, where winters are about as mild as they come. That means the summers are hot, and seem to start earlier every year. You’ll need your air conditioning system to run exactly as needed as soon as the first warm day gets here, and that could be as quickly as a few weeks. Repair calls can arrive almost as soon as you turn your system on, especially if you have an older system or one that’s prone to trouble.

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3 Signs You Need HVAC Service to Fix Your Air Conditioning Issues

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

air-conditioning-maintenanceHere in the Inland Empire, air conditioning season can last well into October, as Indian summers and periodic heat waves drive the temperatures up. This is the time of the year where air conditioners start to feel the pinch. During the height of summer, your AC may run morning and night, and now, with months of daily use behind it, it might be showing signs of wear. If you’ve waited to get your system serviced or fixed because you didn’t want to be without air conditioning during the heat of summer, now is the time to do so.

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Central Air Conditioning Problems Can Involve Ducts

Monday, September 4th, 2017

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Our central air conditioning systems are an absolute necessity in the Inland Empire over the summer, when temperatures often climb to triple digits and beyond. When problems arise, they need to get taken care of promptly, and now is the time to keep an eye out for them.

After months of steady work, your air conditioner may be feeling the pressure, and breakdowns and other problems are not uncommon. This can extend to other parts of the system as well as the air conditioning unit itself. In particular, your ducts, which carry conditioned air from both the AC and the furnace, can suffer damage during the course of the summer. As with any other AC issue, you want to get those problems resolved as quickly as possible.

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Repair or Replace? How to Make the Call for Your AC

Monday, June 26th, 2017

air-conditioning-repairWe’ve enjoyed a reasonably mild spring this year, with June gloom pervading the Inland Empire over the past few weeks. But summer is officially here, and our hot weather is only just beginning. If you have an older air conditioner that suffers a breakdown or similar needs the attentions of a professional, it can be hard to determine the best way to proceed. If it’s old enough, replacing it may be a better option rather than throwing good money after bad on a repair job. If it can still provide reliable service, at least until the end of hot weather in the fall. 

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Common Signs of Problems with Your Air Conditioner

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Air conditioning systems are anything but a luxury here in Southern California, where temperatures can often hit 100 degrees and higher during the summer months. You need them to run all day every day until Labor Day at least, and often even later in the year. If your air conditioner exhibits any signs of trouble, now is the time to spot it and call in a repair service. Doing so now ensures that it won’t bother you when you really need it or suffer a breakdown just when the summer heat waves begin in earnest.

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