A-Avis Home Services Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Riverside’

Possible Reasons for Low Heat from Your Furnace

Monday, December 10th, 2018

cold-man-inspects-thermostatYou fully expect your furnace to provide you with warmth during the chilly season, so a lack of heat from your furnace is certainly a cause for concern. You should expect a consistent, efficient performance from your furnace. A decline in heat can be caused by a multitude of factors, so it is recommended to contact an HVAC professional to diagnose the cause of low heat.

 Doing so will prevent further damage and a costly repair bill. Below, we have provided a list of potential issues that can cause low heat.

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Heat Pumps: Ducts or Ductless?

Monday, November 26th, 2018

ductless-heat-pumpWhat can we say about heat pumps? They’re energy efficient, they can serve as both air conditioners and heaters, and they can fit in almost any size home. If you’ve already decided that you want your next heater or AC to be a heat pump, then the big question you have to ask is:

“Do I want ducts, or a ductless system?”

There are a few key differences between the two, so we’ll help explain down below.

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It’s Time for Furnace Maintenance

Monday, November 12th, 2018

heating-maintenance-servicesHere in Riverside, it’s still not quite cold enough to be blasting our heaters throughout the day. But that doesn’t mean you haven’t been using your heater during these chilly winter nights. Despite what the rest of the nation thinks about California weather, we do have our cold nights! During this time, you’ll want to be keeping a close eye on your furnace. It’s been a while since you’ve fired it up last, after all.

If you haven’t had any issues yet, we’re glad. But we don’t want to promise that it will stay issue-free. Now’s the perfect time to get your system checked out with a maintenance call. We’ll give you a couple of reasons why down below:

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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 Isn’t My AC Blowing Cool Air? 

Monday, October 15th, 2018

family-cooling-off-with-electric-fansSummer has officially ended… as of last month. Even if the weather outside here in Riverside doesn’t seem to act like it.

It’s no secret that we still need to use our air conditioners until November, at least. But what if your AC doesn’t think so, and it decides to take a vacation? Namely, that it stops blowing cool air (or stops blowing air at all).

While there are a couple things you can do to fix this issue, you might have no choice but to call in for repairs. We’ll go over a few reasons why your AC might be acting this way and what you should do about it.

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How to Control the HVAC Temperature for Each Room Individually

Monday, September 17th, 2018

remote-control-thermostatWhether you already own a central air conditioner or are looking at your cooling and heating options, you may have come to ask yourself this question:

“How can I control each room’s temperature on its own?”

Whether your goal is to fix imbalances in the heating and cooling, or if it’s to save energy costs over-all, there are many benefits to being able to control the temperature of each room in the house.

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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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What to Know Before Installing a New Air Conditioner

Monday, August 20th, 2018

ductless-air-conditioner-remote-controlSo you’ve been doing your research online, shopping around for how to find the best air conditioner. That explains why you’re reading this post right now. Some of the most practical advice before installing an air conditioner would be things like making sure the AC is the right size, how much is it expected to cost, and more.

In this post, we hope to dig just a bit deeper into some subjects that don’t always get asked but really should.

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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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The Most Frustrating Summertime AC Problems

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

woman-cooling-off-with-room-fanSummer is in full swing, and you’re living comfortably with your newly installed or maintained air conditioner. Nothing could possibly go wrong. At least, not until it breaks down and stops working for no reason. Could there be anything more frustrating?

Actually, we can think of a few things…

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