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

Pre-Spring Cleaning AC Services

Monday, March 18th, 2019

cleaning-vent-grateSpring has just begun! Are you ready to get your hands dirty with spring cleaning?

Before you do, we think you and your home can benefit from a few air conditioning services. Not only will some of them actually help your house feel cleaner, but they’re just good to include for the start of a new season. Stick with us and we’ll explain what we mean:

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Replacing Your Heater? Here’s How to Choose a Good One

Monday, March 4th, 2019

checklistReplacing your heater may feel like a pain. After all, who would get excited about buying a new heater? But if you take a look at the expense of your current heater, and compare it to an estimate of the cost for a new heater… Well, all that money you’ll be saving might be a very good reason to get excited.

Plus, choosing a new heater means the opportunity to try something new. There have been plenty of advancements in heating technology in the last decade, so it can really pay off to have your installation guided by a heating expert in Riverside, CA. Keep reading and we’ll explain how to choose a good heater.

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When’s the Best Time to Get Maintenance?

Monday, February 18th, 2019

It’s best to get maintenance on your heating and air conditioning systems two times per year. For best results, you should schedule those appointments far in advance so that they’re evenly spaced out. However, that doesn’t answer the question of when you should have those maintenance appointments scheduled. We’ll let you in on what the best times are for maintenance.

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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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