AZ Air Conditioning and Heating Blog : Archive for April, 2016

Let Your Thermostat Help You Save Money This Summer

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Los Angeles, CA gets hot every summer and we’re not just talking about the latest blockbuster. Everyone in the Southland needs air conditioning, but while cool comfortable air is absolutely necessary this summer, no one likes paying the exorbitant monthly costs of doing so. So while you need your air conditioner to be in top shape, you also need to look for ways to help you cut into those costs.

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Schedule a Service Session for Your Air Conditioner

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Spring is here, and like most Southern California towns, Thousand Oaks, CA has already experienced its share of hot days. They’re only going to the hotter as the year goes on, and your system will be subjected to a great deal of stress and strain. We strongly recommend scheduling a service session for all of our customers this time of year, before the temperatures get too hot. A service session isn’t the same as a repair session, which is intended to deal with a specific issue. Instead, it treats a number of little issues that can add up to a bigger problem if left unaddressed. More specifically, it involves the following:

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Is Your Heater Ready to Be Replaced?

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Warm temperatures have returned to the Southland, and if you live in Burbank, CA, chances are you’re not going to use your heater more than a handful of times between now and late next fall. This makes the ideal time to stop and assess to see if your heating system needs to be replaced. You’ll have the time to select a new unit and have it installed properly well before you need to use it. The question is as much art as science, and only the homeowner can answer it for certain. However, there are some telltale signs that cut across all circumstances, indicating that it’s time to replace your old hater with a new one. We’ve spelled them out before you, to help you make the determination.

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Common Clogs in your Bathroom

Monday, April 11th, 2016

The bathroom is the most plumbing-intensive area of your home, with at least three fixtures that rely on your plumbing system: the sink, the toiler and the shower/bath. As such, clogs in this part of the home are more common than anywhere else. More importantly, they can bring life screeching to a halt, since the bathroom is pretty much where you start and end each day. A trained plumber here in Rancho Palos Verdes will be able to fix the clog fairly easily, but it helps if you understand how they form and why they may differ slightly depending upon the outlet.

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Do I Have a Plumbing Leak?

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Plumbing leaks are the most basic problems plumbers face, and if a good service company can’t resolve them quickly, they should probably find some other way to make a living. But homeowners have a much more difficult challenge when dealing with plumbing leaks: detecting them in the first place. A leak that takes place under your sink or results in a lot of obvious water is easy to spot, and actually can be preferable to other kinds of leaks in most situations. A leak that takes place in the crawlspace of your walls and similar locations, however, can go on for weeks or even months before you spot it, and cause all kinds of damage in the process. Here in Santa Clarita, CA a good plumbing service can fix the problem quickly, but first, you need to spot the less than obvious signs that there’s a leak.

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