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

The Benefits of a Water Filtration System

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

We all want our water to be as clean and pure as possible, but you can’t always trust what comes out of your faucet. Poor quality water can impact your home in a number of different ways and lower your quality of life in the process. A good water filtration system, installed in your Torrance, CA home, can curtail those problems and improve your life a great deal. How specifically? Let’s point out a few.

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The Importance of Checking Airflow Balance

Monday, July 18th, 2016

People often underestimate the importance of airflow in their air conditioning units, but in towns like Thousand Oaks, CA where the heat index often soars, it can have a huge impact on your AC’s effectiveness. Cool air needs to move quickly through the ducts from the central air system into your home, and if that flow is cut off your system could run into big trouble. But low airflow can be hard to spot without the right equipment, which is why you need a technician to do the job right. The importance of checking airflow balance should not be underestimated, however.

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How to Spot Low Refrigerant Levels

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Think of refrigerant as the lifeblood of your air conditioning system. Unlike a car which consumes gasoline and oil, an air conditioning system needs its refrigerant levels to stay at a set amount (the specifics depend on the make and model of the system) in order to work. Leaks aren’t supposed to happen, but ours is not a perfect world and they rank among the most common repair calls we have to make. With summer in full force here in Burbank, CA, you need to be able to spot the signs of low refrigerant levels quickly, then summon a repair service the moment you do.

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Steps to Take During a Heat Wave

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Heat waves are as much a part of summer in Torrance, CA as trips to Disneyland or Hollywood scandals. We’ve already tasted our share this year, and that’s only going to get worse as the summer goes on.

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4 Signs of Air Conditioning Trouble

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Air conditioners are complicated pieces of equipment, and breakdowns can occur for any one of dozens of reasons. Diagnosing them and treating them requires formal training an licensing here in Los Angeles, CA. Technical complexity and the presence of potentially dangerous chemicals like refrigerant demands it.  But just because the cause of air conditioning trouble is difficulty to fix, it can be much easier to spot: often limited to a handful of common symptom that you can take note of if they happen in your system. Here’s a list of 4 of the most common signs for you to look out for.

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