AZ Air Conditioning and Heating Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Rancho Palos Verdes’

Is a Ductless Air Conditioning System Right for You?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

August is a good time for assessing the air conditioner in your Rancho Palos Verdes, CA home. With several months of hot summer behind us, you can assess the wear and tear on your system, and determine if it’s time to replace it. Alternately, you may be looking to install a new system in a home that hasn’t had an air conditioner for whatever reason.

Regardless, it pays to consider alternative models from the traditional centralized air conditioner that most people are accustomed to. In particular, a ductless air conditioning system may solve several problems that a centralized system simply can’t.

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Help! My Air Conditioner Is Blowing Hot Air!

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA has seen its share of hot weather this summer, and that doesn’t look to change anytime soon. Nothing can be more disconcerting than to turn on your system to cool the house down and to feel warm air blowing out of the system. Even air which is cool, but not as cool as you expect can indicate a problem that might only get worse the longer you leave it unattended. In many cases, the cause is fairly simple to correct, but you need a proper technician’s training to do so (air conditioners are delicate, and you need a license to handle components such as refrigerant). The causes of  warm air in your system are varied, but can include these common culprits:

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Short Cycling Can Harm Your Air Conditioner

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Here in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, our summer is just getting going, which makes it an excellent time to watch your system for any growing problems. That way, you can address them quickly before the summer starts in earnest, allowing your system to perform at its best when the heat waves start to hit. Among the things you should watch for are signs of short cycling: your air conditioner running for just a short amount of time, then turning off, only to turn on again just a short time later. It doesn’t sound like much, but it’s actually a serious problem, and the sooner you treat it, the better.

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How to Save Money on Your Monthly Electricity Bill

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA has already seen its share of hot days, and they’re only going to get hotter as May slowly turns to June. A good air conditioner can see you through it, but running it all day every day is going to cost you a great deal in monthly energy bills. You shouldn’t have to compromise when it comes to the comfort of your home, but running your air conditioner shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg either. The good news is that there are several steps you can take to save money on your monthly electricity bill. You probably know and practice some of them, such as setting your thermostat to 78 instead of 75, or dressing in lightweight clothes around the home. But there are more substantial steps you can take to cut down on those bills. We’ve listed a few of them below.

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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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Take Advantage of Rooftop Commercial Air Conditioners

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Because summers in Southern California can be so hot, many business owners in the Rancho Palos Verdes, CA area may be skeptical about installing new air conditioning units on the roof of their business. It can get stiflingly hot on the roof of your building after all, and it’s reasonable to assume that an air conditioner placed up there will overheat. Not to worry. Rooftop air conditioners are built to handle the excess heat of our summers easily, and provide a number of other benefits as well. As a prudent business owner or office manager, you would do well to take advantage of them.

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