4 Tips to Keep Your Furnace From Breaking Down

November 27th, 2023

Your furnace keeps you warm throughout the winter, but do you ever think about what it’s endured and how it may impact its performance next year? We often shut down our furnace at the end of winter and don’t think about it again until we hear a forecast, or turn it on for the first time when the next cold snap hits.

That’s how you end up calling for furnace repair in Long Beach, CA without really needing to. If you maintain your furnace with these four tips, you won’t have to worry about breakdowns nearly as often. While this isn’t a replacement for annual tune-ups, it bolsters your furnace throughout the year so you don’t wake up to a nasty surprise on a cold morning.

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These Uncommon AC Repairs Might be Your Problem Right Now

November 13th, 2023

Your air conditioner is the center of your home’s comfort. Without it, you have a pretty rough time staying comfy–and sometimes, it runs into problems that you might not expect. Frankly, few people ever think these things can even happen to their air conditioner, which is why we’re here to lift the veil and show you exactly what uncommon issues can result in the need for Huntington Beach air conditioner repair.

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Common Heat Pump Problems and What to Do

October 16th, 2023

Heat pumps are remarkably efficient alternatives to a standard air conditioner and heater, but just like any other mechanical system out there, it’s not immune to problems. When your heat pump runs into trouble, it immediately disrupts your comfort and can sharply increase your energy bill.

The solution is usually Downey heat pump repair from our certified technicians, but it’s also important to know what to do immediately after a problem arises and what the repair process looks like. Let’s tell you what happens when your heat pump isn’t behaving the way you want it to.

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This Little Sensor Could Be Why Your AC Stopped Working

October 2nd, 2023

Your air conditioner runs into repair problems every now and again. You may have heard about compressors, condenser coils, and even air filters being an issue. Parts get replaced, and a tune-up helps, but there are some components you may not be aware of. Some that can cause big issues.

Some folks need AC repair in Long Beach for this little sensor that works with your blower motor. It’s not the blower motor itself, but it can cause issues for it and your air temperature as well. Let’s help you figure out if it’s the problem or not.

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How Your Thermostat Can Trick You Into Thinking Your AC is Broken

September 18th, 2023

Most people never stop to think about just how their thermostat works. You know you set the desired temperature on it, but that’s about it. What it actually does is pretty interesting, and it helps you understand its relationship with your air conditioner.

One of the most common repair requests with Downey air conditioning can be related to the thermostat. Let’s explain just what it does, why it could be giving phantom signs of a broken AC, and what you can do about it.

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What Can Actually Go Wrong During AC Installation?

September 4th, 2023

AC installation can run into a lot of problems. In fact, that’s why there’s a pre-installation appointment in the first place: to try and root out as many potential problems as possible and account for them.

But sometimes it’s the installation itself that runs into issues. Let’s talk about what can go wrong throughout the process so you know what to keep your eye out for as a homeowner.

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Is Ductless Air Conditioning Really That Great?

August 21st, 2023

Ductless air conditioning is powerful, and we hear a lot about its benefits, but how good is it in reality? Let’s take a deep dive into ductless and see if it’s the type of Long Beach air conditioning that makes sense for your home, budget, and family.

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Heat Pump Stopped Switching Modes? Here’s What to Do

August 7th, 2023

Your heat pump has two different jobs, and they’re both equally important: it heats your home, but it also keeps it cool. However, sometimes it runs into trouble when it tries to switch from one mode to the other, then it gets stuck trying to figure out what to do. But it’s jammed–it can’t do anything, so what are you to do?

While you’ll have to call for heat pump repair in Long Beach, CA, it’s also important to know why that is so you can prevent this problem from happening again in the future. Let’s talk about what you can do to prevent your heat pump from running into this problem again.

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AC Not Powering Down? Here’s What to Do

July 24th, 2023

If your air conditioner isn’t shutting down, it’s a pretty big concern. It’s already cold in your home, the thermostat says it’s the temperature you want it to be, so what gives? Well, it could be one of many things, but there are two solutions that you can provide as the homeowner before your HVAC technician gets out there.

Make no mistake, this requires AC repair in Long Beach, CA even if you’re able to power it down, but in the meantime, you can apply these quick fixes to at least power it down and stop shredding through your monthly cooling budget. Here’s what to do.

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What’s the 50% Rule for Replacing Your Air Conditioner?

July 10th, 2023

Your air conditioner technician comes in, inspects your AC, and hands you the bill. It’s not your first rodeo with this old machine, but the price baffles you–how can it be that high? What gives?

It’s like getting a signal fire from your air conditioner that it’s in distress. It means air conditioning repair in Long Beach just might not be enough this time, and you may be looking at the need for a full replacement.

But before we jump to that, let’s walk you through the 50% rule for replacing that AC. It turns out you might just have a little more life left in it and repairs will do for now. Let’s talk about that.

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