Avis Home Solutions Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

5 Signs of a Malfunctioning A/C Compressor

Friday, August 20th, 2021

An air conditioner’s compressor is responsible for pumping refrigerant through the unit, allowing it to produce cool air. The compressor turns the liquid refrigerant into a gas that then travels through the condenser. A problem with the compressor will cause the entire system to break down and require professional repair.

How To Spot A Bad A/C Compressor

There are a few signs of a faulty compressor that you should be on the lookout for.

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What’s Your Condensate Drain?

Monday, October 26th, 2020
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We’ve told you plenty about different ways that you can improve your air conditioner’s efficiency and, thereby, improve your home comfort. We know you might already be sighing at the idea of having another part of your system to check up on but hear us out on this one. Your system’s condensate drain has the ability to shut your AC down and hinder your home cooling.

We provide the air conditioning service in Lake Forest, CA that can address any issues with your condensate drain and so much more. Read on to discover why a blocked drain is bad news for your comfort and how we can help.

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A Frozen Evaporator Coil Needs Professional Repair

Monday, October 12th, 2020
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Was that a cool breeze that you just felt? It may be cooling down a little bit at night but that doesn’t mean that we should be thinking about turning off our air conditioners anytime soon. If the past couple weeks have taught people in California anything, it is that we often get more use out of our cooling systems even in seasons that are meant to have cooler weather.

This, of course, means that when something goes wrong with your AC system, the sooner you get it fixed the better off you’ll be. One possible “end-of-season” repair that you may need that many people often ignore is the need to fix a frozen evaporator coil. When something goes wrong with your evaporator coil, it means that you definitely need air conditioner repair in Lake Forest, CA from a professional technician.

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How to Know You Need an AC Replacement

Monday, September 28th, 2020
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Fall is slowly starting to show itself as temperatures are getting cooler at night. We are even getting some cool weather first thing in the morning. It is a nice reprieve from the high heat we’ve struggled through the past several weeks. With that said, we all know that California likes to throw sudden heatwaves at us so it is a good idea to be prepared for anything.

If you need a replacement for your air conditioning service in Brea, CA it is going to make things a lot harder if we do encounter any added heatwaves before the fall season fully takes over. In this case, make sure you watch out for these warning signs that you need to retire your faulty AC unit for one that can get the job done.

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5 Ways to Keep Your AC Efficient

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Keeping your home comfortable shouldn’t be a choice that empties your bank account. Your system’s energy efficiency, and the efficiency of your home as well, are going to play a big role in offering you comfort at a reasonable cost. The question is, how can you impact how efficiently your air conditioner operates?

Believe it or not, you do have the ability to give your AC system a helping hand. We have some tips to help you keep your home efficient along with the services that will keep your Brea, CA HVAC system in great working order.

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Why a Dirty Evaporator Coil Is Bad News

Monday, August 31st, 2020
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We all like to keep our homes clean and free of dusty debris, but there are some parts of the house that we simply can’t get to. The interior of your air conditioner happens to be one of these places that residents of the home can’t really access to duct or vacuum. That’s a good thing overall as inexperienced individuals may damage their systems if they tried to clean out their AC’s insides on their own.

The fact remains that sometimes your air conditioner is just going to get a little dirty on the inside and that can cause some problems such as a dirty evaporator coil. So why is this such a problem and how do you handle it? These are questions we can answer and there’s a solution we can provide.

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5 Common AC Repair Needs

Monday, August 17th, 2020
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Summer in California is a great time of year for beach days, backyard BBQs, and outdoor exploration. It is also the season when we are all the most dependent on our air conditioners to keep our home livable. Especially on those days, or during those weeks, when the temperatures are unbearable, you need to be able to trust that your AC can keep your home cool. If your system has a repair need, however, you may be toeing the line on a breakdown of your home comfort.

You may want to be on the alert for some of these common issues that will need professional AC repair in Orange, CA. The earlier that you catch these issues, the less likely you are to encounter a breakdown during a heatwave.

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What Is That Noise?

Monday, July 6th, 2020
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We aren’t anywhere near Halloween but maybe your house didn’t get the memo because it has been making some seriously spooky noises. These sounds shouldn’t be ignored as you may have guessed because they indicate trouble for your comfort this summer. Thankfully, we can help.

We aren’t exorcists and we don’t need to be to deal with those spooky noises because the solutions lie with your air conditioning system–or at least with getting it repaired. We can help you with identifying the source of these noises and with getting them resolved.

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What Are the Signs That You Need AC Repair?

Monday, June 8th, 2020
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That trusty summertime heat and sunshine seem to have made its entrance. We are already inching into the high 70s and 80s and there are days where many of us just need to stay inside to keep from overheating. Thank goodness you have a working air conditioner to keep your home comfortable–or do you?

If you have an air conditioner that needs to be repaired, you may not have as comfortable of a summer as you expect. A repair need in your system that goes unaddressed for too long can lead to a full breakdown, meaning no cool air whatsoever. You can avoid this by learning what the warning signs are of a repair need and contact us to schedule your HVAC service in Lake Forest, CA as soon as possible.

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Don’t Forget Your AC Filter!

Monday, May 25th, 2020
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There are a lot of different things to consider when it comes to the operation of your air conditioner, from making sure all the windows are closed when it runs, to ensuring that repairs get seen to as quickly as possible. We don’t mean to add another thing to your plate in terms of keeping your AC running effectively–but it might help to know that what we are bringing up will make things a lot easier on you and your system in the long run.

One seemingly inconsequential part of your AC is the air filter–but we want you to know that this part of your system is actually really important. That is why we want to give you some extra information on what this part of your air conditioner does, why it is vital to your comfort, and how best to take care of it.

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