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HVAC & Plumbing Blog

8
Nov

When To Replace Water Heater, or When to Repair

Last time we took a look at what’s involved in plumbing inspections, and a part of that was looking at water heaters. As mentioned, water heaters are a critical component in ed the flow of water in your home, but they don’t last forever. This time on the ACE Home Services blog, we wanted to take a beat and give

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1
Nov

The Complete Plumbing Inspection Guide

It can be nerve wracking can’t it? You think you have a problem in your plumbing, but you don’t know what, who to call, or how it all works out. Maybe you just moved into a new place and you want to take care of anything before it gets bad.  Regardless of the reason, here is what you can expect

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8
Oct

A Consumer’s Guide to the R22 Refrigerant Phase Out

What is R22? R22, also known as Freon, is a refrigerant that is most commonly used in air conditioning equipment. Unfortunately, chlorine is a component of Freon. Chlorine is extremely damaging to the earth’s ozone layer when released into the air, which is what prompted the phase-out of R22 and other gases in the first place.     How Do

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16
Aug

3 Signs That You Need To Replace Your HVAC Unit

3 Signs That You Need to Replace Your HVAC Unit Replacing your HVAC unit is not what most would consider a good time. The shopping process  can be long and a brand new unit costs a pretty penny. That is why most homeowners avoid it for as long as possible. After all, why would anyone spend all that money on

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5
Aug

5 Tips for Improving Indoor Air Quality

5 Tips for Improving Indoor Air Quality Phoenix summers are notorious for their sweltering heat, but did you know about the poor air quality as well? The Phoenix Metro Area has some of the worst outdoor air quality in the country. This can be especially harmful to people with asthma and other respiratory issues.  The dangers of poor air quality

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29
Jul

5 Tips to Maintain your Air Conditioner during Arizona Monsoon Season

As you probably already know, the Arizona summer monsoon is a very wet time of the year. Not only does it rain a lot, but we also have to deal with the wind and lighting. But what you may have not thought about is your air conditioner. Many of us forget just how important it is to prepare our HVAC

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17
Jun

5 Ways Arizona Homeowners Cause Costly Breakdowns

5 Ways Arizona Homeowners Cause Costly Breakdowns During the summer in Phoenix, most homeowners will push their A/C units to the max, trying to keep their home cool and comfortable. This can put a lot of stress on your unit, making it susceptible to breakdowns. Summer is ACE’s most popular time for service calls on A/C breakdowns. Unfortunately for homeowners,

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28
May

Common Signs That There is an Electrical Issue with Your A/C

Commons Signs That There is an Electrical Issue With Your A/C Modern air conditioning systems are composed of complex electrical and mechanical devices that are designed for efficiency and convenience. Electrical issues are common for air conditioners, especially during seasons of high use or for systems that are not properly maintained. Many homeowners experience issues with their air conditioners and

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13
May

Should You Leave Your AC Unit Running When You Aren’t Home?

Should You Leave Your AC Unit Running When You Aren’t Home? Leaving your air conditioner on while you are away can actually save you money! Not only will this action keep your house at a comfortable temperature, but it can prevent potential problems from occurring in your home. All you have to do is increase the temperature on your thermostat

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6
May

What Should I Set My Thermostat To?

What Should I Set My Thermostat To?   This is a common question we receive at ACE Home Services. We understand that you want to find a setting on your thermostat that can keep your home comfortable, but won’t skyrocket your monthly electric bills. Finding the best setting for your home in Phoenix can be tricky due to summer temperatures

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