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20
Jan

New Year, New You, Better HVAC Maintenance

We are already fast into the New Year, if you have been reading the earlier blogs you know we have talked about how to inspect your AC unit for hail damage (after that freak hail storm in Phoenix back in November!) and how getting a whole new unit can get you a vacation while you are at it! Not too

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6
Jan

What Does Hail Damage Look Like on a Roof and AC?

The end of last year had a bit of a wild phenomena here in Phoenix, we saw hail! While it might not be the most common thing in Arizona weather, it causes the same trouble here as anywhere else! That’s why we’re going to talk about how to inspect your AC unit for hail damage and answer “Just what does

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23
Dec

Why is My Hot Water Heater Leaking?

You know what one of our favorite things is these days? That warm shower first thing in the morning, when the air is still chilly. Few things are as relaxing, but you know what’s never a good time? An unexpected cold shower! This time on the ACE Home Services blog we are taking a look at one of the causes

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16
Dec

What a Heating Tune-Up Will Do For You

This December we are all about heat. Last time we discussed furnace repairs and later we will look at hot water heaters (if you’re having troubles with that come back next week!). Last time we mentioned ways to keep your furnace working (and working well) for a long time to come, one of those was by getting annual inspections and

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9
Dec

What to Know: Furnace Repair with ACE

It was a little touch and go there for a minute but we think we can firmly say – winter is here! And with the temps sharply declining we’re finally having to kick on our heating for the few weeks we get to use them in the year! What happens when you turn on your furnace and you are still

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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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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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22
Apr

Average Cost of a Central A/C Unit

Average Costs of a Central A/C If you are considering installing a new central air conditioning unit, then cost may be an important factor in your decision making process. Most homeowners in the Phoenix area spend anywhere from $4,539-$7,523, with an average reported cost of $6,031. At the very most, you can expect to pay $11,000. During the hot months

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15
Apr

Is Your A/C Ready for Summer?

Is Your A/C Ready for Summer? Summertime in the Phoenix area can be brutal for your A/C. With daily temperatures rising as high as 120°F, your air conditioner will be pushed to its limits trying to keep your home cool and safe. During the summer months, your A/C will most likely be your hardest working appliance as it runs around-the-clock

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