ACI Northwest Blog

What Are the Signs You Need an Electrical Panel Upgrade?

November 23rd, 2020

Maybe you are playing the host for a small Thanksgiving gathering this year. While fewer people means a little less to prepare, it doesn’t mean that you don’t want everything to go well. So ensuring that the lights stay on and your oven works properly is going to be a big factor in keeping the holiday spirits up. But what if you aren’t sure that your electrical appliances will be up to the task?

If you have been having a multitude of electrical troubles in your home recently, it may not be your appliances’ fault. The truth is, you might need to reach out to an electrician in Sandpoint, ID for an electrical panel upgrade. Not sure if your panel needs to be traded out? Not to worry, we can offer you the warning signs to know and the services to resolve the issue so you can enjoy the peace of mind you need this season.

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Is It Time For a New Heater?

November 9th, 2020

cute dog under the warm grey blanketWhen you get up in the morning and you want to take the chill out of the air to make breakfast prep a little more bearable, it shouldn’t require much more than just turning on your heater. However, if your Spokane, WA heating system is acting up, you may discover the opposite is your reality. You might run your heater and discover it makes no difference for your home. Alternatively, your system may not respond at all.

Your first instinct may be to say, “Well I guess I need to get my heater repaired again.” But wait. How many repairs have you needed in the past few years? If the answer is more than one, there is a chance that, rather than a repair, you actually need a heater replacement.

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5 Signs You Need Furnace Repair

October 26th, 2020

technician-working-on-heaterAs temperatures around Spokane start to take a dip downward, it is a big help to know that you have a great furnace around to keep your home warm. Depending on your system, your furnace uses electricity or a combination of gas and electricity to provide warm air throughout your home when the weather turns chilly. At least, you hope that is what your furnace does—if your system needs professional furnace repair in Spokane, WA though, things will be more problematic.

We can help you figure out what is going wrong with your furnace, and we can provide the repairs that address the problem properly. This way, rather than struggling to stay comfortable during winter, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the reliable comfort an effective and operational furnace provides.

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Maintenance or Repair: Which Does Your Heater Need?

October 12th, 2020

mother-and-child-researchingThis part of the United States is definitely starting to get its fair share of cooler weather. While our Southern neighbors are still encountering wild heatwaves, we are already enjoying cooler temperatures and even some rain. Fall is most certainly here!

In the midst of getting your autumn decor and Halloween decorations out of storage and enjoying some nights with a movie, you will also want to make sure that checking on your heater is at the top of your to-do list. If you need to schedule heating maintenance or heating repair in Spokane, WA, you will want to get it taken care of ASAP so you can enjoy a season of comfort, not stress.

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3 Repairs Your Furnace May Need

September 28th, 2020

gas-jets-of-furnace-ignitingTemperatures around here are certainly taking a drop which means it is time to break out the sweaters and hot drinks. That means that it is also time for you to really think about your furnace. If you’ve already scheduled maintenance for your furnace then you are on the right track! If you haven’t gotten a tune-up just yet, there is a chance that you might need to have your system repaired down the road instead.

If you’ve been trying to get the furnace to keep your home warm the past several nights but it hasn’t been up to snuff, trouble may be on the horizon. When it comes to furnace repair in Coeur d’Alene, you don’t want to delay any necessary fixes. Here are some potential repairs you might need to have taken care of.

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Its Heating Maintenance Season Again

September 14th, 2020

gas-jets-of-furnace-ignitingWe know that with the high heat we’ve been experiencing, keeping your home warm hasn’t been at the top of your list of concerns. However, we do want to bring it to your attention because heating your home or business is likely to become a priority quickly in the next few months. It is better to get ahead of the game and start thinking about preparing your heater for the cold weather to come when you don’t need to use the system.

Whether you need residential or commercial heating service, you will want to reach out to our team for assistance. We can provide maintenance that will benefit both a residential and commercial heating system so you can be ready for whatever winter might bring.

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GFCI vs. AFCI Outlets: What Do You Need?

August 31st, 2020

outlet-on-wall-with-cord-plugged-inHow do the outlets in your home look? Do they appear clean and operate well, providing the power you need? Or do you have more than one outlet with burn marks and that don’t like to respond regularly?

Having the right outlets in the right areas of your home is an important requirement. If you didn’t know that there was more than one type of outlet or aren’t sure which one goes where, our electricians in Coeur d’Alene can help. We can check on the electrical outlets and other systems in your home and will make sure that any faulty outlets are replaced with the right ones.

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5 Sounds You Don’t Want to Hear From Your AC Unit

August 17th, 2020

outside-air-conditioning-unit-with-tools-on-topWhen you turn on your air conditioner, you should be able to enjoy the cooling comfort you need and be able to hear yourself think at the same time. If that isn’t the case and your AC system instead sounds like it is going to fall apart, don’t ignore it. Reach out to the pros at ACI Northwest for prompt repair services.

First things first, however: you are going to need to know what the sounds are that you don’t want to hear. That way you know when to contact us to get repairs so you can help your system make the sounds you do want to hear.

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5 Electrical Services for Your Safety

August 3rd, 2020

electricians-hands-fixing-electrical-panelWhen it comes to the electrical systems in your home, you want to make sure that everything is working properly all year long. Keeping your systems working well is going to be something that you need professional help with. That is where our team comes in. The trained and certified technicians at ACI Northwest are available to provide a variety of electrical services that will keep your home running and keep you safe too.

A big part of what we do for your home’s electrical systems involve helping to keep residents in Spokane safe. From keeping your smoke detector working to upgrading your electrical panel, our electricians in Spokane, WA will keep your home running and maintain your safety even during a power outage or a power surge. All you have to do is call us!

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What’s Wrong With Your Water Heater?

July 20th, 2020

question-mark-on-blue-backgroundIt started out as water that just wasn’t as warm as usual, but perhaps you wrote it off as someone taking too long of a shower earlier in the day. However, the issue persisted and then started to get worse. Our hope is that you are contacting us before you completely lose any chance of having hot water in your home because this is a sign that your water heater is in trouble.

If you need to get your water heater back into fighting form, you need to reach out to ACI Northwest to get professional water heater repairs in Coeur d’Alene, ID before you end up requiring a replacement.

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