ACI Northwest Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Coeur d’Alene’

Should You Invest in a Ceiling Fan?

Monday, May 23rd, 2022
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A ceiling fan can be a great investment for your home comfort. While this system doesn’t cool the air the way an air conditioner does, a ceiling fan can help you feel cooler, ease the strain on your AC, and save you energy too.

If you’ve been considering adding a ceiling fan to your house but you weren’t sure if it was truly worthwhile, we’d like to help. Read on to discover more about the benefits of installing this helpful appliance in your home.

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5 Signs Your AC Needs Repairs

Monday, May 9th, 2022
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We know it is still a little early in the year to see the need for AC repairs. It feels like you’ve barely started to use the system! If anything, though, this means it is even more important to address any repair needs that have popped up in your air conditioning in Coeur d’Alene, ID promptly. Those repair needs will only get worse the longer they stick around.

When you notice any of the following warning signs, you should reach out to our team to schedule repairs. The sooner you get your system fixed, the better off you’ll be.

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Rewiring Is a Job For The Pros

Monday, April 25th, 2022
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Poor wiring work isn’t always immediately obvious. However, over time it will rapidly become apparent. The thing is, poorly done wiring is completely avoidable. All that is needed is to book an appointment with an electrician in Coeur d’Alene, ID to take care of wiring and rewiring in your home.

So if it is that simple, why do some many people make these DIY attempts? The truth is a lot of people think that they are saving money in the long run when in actuality they are likely making things worse and creating more expensive problems down the line.

Let us explain how and why working with an electrician is worth every penny you spend.

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Your Options For Your Next AC Unit

Monday, April 11th, 2022
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Spring is here and summer will soon follow. While it may not be a concern now, we want you to think into the future and ask yourself if your AC system is ready for the heat to come. If you have been struggling to keep cool in the past couple of summers, chances are strong that you may be due for a new system altogether.

If you are on the hunt for a new system for your next AC installation in Coeur d’ Alene, ID, it is a good idea to start the process by narrowing down your options. To help, we’ve provided a quick guide to tell you about the different AC systems that you might choose from so you can feel better equipped to select the right one for your needs.

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6 Possible Reasons Why You Are Still Cold

Monday, November 22nd, 2021
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The heater is running but you just cannot get warm! Is something wrong with your heater or is there another problem causing your discomfort?

Struggling to keep warm may be an indicator of trouble with your HVAC system. However, there are other factors to check on too. It is possible that you have a different reason for that chill other than a problem with your heater. Make sure to check on these potential causes too!

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You Can Schedule End-of-Season Maintenance Too

Monday, August 16th, 2021
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One of the services that we can talk all day about is maintenance. After all, it is one of the most cost-effective ways to make a big difference in the operation of your AC system. But if you’ve ever heard us discuss maintenance before, you’ve probably heard it said that this is a springtime service. So why are we bringing it up now, when we are getting further from spring and closer to fall? Because maintenance can still make a difference.

If you have an air conditioner that has been running hard all season, it may be good to also invest in a tune-up toward the end of summer. When a professional performs this air conditioning service in Coeur d’Alene, ID, it will benefit your AC by ensuring it works optimally for the rest of the season and that it will be less likely to develop a repair need by next summer.

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Why Your Lights Are Flickering

Monday, August 2nd, 2021
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Have you noticed that some of the lights in your home are flickering when they are on? Or maybe they seem to get bright but then tend to get dimmer over time. As you can probably guess, this isn’t normal. And no, it isn’t the effect of the crazy heat simply wearing down your electrical system. (If you are having trouble with frequent circuit trips from using your AC though, we’d suggest giving us a call for some help about that too.)

Make no mistake though, flickering lights are a sign of trouble within your electrical system—it just isn’t due to the summer heat. It may be due to wires in your home that are improperly done and are arcing and melting through. Or it could be due to a different issue within your system. We’ll detail some of the causes of flickering lights so you know why it is vital for you to reach out to a professional electrician in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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How An Air Filter Helps Your Home

Monday, May 24th, 2021

Have you ever encountered a small dust devil? These are small but well-formed whirlwinds that are made visible by picking up dirt, dust, and other debris. It sounds a little dirty and it is. If you turn on your HVAC system and discover that you can find small dust devils in your home, it means you have a little too much dust around the house.

You can go on a cleaning spree, but this isn’t likely to solve the problem for a longer period of time. A good solution to consider will be the installation of a system for air filtration in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Tips For Peak AC Efficiency This Season

Monday, May 10th, 2021

outside unit of an air conditioner sitting on pile of moneyWe may still be in the midst of spring, but don’t be fooled–summer is coming. And when the heatwave arrives, you’ll be glad you have powerful air conditioning in Coeur d’Alene, ID to keep your home cool and livable. The only catch here is that you might be worried about the cooling bills this season.

Even with great maintenance and upkeep, you might be noticing that your energy bills are higher than you’d like. Maybe they aren’t spiking but they are simply a bit more expensive than in previous years. This is likely due to something hindering your system’s efficiency.

We can help. We’re providing some helpful tips that will ensure you get the best “bang for your buck” from your air conditioner this summer. And, if those energy bills continue to rise, we’re also here to help with maintenance, repairs, and more to get things back to normal again.

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Can You Get AC Maintenance Done Now?

Friday, May 7th, 2021

Haven’t gotten your AC maintenance in several years? Wondering if it’s too late to start now? 

When it comes to AC maintenance, it’s better late than never. Regular AC maintenance is essential to running your unit smoothly for years to come. You can save money and inconvenience due to expensive repairs. 

It’s not always obvious to the untrained eye if an AC unit is in need of a tune-up. However, there are a few red flags to look for, in which case, you should immediately schedule AC maintenance services in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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