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Is Your Home Prepared For Allergy Season?

Monday, January 18th, 2021

Sick woman blowing her noseEverything outside seems to be tucked in for the winter. Flowers are hiding underground or closed up, trees have shed their leaves, and so on. With no major pollen producers around, it can be easy to forget what is coming when spring arrives: allergy season. We bring this up early because we want to make sure that you and your home are ready to fight back against any indoor air quality hindrances, such as pollen or other allergens, that may mess with your comfort.

There is more than one way to combat those nasty allergens when they try to invade your home and your sinuses. With the help of these tips and our indoor air quality systems in Coeur d’Alene, ID, you won’t have to stress or sneeze nearly as much when seasonal allergy season hits.

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5 Signs Your Heat Pump Needs Help

Monday, January 4th, 2021

close-up-view-of-ductless-systemIt worked hard all summer to keep your home cool and now you are relying on it to keep you warm in the coming months. Your heat pump has a big job to do and most of the time it is up to the task. There will come a day, however, when this usually reliable system isn’t as helpful as it should be. When that happens, it’s a good idea to reach out to a professional for guidance—you may need to schedule repairs for this Coeur d’Alene, ID heating system, and the sooner that is done the better off you’ll be.

At this point, you may be asking, “But how do I know my heat pump needs repairs?” A good question, one we’re happy to answer. We have provided some indicators that will tell you it is time to schedule heat pump repairs with our team. We’re ready when you are.

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Give Your Furnace the Gift of Professional Heating Repair

Monday, December 21st, 2020

technician-working-on-heaterIt can be tempting to see if someone less experienced can fix up your furnace when it isn’t working right. Maybe you’ve even found yourself looking up potential DIY fixes for this heating system. While these approaches may seem like they will save you cash, they really will only put your furnace’s well-being and your safety at risk. There is nothing that can or should ever replace professional furnace repair in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

With that said, we have a question for you: is something wrong with your furnace? Chances are there is, since you are hunting for furnace repair solutions. Don’t try to get through the coldest months of the year without a reliable heater; instead, reach out to ACI Northwest for the professional repairs you need.

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3 Repairs Your Furnace May Need

Monday, 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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GFCI vs. AFCI Outlets: What Do You Need?

Monday, 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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Would a Ductless AC Be Good For You?

Monday, June 8th, 2020

woman-with-ductless-air-handlerSummer is just around the corner, and, with how high the temperatures can get here in Coeur d’Alene, you don’t want to be caught without an effective air conditioning system. If you don’t already have a good AC system, it might be time to consider having a whole-home system installed. If you have concerns about a central air conditioner, you might want to learn a bit more about ductless air conditioning systems in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

These types of cooling systems are a great option for homes throughout our city. They have a good amount of benefits that come with them that we think you should know about.

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5 Potential AC Repairs You Might Need

Monday, May 11th, 2020

It may not be the season for cooling your home just yet, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be looking ahead to make sure your system is ready for summer. Let’s say you already had your maintenance tune-up for the year done and your technician alerted to a potential issue that will need to be fixed up soon. We want to emphasize that it is highly important that you get this done! It may not seem like a problem but it puts you at risk of a breakdown when the heat really turns up in a  few months.

If you haven’t yet gotten your annual maintenance check done, then we suggest you set it up soon to catch any possible repairs you might have. Even if your system was working perfectly when you shut it off for the winter, it doesn’t mean that it might not have a problem that needs to be fixed.

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Why You Might Want a Whole House Generator

Monday, April 13th, 2020

A home generator that provides electricity during a power outage. It is connected to a propane gas supply.The clouds seem to be parting a bit more often and allowing the sun to peek through every once in a while. It certainly isn’t time to go sunbathing but you can tell that spring is trying to break through the leftover winter weather. However, this doesn’t mean that we are completely in the clear. April is supposed to be one of our wettest seasons of the year which can create a risk for things like flooding. Likewise, a bad storm could present problems like down power lines.

What we are getting at here is that weather can be unpredictable and disruptive when you least expect it. And, especially with how much extra time most of us are spending at home, it is important to make sure that you will be able to stay comfortable even if something happens, like the power getting cut off. One way to ensure you stay safe and comfortable while at home is to invest in a  whole house generator.

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What Goes Into Electrical Maintenance?

Monday, March 30th, 2020

electrical-components-and-toolsThe systems around your home require maintenance if you want them to run well. Whether this means clearing the dust out of your home desktop computer tower, cleaning out the fridge, or getting AC maintenance services, maintenance is an important part of keeping things working the way you want, and your electrical system is no exception.

Having maintenance done on your electrical system is important not just for the sake of your monthly utility bills but also for the well-being of your appliances. If a part of your system isn’t working right it can damage an essential appliance. Let’s take a moment to look at what goes maintaining all things electrical in Coeur d’Alene, ID and why you should schedule your next check-up sooner than later.

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Do You Have a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

gas-jets-of-furnace-ignitingYou’ve noticed that lately, you haven’t been feeling all that hot. There have been headaches, nausea, and just overall fatigue… and you aren’t sure why. That is, you aren’t sure until your CO detector starts going off.

A gas leak within your home is a serious and dangerous problem. And it is also one that can originate within your furnace. We don’t want you to be afraid of using your heater when we say this–as long as it is well taken care of you should be alright. However, if you own an aging furnace and you haven’t scheduled maintenance or repairs in a while, we need to talk! Why? Because the incident described above is avoidable with a timely furnace repair in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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