ACI Northwest Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Spokane’

Does Your AC Have a Refrigerant Leak?

Monday, June 20th, 2022
technician-working-on-ac-outdoor-unit

There is more than one issue your air conditioner can run into. From broken parts to a disconnect with your thermostat, there is plenty that may cause trouble for this system. But we want to talk about one of the most easily misunderstood issues: a refrigerant leak.

There are misconceptions about the role refrigerant plays in an AC that can lead people to overlook a leak. Let us be clear, a refrigerant leak in your system is something that requires prompt air conditioning repair in Spokane, WA before it leads to an early AC replacement.

Read on to learn what you need to know about refrigerant and the signs your AC has a refrigerant leak.

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Let’s Get Your Outdoor Lighting Set-Up!

Monday, June 6th, 2022

We may still get some cooler temperatures around here but the extra hours of sunlight as a sure sign that summer is coming up quickly. But even with all those extra daylight hours, it can feel like the sun sets too early on a day full of fun activities and good company. With the right kind of outdoor lighting set-up, you can get some added time outside even after the sun sets.

We aren’t just talking about security lights over your garage or Edison bulbs strung across your backyard. You can work with our team of electricians in Spokane, WA to get the best types of hard-wired outdoor lighting for your home’s needs so you can enjoy the benefits that come with a well-lit home.

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5 Indicators You Need Heater Repairs

Monday, February 28th, 2022
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If someone told you that you had to turn off your heater for the rest of the year tomorrow, would you be okay with that? We’d guess the answer would be no. This is because our cold season isn’t done yet so we need to keep our heaters in working order to ensure indoor comfort.

With all this said, if your heater needs repairs but isn’t getting them, you may find yourself with no heat at all. That is why we want you to know what the warning signs are of the need for heating repair in Spokane, WA. Knowing what to look for will help you request service from a professional early before it takes your comfort down!

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Possible Causes of Frequent Circuit Trips

Monday, February 14th, 2022
electrician working on rewiring

Getting an electrician in Spokane, WA to check out your home is the most effective way to figure out what is wrong with your electrical systems. And having circuits that trip more often than not is a great reason to need help with your electrical system.

Circuit trips happen to just about everyone. At some point or another, one too many heavy energy users get plugged into the same circuit and, well, there goes the power flow! It can throw off your day but it is for your safety. With this said, having a circuit trip whenever you plug anything in should absolutely be something that worries you. It means something is wrong with your system and you need help from a pro!

Let’s explore what might be causing those circuit trips so you know why this isn’t an issue to ignore.

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Smelly Heater? Here Is What You Should Know

Monday, December 20th, 2021
Is your heater stinking up the house?

Turning on your heater should provide great comfort but not bad smells. If you start noticing that trying to heat up your home creates some unpleasant scents throughout the house, it may mean that you need some expert help. Why? Because a smelly heater is one that needs heating repair in Spokane, WA.

If you haven’t encountered this problem with your heater before, then you may not know that it is a problem or how to diagnose what type of problem it is. We’d love to give you some added information about this problem so you know when to reach out to us for assistance.

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Would You Benefit From a Whole-House Generator?

Monday, December 6th, 2021
A home generator that provides electricity during a power outage. It is connected to a propane gas supply.

The power goes out and suddenly you have to rethink your entire day. You may or may not be able to make hot meals and you may or may not be able to work from home. Not to mention you may or may not be able to find a way to get enough light to keep things running.

Power outages are a pain, but with a whole-house generator, they won’t be half as hard as they used to be. This is because this system can automatically keep your home running at almost normal capacity for longer than you might expect. If you haven’t had a generator installed in your home yet, or if you’ve been doing battle with a portable generator, it may be time to take the next step.

Let’s see why it may be time to have an electrician in Spokane, WA set you up with a whole-home generator.

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Is It Time For a New Heater?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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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5 Electrical Services for Your Safety

Monday, 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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