ACI Northwest Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Spokane’

6 Signs You Need Boiler Repair

Monday, November 20th, 2023

A boiler is a fantastic heating system. Not only does it provide even heat throughout your home, it can keep doing it for twenty years! (Of course, it will only last that long if you have regular maintenance done.) Boilers even require fewer repairs than furnaces. But no system works perfectly forever. 

If you do have boiler problems, it’s important to address them promptly. Make sure you notice right away by reviewing these signs that you need boiler repair. 

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When to Repair Vs Replace a Water Heater

Monday, September 25th, 2023

Any time a major appliance starts to act up, a homeowner starts to worry. Is this an urgent problem? Do I need to schedule an appointment right away? Is it something that can be repaired? Or will I have to replace the whole thing?

When it comes to water heaters, you’ll have the same questions when something goes wrong. The good news is that many water heater issues are often repairable. Here are some pointers on when you need repair and when it’s time to think about replacement. 

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The Benefits of an Electrical Service Plan in Spokane, WA

Monday, June 19th, 2023

You probably know that routine annual maintenance is strongly recommended for air conditioners and heating systems, and in fact required in order to keep those systems in compliance with warranty requirements. But you might not have thought about the electrical system in your home. Perhaps it only crosses your mind when you have an electrical problem, like an outlet that doesn’t work, lights that flicker, or a tripped circuit breaker. Maintenance is important for the electrical work in your home and can prevent serious problems. We urge you to consider an electrical service plan. 

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Why Opt for Newly Fabricated Ducts?

Monday, May 8th, 2023

If you are building or remodeling a structure for your business, the HVAC system is a critical part of planning for the people using the space. Many companies use prefabricated ducts which is a reasonable solution. However, there are some significant drawbacks. We’d like to share some of the major benefits of having commercial HVAC ductwork newly fabricated to suit your exact needs. 

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Understanding Upflow and Downflow Furnaces

Monday, March 27th, 2023

There are so many things to take into consideration when you’re purchasing a new furnace. What size do you need to keep your whole home cozy? What fuel will it use and is there anything you have to do to get that fuel, such as having your home connected to natural gas lines? How efficient is it and how much will it cost to run? One thing that you should definitely decide early in the furnace-shopping process is whether to get an upflow or downflow furnace.

What are the differences? What would be the reasons for choosing one over the other? Here is a primer for you so you can determine which makes the most sense for your home.

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The Importance of Working with a Professional Electrician

Monday, February 13th, 2023

With how much access people have to information online, it’s far more common to see people trying DIY projects that should really be left to the professionals. We don’t mean to call anyone out, but if there is anything to do with your commercial electrical system, you need to work with a trained electrician, not try to get through it with an online video.

You may have a good commercial electrical panel and the most efficient lights and appliances, but if you have bad commercial wiring in Spokane, WA, you’ll find your electrical system less effective than you’d like. You’ll make a smart decision when you invest in professional wiring work provided by our team.

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When to Schedule Commercial Lighting Services

Monday, December 19th, 2022

Every type of commercial space needs good lighting both inside and outside. Not only does it need to be functional and appropriate for the type of business, but it should also be aesthetically pleasing. No matter what type of commercial property you own, lighting is an essential part of a business. 

When it comes to commercial lighting systems, you need a team of professional electricians to take care of them when things go wrong. We know that you can change a lightbulb, but for the most part, emergency repairs, installations, and fixing and installing wiring and electrical components such as switches and lights should be left to the pros. 

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How Ceiling Fans Help Your Commercial Space

Monday, September 26th, 2022
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There are plenty of factors to consider when trying to keep your commercial space comfortable and safe. We want to take some time to provide additional information on a system that can make keeping your building or space comfortable that much easier.

Using commercial ceiling fans in Spokane, ID can help keep your commercial space far more comfortable, especially when paired with a commercial HVAC system. Let’s explore why the installation of a commercial fan is a great investment for your business.

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Does Your AC Have a Refrigerant Leak?

Monday, June 20th, 2022

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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