Aspen Cooling & Heating, Inc. Blog : Archive for February, 2016

3 Signs You Need AC Repair

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Here in Poway, CA, spring has come early with an early heat wave and a return of high temperatures to our neck of the woods. We may still have a few cooler patches to go, but it’s a reminder that summer will be here before you know it. The heat wave can help you identify any possible problems with your air conditioner that should be looked at before too much longer. That way, you can schedule repairs at ease and be ready when the temperature goes up, instead of leaving it be for the time being and paying the price with an unexpected breakdown. Here are 3 signs you need AC repair.

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Common Problems with Your Ice Machine

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Oceanside, CA has its share of restaurants and food service businesses, catering to both locals and to visitors who come to spend a few sunny days on the beach. If you’re an owner or a manager for one of those, you know how important a functioning ice machine is, not only to provide water and drinks for your customers, but to assist in food storage and preparation as well. A faulty ice machine can be a major drag on your business, and needs to be fixed before your customers decided that they’d rather eat somewhere else. Here’s a list of common problems with your ice machine that you should look out for.

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Dust Off Your Air Conditioner With These Helpful Tips

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Winter is never much of a concern here in Oceanside, CA and as our recent heat wave has reminded us, it’s often over long before the calendar says so. With warm weather on its way, it’s time to dust off your air conditioner and get it ready for use again. Doing so now gives you the luxury of time if there are any problems, letting you fix your system properly before the heat of summer really sets in. Here are a few helpful tips for getting your air conditioner ready for the summer.

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What Happens When My Heater Won’t Turn On?

Monday, February 8th, 2016

A heater that won’t turn on is fairly easy to diagnose. Clearly, there’s a problem, and clearly the system won’t warm your Oceanside, CA home and make you comfortable until the issue is fixed. The question then becomes: is it a problem that can be solved with a little troubleshooting, or is it something requiring a professional’s attention? That can be easy to determine with a few quick steps. In basic terms, issues outside the heating system can usually be cleared up by the homeowner, while issues inside the heater almost always need the skills of a trained technician. Here’s a quick breakdown explaining the specifics.

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Don’t Fall for These Furnace Non-Issues

Monday, February 1st, 2016

No one likes to go without reliable heat for very long, even if you live in a beachside community like Oceanside, CA. When a problem arises with your furnace, it’s always better to call a repair service than take a chance and have the problem, get worse in the interim. But not every perceived problem with your furnace is an actual problem, and sometimes homeowners can (very understandably) mistake a quirk in your furnace’s function with an actual issue in need of addressing. This is especially the case with new furnaces, whose operation you might not be familiar with it yet. Before you summon a repair technician and incur a charge for coming out, make sure the issue you’re calling about isn’t actually an issue at all.

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