How to Earthquake Proof Your HVAC

San Diego has no end of natural beauty. From the coast lines to the mountains, everything is a sight worth seeing. There’s a small caveat to that beauty though. Life down here means life with the possibility of earthquakes. While it’s easy to focus on the items in your home, most people forget to consider [...]

By |2021-09-13T10:45:39-07:00August 4th, 2021|Common Questions|

Air Conditioners Can Cause a Sore Throat

Do you ever get a scratchy throat during the summer? For most, they can blame seasonal allergies, but in some cases, an air conditioner can cause a sore throat. At ASI, we see this when San Diego homeowners have skipped an HVAC tune-up or two. There are more than a few ways air conditioners [...]

By |2021-07-22T10:32:51-07:00August 1st, 2021|Air Conditioning|

The Most Effective Way to Clean a P-Trap

At ASI, we’re very much in the camp of leaving hard jobs to the professionals. When a job is easy enough to do on your own, we believe in helping you through it. One of the easiest, and most productive, DIY plumbing fixes is emptying the P-trap. Here are our steps for the best way [...]

By |2021-07-30T14:10:12-07:00August 1st, 2021|Articles|

Can I DIY HVAC Repairs? You Probably Shouldn’t…

We hear people all the time asking if they can perform DIY HVAC repairs. Here’s the thing, just because you can doesn’t mean you should. While there might be a how-to video out there for almost anything, that won’t replace the years of experience, expert training, and top of the line tools a professional HVAC [...]

By |2021-07-30T14:10:20-07:00August 1st, 2021|Air Conditioning|

Debunking Four Myths About How an Air Conditioner Works

Over the years we’ve been to countless homes and looked at just as many HVAC systems. When it comes to facts and fictions about air conditioners, years of experience pay off. Here are four myths we constantly hear and the truth about how an air conditioner works. Myth #1: My Air Conditioner Can Take Any [...]

By |2021-07-09T09:55:51-07:00July 9th, 2021|Articles|

Do I Have to Clean the Garbage Disposal?

Do you ever go to do the dishes and smell something that’s a bit off? If so, you’re not alone. Garbage disposals are literal trash eaters, it makes sense that sometimes they can start to smell. If you’re asking, the answer is yes, you have to clean the garbage disposal. Tools Needed I spend [...]

By |2021-07-07T11:28:48-07:00July 2nd, 2021|Common Questions|

How do Radiant Barrier Work?

Something we love about San Diego is how the sun is almost always shining. Something we don’t like about San Diego is how hot it can be from all that sun. As more homeowners turn towards energy efficient solutions for home cooling, we’re starting to see an uptick in people asking about radiant barrier. For [...]

By |2021-07-02T11:36:18-07:00July 2nd, 2021|Air Conditioning|

Deep Clean the Bathroom in 9 Easy Steps

We love nothing more than giving every room in your home a nice, deep clean. We have a lot of experience when it comes to giving the bathroom a deep clean. After years of trial and error, here is the most effective way to deep clean the bathroom in 9 easy steps. Our Favorite Tools [...]

By |2021-06-30T10:27:39-07:00July 1st, 2021|Common Questions|
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