29 04, 2022

It’s Time for Spring Cleaning! Don’t Forget Your Condenser

By |2022-04-29T15:03:56-07:00April 29th, 2022|Air Conditioning, Articles|

Routine air conditioner tune-ups are necessary to keep your condenser in the best working condition. There are also a few ways you can keep your condenser clean. We had a chat with our expert technician, Omar, and he filled us in on proper condenser care and cleaning tips! Coil Cleaner Dos and Don’ts There [...]

29 04, 2022

Repair or Replace, Which One Is Better?

By |2022-04-29T14:53:18-07:00April 29th, 2022|Air Conditioning, Articles|

In the dog days of summer, your AC is likely the most treasured appliance. It’s responsible for keeping your home cool and comfortable in that San Diego heat, and it’s a big investment for your home. Naturally, you may toil over whether to replace your AC unit when it has problems, or spring for [...]

2 03, 2022

How Long Do Air Conditioners Last?

By |2022-03-02T15:03:25-08:00March 2nd, 2022|Air Conditioning|

If you’re looking for a new air conditioner, or you think your AC unit might be on its way out, you may find yourself searching "how long do air conditioners last?" In this post, we’ll explore the lifespan of an air conditioner, along with things you can do to make your air conditioner last [...]

8 02, 2022

What Are the 4 Types of Attic Insulation?

By |2022-02-10T16:54:55-08:00February 8th, 2022|Air Conditioning, Heating|

And What Is the Best Type of Attic Insulation For My Home? No one enjoys living in a cold house. And no one should have to. If you have functioning heating, you’d expect your house to stay warm even after turning your heating off — at least for a few hours. But if you [...]

1 08, 2021

Air Conditioners Can Cause a Sore Throat

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

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 [...]

1 08, 2021

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

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

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 [...]

2 07, 2021

How do Radiant Barrier Work?

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

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 [...]

10 06, 2021

What is a Condensate Drain Pan?

By |2021-06-10T12:43:31-07:00June 10th, 2021|Air Conditioning|

When we say condensate drain pan, most homeowners have no idea what we’re talking about. That’s because this little part plays a big role in the overall health and safety of your HVAC system. Without the condensate drain pan, you could be looking at a lot of water damage to your home and HVAC system, [...]

10 06, 2021

What Parts are in an Air Conditioner?

By |2021-06-16T09:01:28-07:00June 10th, 2021|Air Conditioning|

  There’s nothing like a San Diego summer. We love the warm nights, but the days, not so much. That’s why we are incredibly grateful for the invention of the central air conditioner. Unfortunately, it’s a little too easy to take this technology for granted. For many, the AC is just the metal box that [...]

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