AllTech Services, Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Gainesville’

It’s Time: Make That End-of-Season AC Repair Call Now!

Monday, September 17th, 2018

male technician working on outside AC unitIf you had maintenance done before the summer season began, we hope you can confidently say that you don’t have any end-of-season AC repair needs now. But if you did not have maintenance done, or if you didn’t follow up with repair needs after that tune-up, then you might certainly have some repair issues you should watch out for as you prepare to turn off your cooling system for the fall and winter seasons.

There are some repair needs in particular that our HVAC professionals see more than others. Again, this is especially true if you skipped your annual maintenance appointment and as we near the end of summer—your air conditioner has been put under a lot of stress for the last few months!

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What to Do When You Suspect a Water Leak

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Closeup of a sink S Trap made of white PVC plastic with a broken connection and water pouring out. Square format over a gray background.Without the right tools, and without the right professionals to use those tools, detecting a problem with your plumbing system can be a bit of a challenge. This is partially because most of your plumbing system is hidden from view, and the issues that normally affect it are subtle to start with.

This is a big part of the reason we suggest scheduling preventive maintenance as part of your Gainesville, VA plumbing services at least once a year. If you do suspect you have a water leak, the first thing you should do is call in a professional. We’ll be able to conduct leak detection services to determine the cause of the leak and to figure out how to best repair it.

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When Is a Plumbing Problem an Emergency?

Monday, September 4th, 2017

female homeowner with rubber gloves inspecting under sink plumbingWhen a plumbing problem occurs, especially if it’s late at night or during the weekend, your first reaction is likely that you’ll need to call for emergency repairs. Sometimes, this does prove necessary. However, in other cases, the issue can actually wait, and therefore you can avoid paying more than you might have had to otherwise.

When assessing the situation with your plumbing in Gainesville, VA and determining if it is, in fact, an emergency, consider this:

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Signs of a Struggling Air Conditioner

Monday, August 7th, 2017

technician with tools and tool bag inspecting the outside unit of an air conditionerWe have one of those climates in which we get to enjoy relatively mild winters, and long, hot summers. Since we still have a couple months left of warmer temperatures—with recent weeks being some of the hottest—the condition of your cooling system is very important.

We’d imagine you’re running your AC system on a consistent basis. If you had your air conditioner tuned-up within the last year, and your technicians didn’t raise any cause for concern, then you’ll likely be able to get through the rest of summer without the need for air conditioning repair in Gainesville. If, however, you skipped maintenance this summer, then you may very well run into cooling system trouble, since this is the time of the year that the most stress is put on it.

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