Today, many people take on home do-it-yourself projects in an attempt to save a few bucks and perhaps learn a new skill in the process.  If you need water heater installation, you may be tempted to do a quick internet search and try to go through the process on your own. But if you want […]

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Hire a contractor to remodel a kitchen or bathroom these days and there’s a good chance they’ll use plastic “PEX” pipe for the water supply lines instead of the copper they were using just a few years ago. Ask them about it, and they’ll probably say that PEX — short for “cross-linked polyethylene” — is […]

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Nothing lasts forever, and that includes the plumbing pipes in your home. Fortunately for home owners, the majority of pipe materials perform well for decades. However, when that lifespan is reached, pipes may start to leak. To prevent leaks, use the chart below to determine if your home’s plumbing lifespan is adequate or if water […]

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Everyone experiences a leaky faucet sooner or later. It’s unfortunate, but over time it tends to happen more and more frequently. To a lot of homeowners, this seems like a fairly easy problem to fix. There must simply be a loose seal somewhere, right? Surely if you can find it and set it straight, the […]

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What Else Does An Air Conditioner Do? The previous 2 posts of our Air Conditioning 101 series have focused on cooling because we live in such a warm climate, but remember that the original definition of air conditioning contains more than that: an ideal air conditioner should heat, cool, clean, ventilate, humidify and dehumidify as […]

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So What Exactly Goes Wrong When Air Conditioners Break? Air conditioners are complex mechanical systems that depend on a wide variety of specific conditions to work correctly, and this is why it is so important to call a professional like Avis when they break. Remember, air conditioners are designed to:  to meet a certain “load” […]

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Most homes in warm climates have air conditioning. For some, air conditioning may be a luxury, but for many — especially here in Southwest Florida — it is a necessity. Given the expense of the equipment and the power it takes to run it, Avis Plumbing and Air Conditioning wants our customers to be as […]

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When your AC goes out — especially here in Cape Coral, FL — you need help fast! Follow these easy self-diagnostic tips to see if you can fix your AC emergency immediately — or call Avis at (239) 542-4421 for a service call to diagnose your problem. Does The AC Not Come On At All? […]

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What To Do In A Plumbing Emergency Emergencies can strike despite the best precautions. You can prevent a plumbing emergency from becoming a plumbing catastrophe by learning what to do ahead of time and before problems occur. During plumbing emergencies, the first step is always to stop the flow of water immediately. Do this by […]

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