Choosing The Best Water Softener Salt

Choosing The Best Water Softener Salt: Read This Before Buying!

Whether you’ve recently bought a water softener or are simply looking to optimize an old unit, choosing the best water softener salt is key. At American Home Water and Air, we’ve been installing water softeners in Phoenix for more than 30 years. In this post, we’ll share some of the salt selection tips we’ve picked up over the years. These tips will help you ensure proper water softener function for years to come. Why Should You Care About Choosing The Best Water Softener Salt? At American Home Water and Air, we’re pretty excited about HVAC and water treatment equipment. We …

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How To Size A Water Softener Properly

How To Size A Water Softener Properly: Foolproof Guidelines

Throughout roughly 85% of the United States, water softeners are an essential household appliance. Knowing how to size a water softener can mean the difference between ending up with a unit that meets your needs and one that falls short. At American Home Water and Air, we have more than 30 years of experience installing water softeners in Phoenix. As such, we’ve put together this guide to help you make the best decision for your home. How To Size A Water Softener: Why Should You Care, Anyway? Many consumers are tempted to forgo proper consideration of their water softener tank …

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Air Conditioner Smells Like Gas: What To Do About This & Other Smells

If your air conditioner smells like gas, mildew, urine, or other unpleasantries, you’d be wise to take a closer look. In this post, we’ll explore some of the common explanations for odd smells as well as what you ought to do. We’ll tackle this topic by taking a look at each smell individually. Air Conditioner Smells Like Gas/Rotten Eggs If your air conditioner smells like rotten eggs (which is perhaps the best way to describe a “gassy” smell), you are almost certainly dealing with a natural gas leak. While natural gas itself is odorless, many utility companies add chemicals that …

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Adjusting Your Water Heater Settings

Adjusting Your Water Heater Settings: How To Maximize Efficiency

Did you know that finding the right water heater settings can save you a ton of money? Indeed, while most people don’t give their hot water heater settings any thought whatsoever, they’re actually quite important. Not only will it save you money, but it’ll also make your showers more comfortable as well. Let’s take a look at the steps. Default Hot Water Heater Settings Can Vary Water heaters in Phoenix often come with default temperature settings as high as 140 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s way higher than most people need but manufacturers do it for a number of reasons. For one, …

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Water Heater Pilot

7 Reasons Your Water Heater Pilot Light Keeps Going Out

There is nothing as annoying as starting a chilly day with a cold shower. You might have just discovered that the pilot light keeps going out. Thousands of customers are disappointed by their water heaters that die off just months after installation. Is it normal to have your water heater die on you? No! Your heater should easily hit the 10-year mark without any major issues. Very few manufacturers are capable of producing such high-quality water heaters. Check out these fine water heaters in Phoenix. What Is The Pilot Light? The Pilot Light is the heart of your water heater. …

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COVID-19

The well-being of our employees and customers is a priority for us during these tough times; therefore, AHWA is taking extra precautions due to the COVID-19 outbreak. As a safety measure, all AHWA employees experiencing COVID-19 symptoms will be required to self-isolate. Also, all technicians visiting customers’ homes will be equipped with gloves and masks. We hope this won’t impact our service and we will remain open for business until further notice. Thank you for choosing American Home Water and Air!