DIY Appliance Repair & Maintenance Tips

Furnace repairs

Furnace malfunctions are fairly common in both residential and commercial buildings. In many cases, you’ll need help from a repair professional to correct the problems affecting your building. However, before you call a professional service provider, you can take a variety of do-it-yourself steps to help you troubleshoot the situation. If you’re lucky, the problem […]

Furnace repair

When cold weather hits, homes and businesses throughout America rely on some sort of furnace to provide warmth and comfort. While furnace technology has changed over time, one fact remains — sooner or later, residential and commercial units will develop problems that interfere with their ability to work properly or function at all. Whether you’re […]

Man holding up five fingers

1. Outstanding Reliability American Standard is well-known for the high bar it sets for initial quality and long-term durability. In fact, nationwide testing conducted in 2016 showed that no other major manufacturer produces a more reliable product. This means that the American Standard air conditioning unit you purchase today will keep providing you with uninterrupted […]

Air vent

Some parts of the home are easy to just forget about; they are always there, and they are always working well — or at least on the surface they seem to be. One such part of the home? Your air ducts. Ductwork rarely suffers from what would qualify as a genuine breakdown, instead, problems slowly […]

Cups & glasses in the dishwasher

If you have ever shared a home with another adult, chances are you’ve gotten into a debate about the correct way to load a dishwasher. Why is this a topic people love to argue about? Because everyone is convinced their way is correct. But is it? Believe it or not, this is a topic that […]

Cleaning the oven

Your stove and oven get used day in and day out. They see it all from oil to vinegar, grease, burned-on food, sticky honey and sugar, and even worse. Spaghetti sauce splatters all over the stovetop and the marinade from your chicken dish might slop into the oven as you’re pulling it out. A stove […]

Paying the bills

All of the appliances in your home will inevitably experience malfunctions that make them work less effectively or stop working entirely. When these problems arise, you face a dilemma that has long confronted homeowners throughout the nation: Should you get the appliance in question repaired or just go ahead and replace it with a new […]

When the fridge won't cool

Your refrigerator works hard every day to keep your beverages cold and provide safe storage for your cooked and uncooked food. Under the strain of this constant workload, even high-quality models can develop problems that reduce their function or stop them from working at all. Some refrigerator problems are extensive or complicated and therefore call […]

A washer filling up

Which household appliance is the most important in your home? That’s a difficult question to answer. Most people would say the refrigerator, some might say the stove, but we think that one we tend to overlook is actually the most vital: the washing machine. For most of us, laundry machines are something we take for […]

Outdoor air conditioning unit

An air conditioner is one of the greatest appliances a home can have. When the outdoor heat reaches its peak in Southern California, an air conditioner is the only sure-fire way to stay cool and comfortable indoors. Of course, an air conditioner is only good when it works, right? At West Coast Chief Appliance, we […]

Showing proper appliance use

As the old adage goes — most accidents happen at home. Kids can be injured by any household appliance, but any household appliance can be rendered inoperative by the little darlings too. Toast in the DVD player, DVDs in the toaster, family pets in various places they don’t want to be are examples of the […]

Air conditioning repair

The air temperature in your home is very important. Heating and cooling systems separate us from the often harsh and extreme weather temperatures outdoors. It’s important to have systems that you can depend on and systems that work properly when you need them. This is why we’re very particular about the types and brands that […]