9 10, 2018

Why Buying An AC Unit Online Can Be An Expensive Mistake


Trust Reliable Local Contractors For Your AC Unit Installation You need a reliable AC unit to keep your family cool in the overbearing Phoenix heat. While some internet sellers might have a tempting low price, there are definitely some big risks you take when buying online, risks that can cost you in [...]

27 07, 2018

One Bag At A Time: One Year Later


One Bag At A Time: One Year Later It’s been a little over a year now since our last “One Bag At A Time” blog post, so we wanted to take a moment today to provide an update on our fight against homelessness in the Phoenix, Arizona area! Thank you [...]

7 06, 2011

Home Remodel or New Construction: Bring In HVAC Experts Early


Whether you are building a new home or remodeling your existing one, keep in mind that your home is a functional, engineered system, not just a collection of rooms that need to look nice on the inside. It’s important to choose a heating and air conditioning contractor carefully, and involve the contractor early in the [...]

31 05, 2011

Deciding if Energy Efficiency is Worth the Investment


Not all air-conditioning systems are the same. Some systems are cheaper to purchase but require more electricity, resulting in higher utility bills each month. Then, there are high-efficiency units that save on electricity costs, but have a higher initial price. Saving energy is a good idea, but is it worth the higher cost of the [...]

24 05, 2011

Fans Add Comfort to Your Home


It may seem pointless to use a ceiling fan while your air conditioner is running, but ceiling fans can actually significantly increase the comfort level in your home and plus, help you save energy. (Saving energy is a code word for saving money!) Moving air creates a wind chill effect, which makes the air feel [...]

13 05, 2011

Save Money with A/C Maintenance


The Air Conditioning Unit on your home is a big investment. So, you want to keep it running efficiently at the minimum expense.  Let’s face it, scorching Arizona temperatures are just around the corner. Regular air conditioning maintenance can keep you cool when temps reach the 100’s, and save you money at the same time. [...]

9 05, 2011

HEPA Air Filters 101


The “HEPA “in HEPA air filters stands for High Efficiency Particulate Air.  A true HEPA filter is widely regarded as the ultimate filter. HEPA filters are capable of removing particulates as small as 0.3 microns in size. Just to give you an idea of the size of a micron, it takes 25,400 microns to equal [...]

26 04, 2011

All Hail . . . .its possible damange.


In October 2010 Phoenix experienced a freak hail storm that wreaked havoc on roofs, cars and thousands of air conditioning units in Central and West Phoenix. Even with as many homes as we have serviced to date, we predict this is only 40% of the affected air conditioning systems which need repair. Many home and [...]

22 09, 2010


Is Your Indoor Air Clean?? Did you know that we spend more than 70% of our lives inside our homes? Oddly enough, the air in our homes can be more unhealthy than the dirty air outside. So, what do you do to purify your air? Is it as easy as replacing your air filter in [...]

16 08, 2010

How-to: Monsoons & Your A/C Unit


Monsoons & Your A/C Unit Our monsoon season has arrived and so has the late afternoon and early evening monsoons…don’t you just love it? Unfortunately, with the monsoons, also come power outages. Power outages and your A/C don’t agree with each other. In many cases, the power outage can cause your A/C unit to malfunction [...]

7 06, 2010

Welcome to Hobaica Services Blog


Welcome to Hobaica Services' official blog! We are a Phoenix-based heating and cooling contractor and have been in the biz since '52. In fact, we are a second-generation-owned company. Hobaica owners are all three brothers - Paul, Louis and Mike Hobaica. The goal of our blog is to provide informative "how-to's" for consumers interested in [...]

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