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Keep an Eye Out for These AC Problems This Summer

April 23rd, 2018

air-conditioning-technicianThe weather is getting warmer, which means that now is the time to start cranking up your air conditioning system. It also means that for the next several months, your air conditioner will be more likely to develop some sort of problem than at any other time of year. The extra strain of operating for hours a day during the summer can create new issues in the system, and make old ones worse. So, while you’re using your air conditioner to keep cool, make sure you keep an eye out for these common air conditioning problems.

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Why Is My Furnace Not Heating Properly?

April 9th, 2018

Gas-FurnaceIt can be especially frustrating having a climate control system fail on you just when you need it the most. We may be getting closer to the warm summer months, but we still have some cooler days and nights to deal with until then. If your furnace isn’t heating as well as it should be, you should take a look below at some of the possible reasons why.

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Why Is My Furnace Not Heating Properly?

March 26th, 2018

furnace-techWe’re not quite out of the woods yet when it comes to cold weather, especially in the evenings. So now is a rather inconvenient time to have your furnace decide to stop heating properly. There are a number of different reasons why your furnace isn’t heating the way it should, some of which are easier to fix than others. We recommend that you call a professional to examine the system, rather than trying to fix it yourself. While you’re waiting for your technician to arrive, however, have a look below at some of the most common reasons why your furnace may not be heating well.

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If You Want to Save Money on Home Energy Costs, Solar Is the Way to Go!

March 12th, 2018

solarIt’s tax season, which hopefully means that you’re getting a bit of relief from your returns in a little while. You may already have plans for that money. You may not. Regardless, might we make a recommendation? Why not turn that return into more money by installing a solar panel on your home? Solar technology continues to spike in popularity, and is providing massive savings to those homeowners who take advantage of it. If you’re looking to cut down on your monthly home operating costs, a solar panel is a great way to do it. Have a look below at how easy it is to start saving money with solar panel installation.

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How to Tell That You Need a New Commercial AC

February 26th, 2018

FanCooling season is not far off, despite the recent cold snap here and there. That means now is the proper time to make sure your commercial building is prepared for the coming summer heat. For many buildings, preventive maintenance and tune ups will be sufficient to get their systems ready. For some, however, the only way to make sure that they’re ready for the cooling season will be to replace their systems. If you’re not sure whether or not your commercial air conditioner is in need of replacement, have a look at the list below.

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How Often Do Solar Panels Require Maintenance?

February 12th, 2018

solarWith how popular solar panels are getting for homeowners across the country, a lot of people are starting to grapple with considerations they haven’t had to think about before. One of the most common questions we get from new owners of solar panel systems is “How often do I need to have a professional check the system?” If you’re one of those homeowners who wants to make sure that their new solar system investment is protected, read on.

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Consider Installing a Ductless Mini Split This Winter

January 29th, 2018

ductlessEvery heating system available on the market today is suited to a different set of heating needs. Depending on what your needs are, any given heating system could be either a great fit or a terrible one for your home. With that in mind, it’s in your best interest to carefully evaluate each heating system type before you decide to have one installed in your home. Have a look below at how ductless mini splits work, and the advantages one might be able to offer you this winter.

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Signs That Your Heat Pump Needs Repairs

January 15th, 2018

heat-pump-repairCalifornia may not be buried in snow, like the rest of the country seems to be, but we’re still in the middle of winter. If you’re using a heat pump to keep your home warm and comfortable over the next couple of months, you should keep an eye out for signs that your system is in need of repairs. The faster you can identify a problem and have it fixed, the more potential damage you’ll be able to prevent. With that in mind, have a look at some of the most common symptoms that indicate a need for professional heat pump repair.

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Furnace Problems to Be Aware Of

January 1st, 2018

FurnaceFurnace issues are much more likely to crop up during the winter, when strain placed on the system is at its highest. That’s why you need to be extra careful of any warning signs that your heating system is in need of professional repairs.

California may not be the coldest place in the country during the winter, but that doesn’t mean that you should go without a functioning furnace for the next few months. Have a look at some of the most common furnace problems and their symptoms, just so you’re prepared in case something goes wrong.

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Furnace Problems to Be Aware Of

December 18th, 2017

burner-jetsThe more you use your furnace this winter, the greater the chances of it developing issues are going to be. We’re not saying that you should avoid using your furnace, of course. We are suggesting that you be on high alert for any signs that your furnace is malfunctioning this season. If you can catch furnace problems early, you’ll be able to get them repaired faster and that will prevent more damage from being done to the system.

Here are some of the more common furnace issues that you should be on the watch for this winter.

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