Types of Air Purifiers That Can Benefit You This Winter

February 8th, 2016

Every time you take a breath, you are inhaling millions upon millions of microscopic airborne contaminants. Some of these contaminants include dust, pollen, dander, viruses, bacteria, and mold spores. Prolonged exposure to these contaminants can cause all kinds of negative health effects, including allergy attacks, flu, and asthma. In order to deal with these contaminants, you should install an air purifier in your home. There are a wide range of different air purifier types available on the market, far too many to list them all here. However, we can outline a couple of the more popular ones. Continue Reading

Watch for These Ductless Problems

February 1st, 2016

Ductless mini split systems see some of their heaviest usage during winter. This means that their chances of developing problems rises as well, as more and more people rely on them on a daily basis. Like most HVAC systems, ductless problems get progressively worse the longer they are left alone. If you want your ductless system to remain as healthy as possible, you need to be aware of the signs that it’s developed a problem. That way, you can schedule repairs faster and mitigate more damage. Let’s take a look at some common ductless mini split problems, and how to detect them. Continue Reading

Gift of Warmth Blanket Drive – WE SURPASSED OUR GOAL! THANK YOU!

January 26th, 2016

GOAL: 250/500 — FINAL: 350/700!

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This is our 3rd year doing our Gift of Warmth Blanket Drive. We would like to thank all of our amazing customers, family, and friends for helping us to meet our goal this year and to surpass last year’s goal!

We were able to collect 350 blankets and Shaw’s matched that number so we delivered a total of 700 blankets to the Lemoore Christian Aid. All the blankets will be distributed to homeless families, or families in need in our community. The blankets range from king size comforters to baby blankets. There will be a lot of warm and happy people enjoying these blankets.

A special thank you goes out to all the kids, teachers, staff and parents from Island Union School. Without their help we would not have surpassed our goal from last year.

Great job!

Signs That You Need to Replace Your Ductless Mini Split

January 25th, 2016

Winter is here, and for some of us that means that it’s time to consider installing a new heating system. No matter how well you take care of your ductless mini split system, sooner or later it’s going to reach the end of its lifespan. You should carefully consider whether or not it can make it through the rest of winter without breaking down under the strain. You don’t want to suddenly find yourself without a heating system in the middle of winter, after all. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need to replace your ductless mini split. Continue Reading

Will My Solar Panels Work As Well on Cloudy Days?

January 18th, 2016

There’s still a whole lot of misinformation floating around about how effective solar energy actually is. The internet is full of things that were once true, or half true, or have never been true about solar panels. Fortunately, we are here to sort things out for you. One of the common concerns we hear from homeowners is that their solar panels won’t work as well during the overcast days of winter and spring. Read on to find out why this is actually nothing to worry about. Continue Reading

Consider Installing an Air Purifier This Winter

January 11th, 2016

You may not know it, but every time you take a breath you are inhaling millions and millions of microscopic contaminants. Some of these contaminants include dust, pollen, dander, viruses, bacteria, and mold spores. Prolonged exposure to these contaminants can cause all kinds of negative health effects, from things as mild as allergy attacks to more serious conditions like asthma. Normally airborne contaminants are widely dispersed, enough so that your body can easily defend against them. However, this isn’t always the case. Read on to find out why you should install an air purifier this winter. Continue Reading

Make Sure Your Furnace Receives Proper Maintenance This Winter

January 4th, 2016

Winter is the time of year when furnace problems are most likely to crop up. This is because most people rely on their furnaces on a daily basis during the season, which increases the stress on the system and makes it more likely for parts to fail. If you want your furnace to last the entire winter without running into significant issues, you should make sure that your furnace receives professional maintenance. Read on to find out more about the benefits of preventive furnace maintenance. Continue Reading

Improve Your Heating System with Duct Sealing

December 28th, 2015

There are a lot of preparations to be made to get your house properly ready for winter, even in California. Professional heating maintenance is the one that pretty much everyone knows and accounts for, but it isn’t the only one. One of the most important things you can do to improve your heating system efficiency this winter is to get your ducts sealed. Read on to find out why duct sealing is necessary, and why you should get it done this winter. Continue Reading

Common Heat Pump Problems to Watch for this Winter

December 21st, 2015

Heat pumps have a number of unique advantages due to their construction, one of which being the ability to act as both heating and air conditioning systems. However, they are also susceptible to just as many problems as any other system. If you are using a heat pump to heat your home this winter, you should keep an eye out for some problems that may crop up. Let’s take a look at some of those problems now. Continue Reading

What It Means When Your Furnace Is Making Weird Noises

December 14th, 2015

Depending on how long you’ve had your furnace, you are probably already aware that it makes a number of noises during operation. You are probably also aware of which noises are normal and which are not. If you start to hear weird sounds coming from your furnace, it could be an indication of a problem with the system. The type of strange sound you hear is often dependent on the type of problem with the furnace. Let’s take a look at a couple different strange noises your furnace might make, and what they mean. Continue Reading