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Energy Efficiency Tips from Castro Valley Heating Experts

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Energy consumption always increases during the cooler months and homeowners often struggle to leverage existing resources to balance the utility bill. Our Castro Valley heating & air specialists discuss methods to minimize energy consumption in your home while still keeping a comfortable environment for your family. Read the rest of this entry »

Bay Area Home Remodeling

The warm weather and increased daylight are some of the factors that make summer an ideal time to live through a home renovation project. Unfortunately, once the reality of the project hits you, you may feel overwhelmed during the planning process. But make no mistake, hurrying through the planning process will make for a gloomy renovation experience. To make things less daunting for you, we’ve compiled the top summer renovation survival tips. Read the rest of this entry »

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Summer is synonymous with vacations, lazy afternoons by the pool and cookouts. It’s also a great time to tackle some home maintenance chores. Here are some maintenance tips you can use to get your home in shape and running smoothly. Read the rest of this entry »

San Francisco Bay Area heating and air conditioning

Spring is traditionally the time we think to clean every nook and cranny of our homes thoroughly. Just like the rest of your house, your HVAC system needs some TLC too during this period. The good news is, most of the tasks involved in an HVAC spring cleaning are easy to do, requiring only a few minutes to complete. So as you make your cleaning list, don’t forget to add these important HVAC maintenance tasks. Read the rest of this entry »

castro valley bay area heating air conditioning hvacThe rising pollen count, sneezing, throat irritations, and other miserable symptoms can take the joy out of the singing birds, blooming flowers, and the spring’s warmer weather. Fortunately, there are several ways you can address your home’s air quality to breathe easier and improve your overall health. As you get ready to “spring forward,” don’t forget to use these indoor air quality tips. Read the rest of this entry »

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Are you thinking about improving and updating your home to enhance its aesthetic appeal as well as its market value, but are concerned about the high cost? Don’t be! There are many practical ways to finance your home remodelingRead the rest of this entry »

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It doesn’t really matter if you reside in an old or new home. The fact is, almost every household has a draft at one place or another. They usually occur where there are gaps in the structural makeup of the home that have been left unsealed against the elements from outside. Read the rest of this entry »

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Your HVAC system consists of a complex arrangement of different components that work together to keep your home warm or cool. You should learn as much as possible about your system to be able to keep it running for the longest time possible while minimizing your energy costs. Read the rest of this entry »

Bay Area Building Contractors find These Upgrades Increase Value the Most

Bay Area general contractors have been very busy helping home owners ready their homes for sale over the past several years as we’ve seen home prices rise considerably, saavy sellers know that if they invest some money in upgrading their home to make it more attractive to buyers in the market they can get a lot more for their home.

kitchen-remodeling-bay-area-building-contractorWhile your decisions for investing in enhancing your property depend on whether you want to make your home more comfortable, spacious, or simply to boost resale value, there are a handful of home improvements that have come to be recognized as the best for boosting value which at the same time will make your home stand out from the curb and those that enhance the function and comfort of the interior. Some home improvement projects that bay area building contractors have seen raise the value of local properties include:

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HVAC Maintenance Checklist

Your HVAC unit works hard to keep you comfortable during the sultry summer months and the chilly winter days in the East Bay Area. Just like any other system that you use a lot during the year, it requires regular maintenance to keep it running effectively and efficiently. You should have an HVAC contractor perform maintenance on your HVAC system in the fall and the spring. So what does maintenance entail? Here’s what you should expect an HVAC technician to do during a maintenance visit.
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