Archive for the ‘Property Maintenance’ Category

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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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While keeping your home tightly sealed in the summer and winter offers many benefits, it can make your indoor air quality suffer due to the buildup of pollutants such as dust mites, pet dander, mold, pollen, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). In fact, your home’s air can be more tainted than the outdoor air. 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 »

castro valley bay area hvac home energy winter tips

The bulk of a typical Castro Valley home’s energy costs comes from heating and cooling. In light of that, it makes sense to prioritize your HVAC system in your home’s energy-saving strategy. Fortunately, beating the summer heat and the winter chill doesn’t mean having to choose between comfort and energy savings. Use the tips below to promote energy savings without compromising on comfort. Read the rest of this entry »

Fall HVAC Maintenance Tips

As we bid farewell to the sweltering heat, you should be getting your heating system ready for the fall and winter months. Having sat idle for several months, the system will require a thorough checkup to make sure everything is in working order. Here’s how you can get started preparing your heating system for the cooler Bay Area temperatures.heater fall maintenance tips Read the rest of this entry »

Fall Heating and Cooling Maintenance Tips

With cold weather just about to return to the Bay Area, it’s time to start preparing your HVAC system for the changeover from cooling to heating. If you don’t prepare your system adequately, it won’t be ready to deliver when the cold weather finally arrives and when it’s time for cooling next spring. Below are some helpful tips to get your HVAC system ready for fall.Heating Maintenance Tips Read the rest of this entry »

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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Finding the best general contractor for your needs.

Remodeling a home can be costly. Thus, it is just right for every homeowner who wants to remodel their home to use all the means they could to get the most out of every penny they would invest on the project.How to screen general contractors Read the rest of this entry »

Water Heaters Are Often Overlooked as an Important Property Maintenance Item

hot-water-heater-property-maintenanceMany common water heater problems can be repaired or addressed through proper maintenance. However, depending on the nature of the complaint, the age of your unit, and the extent of any damage, the issues may indicate that it’s time to invest in a replacement unit. Property maintenance is a big part of our business, and we wanted to put together a quick and simple guide to  monitoring the condition of your water heater. Read the rest of this entry »

Inspecting and Maintaining Bay Area HVAC & Air Conditioning Systems

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During the flurry of spring cleaning, don’t forget to give some attention to your HVAC system. A little upkeep now can save you from big headaches and expensive repair bills later. Read the rest of this entry »