Posts Tagged ‘hvac’

smart heating and air conditioning controls and features

For most people, heating and cooling expenses account for almost half of their energy bills. As a result, the use of smart thermostats has become a very popular cost cutting measure. This is because such a device offers automated services and better control features in terms of indoor temperature and climate. The following are some of the other main benefits of this tool. Read the rest of this entry »

Bay Area HVAC installation, repair, replacement, maintenance

 

Is there a water puddle in your home, but you have no idea what it’s from? It could be a telltale sign of a problem in your air conditioner’s cooling system. Most homeowners don’t know that a leaking air conditioner can pour lots of water into your home and cause substantial damage. Learning about the possible causes of the water leak can help you fix the problem yourself and know when to seek professional HVAC repair. Read the rest of this entry »

Bay Area, summer, A/C Filter, A/C Fan, A/C unit, Furnace Filter, HVAC system

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 »

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 »

heating-ventilation -conditioning

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 »

how to improve your homes air quality hvac

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 »

hvac questions howto diy tips what to know hvac service repair

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 »

room home additions hvac electrical plumbing

Building any addition to your home entails expanding your home’s plumbing, electrical, cooling, and heating systems, all of which can be a bit complicated.

The following are some of the main elements that you should consider before embarking on any project:

Plumbing

If your home addition includes a bathroom, laundry, or a kitchen, a plumbing contractor will perform various calculations using a number of factors to determine if the existing water-heater will be able to handle the additional load of the new space. Read the rest of this entry »

HVAC Maintenance repair tips

Don’t Be Scammed By Some Illegitimate HVAC Maintenance Man

When your HVAC system breaks down on a scorching day or chilly night, you’ll be happy to see a technician as soon as possible. Unfortunately, not all Bay Area HVAC contractors operate ethically. Some shady ones rip off clients who desperately require quick repairs. So what can you do to prevent such contractors from taking advantage of you? Follow these tips to protect yourself from heating and air conditioning scams.

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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 »