Posts Tagged ‘HVAC Maintenance’

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 »

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As summer approaches, a homeowner’s most valuable possession is their HVAC system. Staying cool with air conditioning in the hotter months of the year is just as essential to the health and comfort of those who live in your home as it is to your home itself. If your HVAC stops, dies or isn’t working efficiently, it’s time to decide whether or not to turn to HVAC repair or to purchase a new system altogether. The age of your system, the efficiency of your system, and the required yearly heating and air conditioning maintenance should all be taken into consideration when making this decision. 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 »

bay area, smart thermostat, hvac, air conditioning

From TVs to phones to wearables, smart technology has undeniably improved our lives. In addition, thermostats have become smarter with much greater capability to regulate the temperature settings. They have many additional features such as monitoring energy usage, settings for home and away, and multiple-zone control. If among your HVAC maintenance tasks includes a thermostat upgrade, two of the best smart thermostats you can consider are the “Nest” and the “Carrier Infinity Touch”. Let’s take a closer look at each of them to help you identify which will work best for your home. 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 »

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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 »

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 »

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 »