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Bay Area General Contractors Discuss Fall HVAC Tips for Fall

Waking up in the middle of the night to a freezing house isn’t high on anyone’s bucket list. The best way to avoid this unpleasantness is to properly maintain and care for your HVAC system before you need emergency furnace services. The earlier you catch an issue, the less expensive it is to take care of, and the less inconvenient it ends up being. Following these simple guidelines can help prepare your HVAC system for the colder months. Read the rest of this entry »

Castro Valley heating

Gas furnaces are built to last, but its maximum lifespan can only be reached through proper maintenance. Here are 7 tips to keep your Bay Area HVAC pumping much-needed heat during winter and running at peak efficiency year-round. Read the rest of this entry »

Experienced Castro Valley Building Contractor Offers Advice

Title Why You Need An Annual Furnace Tune-upWinter is nigh. In the Bay Area, that doesn’t necessarily mean 12-foot snowdrifts and ice and sleet pounding on rooftops. But it does mean howling winds and lots of rain, if this year’s El Nino predictions are accurate. If you haven’t already scheduled your annual furnace tune-up, now is the time to call your general contractor. Annual furnace tune-ups offer many benefits, including:
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Incorporate these 4 Different Energy Saving Tips this Winter

Happy Family during the Colder Months

Thanks to the simple and non-negotiable reality of thermodynamics, as the weather turns cooler, energy bills often increase. Even though San Francisco and surrounding areas generally make it through the winter months without seeing too many dips into the 20s and 30s, the cold and wind absorb a lot of heat and create challenges for cost conscious homeowners and landlords. To save money on your Bay Area heating bills this year, follow the tips below. Read the rest of this entry »

Four Ways to Reduce your Heating Bill

Last winter, your Bay Area heating bill was way too high. This year, you want to do things right and adjust your processes to conserve energy. Perhaps you want to call in a general contractor or HVAC expert to improve efficiencies in your heating system, or maybe you want to handle the issue yourself first.

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Preparing Bay Area Heating Systems for Winter

Castro-Valley-HVACAs fall weather begins to creep into Castro Valley, the time has come to perform an annual inspection of your heating systems in preparation for the chilly winter months. Working with a general contractor to ensure everything is clean and operational prevents unpleasant surprises when you need your HVAC system the most. Read the rest of this entry »

Bay Area Winter Heating Tips

bay area hvac checklistDealing with heating and furnace maintenance can be a challenge, even for diligent Bay Area homeowners. Unfortunately, most people only become aware of their HVAC systems during dire situations. For instance, you might suddenly care about your HVAC if…

  • The A/C fails during a heat wave;
  • The furnace goes out during the dead of winter;
  • The filtration system gets so bad that your home becomes saturated with bad, unbreathable air; Read the rest of this entry »

Furnace maintenance is one of those tasks that can all too easily fall “under the radar”… until disaster strikes, at which point it becomes your sole passion and focus.

Ideally, you should service your Castro Valley heating and A/C equipment regularly to prevent costly and uncomfortable disasters.  However, even if you just understand and practice the following basic prophylactics, you will be miles ahead of most area homeowners.  Read the rest of this entry »

Customer called in B.A. Morrison because it was time for a new furnace. We were happy to oblige. Pictures below show the old furnace and the new furnace we put in. Read the rest of this entry »

Can It Massively Lower Your Winter Heating Bill?

Old Man Winter doth approach. In fact, our friends in the northeastern states got a taste of his menace the week before Halloween, when a Nor’easter dumped a surprising “early snow” over unsuspecting would-be trick-or-treaters. Read the rest of this entry »