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.
As the dog days of August come to a sulfurous, steamy close, you may be too burnt out (literally) to contemplate fixing your roof or cleaning up your yard. But if you fail to maintain your property during the summer, you set yourself up for decidedly unpleasant financial consequences come autumn or winter.
A poorly maintained HVAC system can lead to all sorts of unwanted costs “after the fact” — e.g. mildew, mold, air quality problems, and general discomfort.
If you’re struggling to sell a condo or home in San Francisco, and you want to remodel to make your place more appealing; or you’ve got a-million-and-one “fixer-upper” tasks on your plate, here is a useful list of home value boosting ideas.
Let’s face it, people. It’s already 2012. It’s about time that some of the crazy futuristic technologies featured in the science fiction movies and TV shows of our youth became reality. Fortunately, kitchen designers have not disappointed. If you transported a lucky soul from, say 1959 to present, he (or she) would be flabbergasted by some of the unreal kitchen tech that’s currently available (and surprisingly affordable).
Consider these crazy gadgets:
Customer called in B.A. Morrison because it was time for a new furnace. We were happy to oblige.
The current refrigerant that your HVAC system uses may have a bad environmental impact. And if you want to cut costs (and who doesn’t, these days?), you need high quality refrigerants.
Even if you live here in the Bay Area, you are still in northern hemisphere, and you still can face significant heating costs, if you don’t prepare effectively for the cold weather. Indeed, the Alliance to Save Energy estimates that some homeowners can spend $5,000 or more every year to keep their indoors comfy and cozy.
Burrr. It was feeling pretty chilly this morning in Castro Valley, CA. We all want to keep our homes warm, cozy and safe this winter.
The #1 reason to have your furnace inspected annually is to verify the heat exchanger is not cracked.