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How Duct Cleaning Helps Both Your Energy Efficiency and Indoor Air Quality

August 6th, 2018

air-conditioner-fanYour heating and air conditioning systems are more than just their main bodies. There are also the ducts to consider, the network that moves air throughout the home during operation. A lot of homeowners neglect their ducts, though not intentionally. The ducts simply don’t advertise when they’re in need of professional services. Keeping your ducts healthy is an important part of maintaining the overall health of your heating and air conditioning systems, as well as improving your indoor air quality.

If you want to keep your air conditioner as efficient as possible, and improve your air quality at the same time, read on to find out how duct cleaning can help you.

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Careful of These 3 Common Air Conditioning Problems

July 23rd, 2018

Air-conditionerAir conditioning problems are incredibly common during the summer, due to the added strain of using the system all day, every day for months at a time. Preventive maintenance is great for lowering the chances of the AC system developing any problem that is too serious, but you still should keep an eye out for signs that your system is in need of repairs. Faster reaction to developing issues makes it less likely that your AC system will end up breaking down on you in the middle of summer, which nobody wants to have happen. So, the following are just a few of the issues that you need to keep an eye out for this summer.

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Is It Time to Replace My AC?

July 9th, 2018

air-conditioner-installationAir conditioning systems are not cheap. No one wants to be replacing theirs every couple of years. You want your air conditioner to last as long as possible, so you can get a return on your investment. The best way to do that is to have the AC checked out on a regular basis, and promptly repaired if anything is found to be wrong.

No amount of repairs or maintenance can make an air conditioner last forever, though. Eventually, you will need to have a new system installed. Not sure if you’re at that point yet? Have a look at the following symptoms that indicate it’s time to have a new air conditioner installed in your home.

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Why You Should Consider Having Your Ducts Repaired

June 25th, 2018

ventWhen people consider their HVAC systems, they often ignore the one system that’s actually the largest and most integral: the ductwork. The ducts act as the lungs of any centralized forced air system, without which said system wouldn’t even be able to do its job. As we move into summer, it’s just as important for your ducts to be healthy as it is for any other part of your air conditioning system. When was the last time you thought about having your ducts repaired, or even looked at by a professional? Not recently, we’re willing to bet. Have a look at why it’s a good idea to have your ducts repaired this summer.

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Need a New AC? Consider a Ductless System!

May 28th, 2018

ductless-mini-splitSummer is just around the corner, and people are starting to prepare their homes for the coming heat. For some, that is going to mean installing a new air conditioning system entirely. If you’re one of those people who is looking for a new air conditioner, you should have a look at the various options on the market. Just because your last air conditioner was a central AC, that doesn’t mean that your new one has to be. Have a look at some of the benefits that a ductless system has to offer you this summer. And if you need a new ductless system installed, call us. We offer comprehensive ductless AC installation services in San Ramon, CA and we will make sure you get the perfect ductless air conditioning system to meet your needs. 

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Replace Your Water Heater if It’s Doing These Things

May 14th, 2018

Water-Heater-InstallationYour water heater is built to last, but it won’t last forever. Even if you take the best possible care of it, you can expect to need a new one at some point. But you probably don’t want to realize that you need a new water heater when your current one breaks down completely. The best way to ensure a smooth transition to a new system is to keep an eye out for certain telltale signs that your water heater is reaching the end of its lifespan, and then call a technician to confirm. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the signs that you should consider replacing your water heater.

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Indications You Need Air Conditioning Repair Services

April 30th, 2018

air-conditioner-repairIt may not seem like it now, with temperatures in the 60s and 70s, but summer is pretty close now. Before too long, you’re going to be using your air conditioner on a daily basis to keep yourself comfortable. Along with that added demand comes an added chance of something going wrong. More wear and tear on the system can make pre-existing problems lurking in the air conditioner worse and even lead to breakdowns. Keep an eye out for the following signs that your air conditioner is in trouble so you can have it repaired as soon as possible.

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Before You Call for Heating Repair, Check These Things

April 16th, 2018

FurnaceIt can be supremely frustrating to turn on your heating system during a cold day only to find that it’s not working properly for whatever reason. After the standard amount of cursing and fuming, you may be tempted to pick up the phone and call for repairs right away. That’s not a bad idea, of course. Most heating problems require professional repairs in order to be resolved. However, before you call for heating repairs, it’s a good idea to check on a few things first. You might be able to resolve the problem on your own, or at least identify what exactly is wrong with the heater.

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You Should Be Watchful for These Ductless Problems This Spring

April 2nd, 2018

ductless-mini-splitAs we move into spring season, you’re probably going to be switching your ductless system from heating to cooling soon. Whether you’re using your ductless system for heating or cooling, however, you’re going to want to keep an eye out for signs that the system is in trouble. Demand on ductless mini splits is higher than other systems, which makes them more susceptible to developing issues in seasons where they’re used often. As you continue to make use of your ductless system this season, make sure that you keep an eye out for signs that your system needs professional repair services.

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Is a Heat Pump Worth Installing?

March 19th, 2018

heat-pumpWe’ve only got a couple of weeks before the weather starts to warm up. If you think that your current air conditioner might not have the chops to get you through another California summer, now is a pretty good time to replace it. There are a lot of different options available when it comes to cooling systems, some of which you may never even have considered before. Let’s have a look at one of those options, the heat pump, and how it can benefit you this season.

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