May 25th, 2020
Every day it gets closer and closer to summer, and those of us with problematic air conditioners begin to stress out. We’d like to be clear, inefficiency over time isn’t built into an air conditioner to keep customers buying them, like some other products in the world. Instead, inefficiency is just a natural occurrence for a piece of machinery that works so hard to keep you comfortable. Just like cars begin to break down over time, so do air conditioners.
On one hand, if you think there’s something seriously wrong with your air conditioner—contact our team to schedule HVAC service in Union City, CA. Nothing can take the place of a precise, scheduled repair. However, if your air conditioner works fine, just consumes a little too much energy while doing so, then we’ve got a few tips and tricks that could make your system’s job a little bit easier.
May 11th, 2020
Not many people outside of the Bay Area understand just how mild our climate is. They think “Oh, California, that means scorching hot temperatures for half of the year,” but that’s really not even close. Our summers can get a little warm and humid, but not nearly as hot as notorious locations in Southern California, and our winters still hit with a strong chill. That means the name of the game here is finding appropriate HVAC equipment that can help your home deal with mild temperatures.
So today, apart from our usual talk about air conditioners, we’re going to talk about what type of technology is best suited for dealing with a mild climate, and how you can more efficiently and affordably make your home comfortable throughout the whole year. Whether that’s with a central AC through our AC services in Alameda, CA, or through the purchase of a new heat pump, the choice is ultimately yours!
April 27th, 2020
Refrigerant is a vital component of the cooling process, so much so that we perform recharges on AC refrigerant lines as often as we can. Making sure your air conditioner stays full of refrigerant in order to thoroughly cool your home is one of the most important aspects of AC repair in San Ramon, CA. Without refrigerant, your AC would be consuming energy but wouldn’t be able to do anything about the scorching hot temperatures in your home.
So, today we’d like to talk about those instants when your AC is having trouble with a refrigerant leak. How can you tell that your AC is leaking refrigerant, and even more importantly, what does that mean for the lifespan and condition of your AC system?
Don’t forget that we’re always here to help. If you suspect your AC is struggling due to lack of refrigerant, give our team a call and we can get it sorted out.
April 13th, 2020
Duct testing is an important service that we offer, but so many homeowners just don’t take advantage of it when they should. With the amount of money we spend on energy to have our heaters and air conditioners treating the air in our homes, the least we could do is ensure that our ducts are in good condition.
What happens when your ducts aren’t in good condition? Well, below we’re going to break down just why duct testing in Walnut Creek is so vital. Without knowing exactly how well your air ducts function, it’s going to be impossible to accurately save money with air conditioning efficiency. You’ll be spending more money on a struggling system that’s losing precious air because your ducts aren’t in good condition to keep your home comfortable.
So, let’s talk about the benefits of air ducts that are in good condition, a result you can only get from having them tested in the first place!
March 30th, 2020
Air conditioners need repairs during their lifetime, there’s no getting around that fact. The only thing we can control is when we take care of them and how we can mitigate them when they do arrive. So, in the spirit of keeping the air conditioners in our community in the best condition possible, we’d like to talk about how important it is to get your AC repaired before we start using them in the summer months.
By having your troubled AC addressed now, you’ll do much better as the summer rolls around since you won’t need to contact a technician for emergency support. So, if you’re interested in avoiding emergency AC repair in Oakland, CA and you’d like to nip this in the bud now, take a look below.
March 16th, 2020
Being in California, we are uniquely able to take advantage of many tax credits and rebates that other areas of the country might not have. When the local government agrees that finding efficient heating solutions for everyone in the community is necessary, it becomes so much easier to find the right heating solution for you and your family. If you’ve been dealing with a faulty system, or are moving into a new home soon that needs a new heater, it’s time to do some research on what tax credits or rebates you might qualify for.
We can help! Sure, you can call us for repair on furnaces in Oakland, CA but we’d also like to discuss some of the available tax credits and ways to apply for these systems. Every homeowner should be able to save if it’s possible!
March 2nd, 2020
Mystery breakdowns are some of the worst things that can happen to your home. When you’re having a family party for the holidays or you’re just trying to enjoy a night in, away from chilly temperatures, having your heater suddenly stop working can be devastating. Contacting a technician for expensive furnace repair in San Ramon, CA doesn’t feel much better.
Often, a breakdown can occur because of a more insidious problem that a homeowner couldn’t see coming. However, there are some steps that anyone can take to mitigate this event from happening at such inconvenient times.
We’re going to go into detail about a few major improvements that homeowners could do on their own to generally increase the effectiveness and efficiency of their furnaces or heaters. These quality-of-life improvements can also play a role in preventing breakdowns. Wouldn’t that be better for everyone?
February 17th, 2020
The short answer to this question is yes. The long answer is a bit more complicated than that, but we’ll get into the specifics in a second. Basically, smart or Wi-Fi thermostats are a huge boon on your efficiency and are the new way to run your HVAC systems in the 21st century.
By running intricate reports, increasing your convenience, and helping you set programmable temperatures based on certain weather conditions, a smart thermostat can help you save money and make your life so much easier.
If you’re the kind of homeowner that likes looking for ways to increase your savings when dealing with HVAC service in Oakland, CA then you’ll absolutely enjoy some of the thermostat information we’re about to talk about.
February 3rd, 2020
There’s a difference between being ignorant of a furnace noise and flat out ignoring it. We’ll never fault a homeowner for not understanding a sound that comes from their furnace, but at least they’re more likely to call us to have a professional check out the issue. However, homeowners that tend to neglect their furnaces and ignore the sounds that come from them are way more likely to suffer from a system breakdown because the issues that cause strange noises often compound into other problems.
So, if you’re hearing a strange sound coming from your furnace then you’ve got to call our team for furnace repair in Oakland, CA. While we can get into the different noises a heater might make to give you a little bit more insight, there are no DIY solutions that can solve the issue. The only clear solution is calling a professional.