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Ductless AC Repair Needs to Be Aware of

Monday, July 8th, 2019

woman-sitting-on-couch-turning-on-air-handlerOne of the best options for cooling and heating homes in our area is with a ductless system.

Instead of operating through a network of ducts connected to an indoor handler and evaporator unit, ductless systems break up the indoor unit and blower fans—air handlers—to distribute the system in modular units throughout the home, with each air handler mounted up high on the rooms they’re intended for.

We could go on forever about why going ductless is a good idea for most homes. But it’s also important for us to be honest and note, they can have unique repair needs. Now, we can’t go on without saying these repair issues are a lot more likely if the system wasn’t installed correctly to begin with, or if it is improperly maintained. Regardless, whether you’re thinking of installing a ductless system for the first time or you’ve already had a ductless system in place for a while, it’s important for you to know of these possible issues. Read on!

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Heating Installation Options to Consider This Year

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Young woman shivering during the winter seasonTemperatures finally seem to be on a cooling trend, signaling winter isn’t too far away now. We’re assuming that since you’ve found this blog post, you either do not have a whole-house heating system in your home, or yours is at the point that no amount of repair is going to bring it back to life.

We will also assume that you don’t want to just rush out and buy the first heater you can find. This typically ends up being a mistake, since you need that heater to be properly sized and matched to your specific home and needs.

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Why Your Air Conditioner Is Making Strange Noises

Monday, September 18th, 2017

air-conditionerWe still have a few weeks of warm weather left before the days start to cool off. You’re probably still using your air conditioner on a fairly regular basis to keep cool during the daylight hours. That means that you still need to be vigilant for any signs that the system is malfunctioning. One of the most obvious signs that the air conditioner is having problems is the presence of strange noises during operation. If your air conditioner is making weird noises, you should call for repairs right away. Have a look at some of the more common noises that indicate a problem below.

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Understanding the Role of Refrigerant in Your AC

Monday, July 24th, 2017

refrigerant-role-air-conditionerIf you are like most homeowners, it’s very likely that you don’t even realize just how your cooling system’s refrigerant is one of the most vital components there is to an air conditioner. Without the right level of refrigerant—refrigerant charge—your air conditioner simply cannot do its job at all.

Therefore, it’s vital that you understand the basics of how refrigerant works, and understand that if you are losing this important fluid, that you have a leak. Many homeowners mistakenly assume that air conditioners use up refrigerant like a car uses up gasoline, but this is simply not the case.

Of course, if you do have a refrigerant leak, then we are the team to call for quality AC repairs in Hayward, CA. In the meantime though, we’ve provided some insight below into the importance of this cooling system component.

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3 Reasons You Should Replace Your Air Conditioner

Monday, May 29th, 2017

should-replace-air-conditioner-3-reasonsEvery homeowner wants their air conditioner to last as long as possible, naturally. They are one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make for your home, after all. However, eventually your cooling system will need replacing. And with temperatures warming up, now is the perfect time to consider this important Hayward, CA air conditioning service.

If you believe your cooling system won’t be able to survive another summer, then you will benefit from replacing it now. If you wait, then you risk the system breaking down on you in the middle of the hottest season of the year. So, avoid suddenly finding yourself without air conditioning this summer by keeping an eye out for signs you should replace your air conditioner. We’ve shared 3 below!

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Duct Cleaning: An Essential Home Comfort Service

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

duct-cleaning-essentialMost homeowners don’t think much about the ductwork that snakes its way through their homes in the attic or crawlspace, let alone the importance of Hayward, CA duct cleaning. Your air ducts are responsible for moving conditioned air from your cooling system through the vents inside your home, and in the meantime they accumulate quite a bit of dirt and dust.

If left to build-up, even the smallest layer of dirt, dust, and other debris can create problems for your living space as well as your air conditioner. Before summer officially hits and we’re bombarded with hot weather, now is a great time to catch up on some AC maintenance by scheduling a ductwork cleaning appointment with our staff.

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What to Do When Your Furnace Stops Working

Monday, February 6th, 2017

what-to-do-when-furnace-stops-workingSure, we don’t have to worry about Punxsutawney Phil predicting 6 more weeks of winter around here—even though we have had a record-setting amount of rain and subsequent cooler temperatures because of it. Still, our winters can get chilly, and certainly require the use of a fully functioning and efficiently operating furnace. So when you find yourself facing a broken down heating system, it’s natural to panic.

First, rest assured that if you do have a severe problem with your system, we are here to provide quality furnace repairs in Hayward, CA and beyond. Fortunately though, there are some situations in which your furnace problem isn’t serious at all, and might be resolved pretty simply. Keep reading to learn about some troubleshooting tasks you can complete on your own, when and if your furnace fails you.

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Is Your Furnace Experiencing This Disconcerting Problem?

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Temperatures may not drop severely here during the winter, but still, when you experience temperatures as chilly as we do, a fully functional heating system is vital. If you haven’t done so already, the time is now to check your furnace for problems, particularly reduced air flow. Though it may not seem like a huge issue, particularly if you are still receiving warm air, but if you believe it’s less powerful than it should be you might be experiencing a problem that can turn into a larger emergency.

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The PACE Program: Save Money on Your Energy Costs Now

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Are you looking for ways to save on your energy costs? Chances are that even if you aren’t, you certainly won’t turn down ideas on how to do so. One way you can save money both now and in the long run is by taking part in the PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program.

This model is an economically and environmentally sound method for financing energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades to your California home. When authorized by state law, programs such as this one enable local and state governments, and other inter-jurisdictional authorities, to fund the initial cost of energy improvement on residential and commercial properties. Over time, you pay back these costs through your property taxes, but you also receive tax benefits for making these upgrades.

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