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Tips for Better Heating and Cooling Efficiency

December 11th, 2017

hot-and-cold-homesIt does not matter if you are talking about the hottest day of the summer season, or the coldest of winter nights. It is vitally important that you are able to keep your home comfortable throughout the entire year. However,  you should not be willing to drain your budget in order to do so. If your energy costs are out of control, these tips to help you boost heating and cooling efficiency are just what you’re  looking for.

Now, these tips are not going to somehow raise the bar in terms of what your HVAC systems are capable of as far as energy efficiency goes. What they can do, however,  is help you to get the most efficient performance possible from the heater and AC in question. Our Fresno, CA HVAC professionals are happy to answer any questions that you may have.  Feel free to ask them, and dial our number when you need any HVAC services in the area.

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Why Use a Furnace to Heat My Home?

November 27th, 2017

cold-manDon’t let our hot summer weather fool you. When the colder temperatures of winter come back around, you are really going to feel them. If you want to ensure that your home is comfortable on even the chilliest nights of the year, you are going to have to schedule professional heating services with trained professionals. Our team fits the bill. This is never truer than when it comes to your heating installation.

Even before you get to the actual installation of your heater, of course, you are going to need to determine what type of heating system you will use in your home. One very popular option is the furnace, and it really is not difficult to understand why. So if the time is coming to replace an old heater, or if you need one installed in a brand new property, consider having us install a furnace in Reedley, CA.

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Is Your Heater in Trouble?

November 13th, 2017

chilly-manIt does not take much more than a quick glance outside to see that the summer weather is truly behind us for another season. There may not be any growing snowbanks in our area, but the days are a bit drearier and the chill in the air is palpable. As we discussed in our previous post, it is important that you get your heater ready for winter before things around here get any colder. That being said, no amount of professional heating maintenance is going to make your heater 100% reliable.

The key to heating your home reliably is not to achieve 100% reliability, though. It is to keep your system in great shape, and to handle any problems that may develop with that system as soon as possible. Fortunately for you, doing so is very simple. In fact, reading this right now means that you are already in the right place! When you suspect the need for heating repairs in Clovis, CA, dial our number right away!

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Is Your Heater Ready for Winter?

October 30th, 2017

servicing-furnaceWe certainly don’t have to deal with extreme winter weather in this part of the country, but it is nearly October, now, and cooler weather is definitely on the horizon. Despite what summertime visitors may believe, it is not always very warm here in California. When temperatures do drop below a comfortable level, particularly during the nighttime hours, you are going to need to be able to count on your home heating system to step up to the plate.

It simply will not be able to do so, however — at least not successfully — if you fail to schedule professional heating maintenance in Fresno, CA. An annual heating tune-up is an absolute must if you really want to make it through the coolest time of the year comfortably reliably. That is why you should leave your heating maintenance service to skilled, trained professionals. That way, your heater will be able to handle whatever weather the winter season can send our way.

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Choosing Your HVAC Company

October 16th, 2017

thumbs-upWhen dealing with your home comfort systems, it is vitally important that you hire trained, qualified professionals to handle the installation, replacement, repair, and maintenance that those systems need. Of course, a quick internet search — or glance through the phonebook, if you still prefer! — will show that there are a whole lot of contractors out there vying for your business. So how do you go about choosing an HVAC company that you know that you can trust to do the job right?

We have some helpful suggestions that should allow you to choose your HVAC contractor with the confidence in your decision that you deserve — and no, we are not just going to tell you to call us. That would be a valid answer if you are truly looking for an HVAC company that you can trust, but we digress. For now, keep the following information in mind when conducting your search. Remember too that we can answer any questions that you may have as you look for your new HVAC company in Clovis, CA.

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Air Conditioning Repairs: What’s That Sound?

October 2nd, 2017

AC-techniciansWhile certain areas of the company are bracing for colder weather, we’ve still got plenty of time to run our air conditioners ahead of us. Just because cooler temperatures may be on the horizon is no reason to ignore the signs that your air conditioner is in trouble. No matter how late in the season it may be, prompt air conditioning repairs in Selma, CA are always in your best interest.

Of course, taking prompt action in the event of air conditioning problems does necessitate that you are able to recognize the signs of trouble early on. While keeping an eye out for signs of trouble is important, so too is keeping your ears open – so important, in fact, that it is the topic of this blog post! Read on to learn about some of the noises your AC may make when operating under duress. 

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Why Replace My Air Conditioner?

September 18th, 2017

man-with-fanIt may be September, but that doesn’t mean that we’re past the need for quality air conditioning in Reedley, CA. The nights may be cooling off a bit, but we’re still looking at plenty of days with temperatures creeping up toward the 90’s for the foreseeable future. If you think that it may be time for an air conditioning replacement, but you are planning on just riding out the rest of the cooling season, you may want to reconsider.

There are many reasons to replace an air conditioner, and “well, it finally broke down completely” should not be the one that you are waiting for. Replacing air conditioner prior to a complete breakdown is definitely for the better. We realize that you are not going to want to waste your money replacing an air conditioner too prematurely, of course, which is why we have a few tips to help you make this important decision confidently. Let us know if you have any questions. 

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AC Tune-Ups: A Job for Professionals

September 4th, 2017

AC-technician-outdoorsHere in California, our air conditioning systems see a lot of use throughout the summer season — and that season can really drag on sometimes. All of that use naturally leads to considerable wear and tear on your air conditioning system. Now, this in and of itself is not a problem. What is a problem, however, is failing to schedule a routine air conditioning tune-up in Fresno, CA each and every year.

When you overlook the maintenance services that your air conditioner needs, you are opening up your system to a world of otherwise avoidable problems. Another mistake that homeowners may make is thinking that they can handle their air conditioning maintenance on their own. No offense intended to those homeowners with a strong DIY ethic, but the fact is that an AC tune-up is simply a job for trained professionals. Here’s why.

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Is My AC Leaking Refrigerant?

August 21st, 2017

service-timeThe short answer? Hopefully not. A refrigerant leak is not necessarily going to render your air conditioner non-functional — at least not immediately — but it can do very real damage to your system given the opportunity. Unfortunately, that opportunity is often given due to the simple fact that many homeowners fail to realize that their system is indeed leaking refrigerant. That is why we want to give you some tips that can help you to recognize that your air conditioner in Kerman, CA has a refrigerant leak.

We cannot stress enough how important it is that you have any refrigerant leak in your air conditioning system resolved as soon as possible. While a complete breakdown not be an immediate concern, refrigerant leaks have many other symptoms that are quite detrimental to your comfort and the overall condition of your system. Read on, and let us know if you suspect that you have a problem of any kind with your home cooling system.

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Maintain Balanced Humidity in Your Home

August 7th, 2017

family-outside-houseWhat do you think of when you hear the word “comfort”? Your air conditioner? Your heating system? Of course, the heater and the AC in your home both play a huge role in keeping you comfortable throughout the year. However, maintaining comfortable temperatures throughout your living space may not be enough to guarantee that you are living in the level of comfort that we know you deserve. You may also need to balance humidity levels throughout your home in order to take your overall comfort to the next level.

But how is it that one can be expected to add or subtract humidity from the air in his or her home as needed? The answer is actually quite simple — by using a whole-house humidifier and/or dehumidifier in Madera, CA. Opting for a whole-house system makes maintaining the right level of humidity in your home as simple and convenient as it is beneficial. Read on to learn a bit more about these systems, and remember to leave your indoor air quality services to the pros on our staff. 

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