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Archive for September, 2015

How to Deal With Hot and Cold Spots This Fall

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Fall is here, and that means it’s time to start transitioning from air conditioning to heating season. It’s still pretty warm here, but soon we’ll be turning on our various heating systems for warmth. Along with that transition often comes the resurgence of a common problem: hot and cold spots. Many homes have this issue, which is caused by a couple of different things. Let’s take a look at the causes of this problem, and what you can do to fix it.

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Steps You Can Take to Reduce Earthquake Damage

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Living in California, earthquakes are a pretty serious concern for homeowners. Even a relatively minor quake can cause thousands of dollars in damage to your home, and the unfortunate reality is that a sizeable amount of that damage is unavoidable. While you can’t completely prevent earthquake damage, though, there are a few steps you can take that will prevent some of it. Let’s take a look at the steps you can take to reduce earthquake damage.

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Get Your Heating System Ready for Winter with Fall Heating Maintenance

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Winter is coming, and that means that it’s time to get your heating system ready for the increased demand you’re going to put on it. Fall is the ideal time to make sure that your heating system is in the best possible shape. Not only will this save you money by reducing the probability of problems developing, but it’ll also save you the hassle of having your heating system die on you in the middle of a cold day. Let’s take a look at the advantages of fall heating maintenance.

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Why You May Want to Replace Your Old AC, Even if it’s Working

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Air conditioners can last a good long time, especially with proper care and maintenance. Unfortunately, no air conditioner lasts forever. The average air conditioning system is manufactured to last between 15 and 20 years at most. Past that point, it tends to be far more troublesome to keep the system operating than it is to replace it. Let’s look at some of the specific reasons why you may want to replace your old air conditioner, even if it hasn’t broken down yet.

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