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Save Energy on Cooling With These HVAC Upgrades

Monday, June 17th, 2019

AC-moneyThe heat of summer is not something you can ignore in this part of the country.  You are going to run your air conditioner regularly, and you are going to run it hard. Much as we’d love to tell you otherwise, there is no way to run that AC for free. What you can do,  however,  is save some money by cutting back on the amount of energy that you use when cooling your home with your air conditioning system in Rancho Cucamonga.

Take a look at these AC upgrades, and let us know what you’re interested in. We are happy to work with you to ensure that your air conditioner functions precisely as you need it to, and with the efficiency that you deserve. Don’t take too long, though. The longer that you go without these types of upgrades, the more money you’ll be spending to cool your home. Get more from your AC and keep more in your wallet!

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Issues That Commonly Harm Air Conditioning Efficiency

Monday, August 27th, 2018

air-filterAir conditioning systems are not immune to issues, especially during the summer when there is greater strain put on them than at any other time. Hopefully, you’ve already had your air conditioner checked out by a professional this season to root out any preexisting problems. Still, it’s a good idea to make sure that you know the signs that your system is struggling with some sort of issue. The faster you can identify that your air conditioner is experiencing a problem, the faster you can get it repaired and the more money you can save on costs. One of the more important effects of many air conditioning problems is that they negatively impact the efficiency of the system. Read on to find out more about these various issues, and what can be done about them.

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Is a Water Filter Right for Me?

Monday, July 16th, 2018

water-filterWater filtration is a tricky subject, more so than it really should be. In an ideal world, the city in which you live would be able to filter out any and all waterborne contaminants that could harm you before they reach your plumbing system. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. The effectiveness of water filtration varies wildly depending on where you live. Even if you live in a really good area for water quality, the municipal water treatment plant will not be able to completely take care of all the potentially harmful issues in the water supply. If you want to be completely certain of the quality of your water, the best thing to do is install a water filtration system in your home. Let’s go over why you might want a water filter in your home, and the different kinds of water filters available.

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How to Tell if You Have a Plumbing Leak

Monday, January 29th, 2018

water-handsPlumbing leaks are the trifecta of obnoxious home problems. They’re difficult to detect, can cause quite a bit of damage, and are incredibly common in homes across the country. So, what can you do to protect yourself against the likelihood of leaks showing up in your own home’s plumbing system? Well, we have good news and bad news on that front.

The bad news is that there is little you can do to protect against any leaks forming at all. Most leaks are caused by corrosion or oxidization, which are chemical reactions due to the interaction with your pipes and elements in the surrounding area. There’s not much you can do about that, but what you can do is detect leaks as early as possible so you can limit the damage. The best way to do this is to call for plumbing maintenance at least once every year or two. In between those appointments, you should keep an eye out for some specific signs that your system is leaking.

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Is It Worth Installing a New Air Conditioner at the End of Summer?

Monday, October 9th, 2017

air-conditioner-cashWe’re out of summer and into fall. Officially, that is, though the weather may not agree. Most people are thinking about what they need to do to get their homes ready for the heating season, which is a smart thing to consider. However, you might also want to take a look back and consider whether it’s a good idea to install a new air conditioner in the next few weeks. Sure, you may not be using it as often as you will next July. But, there is a case to be made that it’s easier to replace an old system now than to wait until next summer.

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Signs You Need to Replace Your Heat Pump

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Heat pumps last quite a while, but not forever. If your heat pump is not able to keep you warm through another cold season, it’s a good idea to replace it now. Otherwise, the system may suddenly break down on you in the middle of one of the coldest months of the year. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need to replace your heat pump with a new one.

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Why Installing a Humidifier is a Good Idea This Winter

Monday, November 21st, 2016

It may not feel like it quite yet, but we’re getting pretty close to winter now. Keeping your home warm will soon be a priority, but it shouldn’t be the only comfort factor that you focus on. Indoor air quality is also quite important, if you want to stay healthy and comfortable this winter. Part of that means maintaining the proper humidity levels in your home. Let’s take a look at why installing a humidifier is a good idea this winter.

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The Benefits of Installing an Ecobee Thermostat

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Homeowners tend to be pretty good about replacing their climate control systems once they reach a certain age. However, far too many people keep using the same old thermostat long after its past the point of usefulness. A worn down thermostat can cause all kinds of efficiency issues for your climate control systems, even if they’re brand new. For that reason, you should upgrade your thermostat every ten years or so. Let’s take a look at the Ecobee thermostat, and the benefits it can provide you.

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How to Save Money on Heating This Fall

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Fall is fast approaching and, sooner than you think, you’re going to be relying on your heating system to keep warm. Before we get to that point, though, it’s a good idea to take stock of how prepared your house is for the fall and winter seasons. Read on for some money saving tips to take advantage of this fall.

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It’s Almost Time for Heating Maintenance

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Summer may seem endless in California, but it isn’t. We’re getting close to the end of the season, and soon the weather will finally get cold enough to warrant turning on the heater. Before that happens, though, it’s important that you schedule professional maintenance for your heating system. Read on to find out why heating maintenance is so important during the fall season.

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