Why Is My On Demand Water Heater Slow to Heat Water?

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Why Is My On Demand Water Heater Slow to Heat Water?If you’ve installed a new on demand water heater, also known as a tankless water heater, but aren’t receiving your hot water as quickly as you expected, you’re not alone. Many homeowners are surprised when their new tankless water heater doesn’t turn out to be the perfect solution they dreamed about. While there are lots of benefits to tankless water heaters, they do have some drawbacks, and a bit slower access to hot water can be one of them. 

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When You’re at Work, What Temperature Should Your Home Be?

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

It’s not difficult to figure out at-home temperatures that are comfortable for you and your family. Yet, it’s not as simple to determine what temperature your home should be when you’re at work or asleep. If you’re like most homeowners, your goal should be to moderate fuel wastage when you’re asleep, at work or otherwise away from home for more than several hours at a time. This applies in both winter and summer.

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Preventive Air Duct Maintenance for Your Fresno Home

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Preventive Air Duct Maintenance for Your Fresno HomeIf the air quality in your home is a concern, preventive air duct maintenance can go a long way toward keeping your indoor air quality at an acceptable level. Any allergy sufferers in your household will greatly benefit from clean, allergen-free air circulating through the home. As a homeowner, you can give the air ducts a partial inspection to decide whether a complete inspection and possible duct cleaning is necessary.

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Steps for Buying an Efficient Ventilation System for Your Fresno Home

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Steps for Buying an Efficient Ventilation System for Your Fresno HomeBuying an efficient ventilation system for your Fresno area home is important for several reasons. With today’s homes being constructed with an emphasis on energy efficiency, mechanical ventilation becomes critical if healthy indoor air quality is to be achieved and maintained. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air pollution can be much worse than outdoor pollution. The number one solution to counteracting unhealthy levels of indoor air is adequate ventilation.

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Wondering How Your HVAC System Works? Let Us Tell You Now

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Wondering How Your HVAC System Works? Let Us Tell You NowHave you ever wondered how your HVAC system works? First of all, it’s important to realize that HVAC stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning, features that every Fresno home requires for year-round comfort and health. If you want to be able to troubleshoot these essential home systems, it’s important to know how they work. First, we’ll start with air conditioning.

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Fall is the Beginning of Heating Season — Time for Furnace Maintenance

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Fall is the Beginning of Heating Season -- Time for Furnace MaintenanceFall is on its way, and winter is not far behind, which makes now the time to make sure your furnace is up to the task. Early fall is the best time for furnace maintenance, and a little do-it-yourself know-how, along with an appointment with a certified technician, will ensure a warm house and manageable heating bill during the months ahead.

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How to Prepare for the Cost of a Furnace Installation

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

How to Prepare for the Cost of a Furnace InstallationThe cost of a furnace installation can vary depending on what type of furnace you are going to purchase. Variables include the efficiency level of the furnace, its brand and model, and whether it’s electric, natural gas, propane or oil. The cost of furnace installation also can be affected by how easy your current furnace is to access and remove.

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Should You Prepare for Your HVAC System When Remodeling? Definitely

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Should You Prepare for Your HVAC System When Remodeling? DefinitelyDirt and dust building up in residential HVAC systems is one of the major causes of damage and repair issues. If you have ever lived through the home remodeling process, you know how dusty your whole house can get. Protecting your HVAC system when remodeling your home can prevent damage caused by the dust and debris that are byproducts of a home remodel.

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Allergy Prevention Tips for the Fall

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Allergy Prevention Tips for the FallThe most effective way to beat allergy symptoms this fall is to prevent them. You may be especially susceptible to allergy symptoms such as frequent sneezing, itching and watery eyes inside your home. Long-term exposure to stale, humid air and various airborne allergens can trigger late onset allergy symptoms. Doctors are reporting more people being diagnosed with allergies later in life, as well as children and adolescents. Along with the increase in allergy sufferers, fortunately, scientists and HVAC contractors alike are getting better at recommending ways of allergy prevention inside the home:

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