Good HVAC Customer Service: 5 Things to Look For

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Good HVAC Customer Service: 5 Things to Look ForFinding quality HVAC customer service can seem like a difficult task. If you keep an eye out for these five things, you can find the right business or technician to get the job done professionally.

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You Could Be Vulnerable to Carbon Monoxide in Your Home

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

You Could Be Vulnerable to Carbon Monoxide in Your HomeBeing exposed to carbon monoxide (CO) in your home, even for just a short amount of time, can be very hazardous to you and your family, even potentially lethal. It’s important to take precautions against CO buildup, and know what to do in case this happens in your Fresno area home.

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Prepare for Fall With Boiler Maintenance in Your Fresno Home

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Prepare for Fall With Boiler Maintenance in Your Fresno HomeAutumn is in the air in Fresno, Ca, and the cold season will not be long behind it. Prepare your heating system now to be sure that it keeps your family nice and warm during the winter months. Performing a few simple checks on your boiler will help you know if you need to call in the professionals.

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Switching Over to a Mercury-Free Thermostat is Important for Your Home

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Switching Over to a Mercury-Free Thermostat is Important for Your HomeMercury is commonly known as a toxic element, but many people don’t realize that the mercury in their thermometers can be a major hazard when not disposed of properly. Each year, thousands of pounds of mercury are haphazardly dumped into landfills, demolition dumps and incinerators, creating a significant threat for the environment and human health. The federal EPA estimates that 21 tons of mercury had been used in the production of thermostats as of 2004. Mercury poisoning in humans can cause:

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Clean Your Ducts, Improve Home Air Quality

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Clean Your Ducts, Improve Home Air QualityWith Fresno being California’s largest inland city, it’s little surprise that residents generate a substantial amount of air pollution every day. While individual contributions to improving the outdoor environment may seem minimal, contracting a professional to clean your ducts at home can noticeably improve indoor air quality.

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An Energy Audit Will Help Detect Where You’re Wasting Energy

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

An Energy Audit Will Help Detect Where You're Wasting EnergyThe colder weather is fast approaching with winter not far behind. As you begin running your heating system this year, you should consider calling an HVAC expert to conduct an energy audit of your home. An energy audit, or energy assessment, can tell you where your home is potentially costing you in energy costs due to inefficiencies, air leaks and other issues. 

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Add Carbon Monoxide Detectors and Protect Yourself From the Silent Killer

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Add Carbon Monoxide Detectors and Protect Yourself From the Silent KillerCarbon monoxide detectors can be your Fresno area home’s greatest material asset. This is because carbon monoxide (CO), produced as a by-product of incomplete combustion of fossil fuels, is an insidious killer. Recognize carbon monoxide’s risks and consider the benefits of installing carbon monoxide detectors in your home.

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As the Seasons Change, It’s a Good Time to Maintain Your Heat Pump

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

As the Seasons Change, It's a Good Time to Maintain Your Heat PumpWith the arrival of cooler weather just around the corner, it’s time to make sure your heat pump is ready for the coming season. Checking its operation before cold weather starts is much more advisable than waiting until you see the frost on the grass. If you do have any problems with your heat pump this winter, it probably will be difficult to secure the services of a good HVAC technician to troubleshoot it, since that is a traditionally busy time for them.

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Figuring the Cost of a Water Heater Installation – Don’t Go in the Red

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Figuring the Cost of a Water Heater Installation – Don't Go in the RedIf you’ve had your water heater so long that you can’t remember when you got it, it’s probably not long before you’ll have to get a new one. It’s best to be prepared for that eventuality by briefly looking at the costs of water heater installation. You don’t want to be stuck with cold showers in January without any idea what it’s going to cost to get the hot water flowing again.

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