Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for October, 2015

Schedule Furnace Maintenance Now to Prevent Problems Later

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Schedule Furnace Maintenance Now to Prevent Problems LaterAlthough the heating season in the Central Valley isn’t nearly as demanding as the cooling season, it’s important to have professional furnace maintenance this fall. When an HVAC expert goes through your equipment, you’ll have the assurance that the system runs as cleanly and efficiently as possible, both of which promote dependable performance.

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Duct Sealing Can Impact Your Home Comfort

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Duct Sealing Can Impact Your Home ComfortYour air ducts play a major role in keeping your home cool in Fresno’s hot, dry summers and in chasing away the chill during winter. Duct sealing helps your ducts do their job more efficiently so you can stay more comfortable and lower your bills.

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Why Use a Heat Pump to Heat My Home?

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Here in California, our winter weather is decidedly more mild than in other areas of the country. Indeed, we rely upon on our air conditioning systems more than we do our heaters, as far as run time goes. None of this is to say, though, that you do not have to concern yourself  with your home heating system. It is still of the utmost importance that you are able to heat your home effectively when the temperature drops below comfortable levels, and we are here to ensure that this is the case. One great heating option for you to consider is the use of a heat pump in Clovis, CA. Contact Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning if you think that a heat pump is right for you.

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Ensuring an Efficient Heating Season

Monday, October 26th, 2015

In this part of the country, we simply do not rely upon our home heating systems as much as homeowners in other areas of the country do. However, it is still vital that you are able to count on your heating system for a reliable, effective and efficient heating performance on those occasions that it is necessary to heat your home. Even if your system is not used all that much, you should not be paying more than you should have to in order to heat your home. Here are a few tips to help you enjoy more efficient heating in Hanford, CA this winter. Contact Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning with any further questions that you may have. 

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Breathe Easier by Improving Your Indoor Air Quality this Fall

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Breathe Easier by Improving Your Indoor Air Quality this FallAllergies: sneezing, coughing, itching eyes and even asthma are the symptoms for one of the most commonly suffered conditions in the world. Just when you think that cooler weather means you’re in the clear for outdoor allergens, everyone’s least favorite fall plant, ragweed, rears its ugly head. That’s right, those lovely golden sprigs of flowers you see blooming on the side of Fresno’s freeways right now are probably causing your hay fever.

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Consider These Tips for Hiding Your Outdoor HVAC Unit

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Consider These Tips for Hiding Your Outdoor HVAC UnitEveryone loves having air conditioning, especially in sunny Fresno, California, where temperatures often reach 100 degrees. However, not everyone loves the look of the outdoor HVAC unit. Thankfully, there are measures that homeowners can take to hide their units and keep their lawns looking pristine.

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Maintaining Sufficient Humidity throughout the Fall and Winter

Monday, October 19th, 2015

We may not all be switching over to our heating systems just yet, but there is no denying that the hottest weather of the year is now behind us. As the winter season approaches and fall is getting underway, you may find that the air in your home is a bit drier than you’d like. As you begin running your home heating system to keep yourself and your family warm and cozy throughout the day, you may find the issue is only aggravated. If you are concerned about low humidity levels in your home, then you should seriously consider the use of a whole-house humidifier in Hanford, CA. Contact a member of the Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning team with any questions that you may have surrounding the humidification of your home.

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Did You Know Turning Down Your Water Heater Temperature Saves Money?

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

fresno, california, water heater, water heater temperature, turning down water heater temperature, lower energy bill, thermostat,When you want to save money on your heating bill, you probably turn back the temperature inside your home at the thermostat. It’s simple and it makes sense. The same logic can be used to save money with your water heater by turning back your water heater temperature.

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How to Decide If You Should Repair or Replace Your HVAC System

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

How to Decide If You Should Repair or Replace Your HVAC SystemThe condition of your HVAC system components directly affects your home comfort, energy bills, and even your health and well-being. When serious system problems crop up, you can find yourself facing a difficult repair-or-replace dilemma. Considering the following factors can help make your decision easier.

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Solar Energy Equipment: Buying vs. Leasing

Monday, October 12th, 2015

As more and more homeowners are looking for both more efficient and more environmentally friendly ways in which to power their homes, more and more of them are turning to solar energy. Doing so raises some questions, though. Most of these are about precisely how it is that solar energy is converted into usable electricity for use throughout the home. Another important question that homeowners frequently have, though, is whether it makes more sense to buy their solar equipment, or if they should lease the equipment and pay regular fees for its use. We’ve put together a bit of information to help you decide which option is best for your solar energy system in Fresno, CA. Contact Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning with any questions that you may have.

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