Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Preventative Maintenance’ Category

Home Maintenance Tips to Keep Your House and HVAC System in Top Shape

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Home Maintenance Tips to Keep Your House and HVAC System in Top Shape
The changing of the seasons is an ideal time to take care of home maintenance tasks that improve comfort and energy efficiency. To reduce stress on your HVAC system and keep your home in the best shape, make sure these tasks are on your list.

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Don’t Forget A/C Preventative Maintenance to Avoid Costly Repairs

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Don't Forget A/C Preventative Maintenance to Avoid Costly RepairsRoutine preventative maintenance is essential for most machinery, and air conditioners are no exception. Many homeowners skip preventative maintenance, then wonder why their system breaks down. Here are some of the reasons to consider routine preventive maintenance for your air conditioner.

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Prepare for Fall With Boiler Maintenance in Your Home

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Autumn 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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Vacation in Your Plans? Prep Your Home Before You Go

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Vacation in Your Plans? Prep Your Home Before You GoAs you prepare for your summer vacation, in addition to planning your trip, packing your luggage and making care arrangements for your pets, don’t forget that you need to prep your home as well. It’s important to make sure that your home will be energy efficient and safe while you’re away. Here are some simple things you can do to prep your home for your vacation:

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Dryer Vent Cleaning: What’s It All About?

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Dryer Vent Cleaning: What's It All About?In these modern times, most of us use clothes dryers rather than drying clothes outside. Problems with the dryer can be easy to overlook, particularly if the culprit is out of sight. Dryer vent cleaning, however, should not be neglected So why is it important?

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Fall Maintenance: It’s Time

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

After a long, hot summer, it’s time to put fall maintenance on your calendar to save energy and increase your indoor comfort. The improvements you make will last well beyond the heating season, and not only will they lower your energy bills, they may also improve your indoor air quality. 

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A Fall HVAC Checkup Should Address These Issues

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

10.02.13To get the most from your energy dollars as the heating season begins, schedule a fall HVAC checkup for your heat pump or furnace. These systems need routine maintenance to provide the most energy-efficient heating for your Fresno area home, and if you use a gas or propane heating system, you’ll ensure your safety by having an HVAC professional go through it.

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That Odd Smell? It Could Be A Natural Gas Leak

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

That Odd Smell? It Could Be A Natural Gas LeakHomeowners have been using natural gas to fuel home heating and cooking equipment for decades. And it’s generally safe to use. However, it’s possible for a natural gas leak to occur, despite our best efforts to safely seal the gas within pipes. When that happens, the chances of an explosion or harmful exposure to the substance increase greatly.

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Your Plumbing System: Check It Regularly — You’ll Be Spared Trouble Down The Line

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

You won’t regret the time and money you invest in your San Joaquin Valley home’s heating and cooling system. It’s an investment that pays off in the immediate future and far down the line. The same can be said of your home’s plumbing system. Just like your heating and cooling equipment, your plumbing system requires regular maintenance. Give it the attention it needs, and it will continue to serve you in the long-term.

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Cooler Weather Ahead — Schedule A Furnace Tuneup

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

schedule a furnace tuneup fresno californiaWhether you’re ready to admit it or not, cool weather is just around the corner. The end of summer means its time to schedule a fall furnace tuneup. Why is a tune-up necessary? Preventative maintenance for your HVAC system ensures equipment is functioning properly, and can detect problems before they become disasters.

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