Why You May Want to Get a Smart or WiFi Thermostat

Monday, July 6th, 2020

The thermostat in your home may seem to be no more than a simple “on-off” switch to a lot of people but the reality is that without your thermostat you’d be pretty uncomfortable. The right kind of thermostat doesn’t just switch your HVAC systems on and off either, it can also let you know what your energy usage looks like. That is why we recommend a Smart or Wi-fi thermostat for your home in Fresno–because it can offer these benefits while optimizing your comfort.

If you still have an older thermostat in your home, it may be a good idea to schedule a Smart thermostat installation in the near future. We can provide this service so that you will enjoy a more comfortable and efficient summer season.

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Warning Signs of a Failing Solar Water Heater

Monday, May 11th, 2020

woman-in-showerThe sun has been coming out and the temperatures are on the rise. This has gotten a lot of us up and out to try to enjoy the warmth while staying as safe as we can at the same time. The end result is often that we come back sweaty and maybe a little dirty, depending on what the activity was. When you get home, you probably are going to want to enjoy a nice, warm, cleansing shower.

This is going to be hard to achieve is your water heater isn’t working. A water heater that needs repairs, or has advanced far enough to require a full replacement won’t be able to provide the warm water you are searching for. This is problematic for your desire for a cold shower and makes washing your hands effectively a little difficult too.

The goal is to catch the signs that your solar water heater is struggling before it fails.

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“What Can I Use Solar Energy For?”

Monday, April 13th, 2020

sunlight-and-solar-panelsDid you know that, out of the 365 days of the year, at last 271 of those days are filled with sunshine in Fresno, CA? It’s true! This doesn’t always mean it’s warm but it does mean that, for more than half the year, our city is bathed in light from the sun.

Of course, when you live somewhere with that much sunshine, you should be able to take advantage of it a little to improve your life, and we don’t mean by suntanning more often. We are actually talking about putting that sunlight to work for you with solar panels in Fresno, CA.

If you are wondering how solar panels work and what they can be used to power in your home, we can give you the answers you are looking for.

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Make Sure Your AC System is Ready!

Monday, March 30th, 2020

outdoor-AC-unitsThe sun is taking up more of the day again as we delve deeper into spring. While mornings and nights are still pretty cold, there are some days that we have seen pretty warm temperatures, so much so that it may be prompting you to wonder if you may need your air conditioning system in the near future.

Before you kick on your cooling unit though, ask yourself whether you are sure that it is in the best condition to do its job efficiently or not. If you haven’t gotten your yearly scheduled AC maintenance in Fresno, CA, it is likely that, even if your system runs throughout the summer it will be at a higher cost to both you and your AC’s lifespan.

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Is It Time For a Heater Replacement?

Monday, March 16th, 2020

question-markThe heat has been less reliable than usual at your house and you are starting to get nervous. Yes, we may live in California but Fresno gets pretty cold even through spring. It isn’t all sunshine all the time and on days when it drops below ?? you need a heater that you can trust to do its job.

With this in mind, if your heater is having serious trouble, you may need to start considering whether you need to replace the system or not. If you are dealing with a troublesome Fresno, CA heating unit, thankfully you have a good resource here to help you determine what you next step may need to be. Let’s take a look at what the signs might be that you need to say goodbye to your old heater.

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What Heater Works Best For You?

Monday, January 6th, 2020

man-keeping-warmYou finally are going to be able to get the house that you always dreamed of built! Or, maybe you recently moved into an older home that never had a heater installed. Whether your home is in the process of being created or it has been around longer than Fresno has, you deserve to have a working heater in your home.

When it comes to heating in Fresno, CA though, there is a wealth of options. Your choice has several factors that can affect it but at the end of the day the most important decision is this: what heating system is going to meet your needs in the best way possible?

Well, because we are the professionals who made their name providing home comfort to residents all around Fresno, we are happy to say we can help you narrow down the playing field.

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4 Ways to Improve Heating Efficiency

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

savingsThe holiday season is just about at its peak and soon we will be in the lazy post-celebration days in which all of us collectively notice just how much we managed to spend. Ouch.

When the wallet is feeling a little tight after that last gift exchange, many of us may look for ways to cut back. One approach you might have considered is seeing how long you can go without using your heater. While this may seem like a viable option, it isn’t necessary. This is especially true because the pros on our team have put together a little list of ways that you can improve the efficiency of your heater. These tips will ultimately help ease the demand on your heater and help you keep that money in your wallet where it belongs.

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3 Sounds That Are a Furnace’s Cry For Help

Monday, December 9th, 2019

wondering-what-noises-are-coming-from-furnace“What is that noise?”

You’ve been asking yourself that question for days and you have yet to be able to find an answer. What you may not realize is that the strange sounds you’ve been hearing might be coming from you furnace.

While it might be common knowledge that no furnace runs completely quiet, there are most definitely sounds that it shouldn’t be making. The key here is that you need to know what noises to listen for. If you aren’t sure what noises that you might hear that could indicate that you should schedule a furnace repair in Fresno, CA in the near future, we can help.

Below we have listed a few sounds that you could hear in your home that could actually indicate your furnace is trying to send you a cry for help.

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3 Cost Benefits of Solar Energy

Monday, October 14th, 2019

solar-panelsSolar power has been a prominent subject of discussion in California as of late, especially as the state moves forward in its plan to require all new homes to be built with solar panels starting in 2020. If there was ever a place to do this though, California is the state for it. As we all know, Fresno alone gets over 200 days of sun per year, making it a perfect place to enjoy the benefits of solar panels.

The question people pose when discussing solar energy is, of course, the cost. We still relate the idea of solar panel installation and operation with high expenditures. The reality is that this is no longer the case. While solar might have a slightly higher price tag initially, it actually saves homeowners more money in the long run.

We want to give you some information on the benefits of using solar panels for your home’s energy needs. If you want to take advantage of these benefits, we would love to help you set up an appointment for solar installation.

If you are wondering if solar panels are worth the cost, we want to assure you they are. In fact, they will help you save more money than you spend on them over time. Here are three big cost benefits that come with using solar panels in Fresno, CA:

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Here’s a Tip: Replace Your Air Filter!

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Hopefully, by now, you’ve learned to trust the things we say in our blog. Our tips and tricks are meant to save you money, boost energy efficiency, and teach you the ins and outs of the HVAC industry. And now that summer is approaching, today is a great day to read all about the ways to get the most out of your air conditioning system. Trust us, when temperatures soar, you’ll be glad you stumbled across this blog.

This week, we are going to let you in on a little secret…

Okay, it’s not actually a secret. But, what we are going to do is stress the importance of regularly changing out your air filter during the summer. It’s a simple way to ensure that you get the most out of your system. In fact, there are plenty of ways that a clean air filter will benefit you. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of a clean air filter. 

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