Why Putting Off Heater Repairs Is a Bad Idea

Monday, November 25th, 2019

chilly-man-no-heatIt seems like California has finally remembered that it is fall instead of summer. The sun is hiding in the clouds more often and temperatures have dropped a lot. We are breaking out the blankets and big coats, and turning on the heater. The cozier days of the year are here but they are likely to be a lot less comfortable if you heater starts to malfunction.

If you turned on your heater for the first time recently and noticed it doesn’t seem to be acting quite right, you may have brushed it off. As long as it is still warming the home for now, that strange noise or the reduced airflow isn’t that big of an issue for now, right? The truth is, these new developments within your heating system are actually a bigger deal than you may realize and they are a call for heater repair Madera, CA.

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It’s Not Too Late to Schedule a Maintenance Check

Monday, November 11th, 2019

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You had some expenses this year that weren’t in your regular budget. Maybe you moved to a new home, or you had a job change, or you had some extra medical expenses. Whatever the case was, it took you longer than normal to get your budget balanced again and by then it was too late to schedule your usual appointment with your friendly local HVAC technician to check your system.

Or is it?

The truth is that the only time it is too late to get maintenance for your Madera, CA HVAC system is when it needs to be replaced. Until the, maintenance is always a good idea. This is especially true because it can actually stave off an early replacement!

Still not sure if a maintenance check is worth it? Read on to find out why it is a good idea for your system and your wallet.

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Why Do I Need an Air Purifier?

Monday, October 28th, 2019

viral-bacteria-airborneAccording to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, it is flu season once again! Well, in actuality, the flu virus can strike at any time throughout the year but instances of people contracting the flu increases around fall and winter, starting in October.

We all know what to do: get our flu shots, wash our hands, stay well-rested and hydrated. But what if your home HVAC system could help keep you safe from this nasty illness?

The good news is, your air system actually can help protect you from unwanted germs and bacteria. It does this with the help of an air purifier which is made to specifically take down these types of contaminants before they enter your home

If you want to learn more about how an air purifier in Madera, CA can help protect your health, read on!

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What Are My Cooling Options?

Monday, September 16th, 2019

We totally get it — finding a brand new air conditioner for your home can be pretty difficult! And, with so many great options on the market today, how do you even begin to choose? Obviously, you can’t just go around installing every single air conditioner that you like!

So, what do you do?

Well, for one, there are plenty of great air conditioning experts willing to help you find the right AC for your home, so give them a ring! And secondly, keep reading below. We have listed some of your air conditioning options in order to give you a bit of a head start.

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Don’t Dilly Dally! Schedule Those AC Repairs Stat!

Monday, August 5th, 2019

cautionThere is no greater relationship than the one you have with your air conditioner… well at least during the summer! Your AC is responsible for keeping you and your family cool and comfortable, no matter the temperature outside. Unfortunately, though, your AC is going to require repairs every once and a while, and when it does, you may be tempted to wait until the end of summer to schedule your repairs. But trust us, this is the LAST thing you want to do.

You see, an air conditioner in disrepair is going to spell all sorts of trouble for your comfort and your wallet! If you wish to learn more, keep reading below!

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Choosing the Right Heater for Your Home

Monday, February 4th, 2019

feet-on-radiatorInvesting in a new heating system is a huge financial decision, so it is important that you do so carefully. There are many factors to take into consideration before you make any final decisions. This is why we always recommend consulting with a professional HVAC contractor in Madera who can walk you through every step of the process.

Selecting the right heater for your home doesn’t have to be so scary, especially if you are aware of your home’s specific needs. So, we have provided a quick guide to selecting a new heater below. Keep reading to learn more, and don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions you may have. 

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Ductless Heating

Monday, December 24th, 2018

It is important to consider all of your options before deciding which new heating system is right for your home. Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning offers heater service in Madera. We understand that selecting a new heater can be a daunting task… there are so many great options to choose from!

For many homeowners, ductless systems, also known as ductless mini-split systems, are becoming a preferred option. These systems are great for keeping your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Many Californians opt for this system for its convenience and year-round comfort. If you are considering a ductless heating system for your home, keep reading to learn more about how it works and about its many advantages! 

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How Do Solar Panels Work?

Monday, December 10th, 2018

solar-and-sunnyYou see them everywhere. Many people are moving towards eco-friendly energy options. Homeowners are now opting for solar panel installation for their home’s electrical needs. Adding solar panels to homes has become a popular way to take advantage of an endless energy source, and it can cut electric bills by up to 70%! There are so many benefits to installing solar paneling for your home, especially here in sunny California. Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning offers a wide range of solar panel services in Madera!

If you have found yourself reading this blog, it is most likely because you are curious about the science behind solar panels, so let’s start with the basics. Solar energy is derived from the sun’s radiation. The sun is a powerful energy source, and its energy can be harnessed by solar panels. We typically place solar panels on the roof because it is where they often obtain maximum sunlight exposure, though freestanding installations are also common. Solar energy is a renewable energy source. This means that it is endless, and we can’t run out of it. Solar energy will be accessible as long as the sun continues to shine!

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This Uneven Cooling Is Driving Me Mad!

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

yellingThe purpose of a whole-house air conditioning system is to cool your house, obviously. Using a central system to cool your entire home should result in even, comfortable temperatures throughout your entire living space. If you use a whole-house cooling system and you are struggling with uneven temperatures and hot spots in your house, then you have every reason in the world to be dissatisfied.

There are actually quite a few reasons why you may encounter this particular problem in your home. Whatever the precise nature of the issue may be, you obviously want to be certain that you are working with trained professionals that will resolve it completely. That means not only hiring a company that will fix the problem, but that will also diagnose the issue promptly and accurately the first time. So here are a few reasons why you may experience uneven cooling from your air conditioner in Madera, CA.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Running Irregularly?

Monday, May 14th, 2018

AC-technicianOnce the heat of summer really gets back into full swing, is your air conditioning system going to be there for you in order to keep your home cool and comfortable? Obviously, investing in good equipment and keeping that equipment well-maintained by scheduling annual tune-ups is going to give your system a good fighting chance. The truth is, however, that even the best and most well-maintained systems will stumble from time to time.

Now, an air conditioner that won’t start up at all or that is pumping hot air into your home is an air conditioner that is obviously in need of professional air conditioning repair services. There are plenty of instances in which you may need AC repairs in Madera that aren’t quite as obvious, though. An AC that is running irregularly is certainly one of them. Just don’t fool yourself into thinking that such problems are “minor” enough to wait on.

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