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 to Flush Sediment from Your Water Heater Annually


Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Don’t Forget to Flush Sediment from Your Water Heater Annually
Just like your car, the quality of care you give your water heater is a reliable indicator of how efficiently it will operate. After all, if you don’t clean the storage tank as suggested by the manufacturer, your system won’t last as long as it could. Moreover, you’re likely to experience more water heating breakdowns and a spike in your energy bills.

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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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Proper Cleaning Tips for Your A/C’s Evaporator Coils

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Proper Cleaning Tips for Your A/C's Evaporator CoilsCleaning the A/C evaporator coil is an important step in preventative maintenance. A clean coil improves energy efficiency and helps ensure your Fresno home is comfortable until summer’s end. Put a star next to A/C maintenance on your springtime to-do list, and get started.

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Surge Protectors Can Help Your HVAC System: Learn How

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Surge Protectors Can Help Your HVAC System: Learn HowBlack-outs and Brown-outs are an annoying reminder of our country’s vulnerable power grids, though you may also have vulnerabilities within your home’s electrical power system. You likely already use surge protectors to protect your computers, flat-screen televisions, stereo, and other home entertainment equipment. But have you protected your expensive HVAC equipment with surge protectors?

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An HVAC Diagnostic Can Find Problems Before They Begin

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

An HVAC Diagnostic Can Find Problems Before They BeginWhen your heating or cooling system experiences a hiccup, your family’s comfort is on hold until you resolve the problem. But if you schedule routine maintenance on your HVAC system, you’re more likely to identify potential problems before something malfunctions. Similar to maintaining your car, scheduling a professional HVAC diagnostic serves as a periodic tuneup so you can stay cool in summer and warm in winter without any uncomfortable interruptions.

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Clogged Condensate Drain: How It Happens, and How to Prevent It

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Clogged Condensate Drain: How It Happens, and How to Prevent ItYour air conditioner works hard to keep you cool during the long San Joaquin Valley cooling season, and keeping your system operating problem-free all summer long can be a challenge. Clogged condensate drains are one of the most common air conditioning problems, causing your condensate pan to overflow, and eventually shutting down your system. Your annual preventive maintenance call should include flushing the condensate drain to prevent this problem, but knowing how clogs occur and what you can do to remove them is a simple but valuable skill that can save you money on a service visit down the road.

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Air-Source Heat Pump Performance Depends On The Proper Balance Point

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Air-Source Heat Pump Performance Depends On The Proper Balance PointFresno area homeowners enjoy relatively moderate winter temperatures, which, for many, makes high heating bills quite confounding. If you’re baffled by high heating bills, remember that air-source heat pump performance depends on an optimal balance point. Lower the heat pump’s balance point, and you’ll lower your heating bills.

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Safety Is A Must When Running A Gas Furnace

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

safety is a must with gas furnaces fresno californiaHeating with gas is one of the most efficient ways to warm your home, but when you’re running a gas furnace, safety has to come first. These recommendations can increase your safety, and your energy efficiency as well.

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Furnace Maintenance Tasks That Keep Your System Humming All Season Long

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Furnace Maintenance Tasks That Keep Your System Humming All Season LongTaking the time to perform routine furnace maintenance tasks will not only extend the life of your system, but will also ensure that your furnace runs efficiently and safely throughout the heating season. One of the most important furnace maintenance tasks is to have your system tuned up annually. Preventive maintenance performed by an HVAC professional will include the following important points:

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