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February 24, 2017
The Best of Home Heater Maintenance

The Best of Home Heater Maintenance

Home Heater Maintenance While you might think your heating technician nags too much about this HVAC service, it is because it pays off in so many ways. There are several benefits to home heater maintenance. Homeowners who choose maintenance know just what a difference it makes in home comfort. You […]
March 4, 2016
How to Protect Your Home Against Microbiological Growth

How to Protect Your Home Against Microbiological Growth

How Your AC System Works In order to defend your home from microbiological growth, you need to understand how your central air system works.  The air conditioner is made of two major components. The first component is the condenser unit, the large box that sits outside in the backyard. The […]
February 8, 2016
Do you have a blank thermostat?

Do you have a blank thermostat?

Reasons For A Blank Thermostat   When you have a blank thermostat, an overlooked explanation is that it has simply run out of power. Typically, battery-powered thermostats give some sort of indication about battery life, in the form of a message on the screen or as a colored light. If […]
January 6, 2016
Candles and Their Effect on Air Quality

Candles and Their Effect on Air Quality

Candles make their way into almost every American household, whether reserved for special holidays and celebrations or everyday décor. Unfortunately, with the use of candles, indoor air quality is sure to decline. Candles and other home cleaning supplies, from detergents to soaps to air fresheners, all release irritants into the […]
October 21, 2015
What Do Central Air Filters Do?

What Do Central Air Filters Do?

Your Home Air Filter The health of your home air and central air system depends on the filter you use. Not only do air filters work to remove particles from the air stream, but they also protect the equipment itself from irreparable damage. Airborne Particles Inside the House Invisible to […]
September 24, 2015
Why Does My AC Smell When I Turn It On?

Why Does My AC Smell When I Turn It On?

Changes In Your Air Conditioner There are many possibilities that could lead to your air conditioning smelling when in use. However, a common issue as to why your AC may be smelling when it’s on may just be problems with your ducts. Often times, your ducts can have build up […]
September 4, 2015
What Every Homeowner Should Know About Their Home Air Conditioner

What Every Homeowner Should Know About Their Home Air Conditioner

Exceptional air conditioning is integral to our home comfort. Our technicians share the top five things every homeowner should know about their home air conditioner.   The Air Conditioner Has Two Components The condenser unit is the box outside the house responsible for compressing refrigerant to start the cooling process. […]
August 25, 2015
Tips For Better Sleep At Night

Tips For Better Sleep At Night

Quality sleep is essential for a productive workday, a healthy body, stable mind and your overall safety. Unfortunately quality sleep is something many people struggle to achieve. Clear Your Bedroom Keeping your bedroom clean and organized de-clutters your mind. With less to think about before climbing into bed, the more […]
August 25, 2015

Can My Air Conditioning Make Me Sick?

When homeowners complain that their air conditioning is making them sick, there are several questions to ask and parts to analyze in finding the answer to restore home comfort and health. However, more often than not, the actual air conditioning itself does not cause illnesses. It most likely is not […]
August 25, 2015

10 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

With hundreds and thousands of individual carbon footprints covering the world, these greenhouse gas emissions, mostly carbon dioxide, reduce the amount of oxygen available for us to breathe and wrap the Earth in damaging heat. There are several steps you can take just inside your home to cut down on […]
August 25, 2015

How To Safely Remove A Broken Light Bulb

Broken light bulbs should be approached with caution when replacing them. Particularly with energy-efficient light bulbs, which contain special elements such as mercury, proper clean up is essential to preserving the safety of your home and health. Evacuate the Area and Prepare for Clean Up When light bulbs break, empty […]
August 25, 2015

The Household Cleaning Plan For Purer Air

Central Air Filters Indoor air quality depends on the cleanliness of the home and the way in which the home central air system is used. One of the greatest sources of allergens and pathogens is contained in the carpet and collected on wooden floors. Matted with dirt dragged in from […]
August 25, 2015

Breathe Healthy Air

The air inside of homes is the air we breathe most and clean air is part of a happy home. While airborne particles and pathogens can irritate personal health and comfort, proper care and maintenance in the home and in the central air system contributes to air you can trust. […]
August 25, 2015

How To Change Your Home Central Air Filter

How to Change Your Air Filter The air filter in your central air system is a vital part of air conditioning and the first step to cleaning the air inside of your home. Many people do not realize that indoor air receives little opportunity for ventilation allowing airborne pathogens and […]
August 25, 2015

How To Protect Your Home Against Power Surges

What is a Power Surge? Power surges are when there is a sudden over-exertion of electricity. This can be anywhere from 110 percent or more above what is normal for your home. The electricity that powers our homes is something we depend on every single day. Even just a few […]
August 25, 2015

Five Ways To Maximize Car Fuel Efficiency

Five Ways to Maximize Car Fuel Efficiency With gas prices skyrocketing and summer fast approaching, everyone is looking for smart methods to save money. Since most of our time in Southern California is spent in our cars, adjusting the ways we drive and use our cars is a practical way […]
June 1, 2015

Why the Air Conditioner May Give You a Sore Throat

Why the Air Conditioner May Give You a Sore Throat AC And Sore Throat Heating and air conditioning has become so ubiquitous that we oftentimes do not give a second thought to their importance and effect on comfort and lifestyle—until we experience discomfort of any kind. Dry air, dirty air, […]
June 1, 2015

MERV Ratings on Your Air Conditioning And Heating Systems

MERV Ratings on Your Air Conditioning And Heating Systems What Are MERV Ratings? Most Filters come with a MERV rating. This number is important in determining the efficiency of the filter. MERV stands for minimum efficiency reporting value and measures how well the air filter removes particles from the air […]