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February 18, 2016
‘Technician-In-Training’ Turns This Doubter Into A Raving Fan

‘Technician-In-Training’ Turns This Doubter Into A Raving Fan

  When Service Champions technician-in-training Edwin and his experienced technician partner Greg showed up at a customer’s home for a tune-up, they were greeted with doubt. “Why are there two of you?” the homeowner asked, with apprehension creeping into her voice. “Ma’am, I’m in training,” Edwin told her. “I hope […]
February 18, 2016
“Oh, I Thought That Was Just A Way Of Marketing”

“Oh, I Thought That Was Just A Way Of Marketing”

  Many of our customers are already familiar with ‘Good Deeds For Free’ – after all, it’s in radio ads, on our trucks, and a part of our website. But even with all the positive stories, some customers think it’s just a marketing gimmick, and not really a fundamental part […]
February 18, 2016
Who’ll Stop The Rain? This Service Champions Technician!

Who’ll Stop The Rain? This Service Champions Technician!

  Service Champions technician Javier had just finished a tune-up and was getting ready to go. The customer was happy the tune-up was done… but she asked if Javier might be able to look at a spot on her living room ceiling. She pointed to a growing water spot and […]
February 15, 2016
Technician Kicks This Fire Hazard To The Curb, Despite Allergies

Technician Kicks This Fire Hazard To The Curb, Despite Allergies

  Service Champions technician Eric had just finished a tune-up on a customer’s furnace in Hacienda Heights and was on his way out the door when he noticed something that concerned him. It was the 2nd week of January, and the customer’s Christmas tree was still up, and looked as […]
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 26, 2016
5 Smart Ways To Keep Your Home Warm

5 Smart Ways To Keep Your Home Warm

How To Keep Your House Warm For Less Whether you’re looking to cut back on expenses or conserve energy resources, there are plenty of smart and economical ways to keep your home warm for less. From changing the way you use your central air system to DIY sealing, learn to […]
January 18, 2016
Is My Furnace The Right Size For My Home?

Is My Furnace The Right Size For My Home?

Is My Furnace The Right Size?   Is my furnace the right size? Finding the right furnace for your home is important to high quality heating and air conditioning. The correct furnace keeps your utility bills manageable while elevating home comfort. Most homeowners think the bigger the furnace, the better […]
January 15, 2016
Why is my Furnace / Heater Not Hot Enough?

Why is my Furnace / Heater Not Hot Enough?

Why is My Heater Not Hot Enough?   There can be several reasons why your heater is not hot enough. Many of those reasons involve low-level furnace maintenance or negligence that can be alleviated with one visit from your favorite HVAC contractors.   How Heating Works Contrary to popular belief, […]
January 8, 2016
Why is my Furnace and Air Conditioning Making Weird Noises?

Why is my Furnace and Air Conditioning Making Weird Noises?

Furnace Noises Central air systems house many complex mechanical components inside of the furnace and air conditioner. There are multiple motors, shafts, cages, wheels and coils that work together in order to produce the air conditioning that both heats and cools your home. When you notice your central air system […]
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 […]
December 28, 2015
Thinking of adding Insulation to your home?

Thinking of adding Insulation to your home?

Why Homeowners Use Insulation   Insulation is a part of a complete approach to heating and air conditioning service and more and more homeowners are opting for insulation in an eco-conscious effort. Insulation is completed in the attic. From a heating and air conditioning perspective, the attic is an interesting space […]
December 17, 2015
Why is Air Dry in the Winter?

Why is Air Dry in the Winter?

Of the few colder months of California, most of it is spent indoors protected by the convenience of fireplaces and heating. Even though the home is kept warm, the air is also noticeably dry. Because colder air contains less moisture than warmer air, the air provided outdoors will already be […]
December 14, 2015
How My Furnace Works

How My Furnace Works

What is a Furnace?   Keeping the home warm when the weather grows cold and windy is essential to protecting your health and comfort. The furnace of your central air system works to provide ample heating and deserves proper care and attention in order to continue to deliver high quality. […]
December 7, 2015
Why You Need to Check Your Furnace

Why You Need to Check Your Furnace

Heating Maintenance   The central air system is one of the most useful appliances in your home. It keeps you warm during the winter and cool during the summer. It can even clean the air inside of your home, raising indoor air quality. While the furnace and air conditioner work […]
October 28, 2015
Why Is My Furnace Making A Squealing, Clicking, Rattling Noise

Why Is My Furnace Making A Squealing, Clicking, Rattling Noise

What Are Those Noises From Your Furnace?   Throughout the lifespan of your central air system, your furnace can produce an array of mysterious noises that cause concern or bother. Specific noises detail underlying problems within the furnace. Identifying the cause can help you and your preferred HVAC technician to […]
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 […]
October 19, 2015
How to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

How to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide Detection Our homes should be a place of comfort and safety. From superior air conditioning and heating for high indoor air quality to the stain-proof paint that covers the walls, we make thoughtful choices to create a climate we enjoy. Carbon monoxide is most infamous as the dangerous […]
October 14, 2015
How To Use Your Thermostat to Save Money

How To Use Your Thermostat to Save Money

Thermostat Tips   Every winter and summer, it is a tug of war between the need for conditioned air versus the costs of conditioning air. Though cost-free air conditioning is not yet a possibility to most homes, programmable thermostats and the method by which you use your central air system […]
October 6, 2015
Why Does My Furnace Blow Cold Air?

Why Does My Furnace Blow Cold Air?

Furnace Blows Cold Air Thousands of home central air systems have worked all summer at full throttle to condition cool, refreshing air for California homes. Now, with summer drawing to a close, it’s time to raise the temperature on the thermostat to make our homes warm. To be best prepared […]
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 17, 2015
How Your Air Conditioner Works

How Your Air Conditioner Works

How Does Your Air Conditioner Work? Heating and air conditioning are important contributors to a comfortable and enjoyable home atmosphere. Understanding just how your air conditioner works equips you as a homeowner for proper HVAC care. Parts of Your Home AC System Most homeowners believe that the air conditioner is the […]