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Solar Energy Systems – How Often Does My Solar Energy System Need Repair or Maintenance?

April 23rd, 2018

Solar-PanelOkay, so you’ve heard all the hype about solar energy systems, and how much they can save you in energy costs on an annual basis, and you’ve finally decided to get one installed. Congratulations! But now you’ve got a couple of questions about how to keep your solar energy system in good shape.

After all, your heater, air conditioner, and other assorted appliances need some level of repairs or maintenance every once in a while. Why shouldn’t your solar panel be the same way? Well, if you’re concerned about how to keep your solar energy system healthy, read on for some pertinent information.

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A Reminder About Bi-Annual Heat Pump Maintenance

April 10th, 2018

heat-pumpAs we get close and closer to summer, it is important to remember that you need to schedule preventive maintenance for your air conditioning system before the hot weather hits. If you’re using a heat pump, you need to schedule maintenance for it even if you had it tuned-up less than a year ago. This is because of the way heat pumps operate, which puts them under more strain than the average heater or air conditioner. Read on to find out more about why it’s so important to have spring maintenance done on your heat pump.

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Systems That can Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

April 9th, 2018

woman-blowing-noseIndoor air quality tends to suffer quite a bit during the summer, as windy weather brings a lot of contaminants into the home and people dry out their air by running air conditioners all day. It’s important to stay cool during the hot months, of course, but it’s also important to make sure that your indoor air quality is as high as possible. High indoor air quality will help you stay healthy, feel better, and generally have a better quality of life year-round. Let’s have a look at some systems that can improve your indoor air quality this summer.

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AC Issues to Be Careful Of This Spring

March 26th, 2018

air-conditioner-maintenanceThe weather is finally starting to warm up, which means that you’re probably using your air conditioner more often to keep your home comfortable. You should know that the more you use your air conditioner, the more likely it’s going to be to develop issues. Preventive maintenance will lower the odds of that happening, but it won’t stop it completely. You should familiarize yourself with the signs that your air conditioner is malfunctioning in some way, so that you can call for repairs as soon as possible to limit the damage.

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Change Your Air Conditioner Filter if You Want it to Run Well!

March 13th, 2018

Clean-Air-FilterWe’re getting pretty close to cooling season now, which means it’s time to get your air conditioner ready for daily use. Preventive maintenance is a good idea, as it will resolve any preexisting issues and ensure that your system is as healthy as possible. One thing that you can personally do to make sure that your air conditioner is ready for summer, though, is to change the air filter. Why is the air filter so important? Read on to find out.

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Why is My Air Conditioner Not Cooling?

March 12th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-RepairWe’re not quite to the point where everyone is relying on their air conditioner to stay cool on a daily basis. Before too long, though, you’re going to be using yours quite a lot. If you start up your air conditioner and it isn’t cooling as well as it should be, it is often a sign that there’s something wrong with the system. You’re likely going to need to have a professional repair the system for you to restore it to proper operation. While you’re waiting for your technician to arrive, though, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with some of the reasons why your air conditioner might not be cooling very well.

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Some Hot Tips on Getting Your Home Ready for Cooling Season!

February 26th, 2018

air-conditioner-maintenanceCooling season is just around the corner, despite the odd cold snap here and there. That means that soon you’re going to be cranking your air conditioner for most of the daylight hours in order to stay comfortable.

Before we get too far into the summer, though, it’s a good idea to make sure that your home is ready for the season. There are a lot of different ways that you can make sure that your home is ready for the hot season, which we’ll go over below.

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Why You Should Absolutely Schedule AC Maintenance This Spring

February 13th, 2018

air-conditioner-maintenanceIt may be hard to believe, but spring is almost upon us. Before too long, you’re going to be relying on your air conditioner on a regular basis to keep yourself comfortable during the day. Before that happens, though, it’s a good idea to make sure that you have a professional examine your system for you. If you haven’t yet scheduled preventive maintenance for your air conditioner this year, read below to find out why you should.

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You Might Want to Replace Your AC Before Cooling Season Starts

February 12th, 2018

Air-ConditioningFebruary is supposed to be the wettest month of the year for Southern California, but it looks like we’re in for another hot, dry year. Before the weather really starts to heat up, it’s important to make sure that your home is properly prepared for cooling season.

For most people, that means scheduling preventive maintenance. For some, though, it’ll mean installing an entirely new system. If you’re not sure whether or not your air conditioner is able to last another California summer, read on for some signs that you should replace it.

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Why Your Heat Pump Isn’t Heating

January 29th, 2018

heat-pumpHeat pump issues are pretty common during the summer and winter seasons, when demand on climate control systems tend to be greatest. One of the most common manifestations of heat pump issues is that of the system failing to heat properly. If your heat pump isn’t providing enough heat for your needs, whether that means it’s not blowing enough air or the air is the wrong temperature, you should have a look at some of these possible reasons why.

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