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4 Upgrades to Your Home Comfort System

November 5th, 2017

family-tablet-homeCentral heating and cooling is one of the greatest home innovations to come of the last couple of centuries. However, a malfunctioning heating and cooling system is one of the biggest frustrations you can come across. It’s a costly system, we’ll admit, so you expect your heating and cooling to work smoothly most of the time. And if it’s not, it can be a major pain point for you and your family.

Feel like you’re not getting the power you need from your HVAC system (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning)? Paying too much to run them? Worried about the quality of air flowing out of the vents? We know of some home comfort upgrades that may help with this.

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The Best Time of Year to Replace an AC

October 23rd, 2017

coin-piggy-bank-handAt the end of the year, finding out your air conditioner needs replacement is a bummer, but it doesn’t seem like an urgent situation. Ever so slowly, we’re switching over to using heaters, and as this happens, you may put AC replacement on the backburner. It can wait until next year, right?

But why wait to replace your air conditioner when now is the best time to do it? There are lots of reasons to replace your air conditioner in the fall when it’s not really in use and find the right unit for your home and your budget. Learn more in today’s guide!

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Our Guide to Preventing Air Conditioning Repair

October 9th, 2017

air-filter-vent-changeTemperatures are finally dropping, but slowly, and we’re still dealing with above-average heat for an October in the Central Valley. If you live in Turlock, you can plan to keep running your air conditioner for a little while longer. And at the end of the season, one thing you definitely don’t want to deal with is a broken-down system.

Prevent major air conditioning repair needs by relying on our friendly team. We’re here to offer you a guide to prevent AC repair at any time of year, but this may come in handy as the heat comes to a close and you don’t have emergency repairs factored into the budget.

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4 Ways to Tell You May Need AC Replacement

September 25th, 2017

new-air-conditioner-yardWhen something breaks in your home, you always hope there’s an easy fix. Trouble with your computer? Maybe you just need to restart it! Leaky sink? Maybe you just need to tighten a faucet connection. But when a large appliance in your home breaks—especially something as important as the air conditioner—it’s not always easy to tell what it needs.

For the most part, you should rely on trained technicians to tell you what kind of repair your air conditioner needs (and you should call one sooner rather than later). But we want you to know that, unfortunately, not every air conditioner can or should be fixed. Here are some ways to know you might actually need a new AC.

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Don’t Wait to Schedule Air Conditioning Service

September 11th, 2017

ac-repair-maintenanceWhen an air conditioning system just isn’t running the way you want it to, you still may decide to wait before scheduling professional service. After all, it’s nice to keep more money in your pocket, and it might not seem like such an urgent issue at this time.

We understand the desire to put off certain purchases. Sometimes, it’s just the most economical option. But when it comes to your air conditioning equipment, this simply isn’t the case—especially for air conditioners in Turlock. Don’t wait any longer to schedule that AC service!

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What Should You Do When Refrigerant Leaks?

August 28th, 2017

air-conditioning-maintenance-repairWhen we show up to fix an air conditioner that just is not cooling a home enough, we often get the same question: “Does it just need more Freon?”

We actually call this refrigerant in the industry, and it’s happened to all of our technicians more than once. In some cases, the homeowner is right! However, there’s usually more to it than this. A broken air conditioner might require more refrigerant, or it could be in need of any number of repairs!

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Why It’s So Important to Find Qualified HVAC Contractors

August 14th, 2017

AC-Contractor-SmilingWhen your air conditioner breaks down, you need someone to help bring it back up to speed—fast. Your air conditioner is vital in a climate like ours; Turlock air conditioners work double the amount they do in many other parts of the country. You cannot go without air conditioning for long, but that doesn’t mean you can skimp on a service that’s not qualified to do the work.

Finding someone with the right experience for the job means more than just calling around for favors and advice from friends and family. It means researching qualified HVAC contractors—people with decades of experience, training, and more!

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Everyday Habits that May Lead to Air Conditioning Repair

July 31st, 2017

low-thermostat-settingIn this part of California, air conditioning repair becomes necessary far too often. We get busy during the hotter months—and while we’re happy for the opportunity to serve our community, we’d rather you had the tools you needed to cool off without having to worry about a major system breakdown.

When you live in a hot climate like ours, you do whatever you can to stay cool and comfortable. Sometimes, the steps we take to attempt to lower the temperature and stay cooler for longer actually wear down the AC equipment and make it more likely to break. Avoiding these everyday habits may reduce your chances and keep the AC running for longer.

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Can Your Home Thermostat Help You Save Big?

July 17th, 2017

thermostat-78-male-handWe tend to think of the thermostat as a tool, something that helps us get to where we need to be in terms of the temperature. If we want the house to be cooler, we press an arrow or turn a knob to lower the temperature. When we want to save money on cooling, we turn the thermostat up a few degrees or shut the system off entirely, weather permitting.

Maybe it’s time to start thinking of our thermostats in a different way. Your thermostat is a teacher as well as a tool, something that can help you learn about your energy usage and make smarter choices when it comes to home cooling. Save more with our tips!

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Why You Should Know More about Your Home’s Air Ducts

July 3rd, 2017

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For some people, the only thing they know about their air ducts is what they’ve seen in spy movies. (However, you should know that air ducts are usually not wide enough or sturdy enough to serve as an escape route, and this would be quite dangerous.) We think it’s important for you to learn about how air ducts really work and what can go wrong with them, so that you’re better prepared to make repairs when needed.

If you need air conditioning services in Turlock, CA or a nearby area, give us a call. In the meantime, read up on why your air ducts are something you should be more aware of, and how to know if something’s gone wrong.

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