Programmable Thermostat Woes? Don’t Replace It Till You Try These Tips

Programmable thermostats are the best option for controlling the temperature in your home, and a quality one can help you keep your house comfortable while reducing your energy bills. However, programmable thermostats are also a little more likely to have problems since they have more parts and serve a more advanced function that the old analog ones. If you’re having problems with your programmable thermostat, try these troubleshooting tips before you rush to replace it. Check to make sure your…

How A Zoning System Can Give You More Comfort Control

Despite the fantastic weather that San Diego typically enjoys year-round, it’s still possible to experience uneven temperatures in your home. If comfort levels seem to be sporadic, a zoning system may be exactly what you need. Why Traditional Heating and Cooling Isn’t Enough Many of us don’t think about it when we switch on our heating or cooling system, but as the equipment runs, it is being forced to condition your entire home. It doesn’t matter if you’re alone in…

A/C Acting Up? Troubleshooting Tips to Try First

Homeowners will be flipping the “on” switch on their thermostats as the weather warms up. Usually things go as anticipated. But occasionally things just don’t go as expected. In many cases, a bit of A/C troubleshooting solves the problem but other times the problem warrants a visit from an HVAC service company. Read on for common problems and possible fixes. The unit won’t turn on. The first thing to check is the circuit breakers at both the breaker box and…

Looking for An HVAC Contractor? 5 Tips To Find The Best

When your HVAC equipment fails, it’s natural to want to get it repaired right away. But before rushing into anything, take a few deep breaths and go through these important tips about hiring an HVAC contractor. Check contractor has a valid license The State of California requires that home contractors have a valid license, so before selecting a contractor check that the company is licensed. If the contractor is not licensed do not consider them, it’s illegal to be unlicensed.…

Why An Energy Evaluation Is Vital For Your California Home

Another scorching summer is on the way here in Southern California, and you may be wondering what to do to prepare your home for the weather. Air conditioner maintenance, energy efficiency, and proper sealing of air leaks are all essential to keeping your bills low and your cooling system functioning properly. The simplest way to figure out where problem areas exist in your home is to schedule a home energy evaluation. During an energy evaluation, a professional inspector will visit…