Do Your Research Before You Buy a New Furnace

A new furnace is a major investment and you need to make sure you select the right furnace for your home. Factors to consider include size, operational cost, and features, and you need a certified and competent contractor. Furnace Size It’s important to select the right size furnace; if it’s too small your home will be cold and if too large it will cycle frequently causing constant temperature swings. Get your contractor to do an energy evaluation of your home…

What Are the Advantages of an Electric Water Heater?

An electric water heater is quite different from its fuel-fired counterparts. Gas water heaters have one gas burner to heat water. An electric water heater uses two heating elements, one in the top and one in the bottom of the unit. This gives an electric unit distinct advantages over a gas water heater. Advantages of an Electric Water Heater An electric water heater is more efficient than a fuel-fired unit, which means it can be cheaper to use. But there…

HVAC Contractor Makes Movember Magic in Vista, Ca

Sherlock Air is joining others around the country in celebrating Movember, a month dedicated to changing the face of men’s health.  All month long, we are working to raise awareness about men’s health issues and promote healthy living.  And we’re making it fun for you to join us along the way. The Movember Campaign raises awareness and funds for men’s health by getting guys all across the country to grow moustaches.  By growing moustaches together, taking photos, and sharing, we…

What Type of Furnace Filter Should You Use in Your San Diego Home?

If you change your furnace filter regularly, but still are not satisfied with your indoor air quality, maybe you are not using an efficient filter. All furnace filters are not made in the same way. A low quality filter can allow air pollutants to pass through and circulate through your home. The Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value or MERV is the industry standard for rating a filter’s ability to trap various air particles. The MERV scale runs from 1-20. The higher number ratings are the…

You Should Expect Good Customer Service From Your HVAC Pro

When hiring a heating and cooling contractor, you want to know you’re receiving the best possible level of customer service and care. Good HVAC companies know there’s more to a successful client interaction than knowing how to install, repair, and maintain heating and cooling equipment. Here are a few qualities you should look for when hiring an HVAC professional: Communication skills – Good HVAC contractors address you by your proper name and title when they greet and interact with you. They do…