How to Install Heating Duct Insulation in Your Vista Home

Uninsulated HVAC heating ducts in attics, subfloors and basements regularly lose heat through the walls, consequently reducing the efficiency of your heating system. The best way to reverse this effect is to insulate all your ducts with non-conductive material. Insulating your heating ducts restricts heat loss, increases your system’s energy efficiency and reduces overall operational costs. While some homeowners consult contractors for this task, you can handle it yourself. All you have to do to is: Begin by carefully inspecting your entire…

How Does House Mold Affect People?

Living in a house with mold can be quite dangerous. If you suffer from mold allergies, it might be difficult for you to live comfortably, since you’ll likely feel ill or develop an allergic reaction as a result. When you decide on buying a house, it’s advisable that you ensure no patches exist. Proper home inspection is a good way to identify areas where mold is likely to develop. Mold likes to thrive in damp spaces, such as your bathroom and shower. Effects of Mold on People Mold is toxic…

Furnace Tune Up Special Just in Time for the Cold Weather in San Diego

During heating season, when you use your furnace the most, you need to make sure that you remember the importance of routine system maintenance and furnace repair for your safety and comfort. That’s why, this time of year, we have a furnace special that makes getting your furnace inspected, cleaned and ready for the season easy.  Our Sherlock Air Furnace Tune Up is available during this promotional period (now through February 28, 2015) for only $59.  This furnace special includes…

Telltale Signs Your Home Thermostat is Running into Problems

Home thermostats give you ultimate control over your home’s heating and cooling system. It compares your temperature settings to your room’s temperature, and turns on your A/C or heater to keep your home comfortable. By letting a faulty thermostat run for a prolonged period, you risk cutting the longevity of your HVAC system. Signs of a Bad Home Thermostat The air conditioner does not turn off: When a faulty thermostat does not detect a room’s temperature properly, it may not turn off the air conditioner.…

5 Common HVAC Problems & How to Fix Them

When temperatures soar in San Diego and your air conditioning system chooses to stop working with little to no warning, you need a quick solution. Although most air conditioning problems require the knowledge of an HVAC professional, homeowners can also troubleshoot some issues. To help you stay comfortable in your San Diego home, consider these five common HVAC problems and how to fix them. Clogged Drain If there’s too much humidity in your home, the condensate from the evaporator coil…