It’s Time to Have Your Home’s HVAC System Inspected

Regular inspection of your HVAC system is highly recommended to prevent system failures, to ensure optimal operation and for reducing utility and repair bills. While you may undertake simple inspections yourself, professional inspection is preferred. Professionals are more thorough and experienced and can make recommendations by detecting hard-to-notice or imminent problems. If your HVAC system hasn’t been inspected by a professional for more than an year, have one completed ASAP. Regular professional inspection and maintenance offers several benefits, including: Improved indoor air quality: Buildup of dust…

5 Ways to Keep Dust at Bay in Your Vista Home

Finding dust in your home is both annoying and frustrating, and it often seems like no matter how often you clean, it keeps coming back. Dust is made up of dead skin cells, animal dander, dust mites and many other elements that are dangerous to your health, especially if you have asthma and allergies. You can keep dust at bay with these simple tips: Humidity & filters: Change the air filters in your HVAC system once a month, as creased filters catch more dust. Some are even electro…

Key Signs Your A/C Ducts Need a Cleaning

Having dirty ducts can reduce air quality and airflow through your North San Diego home. But how can you accurately detect when your A/C ducts need a cleaning? Fortunately, there are some telltale signs that let you know when it’s time to take action. Signs of Dirty A/C Ducts Use your eyes and ears: When you turn on your air conditioning system, watch your vents closely. If your system coughs up dust, you can be sure even more debris is caught up in your HVAC system.…

Time to Celebrate with Your HVAC Contractor in Vista, Ca

Here at Sherlock Heating and Air, we have much to celebrate.  In the spirit of community and gratitude, our entire heating service and repair team is opening our doors to our clients.  This Wednesday, February 11, 2015, we are celebrating the opening of our new Vista, Ca location as well as our new membership in the Vista Chamber of Commerce and the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce. Thank you to all of our clients who choose us as your HVAC contractor…

Tips for Cleaning Home Heating Vents for Winter Use

Cleaning your heating vents is crucial for energy efficiency and the health of those living in your home. Over time, HVAC systems get clogged with dust, detritus and particles that can be a breeding ground for bacteria, hindering your system’s ability to provide adequate heat. The first step when cleaning home heating vents is to visually inspect your grates. Use dust wads and swipe until all accumulated dust is removed from each output grate. Next, head to your heating system and check the filter. Most systems have removable or disposable…