Efficient Spring Energy-Saving Tips for Your Vista Home

While spring cleaning this year, take advantage of some energy-saving tips that can reduce your energy costs and improve your home’s energy efficiency. Evaluate the Air Conditioner With warmer weather quickly approaching, now is the ideal time to evaluate your air conditioner. If your A/C is more than 10 years old, it may be time to replace the unit with a more efficient model. Replacing an inefficient system can result in energy savings of as much as 20 percent. Use…

Remove Allergens, Odors, and Harmful Air Pollutants with a Whole-Home Air Purification System

Think of all the things you do and the products you use to try to eliminate or reduce allergens, foul odors and other contaminants in your home. If you’re like most people, you use a combination of air filters, air purifiers and chemical sprays in an attempt to improve your home’s air quality. However, a simpler and much more effective way to remove harmful contaminants, is to install a whole-home air purification system like Air Scrubber Plus®. Sherlock Heating &…

How Can Professional Duct Cleaning Benefit Your San Diego Home?

The wind in the San Diego, La Costa, and Oceanside areas does its part to keep the air outdoors clean, but maintaining good air quality at home takes some extra effort. In some cases, professional duct cleaning should be part of that effort. Having dirty ducts cleaned can benefit you in a number of ways. Less dust in your air: A little dust isn’t harmful to most people, but when it reaches a certain level it can cause coughing and sneezing, not…

Troubleshooting Tips for a Malfunctioning Air Conditioner

With the summer heat around San Diego and San Marcos, a problem with your air conditioner can quickly leave you very uncomfortable. Knowing how to troubleshoot your A/C will help you get it running again or let you provide your technician with useful information about what might be wrong. Free Up the Airflow Poor airflow is a common cause of heating and cooling system malfunctions. It can impair the system’s performance and even shut down the system entirely. First, check…

What to Expect From a Professional A/C Installation

In order for your air conditioner to handle the San Diego and Rancho Bernardo area’s summer heat efficiently, it must be installed correctly. Professional A/C installation by a skilled technician is done in a way that ensures your system reaches top efficiency. Accurate sizing: An undersized air conditioner can’t meet your demand for cooling on the hottest days. To avoid this situation, some careless technicians deliberately oversize their systems, which causes temperature swings, humidity problems and excess component wear. A competent HVAC…