HVAC Questions First-Time Home Buyers Should Consider

Buying a home is an exciting time in life. First-time home buyers often feel overwhelmed by the number of questions and considerations they have to make during this process. If you are buying a home, be certain that you give some attention to the condition of the heating and cooling system. Problems or replacement can be costly with these systems, so it’s best to know what you are buying before you make an offer. Here are some considerations to make.…

How Can Heat Pumps Help Your Home Efficiency?

If you’re looking for an efficient way to cool or heat your home in San Diego, consider a heat pump. Widely used in Europe and Japan, heat pumps have taken some time to catch on in this country, but they’re becoming better known. Heat pumps are particularly suitable for mild climates like ours. Here’s how heat pumps work, and why you might want one. Moving Heat In and Out Electric-powered heat pumps cool in the same way as any refrigeration…

Don’t Forget to Complete Your Fall HVAC Maintenance Checklist

With cooler temperatures on the horizon, it’s time to prepare your San Diego area home and the HVAC system. After all, the efficiency of your home impacts your comfort, safety, health, and energy bills. Set aside a day to take care of it with these fall HVAC maintenance tips. Home Exterior Sealing: Inspect your home’s exterior for gaps and cracks in cladding, walkways, and the foundation. Use caulk, spray-in foam, and driveway filler to seal. Outdoor HVAC unit: Spray off…

How to Get Your Air Conditioner Unit Ready for the Fall Season

Even though the weather in the San Diego area is known for being mild and sunny for most of the year, it’s still important to perform annual maintenance work on your air conditioner unit. Here are some tips on how to prepare your air conditioner unit for the fall season: Remove portable A/C units from windows. They should be placed into storage away from windows or other sources of moisture. Plant material, such as dead leaves or overgrown plants, can…