Best HVAC Tools for Any Job

When you call an expert to fix your heating or cooling system, it’s important that they come prepared. Some issues can be fixed with basic tools such as a wrench, screwdriver, pliers, etc. But many problems require specialized HVAC tools. Let’s take a look at some of the latest and most important tools an HVAC technician should have on hand. Refrigerant leak detector If the coolant is leaking from your A/C, not only will it force your system to work…

Your Pets Should Treat HVAC Technicians Well

If you have pets, especially dogs that are easily excitable, aggressive, territorial or protective of you and your home, inviting an HVAC technician or other type of tradesman into your residence can be a special challenge. Not only do you not want a visitor to be attacked or bitten for his or her own sake, you certainly don’t want to face a lawsuit. You, and other pet owners, should follow these tips for times when an HVAC technician or other…

Save Your Appliances With a Proper Surge Protector

As homes become more populated with electronic devices and large appliances, it’s more important than ever to consider either a whole-house surge protector or individual units. Across the country, stormy weather is the primary cause of power surges. While the San Diego doesn’t see as much fierce weather as places to the east, it still experiences plenty of surges. They occur whenever PG&E is switching the grid or doing line maintenance. The most common cause is the surge your home…

HVAC Covers: Should You Invest?

Are HVAC covers really necessary for an air conditioner? Once the cooling season is over, your central air conditioner is generally inactive until the weather heats up again. Some homeowners wonder if leaving the outdoor half of the unit exposed to the elements during the off-season is detrimental to components and the overall service life of the system. Here are some pros and cons of HVAC covers to help you make your own decision: The outdoor A/C unit is designed…