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…

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.…

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Your Vista HVAC Contractor!

The staff at Sherlock Heating and Air Conditioning would like to wish you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas and a happy holiday season! We hope this time is filled with much love, laughter and warmth. (And if your house is not currently filled with warmth, we’d like to insert a shameless plug here for our heating install and service.) As we reflect back on 2014, we are grateful for our fabulous, loyal customers in Vista and throughout…

4 Steps to Get Your Heating System Ready for Winter – North County, San Diego

The heating season is coming sooner than you think and you don’t want to wait until it’s too late, or until the middle of holiday entertaining, to realize that you need to get your furnace or your HVAC system winter-ready. Check and Clean Air Ducts You can take steps at home to do some basic air duct cleaning and to make sure that you are keeping your air ducts free of the debris that slows down airflow, wastes energy and…

Does Your Ductwork Need a Comprehensive Cleaning? The 3 Red Flags

There is conflicting information regarding duct cleaning and whether it’s necessary in the average home. Here is what federal EPA experts know for sure: a clean duct system may increase the energy efficiency of your HVAC system and improve your home’s indoor air quality, if the ducts are particularly dirty or clogged. Basically, ducts only need to be cleaned on an as-needed basis, so you should be wary of anyone who says ductwork cleaning needs to be done regularly.…

Common Ductwork Obstructions That Can Wreak Havoc on HVAC Efficiency

Heating and cooling bills make up a significant portion of a household budget, and you don’t want to spend any more money on it than you have to. Sometimes, obstructions in your ductwork can negatively affect your HVAC system’s efficiency. Here are some of the most common ductwork obstructions, and what you can do about them.…

San Marcos Air Duct Cleaning: How Often Should This Be Done?

Indoor air quality is very important to your health and the quality of the life that you are living within your home. We are all aware of the fact that there can be pollution outdoors, but there can be poor air quality indoors as well. One of the things to take in consideration when you are evaluating your indoor air quality is the cleanliness of your air ducts. The air that circulates throughout your home providing you with heat in…

California Air Duct Cleaning: How Do I Know If I Need My Air Ducts Cleaned?

When you are looking for information about California air duct cleaning you should consider the source. Sherlock Heating and Air Conditioning is committed to providing truly sound and objective information to our customers. We have gained our knowledge through training and vast experience, and we don’t make scurrilous claims. With this in mind, let’s look at the matter of air duct cleaning. How do you know if you actually need your air ducts cleaned? The answer is that there are…

What Is California Indoor Air Quality?

What is California indoor air quality, and why is it important? These are very good questions, and we would like to take a look at indoor air quality here and provide some information that you should certainly take to heart. People sometimes take the amazing nature of the human body for granted. We go about our business and most of us don’t stop to think about the details. All day and all night, throughout your entire life, your very being…

Boost Your Home’s Energy Efficiency With Duct Sealing

Every component of your HVAC system should be considered when trying to maximize you renergy efficiency. Ductwork is an important component that frequently gets overlooked. According to experts, it’s common for older homes to have leaky ducts that are undermining the efficiency of the HVAC system by about 20 percent. If your home suffers from leaky ductwork, duct sealing is a relatively easy and cost-effective way to boost your HVAC system’s efficiency.…