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The Key to Finding a Reputable HVAC Contractor

The search for a great HVAC contractor for your home can seem daunting, but it’s pretty simple once you know what to look for. We understand the need for proper heating, cooling, and other needs, which is why we’ve come up with a few simple questions for you to ask: Do the Contractors Keep Up with Industry Knowledge? We’re not talking about basic industry knowledge — they all have that. What you need to check on is how well the…

Sherlock is Hiring!

Sherlock is hiring!  We have current openings for comfort consultant, service technician and install technician.  Email hr@sherlockair.com to learn more!  …

3 Things You Should Stop Doing to Your San Marcos A/C

Air conditioning is one of the best features of a modern home, especially in areas like ours that experience hot summers. It’s easy to take it for granted until it stops working. Here are things to stop doing to your A/C so that it stays in good working condition longer. No Energy Audit Poor insulation and air leaks make your home hotter and add to your air conditioner’s workload. This not only reduces comfort but can also decrease the life…

5 Ways to Protect Your A/C Unit From Theft

Air conditioning systems are a popular target for thieves because the condenser coils and refrigerant lines contain copper that’s worth a few hundred dollars when scrapped. Air conditioners are often placed out of public view for aesthetic reasons, so it is easy to quickly strip the system and carry the valuable portions away. By protecting your A/C unit from theft with the following suggestions, you can avoid the high repair bills associated with the crime. Have your HVAC contractor secure…

Is Preventative HVAC Maintenance a Good Investment?

Preventative HVAC maintenance is often overlooked, but this annual investment is essential for homeowners who want to maintain proper comfort levels in their Vista home. It’s a fact that regular maintenance will minimize your expenses in the long-run. Investing in the Life of Your System To keep your system in top shape, you should schedule preventative HVAC maintenance at least twice a year. Have a professional service your system once during the spring and again in the fall to prepare your…

You Should Expect Good Customer Service From Your HVAC Pro

When hiring a heating and cooling contractor, you want to know you’re receiving the best possible level of customer service and care. Good HVAC companies know there’s more to a successful client interaction than knowing how to install, repair, and maintain heating and cooling equipment. Here are a few qualities you should look for when hiring an HVAC professional: Communication skills – Good HVAC contractors address you by your proper name and title when they greet and interact with you. They do…

Looking for An HVAC Contractor? 5 Tips To Find The Best

When your HVAC equipment fails, it’s natural to want to get it repaired right away. But before rushing into anything, take a few deep breaths and go through these important tips about hiring an HVAC contractor. Check contractor has a valid license The State of California requires that home contractors have a valid license, so before selecting a contractor check that the company is licensed. If the contractor is not licensed do not consider them, it’s illegal to be unlicensed.…

8 Common HVAC Terms And What They Mean

When dealing with contractors or technicians regarding your HVAC, it is always better to know what you’re talking about so you can optimize the value of paying an expert to come work on your system. Here are 8 common HVAC terms and what they mean: Control A control will be a temperature-control device likely found on a wall inside your home. It contains sensors and relays that monitor and control the functions of your heating and cooling system. Some controls…

Thinking About a New A/C? Take the Plunge and Enjoy These Benefits

We’re only halfway into the cooling season – do you feel confident that your A/C will get you through the summer? If you’ve been feeling concerned about your system’s ability to perform efficiently and effectively, it may be time for an upgrade. Here’s a simple guide to knowing when you should replace your cooling equipment, and how you may benefit from doing so.…

Searching for an HVAC Contractor? Don’t Despair, With These Tips

For some reason, many people have a tendency to make things harder than they need to be. Take searching for an HVAC contractor, for example. Yes, making the right choice is very important, but it isn’t as difficult as you might think. Simply follow these tips and the task will be over before you know it:…