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HVAC Checklist Before Selling a Southern California Home

When you’re selling a home in Southern California, it’s expected that any buyer who makes an offer will want to have your home inspected to assess the structure and systems. Nowadays, many buyers also want more detailed inspections on essential systems like the HVAC. To ensure that a buyer’s inspection goes smoothly, you’ll want to tackle the following HVAC-related checklist before your home goes on the market. Schedule Professional HVAC System Service If your system hasn’t had professional maintenance performed…

Preparing Your Home for Winter: HVAC Edition

It’s that time of year again — those long summer days will soon be over, and before you know it you’ll be relying on your heating system to keep you toasty throughout the colder months of the year. Although you may be dreading the increased energy costs, there are ways you can lower your heating expenses. What’s more, by following these simple steps you’ll improve your indoor air quality and extend the life expectancy of your HVAC system. Winter Prep…

Working Safely in Your Home’s Attic

Most people visit the attic only when absolutely necessary. Attics are typically cramped as well as uncomfortably hot or cold during most seasons of the year. However, once in a while, the pull-down stairs are lowered or the access hatch is opened and the homeowner ventures up into that unfamiliar zone. What you should know before you go, however, is that most attics are not designed for casual visits and require certain precautions to stay safe. Here are a few…

Invest in Preventive Maintenance For Your House

Your need to count on your HVAC in San Diego’s unpredictable weather. It can help to think of preventive maintenance like well baby checkups. Not only do pediatricians handle illness, but they look at children and anticipate problems. That combination of experience and knowledge is what makes our technicians topnotch to keep your home comfortable all year long. Preventive maintenance involves different things depending on the specifics of the system involved, but here are a few of the things that…

A Timeline of HVAC Replacement and Maintenance

When you buy a new HVAC system, you want it to run as efficiently as possible for as long as possible. But the only way to do that is to keep it properly maintained throughout its lifetime. If you don’t take care of it, it will run down and begin using more energy. To prevent that and keep your system in top shape, here’s a basic HVAC maintenance timeline to follow over the system’s lifetime. Every month                            Check your air…

Help Your HVAC System Spring Forward

If you tend to forget spring home maintenance chores like putting new batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, why not put together a to-do list to tackle when you’re changing your clocks for Daylight Saving Time? You can get the HVAC system ready to spring forward, too, by adding these tasks: Improve Air Distribution Through the Duct System Have an HVAC professional inspect the ductwork and correct deficiencies like damaged or disconnected sections. Then, get the accessible runs…

A UV Light System Can Make All The Difference In your Indoor Air

Are you looking for a way to reduce the likelihood of illness and allergy symptoms in your Carlsbad home this season? While no foolproof methodology exists to eradicate bacteria, viruses and mold spores from your home, using a UV light system can decrease the presence of these types of contaminants.…