Browsing Tag:Regular maintenance

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…

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…

Have a Pro Properly Relight Your Gas Water Heater

Most homeowners tend to ignore their gas water heaters until there’s an obvious problem. However, water heaters require periodical maintenance to increase its lifespan of operation, as well as to save energy and maintain efficiency. Generally, your water heater is faulty if you notice: Your water heater fails to heat water Your water heater isn’t able to heat enough water Your pilot light fails to stay lit Before attempting to relight a gas water heater, read the manufacturer’s manual or look for a label attached to…

It’s Time to Have Your Home’s HVAC System Inspected

Regular inspection of your HVAC system is highly recommended to prevent system failures, to ensure optimal operation and for reducing utility and repair bills. While you may undertake simple inspections yourself, professional inspection is preferred. Professionals are more thorough and experienced and can make recommendations by detecting hard-to-notice or imminent problems. If your HVAC system hasn’t been inspected by a professional for more than an year, have one completed ASAP. Regular professional inspection and maintenance offers several benefits, including: Improved indoor air quality: Buildup of dust…