HVAC Problems to Look For When Buying a New Home

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You're ready to buy a new home, and the list of things you need to pay attention to is long. When you're visiting the home, don't forget to look at the HVAC system. Though it isn't the first thing you notice when you walk through the doors, an old or broken HVAC system can cost you thousands of dollars in repairs or replacements after you move in. Save yourself the extra cost by making sure it's in good order before you buy. AC Unit Leaks The heat exchange process that happens in an HVAC system Read more [...]

4 Tips to Prepare Your HVAC System for All Seasons

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Summer is just around the corner and warmer weather outside means turning on the air conditioner. But before you do that, there are some preventative maintenance steps to take so you don't have an HVAC emergency during the hottest part of the year. Here are four things you need to do to make sure your home stays comfortable year-round. Clean Your Outdoor A/C Unit Prior to turning on your air conditioning for the season, you need to clean the outdoor part. Use a garden hose and spray the interior Read more [...]

Times To Call An HVAC Techician

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Your cooling and heating systems affect the comfort of your home. Unless something traumatic happens, like the furnace going out during a cold snap or your air conditioning going out during a heat wave, you probably don’t give your HVAC system a second thought.  However, there are several reasons why you should give an HVAC professional a call. Here is a look at four times you should consult an HVAC technician. 1. Routine Maintenance: Make it a Regular Thing As was previously stated, you do Read more [...]

Four Things to Look for in Your HVAC Service Provider

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One of the most essential components of a safe and comfortable home is a well-functioning HVAC system. Because your system works constantly during times of extreme cold and heat, it will inevitably need to be serviced at some point. You can be more confident of getting the best results for your money if you keep a few characteristics in mind when searching for a provider.   1. Affordable Options People who work in technical fields sometimes charge excessive amounts of money for their Read more [...]

5 tips for choosing a new home

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Buying a new home is a major financial investment, so you want to make sure you pick the right one. When you're a first-time homebuyer, the process of looking at new homes can feel overwhelming. However, by keeping the following tips in mind, you can feel comfortable knowing you found the best new home. 1. Scout Out the Neighborhood Image via Flickr by hnnbz Narrowing down your ideal neighborhood is key to finding your perfect home. When you're thinking about where to live, there are a lot Read more [...]

4 Reasons Why You Should Establish a Good Relationship with an HVAC Service Provider

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Whether you have just moved into a home or been in your residence for several decades, there are numerous reasons why it’s important to have access to a trustworthy company that can repair and maintain your heating, cooling and ventilation system. When your home isn’t comfortable, life can become miserable, but an HVAC expert can ensure comfort through the seasons.   Hassle-Free System Upgrades Maybe you’ve decided now is the time to improve your home’s heating or cooling system Read more [...]

10 Termite Prevention Tips for Homeowners

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The arrival of spring brings warmer weather, flowers, longer days, and termites. The springtime is when termites seek out places to establish new colonies. Any properties that have cellulose or wood components are at risk for infestation. Once an infestation is underway, termites can destroy a home from the inside out without the homeowner being aware that they are there. For this reason, Bay Area pest management company Planet Orange recommends homeowners get a termite inspection to prevent a termite Read more [...]