Wintertime Moisture Problems and Your HVAC System

hvac issues during winter

Although California may be considered to have a relatively dry climate most of the year, your home can still suffer water damage from humidity and other moisture problems in winter. Keeping your HVAC system well-maintained and keeping an eye out for any moisture issues can help you avoid damage such as mold, rot, and more.…

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What You Need to Know About a Cracked Heat Exchanger

Cracked Heat Exchanger - what you need to know

Your furnace is a complex system made up of many different components. The efficiency and performance of your heating system depends on the condition of each of these components. One component that you might not know much about is the heat exchanger. A cracked heat exchanger will not only compromise your furnace’s ability to heat…

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Is Your Thermostat Good Enough?

Save energy with a new HVAC Install and smart thermostat

If your heating and cooling system isn’t as efficient as you’d prefer, this may be because of the thermostat. Older, basic thermostats don’t offer much control over your HVAC system, allowing it to waste energy and your money. To better protect your finances, consider upgrading your thermostat. Check out these commonly asked questions to determine…

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Introducing Your New Ductless Mini-Split: Things to Know

JW Heating & Air installing a Ductless mini-split in Los Angeles, CA

Choosing the right type of cooling system is perhaps one of the most important things you can do for your home, and there is no shortage of options. The ductless mini-split system is one of the most modern options. These systems are created with efficiency and flexibility, so they make a good fit in a…

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Scheduling a Heating Safety Inspection

The new year is in full effect and everyone’s got their “Start of the year to-do list”. Most people’s’ lists consist of fixing broken things around the house and of course, going to the gym and eating healthier. What we don’t normally think about is the preventative maintenance of our homes and our home comfort.…

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WHAT IS A SEER RATING & WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

Choosing a new air conditioner involves a lot of different factors. What is your budget range? What size should you choose? What features do you need? Which features are simply “nice-to-have?” However, when it comes to all of these different decisions and factors, there are two extremely important factors that need to be considered above…

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FOUR COMMON CAUSES OF DUCTWORK DAMAGE

Do you have a central heating and air conditioning system? Most homes in southern California do, so this shouldn’t come as a surprise. If you’re like the majority of other homeowners, your system relies on a network of carefully-placed ducts that run cooled or heated air to the many various rooms of your home. Like…

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SWAMP COOLERS

Southern California may be known for a pleasant climate that’s warm almost all year-round, but the scorching summer days can be brutal. Having no cooling solution for your home can be particularly awful, especially when the thermometer climbs up well into triple digits, sending you on a search to find a cooling solution that will…

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What are “Coils” & How Do They Work?

Do you know how your air conditioner works? If you don’t, there’s no need to panic or worry, in fact that makes you like most homeowners. Air conditioners aren’t exactly simple machines—they have a number of parts, both moving and not-moving, that all need to work correctly in unison in order for your system to…

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Why is Freon So Expensive?

Your air conditioner has stopped blowing cold air and you realize it’s time for a refrigerant re-charge, so you call for a repair but you’re completely flabbergasted when you’re handed the invoice soon after. Since when did refrigerant carry a price tag exceeding well over $100 per pound? How in the world could such a…

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