february

How Short Cycling Leads to Heating Repair

Short cycling is a term to describe when your heating system cycles on and off repeatedly, never quite completing the heating cycle necessary to raise the temperature of your home to the thermostat setting. In some cases, the level of heating in the home is still sufficient. You may not think to schedule heating repair…

Read More

Why You Absolutely Need to Clean Your Air Filter Every Couple of Months

Would it surprise you to learn that your furnace is equipped with its own air filter? If so, you may have a problem. The furnace air filter is a pretty hard part to spot, especially if you’re not really looking for it. This has led far too many homeowners to simply overlook the filter’s existence.…

Read More

Lupercalia: The Origin of St. Valentine’s Day

Many people may think of Valentine’s Day as a holiday essentially created by card and gift companies, but the truth is that the holiday has long-standing roots going back to the Roman Empire. The name “Lupercalia” has its origins in the word “lupus”, which means wolf, and the reason for this is that according to…

Read More

Can I Let Minor Heating Repairs Go in a Place Like Los Angeles?

Yes and no. Can you do it? Absolutely. Is it a good idea? Absolutely not. We all know that dealing with heating repairs can be a huge headache, and it’s no surprise that people want to avoid it as much as possible. However, simply ignoring a heating repair issue is never a good idea. Most…

Read More

Why Won’t the Blower Turn On?

The rest of your furnace can be in tip top shape, but if the blower isn’t working it won’t avail you much. The blower, also called the air handler is the area of your furnace responsible for circulating air throughout the house. It both distributes warm air and brings in cool air so that the…

Read More