Heating

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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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 DO YOU MEAN MY HEATER CAN FREEZE?

For many people, the idea that their heater can freeze seems bot completely illogical and laughable. After all, a heater produces heat, which inherently should prevent freezing. And likewise, with California’s mild winter weather that rarely drops below freezing levels, how could it be possible for anything to actually get cold enough for ice to…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Ways to Avoid Heater Repair in Burbank

No one wants to have their heater break down. It’s inconvenient, often expensive, and shortens the overall lifespan of the heater. Despite this, a lot of people seem resigned to heater repairs being an inevitability. While the occasional minor repair may be unavoidable, there are certainly things you can do to save your heater from…

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Common Causes of Furnace Repairs

Furnaces problems are among the most common home heating issues in the country. This isn’t because furnaces are more prone to breaking down, but more due to the fact that furnaces happen to be the most popular kind of heating system. That being said, it’s probably a good idea to know a little about the…

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When to Schedule Heating Repair Service

As most homeowners already know, all heating systems require some preventative maintenance sooner or later. No matter how well-designed and built the system is, it will eventually require a professional tune-up. What a lot of homeowners don’t know, however, is when to actually schedule this preventative maintenance. There are a couple of different times when…

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