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How Does a Heat Pump Work in Winter?

If you live in a climate that experiences all four seasons, you know that your HVAC system has to work hard to keep your home comfortable year-round. In the summer, it’s all about keeping things cool and preventing your AC unit from overworking. But in the winter, it’s all about generating enough heat to keep…

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What are Plumbing Snakes and How Are They Used?

What are Plumbing Snakes and How Are They Used? Plumbing Snake Plumbing snakes is a method of Drain Cleaning used to clear clogs from drains. Inserted into the drain and rotated to break up the clog removing it from the pipe. Why you should clean your lines The main benefits of having your plumbing lines…

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When to Replace Your Air Conditioner: How to Know When It’s Time

When to Replace Your Air Conditioner: How to Know When It’s Time to replace your AC unit Replace your AC Unit Need to replace your ac unit? It’s that time of year again. The weather is starting to warm up and you know that your trusty old air conditioner is going to have to work…

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Ways to save on your energy bills while cooling their homes this summer

Summer is a time when energy bills tend to skyrocket. This is because so many people are using air conditioners to cool their homes. However, there are ways to save on your energy bills this summer while still keeping your home comfortable. In this blog post, we will discuss seven different ways that you can…

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Heat Pump Frozen?

One of the most common problems with heat pumps is that they can freeze. This can cause all sorts of issues, from decreased efficiency to a complete system failure. In this blog post, we will discuss the causes of heat pump freezing and provide some solutions to help you prevent it from happening! Reasons a…

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Gas Furnace Recalls the Need to Get Immediate Help

If you’ve been living in Fresno, CA for the past two years, there is a good chance you’ve had a newly installed system by Goodman Manufacturing or Private Labeled system which may call for a gas furnace recall. And that means you will need to seek out qualified technicians who can help you determine whether…

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Is Your Home Properly Insulated?

Properly Insulated? Properly insulating your home has many benefits. A well-insulated home will be able to regulate its temperature consistently and efficiently. This post will inform you if you need a home insulation upgrade. Here are a few signs you may need proper insulation. If your energy bills are high, or suddenly spike, this may…

Is a Radiant Barrier Effective

Is a Radiant Barrier Effective?

Radiant Barriers Determining if a radiant barrier is effective you must understand what it is. Radiant barriers are used in homes, mostly in attics, to diminish the heat and lower the air conditioning bills. These barriers are made of shiny, reflective material, and they operate by reflecting the radiant heat from outside the house. The…

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Benefits of the Home Energy Rebates in California

Benefits of the Home Energy Rebates in California You can now upgrade your home with highly energy-efficient equipment. And energy providers are at the forefront to roll out various home energy rebates in California. Homeowners who invest in energy-efficient products significantly improve the air quality, performance, and comfort of their homes. The focus of this…

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What are Attic Baffles?

Attic baffles are an often overlooked, yet vital component to any attic insulation. The main function of baffles is to supply a channel in which air can flow from the vents into your attic. This may seem counterintuitive – for after spending time and energy in insulating the attic, why would you want to install…