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Improve Your Air Conditioner’s Efficiency This Spring

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

The weather stays fairly mild near the coast, but in Escondido and other cities further inland, our hilly landscape can make for some warm days during the summer. You’ll likely use your air conditioner a great deal in the coming months, which invariably means higher energy bills. But just because you have to pay more to run your air conditioner during the hot summer months doesn’t mean you should pay more than is necessary. By improving your air conditioner’s efficiency this spring, you can pay dividends with lower energy bills once the temperature starts to rise.

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Beware of Buying HVAC Equipment Online

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Air_Conditioning_Air_Conditioner_Repairing_Cold_Temperature_Work_Tool_Examining-meEvery prudent homeowner is interested in saving money, and we’re always looking for ways to accomplish what we need for our homes without spending more than we have to. It’s an admirable policy, but be careful that it doesn’t turn around and bite you.

In the interest of saving money, many people invest in products or services that don’t give good value, which ends up costing you more in the long run than spending a little extra to make sure the job is done right in the first place.

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Take Care of Your AC and It Will Take Care of You

Monday, June 20th, 2016

We’re used to depending on our air conditioners day in and day out, and even towns near the coast with mild weather like Vista, CA, we’ll need our systems on a daily basis when the temperatures start to rise. It’s a hug pain to have to deal with breakdowns when they occur, and over time, wear and tear can take their toll on the system as well: shortening its life and raising your monthly energy bills,  as well as increasing the frequency of a breakdown. But while you can’t completely stop that progress, you can slow it down a great deal: reducing the possibility of a breakdown to a minimum and extending the life of your air conditioner well beyond its warranty. It takes a little effort and needs to be applied over time, but by taking care of your AC, it will take care of you. Here’s a tip on how to do that.

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Get Your Air Conditioner Maintained This Spring

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Winter was cool here in Oceanside, CA and El Nino means we’ve probably got a few more cold nights to come. But with the official arrival of spring, it’s time to look forward to summer, when your air conditioner will need to see use on a daily basis in order to keep you cool. Before a problem develops that could shut your system down, schedule a maintenance session with a trained technician to correct any little problems that may crop up. The technician will change the filter, recharge the refrigerant, lubricate moving parts, tighten loose bolts and fittings, and perform all those other little tasks designed to get your system in fighting shape. There are some tangible benefits to doing so which could pay big dividends this summer.

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