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  • How to Make the Most Out of Heating System

    How to Get the Most Out of Your Heating System

    October 20th, 2017
    Northern California heating systems see a lot of use every winter, when the temperatures drop and we look for ways to keep our homes cozy and comfortable A reliable heater can be your best friend during those cold months, and most people assume they have to pay high heating costs in order to get that. But it’s not necessarily so.
  • What Should Homeowners Know Before Buying a New HVAC System (Furnace or Air Conditioner)

    What to Know Before Buying a New HVAC System

    October 17th, 2017
    Whether you're a new homeowner buying your first HVAC system or a seasoned homeowner, there are many important things to know before installing a new HVAC system. When choosing a new furnace, heat pump, and/or air conditioning system, it's important to hire a professional with years of experience and good reviews. In addition to engineering modifications to existing mechanical systems, your HVAC contractor
  • Why You Need a Humidifier - Effects of Dry Air and Low Humidity

    Why You Need a Humidifier | Effects of Dry Air and Low Humidity

    October 13th, 2017
    The Bay Area can experience very dry conditions, which played a large role in the destructive fires that began earlier this week. According to Weather Underground, Concord has an average humidity reading of 54%, and minimum humidity of 18%. In Pleasanton, Rocklin, and San Jose, the humidity is around 15-25%, and with no rain in the near forecast, the very
  • 2017 Federal Solar Tax Credit - investment tax credit (ITC)

    2017 Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency | Solar Tax Credit

    October 10th, 2017
    More and more people are looking to upgrade their home appliances to more energy-efficient models. Energy Star products for example are made to save you money, use less energy, and protect the environment. With research, many homeowners might think that initial installation and purchase fees are too high for their current budget. Keep in mind, however, the long-term energy savings
  • Loud and Scary Furnace Sounds and What They Mean

    Scary Furnace Sounds You Should Never Ignore

    October 6th, 2017
    What’s that noise?! Is it banging, rapping, scraping or screeching? Whether the sounds are soft or loud, it’s enough to give anyone the heebie-jeebies. You’ll want to investigate. It is the beginning of the dark, cold winter after all. You let out a sigh of relief when you find out it’s just the furnace, but don’t breathe easy just yet.
  • Service Champions Donates $5/Tune-Up for Breast Cancer Awareness (Susan G. Komen)

    Service Champions Donates $5 per Tune-Up for Breast Cancer Awareness

    October 3rd, 2017
    For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Service Champions will donate $5 to Susan G. Komen for every tune-up performed in the month of October. Help us make a big impact against breast cancer by scheduling your Pinktober tune-up today. We also encourage you to make a donation on the Susan G. Komen website to support metastatic breast cancer research. All funds raised from October
  • What You Need to Know Before Sealing or Insulating Attic

    What to Know Before Sealing Attic Air Leaks and Improving Insulation

    September 29th, 2017
    Now that summer’s officially over and temperatures are getting more comfortable, it’s a good time to start thinking about those home improvement projects you’ve been putting off, like sealing attic air leaks and improving insulation levels. Even if you have adequate attic insulation, finding and sealing air leaks air leaks will improve insulation performance and make for a much more comfortable
  • Halloween Costume and Fire Safety - Families and Homeowners

    Halloween Safety: Tips for Families and Homeowners

    September 26th, 2017
    Don’t be scared, be prepared. Children and adults alike love Halloween, but it can be truly terrifying if you don’t plan ahead. Jack-o’-lanterns, costumes, paper ghosts, and creepy decorations are fun and festive, but they can also present many hazards if proper safety measures are not followed. Halloween Fire Statistics From 2009-2013, decorations were the item first ignited in an
  • Winterize Your Home: A Checklist for Fall

    7 Easy Ways to Winterize Your Home: A Checklist for Fall

    September 22nd, 2017
    Say goodbye to summer; it's officially fall! And winter will be here before you know it. Before the days get too dark, cold, and depressing to want to do anything, complete some of your winterization tasks now. Winter is always harsh on a heating system and a home; that’s why we recommend winterizing your home in the fall. From scheduling fall
  • Why Is One Room Either Too Hot or Too Cold?

    September 19th, 2017
    It’s important to be able to regulate the comfort of your home. One phenomenon that compromises comfort for many homeowners is known as hot and cold spots. No, your home is not being haunted. Temperature imbalances, however, can indicate a problem with your HVAC or duct system. If there is a room in your home that is hotter or colder than
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