Three Issues You Can Avoid By Having An Air Conditioning Tune-Up

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Heating and cooling systems are like any other equipment; they need regular maintenance to perform their best and avoid breakdowns. If you're a Hayward homeowner or live anywhere in the Bay Area, you'll want to know what potentially costly repairs you may be able to avoid this summer by having your … [Read more...]

Not All HVAC System Air Filters Are Created Equal

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If you live in San Mateo or any other city in the Bay Area, you may be like many other homeowners when it comes to the air filter in your HVAC system. They're all the same, right? Actually, they're not. Most heating and cooling systems include a one-inch fiberglass filter which is considered … [Read more...]

Hayward HVAC – Ductless Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

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Ductless air conditioners are a popular choice among Bay Area homeowners today, and are both cost effective and efficient. However, it's important to note that if you fail to maintain your ductless system, it could affect efficiency, proper functioning, and how long your system lasts. Professional … [Read more...]

San Mateo HVAC – Can A Dog Be Your Air Conditioner’s Worst Enemy?

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If you're a San Mateo homeowner who loves your dog and considers him a member of the family, you may not realize the damage he can do to your A/C system. Sure dogs dig holes in the dirt, maybe get in your flower bed and do a little damage - but damage to your air conditioner can be far more costly. … [Read more...]

Hayward Air Conditioning Replacement – Is It Time?

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With summer coming on fast, should you give your air conditioning a second thought? Most people don't until it's actually time to turn it on. It's then they find something is wrong, or the unit is malfunctioning. Why wait until you need it to find out there's a problem? If you're a Hayward … [Read more...]

San Francisco Homeowners, Is It Time For A Freon Recharge?

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It won't be long before Bay Area homeowners will be using their air conditioners. We receive countless calls from homeowners who wonder whether there may be something wrong with their cooling systems; in many cases, it is simply a lack of freon. While this is a common issue, there could also be a … [Read more...]

Proper Cleaning & Care of Ducts and Vents for Homeowners

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Unfortunately, most Bay Area homeowners don't give their ducts and vents much thought. If the heat comes on during winter months, great - nothing else to worry about, right? The fact is, the ducts and air vents are a critical part of your home comfort, delivering conditioned air throughout the … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency Tips for San Francisco Homeowners

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A couple of weeks ago we wrote about HVAC tips that can save you money on cooling and heating your home. This week, we've got a few more energy efficiency tips we believe San Francisco homeowners will find useful. The first week of October has already passed, and November will be here before you … [Read more...]

How San Francisco AC Repair Can Help You Save Energy

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As temperatures warm up, most San Francisco Bay Area homeowners use their air conditioners to stay cool and comfortable all summer long. While comfort is a high priority, you don't want to spend a fortune trying to keep your house cool. Unfortunately, energy costs are high - but you don't want to … [Read more...]

Bay Area HVAC – Common Myths About HVAC Equipment

As a homeowner in the San Francisco Bay Area, you're probably like most people - as long as your heating/cooling system is running, there's no problem, right? Not necessarily. There are several common myths regarding HVAC systems that many homeowners buy in to. At Ortiz Heating & A/C, we want you … [Read more...]