Think You Don’t Need Air Conditioning In San Francisco?

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One thing anyone who has lived in the Bay Area for any length of time knows for sure - the weather and temperatures are unpredictable. While average highs in the San Francisco area during summer months range in the mid- to upper-sixties and low 70's, there have been lots of times temperatures have … [Read more...]

Keep Your Bay Area Home Comfy All Summer Long

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As trusted air conditioning experts in San Francisco and all around the Bay Area for years, we know there's more to home comfort than how you feel in terms of temperature. What about humidity levels, allergens, and other factors that affect your comfort? We have a few tips that will help you stay … [Read more...]

HVAC Duct Leakage – What’s The Impact For Peninsula Homeowners?

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Homeowners in the Peninsula or East Bay Area often fail to realize the critical role ductwork plays in heating or cooling their homes. In fact, the ductwork is one of the most vital components of your HVAC system, delivering conditioned, comfortable air into your indoor spaces. Maybe you're … [Read more...]

Common Indoor Air Contaminates In The Bay Area And Their Causes

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If you live in Hayward, San Mateo, or anywhere in the Bay Area you may already know the air inside your home is far more polluted than the outside air. Even if you aren't aware of this fact, you may be having problems with sneezing, allergies, shortness of breath, or some other type of sickness. … [Read more...]

Is Heating Or Cooling Your Home Related To Pest Infestations?

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Most homeowners in the San Francisco Bay Area don't associate their HVAC systems with pest infestations, however the two can be related. While you may not be aware of it, there must be some level of exchange of the air inside and outside your home in order for your heating and cooling system to … [Read more...]

HVAC Tips – Preparing Your Home For Spring And Summer

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Whether you live in Contra Costa or anywhere in the Bay Area, you know the time is coming - spring and summer months. While we've been deluged with rain recently, it won't be long before flowers begin to bloom and all of the tasks begin. Cleaning up the lawn, clearing away leaves, picking up … [Read more...]

Wouldn’t You Love To Know What’s Going On With Your Furnace

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At Ortiz Heating & A/C, we know that when temperatures dip and it's necessary to use the furnace during colder months, homeowners would love to know what's going on when the system doesn't work properly. Sometimes you anticipate problems the prior year, wondering if your furnace will even last for … [Read more...]