Proper Cleaning & Care of Ducts and Vents for Homeowners

ducts and vents

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...]

Indoor Air Myths Debunked by San Francisco HVAC Pros

indoor air quality

Whether you're a home or business owner, you may have heard many things about indoor air quality. Logically, it seems the air indoors should be less polluted than the air outdoors, right? This is not usually the case. You may have heard many myths about how to improve indoor air quality, but some … [Read more...]

Is Air Conditioning Simply a Luxury – or a Wise Investment?

AC thermostat

In San Francisco and throughout the Bay Area, temperatures aren't typically scorching during summer months as they are in many other areas of the country; still, the weather can be unpredictable! One day it may be 70 degrees, fairly comfortable for most people, the next day it may be 88. Windy … [Read more...]

Air Conditioning or Fans – Which is a Better Choice?

Air Conditioning or Fans - which is better

Although summer temperatures in the San Francisco Bay Area don't typically soar into the upper 80s, 90s, or even 100s like many other areas in the U.S. do in summer months, many homeowners have air conditioning systems. The question is, would you be just as well off with only fans for cooling, or … [Read more...]

San Mateo HVAC – 3 Indoor Air Pollutants In Your Home

Many homeowners in San Francisco and the Bay Area assume that the air inside their homes is cleaner and less polluted than the outdoor air, but this is not true! In fact, the air inside most homes is MORE polluted than outdoor air, for a number of reasons - pet dander; dust; allergens; gases from … [Read more...]

Bay Area HVAC – Improve Indoor Air Quality With These 5 Tips

We've mentioned before that indoor air is considerably more polluted than outdoor air, but what can Bay Area homeowners do to change this? Having the cleanest possible indoor air can reduce respiratory issues such as asthma and allergies, helping your family stay healthier year-round. At Ortiz … [Read more...]

Compelling Reasons Bay Area Homeowners Need Duct Cleaning

Spring is here, and it won't be long before many homeowners in the San Francisco Bay Area will be turning their air conditioners on for the first time this season. Are your ducts clean, or are they filled with dust, dirt, and other debris - perhaps even rodent droppings? While it may sound … [Read more...]