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...]

Duct Cleaning And Indoor Air Quality

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If you're a Bay Area homeowner who's searched online about whether duct cleaning is effective or not, it's important to know the truth. When your ducts are dirty, it absolutely contributes to poor indoor air quality. Many San Francisco homeowners are already aware that the air inside their homes … [Read more...]

San Francisco Duct Cleaning – Why It’s Important

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Many homeowners in San Mateo, San Francisco, and other surrounding areas really aren't aware of the importance and function of ductwork in their HVAC systems. For the most part, it's something you ignore. Your home feels comfortable, so why worry? The fact is, ducts are the tubes that deliver and … [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...]

Remodeling A Bay Area Home? Consider Your HVAC System

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What does remodeling or adding a room onto your Bay Area home have to do with your HVAC system? Plenty. During a home remodel or renovation, all kinds of dust and debris can float through the air, potentially damaging your heating/cooling equipment. Think about your HVAC equipment before you let … [Read more...]

Legionnaires’ Disease & HVAC Systems in the Bay Area

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Most people have no idea what Legionnaires' disease is, or how the HVAC system in a building can impact your health. Recently, more than 100 people in New York were infected with this disease due to a cooling tower that was infected. When the issue occurred, there was "nothing to worry about" … [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...]

Duct Cleaning In San Francisco – Why Have Ducts Cleaned?

As summer months get closer, many San Francisco homeowners are curious about duct cleaning, and why they should have their ducts cleaned. Many heating and cooling companies in the Bay Area offer this service, although not all do. In most cases, ducts should be cleaned about every three to five … [Read more...]