San Francisco HVAC – It’s Fall, Time For Furnace Maintenance!

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Lots of homeowners in the San Francisco Bay Area either don't have an HVAC system or don't use the one they have regularly due to mild temperatures much of the year. However, if you do have a furnace or HVAC system to provide cool or warm air depending on the season, it's time for maintenance! One … [Read more...]

Winter Energy Bills Most Expensive For Bay Area Homeowners

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Many Bay Area homeowners may not be aware that heating a home during winter months actually costs more than cooling it at other times. The cool, wet weather we've experienced lately brings on the need to use our furnaces or heating systems. Even though we typically have mild winters, there are … [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...]

New Heating System vs. Old – is Your Furnace Even Working?

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If you live in Contra Costa County or anywhere in the Bay Area, you may be wondering if your furnace is working properly. If your system is old, you may even be considering the benefits of a new heating system vs. the one you currently have. Sure, having new equipment installed costs money - but … [Read more...]

Common Furnace Issues Homeowners Face

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Homeowners in San Francisco, San Mateo, and surrounding cities often experience common problems with their furnaces come winter months. Although our area doesn't typically experience the frigid temperatures those in northern states often face during the winter season, you may still have problems … [Read more...]

Before You Fire It Up, Read These Furnace Tips

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While it's still fall according to the calendar, it won't be long before winter will officially be here and temperatures will drop. This means most Hayward residents will be turning on the furnace and cranking the temperature up a few notches. However, before you fire up the furnace for the first … [Read more...]

San Mateo HVAC – Gas Furnace Safety Tips for Homeowners

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Most homeowners in San Mateo and surrounding cities in the Bay Area know that while gas furnaces provide warmth and comfort during winter months, anything involving the use of gas can be dangerous. As trusted heat & air professionals, we have a few gas furnace safety tips to ensure you'll enjoy a … [Read more...]

Is it Time to Replace the Furnace in Your Bay Area Home?

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Fall and winter are just around the corner, and you may be wondering whether it's time to replace the furnace in your Bay Area home. Whether you live in San Mateo, Hayward, or surrounding areas it's important to educate yourself before you throw money away unnecessarily! As highly experienced heat … [Read more...]

It’s September, Time to Have Your Furnace Inspected!

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With the weather still warm, many Bay Area homeowners give very little thought to their furnaces. The fact is, we'll turn around twice and the winter season will be upon us. With heating systems, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! The time to have your furnace checked out is now, … [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...]