Why Homeowners Shouldn’t Put Off Heating Repairs

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With Thanksgiving just a couple of weeks away, it's easy to put off repairs to your heating system because there's so much to do. If you're a homeowner who suspects something may be wrong, you may have said to yourself, "I'll put it off until after the holidays" or something similar. It's still … [Read more...]

Indoor Air Myths Debunked by San Francisco HVAC Pros

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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...]

Contra Costa HVAC Pros Talk Air Conditioner Options

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If you're a Contra Costa homeowner contemplating transforming your garage into a living space for your family, it's important to understand your options regarding cooling/heating the space. Maybe you're a handyman yourself, or hiring someone to do the work for you. Regardless, it's important to … [Read more...]

What are the Various Types of Air Conditioning Available?

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Whether you live in San Mateo, the East Bay, Hayward, or other areas in the San Francisco community, deciding what type of air conditioning is right for your needs can be confusing. What are the various types of air conditioning systems, and how do they differ? At Ortiz Heating & Air Conditioning, … [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 Cooling Pros Explain How Air Conditioners Work

While you probably enjoy the cool, refreshing air your air conditioner provides during summer months, you're probably like most homeowners - you have no idea how it all works. As long as it functions properly and keeps you comfortable, everything is wonderful. Some of you may be interested in … [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...]

Spring Energy Saving Ideas for San Francisco Homeowners

Spring is here, and summer will be right on its heels. As a homeowner in the San Francisco Bay Area, are you aware of the many things you can do to save energy in the coming months? At Ortiz Heating & Air Conditioning, our heating and cooling contractors know there are several things you can do to … [Read more...]

Bay Area Heating – Why Your Furnace May Blow Cold Air

While spring is nearly upon us, many Bay Area homeowners are still depending on their furnaces to keep their homes warm and comfortable. Unfortunately, there may come a time that your furnace starts blowing cold air through the registers, rather than warm air. So, what's up? Here are the most … [Read more...]

Bay Area Heating and Cooling Pros Offer Spring HVAC Tips

It's already the beginning of March, which means spring is just days away. Temperatures will be warming up, and making sure your air conditioner will be prepared to do its job is important. As Bay Area heating and cooling contractors, we cannot stress enough the importance of periodic maintenance. … [Read more...]