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...]

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...]

San Francisco Heating & Cooling Pros Offer Allergy Advice

In San Francisco, San Mateo, and other cities in the Bay Area, it isn't unusual for residents to open up the windows and enjoy fresh air in spring and fall months. The temperatures are fairly mild, and everyone enjoys letting a little of the outdoor air inside and eliminating stale odors. However, … [Read more...]

A Few Bay Area HVAC ‘Brain Teasers’ For Homeowners

Homeowners in San Francisco, San Mateo, and throughout the Bay Area probably don't know a lot about their heating/cooling, systems, only that they work to keep their homes comfortable year round. At Ortiz Heating & A/C, we have a few 'brain teasers' we thought may interest you, a few of those "Did … [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...]

San Jose HVAC – Air In Your Home Dry? Tips For Balancing Humidity

Whether it's winter or summer, balancing humidity levels inside your Bay Area or San Jose home is important. Too little humidity in winter months, and the air inside your home becomes extremely dry. Too much humidity leads to problems such as mold and mildew. At Ortiz Heating & Air Conditioning, … [Read more...]

Hayward HVAC Maintenance – Be Aware Of Potential HVAC Water Damage

Most Hayward and Bay Area homeowners aren't aware that their HVAC system can be a common source of water damage. These systems produce condensation, which is essentially water. This water can potentially escape into your home, and the results can be disastrous. Mold and structural damage can … [Read more...]