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Although Los Angeles, CA, is known for its mild weather, there are some chilly winter nights. If you live outside the city, the microclimate can include downright frigid winter nighttime temperatures. You’ll need an efficient and safe furnace to keep your home warm. If you’re standing near your furnace and notice the distinctive odor of…

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Your furnace is a complex machine with many intricate parts. Like all machines, it is also prone to damage. But knowing how to troubleshoot your system can be useful during those cold nights when your system breaks down. You can fix some issues, but it is always best to call a professional when in doubt.…

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Whether you have a furnace, heat pump, or other heating equipment, that unit will age and become less effective and thus less cost-effective over time. It will also break down on occasion and require repair. Should you continue fixing it until it cannot be repaired any longer or is just too expensive? Some homeowners certainly…

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You likely do not think about your furnace all the time. You are thinking about it now, however, because there is a problem. Yes, we can help. Before we do, there are some things you can try for yourself. Try These Fixes First Before you do anything else, check your furnace filters and your thermostat…

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Now is the time of year to schedule a furnace inspection to make sure your furnace keeps your home comfortable during these winter months. During a furnace inspection, an HVAC technician performs numerous essential tasks that ensure a furnace stays in good shape over time. If you wonder whether a furnace inspection is worth the…

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Although California may be considered to have a relatively dry climate most of the year, your home can still suffer water damage from humidity and other moisture problems in winter. Keeping your HVAC system well-maintained and keeping an eye out for any moisture issues can help you avoid damage such as mold, rot, and more.…

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Cracked Heat Exchanger - what you need to know

Your furnace is a complex system made up of many different components. The efficiency and performance of your heating system depends on the condition of each of these components. One component that you might not know much about is the heat exchanger. A cracked heat exchanger will not only compromise your furnace’s ability to heat…

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The new year is in full effect and everyone’s got their “Start of the year to-do list”. Most people’s’ lists consist of fixing broken things around the house and of course, going to the gym and eating healthier. What we don’t normally think about is the preventative maintenance of our homes and our home comfort.…

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For many people, the idea that their heater can freeze seems bot completely illogical and laughable. After all, a heater produces heat, which inherently should prevent freezing. And likewise, with California’s mild winter weather that rarely drops below freezing levels, how could it be possible for anything to actually get cold enough for ice to…

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Short cycling is a term to describe when your heating system cycles on and off repeatedly, never quite completing the heating cycle necessary to raise the temperature of your home to the thermostat setting. In some cases, the level of heating in the home is still sufficient. You may not think to schedule heating repair…

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