How to Tell if it’s Time for a Yearly Furnace Tune-Up

A yearly furnace tune-up is an affordable way to ensure that your heating system runs efficiently and safely, so you can enjoy warm indoor air all winter long. But when was the last time you gave the furnace in your home a checkup? If it was a while ago and…

What Determines the Cost of a Furnace?

  It doesn’t matter what stage of life you’re in — the price of a furnace is always a bit of a sticker shock. But what goes into that seemingly steep price? The answer might surprise you: it’s complicated. There are a number of components that will determine how much…

Don’t Just Rake up Fall Leaves, Put Them to Work in Your Garden

Fall is here, and with it, the hundreds of leaves falling in our yards and gardens. One important yard maintenance task not to forget is cleaning and clearing the area around your outdoor condenser unit to prevent it from getting clogged. But you don’t have to throw the leaves in…

5 Questions You Need to Ask Before Buying New Windows

The process of replacing your old windows can be daunting, especially if you have a large home with a lot of windows. You may have a lot of questions, such as what will it cost? What kind of windows do you need? Do you have to do it all at…

Can you Use Both Your Heat and Air Conditioner at the Same Time?

Both Sacramento and the East Bay go through a weather transition period between fall and winter. You’ll find yourself switching between turning on the AC and furnace throughout the day. But using your heat and air conditioner at the same time can be confusing. Our guidelines will help you stay…

Simple Tips to Help Reduce Electric Bills this Fall and Winter

As we approach the end of summer, we’re looking forward to cozy nights enjoying hot chocolate and binging our favorite Netflix shows. But the switch to heating leads to costly energy bills for most homeowners–so we’ve come up with some easy ways to help you save on electric bills this…