What Does Bell Brothers Check During an AC Tune-Up?

At Bell Brothers, we constantly talk about how the most important thing you can do for your HVAC system is to schedule routine maintenance. However, we’ve never really delved into what we look for during an AC tune-up. Most homeowners don’t know that their furnace is also running during the…

Do Windows Block UV Rays?

The more we learn about UV rays, the more we want to stay away from them. We know to wear sunscreen and limit time in direct sunlight, but what about at home? Our window techs have answered a lot of questions about sun exposure and windows. At Bell Brothers, we…

Five Signs You’re Due for an AC Tune-Up

Summer in Sacramento and the East Bay is hot. There’s no way around it, it feels like the temperature climbs every year. At Bell Brothers, we recommend a tune-up before you even turn on your AC, but we know some people like to live dangerously. Here are five signs it’s…

Five Ways to Prepare Your Home for Summer

Summer is one of our favorite times of year. Between backyard barbeques and warm nights, we’re ready for the season. Even if it did just turn to spring, summer should always be in the back of your mind. Especially when it comes to your home. This is why we’re sharing…

What Are All the Parts of a Furnace and How do They Work?

For most of our Sacramento and East Bay homeowners, the furnace is just a system that keeps working until it doesn’t. There’s actually a lot more going on in that metal box than one would think. That’s why we put together this handy guide answering the questions what are the…

What Happens When Someone Puts Dish Soap in the Dishwasher?

There comes a time in every homeowner’s when they just don’t want to make that trip store. We’ve all been there, no shame. The issue may come when it’s time to start the dishwasher. Dish soap and dish detergent, they’re the same, right? Unfortunately, they perform the same task, but…

Signs There’s Something Wrong with Your Tap Water

We should trust the water that comes into our homes. Tap water should be healthy and above all safe to drink and use in your home. Despite this, there are parts of California where we need to be wary of the water flowing from our taps. While an immense amount…

Replacement Windows Should Only Be Measured by Professionals

With the hype of shows like Fixer Upper and This Old House it seems as though a number of our Sacramento homeowners have been bit by the DIY bug. Doing projects on your own at home is a great way to personalize your home and add some life to an…

How Rain Affects Your Outdoor Condenser

When we look at weather patterns across the U.S, we’re truly lucky to live in Sacramento. While the temperature may dip from time to time, we don’t see extreme rain, winds, or cold. That being said, our summers can get extremely hot an air conditioner can be the difference between…

How Long do HEPA Filters Last?

There are major differences between different types of air filters. The differences range in price, material, effectiveness, and length of use. No two filters are made equally, so it’s hard to apply the same care and keeping rules to all air filters. Since the start of the pandemic, we’ve received…