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Causes of Low Indoor Air Quality, and How to Address Them

July 9th, 2018

Air-FilterLow indoor air quality is a common issue for homes across the country, but especially in Turlock. We have all kinds of issues with air quality, which not nearly enough homeowners take steps to address.

Most people think of it as simply inconvenient or mildly uncomfortable, but poor indoor air quality can actually have a significant negative effect on your health and comfort over the years. If you’re not sure what to do about your indoor air quality, read on for some tips.

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Signs That You Need a Water Treatment System

June 25th, 2018

kitchen-sink-faucetIf the name “Flint, Michigan” means anything to you, you probably know that water quality is not necessarily the best in all areas of the country. Most cities have good enough water treatment facilities to remove most of the most egregious contaminants from the water supply before it reaches any homes, but that’s not a given. The water quality may not even be all that high in your own area, which is why it’s a good idea to keep an eye out for signs that you should have a personal water treatment system installed. Have a look at some of the symptoms that you should install a water treatment system below.

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Tips for Making This Summer More Bearable

June 11th, 2018

ThermometerSummer can be absolutely miserable for homeowners in this area, both in terms of air quality and temperature. If you’re among the people dreading the coming heat, though, don’t worry. There are plenty of ways to ensure that you stay cool and comfortable over the next few months. Have a look at the following tips to make sure that you have a good summer, whether indoors or out.

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It Might Be Time to Replace Your Water Heater

May 28th, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heaters are build to last a long time, especially if you give them proper care and maintenance. No matter how well you take care of your water heater, though, you will eventually need to install a new one. The trick is being able to identify when your water heater is on its last legs, so that you can have it replaced before it has a chance to break down entirely. You don’t want to find out that your water heater has permanently given up the ghost, say, while you’re taking a shower. So, let’s take a look at some of the warning signs that you should replace your water heater sooner rather than later.

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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality with These Tips

May 15th, 2018

woman-blowing-noseAir conditioning is probably going to be a priority for you over the next few weeks, but it shouldn’t be the only priority. You should also take steps to make sure that your indoor air quality is as high as possible. High indoor air quality will ensure that you remain as healthy and comfortable as possible during the summer season. The best way to improve your indoor air quality is to take some (or all) of the following steps.

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4 Air Conditioning Problems You Should Know How to Identify

May 14th, 2018

AC-FanAs the weather starts to heat up over the next couple of weeks, you’re going to start using your air conditioner more and more often. More demand on the system is going to make it more likely that it develops some kind of problem. That’s why you should familiarize yourself with the symptoms of different air conditioning problems, so you can call for repairs if you notice them in your own air conditioner. Faster response time to a malfunction will prevent more damage, and keep your system in better condition in the long run. The following are four air conditioning issues you should keep an eye out for this summer.

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Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance Now, if You Haven’t Already

April 30th, 2018

ac-unit-moneyWe’re getting into some consistently high temperatures on a daily basis, now, which means that you’re probably already using your air conditioner to keep cool. Before summer arrives, you should take some steps to make sure that your system is as prepared as possible for the added strain. The best way to make sure that your air conditioner is ready for summer is to schedule preventive maintenance for it, and sooner rather than later. Let’s take a look at why air conditioning maintenance is so important, and why you should schedule yours during the spring season.

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Why You Probably Need a Water Treatment System

April 17th, 2018

corroded-pipesIf you get your water from the city you live in, then you probably know that it goes through a number of treatment processes before it gets pumped into your home. However, you should also know that city treatment centers are never 100% effective.

There are bound to be at least a few harmful contaminants that make it into your home’s plumbing system, which you’ll need additional measures to remove. One of the most common water issues in this area is hard water, which can cause serious problems for your plumbing system. Read on to find out more about hard water, and why you should take steps to address it.

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Do I Need a New Air Conditioner This Summer?

April 16th, 2018

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The weather is finally starting to warm up, which is both a good and a bad thing depending on how you look at it. If you don’t have an air conditioner you can rely on to keep you cool over the coming summer, it has the potential to be a very bad thing indeed. No one wants to be without a quality air conditioner during a summer in California. That’s why you should evaluate your current air conditioner now, and make arrangements to have it replaced if it isn’t going to last another season. The following are some of the signs that it’s time to consider installing a new air conditioner in your home.

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How to Get Your Home Ready for Summer

April 2nd, 2018

air-conditioner-techSummer is just around the corner, which means now is the perfect time to get your home ready for it. There are a variety of different steps you can take to make sure that your home is as prepared as possible for the most extreme season in California, each of which will offer different benefits. We’ve outlined a couple of the most important steps you can take below, so that you can be prepared by the time summer arrives.

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