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Why Your Gas Furnace Needs Fall Heating Maintenance

Monday, November 11th, 2019

heating-repair-servicesSouthern California has some of the finest winter weather in the country. The heat tapers off so we enjoy cooler days, but we never have to deal with extreme cold. A night getting down into the high 40s is about as chilly as it gets.

But those days and nights in the 40s and 50s still make it necessary to have a heating system in a house. If your house has a gas furnace, as many do, it’s vital for you to schedule maintenance for it every fall. It’s November, and it’s time to get your professional furnace maintenance inspection and tune-up out of the way.

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When’s the Best Time to Get Maintenance?

Monday, February 18th, 2019

It’s best to get maintenance on your heating and air conditioning systems two times per year. For best results, you should schedule those appointments far in advance so that they’re evenly spaced out. However, that doesn’t answer the question of when you should have those maintenance appointments scheduled. We’ll let you in on what the best times are for maintenance.

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Common Signs You Need Heating Repair

Monday, November 13th, 2017

heating-repair-serviceWe’re finally heading into fall here in the Inland Empire after many long months of hot weather. You’ve likely only begun running your heater for a few weeks at the most, and cold days (as cold as they can get in Southern California) are still to come. That makes now the ideal time to check your heating system for signs of trouble. Problems from last winter may have been compounded by months of lack of use, and running your system for any length of time could turn into a big problem if you don’t spot the signs.

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Time for Heating Maintenance

Monday, October 16th, 2017

heating-maintenance-servicesWinter comes late and leaves early in Southern California, and local residents are only now turning off their air conditioners in favor of running their heaters. While we don’t have such a dire need for heating as communities back east do, we still get plenty of cold nights, and more than our share of days whether the temperatures take a dip. The last thing you need is to turn on your heater in the middle of January and run into a sudden problem.

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The Importance of Maintenance for Your Heating System

Monday, January 16th, 2017

With all the wet weather we’ve had in Claremont, CA lately, our home furnaces have been put to quite a test. The rain and cool weather are good news for California’s drought, but that still puts the onerous on the homeowner to make sure their furnaces are kept running. A quality maintenance session is a great way to do that, not only as a way of preventing breakdowns, but of reducing monthly costs for your heating system.

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Why Is It So Important to Get a Heating Tune-Up?

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Fall is officially here in the Inland Empire, but longtime residents know that they doesn’t mean the same thing that it does back east. Even so, homeowners in Alta Loma, CA and other nearby communities need to prepare for the cold nights that will be here soon enough, and that means scheduling a servicing session for your heating system sometime in the next few weeks. 

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Preparing Your Heater for the Fall

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and while residents of Chino, CA know that there are plenty of hot days ahead, prudent homeowners will be looking ahead to the winter. The next month or so is the ideal time to do this, when you can perform preparations at your leisure, instead of scrambling when temperatures are cooler and there isn’t as much time. A friendly service technician can help with some steps, but you can perform at least a few of them yourself. We’ve provided a list below for you to peruse.

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Common Electrical Problems with Your Furnace

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Residents of Riverside, CA usually use gas furnaces to heat their homes in the winter. The system works quite well for our environment, and makes efficient use to the duct system that it absolutely vital for our air conditioners in the summertime. But while gas is used as the fuel for the furnace, many components rely on electricity for power, and when those electrical components run into trouble, it can shut down the entire system. A reliable repair service can usually fix the problem, though as the homeowner, you should familiarize yourself with at least a few of them to understand how the system works. We’ve laid out a few of the more common electrical problems with your furnace below.

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What’s Involved in a Heating Maintenance Session?

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Cool weather has finally arrived here in Riverside, CA and with it comes increased use of our heaters and furnace. If you haven’t done so already, now is the perfect time to schedule a heating maintenance session to help your system run at its best and to spot potential repair issues before they cause a breakdown. Regular maintenance sessions are a vital part of keeping your heater running at its peak, as well as extending its lifespan well past the warranty date. But what’s involved in a heating maintenance session and how does that differ from a formal repair session? We have a brief breakdown of the steps involved, to give you a better idea of what it’s all about.

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Now is the Time to Prepare Your Heating System for Winter

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Fall has arrived in Riverside, CA and as usual it doesn’t look a whole lot different than summer, with high temperatures the norm. Things have finally begun to cool down this week, however, and soon enough we’ll be trading in our air conditioners for furnaces and heating systems. Now is the time to prepare yours for another winter’s work, when you can address potential issues at leisure and you won’t need your system the way you might in just a few short weeks. Here’s a few tips to help you get your heater ready for another winter.

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