Kilowatt Heating, Air Conditioning and Electrical Blog: Archive for January, 2017

Tips for Looking for a Contractor to Work in Your Home

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Kilowatt-employee-at-workYou are hunting for a heating, air conditioning, and electrical contractor for work in your house. You already know that simply pulling a name off of a quick Internet search isn’t the best way to go about making the choice. You want a contractor you can trust not only to get the job done right, but whom you’ll feel comfortable allowing into your house.

We’ve listed below what you should look for to find a trustworthy contractor of the right caliber. Read over this list—and we think you’ll agree that Kilowatt Heating, Air Conditioning and Electrical is the right company to contact!

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Important Tips for Furnace Safety

Monday, January 16th, 2017

A furnace. You probably use one for comfort during the winters. We can say that because furnaces, either natural gas or electric, are still the most popular type of home heater across the U.S. A furnace is a reliable and powerful way to receive heat, and even in the warm climate of Southern California it can come in handy often during cool days and cold nights. (People are often surprised at how cold it can actually get when the sun goes down!)

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Why Is My Furnace Continually Tripping the Circuit Breaker?

Monday, January 9th, 2017

We’re both an HVAC and electrical company, which puts us in a special position when it comes to issues that involve a home’s electrical system that powers its heating system. One of these problems is when a home’s furnace comes on and almost immediately trips a circuit breaker. We’re going to take a close look at this trouble and what may lie behind it.

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How Is Your Heating Handling Our Cold Snap?

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

img_4467How the winter weather goes in Southern California is something that’s hard to predict from year to year. There are times when New Year’s Day can have a high of 85 degrees. But sometimes—as in this year—we can wake up to temperatures down in the mid-40s. True, other parts of the country might laugh at the idea that this is a “cold winter,” but it’s our cold winter and we have to find ways to deal with it, Southern California-style.

How is your home’s heating system doing this unusually cold winter? It may be taking on work that it isn’t accustomed to, and this can lead to the need for repairs.

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