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Do I Need HVAC Professionals for Balancing My Home’s Humidity?

Monday, February 12th, 2018

portable-humidifierLos Angeles and most of Southern California don’t suffer from the same type of high humidity issues that you’ll find in other hot parts of the country, like Florida. But humidity can still be an issue in our homes, and it isn’t always the fault of the weather. Our homes produce a large amount of moisture that can make them stuffy and unpleasant. Air conditioning systems do have some dehumidifying abilities, but they aren’t designed specifically to handle this job (unless they have a dehumidifier integrated into them) and may even make the air too dry.

So how to balance the humidity in your house? Can you handle doing the job on your own? Well, maybe if humidity is only a minor issue and you’re okay throwing open the windows on hot days. Otherwise, we recommend you call on a professional HVAC company in Los Angeles, CA to find the best way to keep the humidity under control.

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AC Troubles: Could It Be Damaged Ductwork?

Monday, July 24th, 2017

ducts-in-atticOne of the reasons it’s essential that you rely on HVAC professionals when it comes to repairs for your air conditioning system in Sherman Oaks, CA is that there are many possible causes behind each symptom of an AC malfunction. It’s similar to when a person develops a fever: there are different illnesses that can trigger the body’s temperature to rise—and if it’s a serious problem, you only want a medical professional to diagnose it. So when your AC has a serious problem, you only want an HVAC professional technician with the right certification to diagnose it, and then fix it.

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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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Some Reasons That Air Ducts Develop Leaks

Monday, September 14th, 2015

IMG_7555_2Professional duct sealing is a job that most residential air ducts will require at some point. Even the best installation job of excellently designed ductwork is not fully immune to the troubles that can create air leaks. Even small holes in the ducts will lead to energy waste and a decline in comfort. If you’ve never had duct testing done for your ventilation system before, we strongly suggest you arrange for this service with our experienced technicians. This will allow them to find out if your ducts are suffering from leaks and need sealing work.

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