Ideal Home Temperature in the Winter

Ideal Home Temperature in the Winter

What is a reasonable temperature for a house in winter? While the answer to this question may vary somewhat from household to household based on important contributing factors like geography, climate control capabilities of the home, as well as basic differences in...

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What To Do When Your Thermostat Has No Power

What To Do When Your Thermostat Has No Power

No power to your thermostat? Let's go over everything you need to know about what to do if you encounter this situation   So, What Is a Thermostat? It is a device that helps to regulate the temperature in your home by turning the heating and cooling systems on...

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9 Common Reasons Your AC Won’t Turn On

9 Common Reasons Your AC Won’t Turn On

While most AC systems will last anywhere between 15 and 25 years, your system's lifespan will vary based on how well you take care of it. You need to be sure to maintain your AC and keep it in great shape. If you fail to maintain your HVAC system, you may find that...

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Do Air Duct Booster Fans Work? What You Need to Know

Do Air Duct Booster Fans Work? What You Need to Know

This summer has seen regular extreme heat warnings and new temperature records all across California. During these intense heat waves, your comfort depends on having an efficient air conditioning system. Many homeowners find that some rooms are cooler than others. The...

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How Do I Find the Tonnage of My AC Unit?

How Do I Find the Tonnage of My AC Unit?

If you’re thinking about replacing your air conditioning system, one of the first places to begin is with your current system. You’ll want to check its ‘tonnage’ before shopping for a new AC unit. Tonnage isn’t a term that comes up in conversation frequently in the...

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Why is There a Burning Plastic Smell in My House?

Why is There a Burning Plastic Smell in My House?

Did you know that according to the National Fire Protection Association, an average of 346,800 house fires happen each year due to faulty heating equipment and electrical malfunction? We rely on our senses to experience the world around us, and the smells we...

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How a Whole House Fan Works and Benefits

How a Whole House Fan Works and Benefits

A whole house fan is installed either in your attic or roof. While in use it will pull air in from open windows throughout the house and expel air at the fan location. What does that do for your home? By drawing in cool air and improving circulation, and expelling...

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How Refrigerant Helps Your Home Air Conditioner

How Refrigerant Helps Your Home Air Conditioner

Your air conditioning refrigerant plays a crucial role in keeping your Ventura County, California home comfortable. By circulating cold air throughout your home, they help to keep you and your family cool during the hot summer months. But what are AC refrigerants, and...

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What Does Aux Heat Mean on My Thermostat?

What Does Aux Heat Mean on My Thermostat?

Imagine waking up on a cold morning, checking your thermostat, and seeing "aux heat" on the display. What is auxiliary heat, and why is it showing up on your thermostat? Auxiliary heat or aux heat is a heat pump setting that refers to the fact a secondary heat source...

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Why Does My House Smell Musty?

Why Does My House Smell Musty?

How fresh is your home? If you enter your property and catch a whiff of damp, rather than the sweet-scented interior you crave, finding and eliminating the cause of the odor is a priority. Unfortunately, sometimes identifying why your home smells musty can be a...

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What Is the Ideal House Temperature? [+5 Tips]

What Is the Ideal House Temperature? [+5 Tips]

Everyone has a temperature that makes them feel comfortable. This temperature is different for each person and depends on many factors such as age, climate, and how well the individual keeps up their home. The temperature inside a house should be no higher than 80...

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