Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort, Inc. Blog: Archive for August, 2020

How You Can Help, Or Hurt, Your AC Performance

Monday, August 24th, 2020

vent-low-on-wallIf you’ve lived in our area for even just a year, then you know how rough our summers can be. Our air conditioners have been working hard so far. Fortunately, today’s cooling systems are durable and designed to handle the hottest of temperatures. Still, you may be tired by now of paying high utility costs just to keep comfortable in your home.

The good news is there are steps you can take to help your air conditioner’s efficiency and performance to bring those bills down. Alternatively, there are things you can do that will hurt your AC performance. Read on as we uncover more about this.

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Does Your Water Heater Need Maintenance?

Monday, August 10th, 2020

water-heater-with-rustIf there is any home comfort appliance in your home that goes underappreciated, it’s probably the water heater.

Think about it, you use your water heater every day, but do you ever consider your gratitude for this system? Not to worry—most homeowners don’t. But let’s face it, they’re pretty important. And they really cannot continue to effectively and safely do their job without the proper care. Yes, this includes scheduling annual maintenance. But why?

Two reasons: scaling, and the anode rod! Read on to learn more.

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