Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Elk Grove’

An Air Filter’s Purpose: It’s Not What You Think

Monday, May 4th, 2020

man-holding-air-filterMany homeowners think that the only reason they should care about their air conditioner or furnace air filter is due to the allergens and particles in the air. But they’re only partially correct.

You may assume that a dirty air filter is an issue because it keeps your air dirty, and this is why we tell our customers to change theirs every 1–3 months. If you’re not suffering from allergies, it means your air filter is fine, right? Well, not quite.

Sure, helping your indoor air quality is a small part of what the HVAC air filter does, but this isn’t even close to its true purpose. It is designed to block your heating and cooling systems from dust, dirt, and other debris that can get inside and negatively impact the interior components.

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What Are the Benefits of an HVAC Maintenance Program?

Monday, January 13th, 2020

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If you’ve been following our blog, then you’ve probably seen us mention the importance of scheduling maintenance for your heater in the fall, and your air conditioner in the spring. These are the ideal times since they’re right before you need your respective home comfort system the most.

However, what’s most important is how consistently you have maintenance done—it should be once a year for central AC and heating systems, and twice a year for 2-in-1 heat pump and dual fuel systems. You can make sure you stay on top of these tune-ups by enrolling in a maintenance program. Curious? Read on to learn more!

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Don’t Wait to Have These AC Problems Fixed

Monday, August 13th, 2018

hvac-technician-making-ac-repairsWe highly recommend that any AC problem you have gets fixed immediately. We can list every reason from that it’ll cost you more money, to reducing the lifespan of your system, to the simple fact it won’t be able to cool your home anymore! At the same time, we understand you might find it hard to believe that every problem is an AC emergency.

For that reason, we’re compiling a list of a few problems that really, truly should be absolutely looked at (immediately!).

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