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How to Reset Your Digital Thermostat

The thermostat works to regulate heating and cooling inside your home to keep its environment both consistent and comfortable. If you haven’t been able to maintain the correct temperature lately, you may have to reset your thermostat. The task is simple enough once you know the essentials. A trusted air conditioning installation company in the area, Reliable

Is Your Air Conditioner Safe From the Rain?

In general, water and electronics don’t mix. As HVAC contractors, we here at Reliable AC & Heat often get asked by homeowners if their air conditioner’s outdoor unit—the other half of a split system—is protected from the elements. In today’s post, we share a look at whether or not the elements have any effect on outdoor HVAC

What Should Your HVAC Maintenance Agreement Include?

Regular maintenance is key to a long-lasting HVAC system. Unfortunately, remembering to call your air conditioning and central heating service providers for routine checks and inspections can be difficult, especially if your HVAC unit isn’t really showing any signs of a problem. One way to get around this issue is by signing up for a maintenance agreement

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Turn Your Heat Off Nightly

With parts of the country struggling with power at the moment, now is a great time to consider how you can save energy yourself with your own HVAC system. One solution that many people believe is effective is turning off the heat at night while you sleep. Winters in Los Angeles aren’t particularly harsh, so this solution

How a Clean Attic Helps Ensure HVAC Efficiency

The attic is one of the most overlooked areas of your home. It’s usually out of sight, so it’s easy to disregard it. If you haven’t gone up there in a long time, you might want to give it a thorough cleaning. In doing so, you’ll be discouraging pest infestations, reducing the risk of fire

Reasons Why Heating Units Can Trip the Circuit Breaker

Circuit breakers protect home appliances from damage caused by excess current from an overload or short circuit. When they trip, they cut off voltage flow through the circuit. It’s not uncommon for this to happen occasionally, but if it happens repeatedly there might be a problem with the equipment itself. If this occurs every time

When Is an HVAC Problem Considered an Emergency?

There’s never a good time to have your heating and cooling system fail. Unfortunately, these types of problems don’t tend to choose convenient times to pop up. You’ll need to contact your local HVAC technicians to help get your system back on track, and sometimes this means scheduling an emergency repair visit.

What Makes Your HVAC System Waste Energy?

Your HVAC system is an essential asset for your home or business. Luckily, you don’t have to purchase brand-new, sophisticated units in order to make the most of your heating and cooling systems. All you need to do is find what’s causing the energy waste in your existing systems. This helps you determine whether your systems

What You Shouldn’t Do if You Want to Keep Your HVAC Warranty Valid

When buying a new HVAC system, one of the most important factors to consider is the warranty. Typically, warranties include repairs for specific parts, replacement of certain system components, a guarantee for any manufacturer defects and more. Moreover, they keep your investment protected and can save you from having to pay for costly repairs.