5 Great Reasons to Install a New AC Before Summer

May 20th, 2024

As the scorching heat of summer approaches, ensuring your home stays cool and comfortable becomes a top priority. At Hometown Heating and Air Conditioning, we understand the importance of a reliable air conditioning system to beat the heat. If you’re contemplating whether to upgrade your current air conditioning system with a new AC installation before summer arrives, here are five compelling reasons why it might be the perfect time to make the switch.

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No, Your AC Doesn’t Need a “Fill-Up” on Refrigerant Before Summer

May 6th, 2024

As the temperatures rise and summer approaches, you may be thinking about preparing your air conditioning system to keep your home cool and comfortable. A common question we hear is whether or not you need a “refill” of refrigerant for your AC before summer. Today, we’re here to inform you that in most cases, you do not need a refrigerant refill for your AC. Let’s take a closer look at how refrigerant works and why you typically don’t need to add more unless you need an air conditioning repair to deal with leaking refrigerant.

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What Are My Choices for a New AC?

April 22nd, 2024

If your air conditioner has been underperforming or you’re considering making an upgrade, you might be wondering about your options. At Hometown Heating & Cooling, we understand the importance of making an informed decision tailored to your needs. In this guide, we’ll explore several air conditioning choices available to homeowners, from standard central AC units to innovative ductless mini-split systems.

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Schedule Your Spring AC Maintenance Today!

April 8th, 2024

Spring is upon us, and it’s time to ensure your home remains an oasis of cool comfort amidst the rising temperatures. At Hometown Heating and Air Conditioning, we understand the pivotal role your air conditioning system plays in maintaining your indoor sanctuary. That’s why we’re extending an invitation for you to join our Star Performance Member Maintenance Plan—your gateway to unmatched comfort and savings.

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Warnings That You May Have Damaged Ducts

March 25th, 2024

Your home’s HVAC system plays a crucial role in maintaining a comfortable indoor environment year-round. Central to this system are the ducts, which distribute heated or cooled air throughout your home. However, even the most well-maintained HVAC systems can encounter issues with their ductwork over time. As your trusted local HVAC contractor, Hometown Heating and Air Conditioning is here to help you recognize the warning signs of damaged ducts so you can address them promptly and ensure the efficient operation of your HVAC system. We offer duct repair and duct replacement in Walnut Creek.

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How Did Your Heating System Manage This Winter?

March 11th, 2024

As the winter chill gradually retreats, it’s the perfect time to reflect on how well your heating system held up during the colder months. A reliable heating system is not just a luxury but a necessity, ensuring your home stays warm and comfortable. In this blog post, we’ll explore the signs that your heating system might be in decline and why now is the opportune moment to consider an upgrade before the next winter season.

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Reasons to Only Trust Professionals for Furnace Repair

February 26th, 2024

A well-functioning furnace is crucial for maintaining a comfortable and safe home environment, especially during the colder months. When faced with a malfunctioning furnace, you may feel tempted to try a DIY repair or seek the help of an amateur “handyman.” However, there are some very good reasons to only trust professionals for furnace repair to ensure the job is done correctly and safely.

We have the licensed professionals you need for a safe and successful furnace repair in Benicia. Here are several reasons to go straight to our pros rather than a DIY or amateur option.

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Is It Worth Updating to a High-Efficiency Heating System?

February 12th, 2024

Homeowners are often faced with the dilemma of whether to stick with their current heating system or invest in a high-efficiency upgrade. With energy costs on the rise and environmental concerns becoming more prominent, the decision to update to a high-efficiency heating system is gaining traction. In this blog post, we will delve into the pros and cons of two popular options: upgrading to a heating system with a higher Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) or switching to a heat pump.

If you have more questions about changing your heating system or making other HVAC upgrades, talk to our professionals who know all about heating and air conditioning in Walnut Creek.

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Portable Air Purifiers vs. Whole-Home Air Purifiers

January 15th, 2024

In today’s world, the quality of the air we breathe is more crucial than ever. With increasing pollution levels and the ever-present threat of allergens and airborne viruses, many homeowners are seeking ways to improve indoor air quality. 

Two popular options for achieving this are portable air purifiers and whole-home air purifiers. We’ll explore the differences between these two solutions and why whole-home air purifiers are often the superior choice.

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Several Common Misconceptions About Heating Your Home

January 1st, 2024

When it comes to heating our homes, we all want to stay warm and cozy while keeping our energy bills in check. However, there are several common misconceptions about heating your home that can lead to inefficient heating practices and higher energy costs. In this article, we will debunk several of these myths and provide you with valuable insights on how to make your home heating more efficient. Whenever you have questions about your Concord HVAC system, you can always turn to our experts.

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