Hometown Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘walnut Creek’

Warnings That You May Have Damaged Ducts

Monday, 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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It’s Not Too Late for AC Maintenance!

Monday, August 28th, 2023

Each homeowner has a preference for when they like to schedule AC maintenance. Some people prefer to schedule the appointment in the spring ahead of summer. Other people like to schedule their appointment now as summer is ending.

If you would usually schedule an AC maintenance appointment earlier in the year and haven’t yet, it’s not too late. Scheduling an appointment with our Walnut Creek heating and air team is crucial, and it’s better to have maintenance done late than not at all. Keep reading to learn more about what might happen if you skip out on AC maintenance this year.

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Our Guide to Getting Through a Heatwave

Monday, August 14th, 2023

Summers are hot, but when the heatwave passes through, temperatures can become unbearable. On these days, you want to stay inside and stay cool and away from the extreme heat. However, even indoors, you still have to take certain precautions and understand just how your air conditioner works so you know what to expect out of it.

And when you need help with your Walnut Creek heating and air conditioning, our team is always here to help. We can answer your questions, talk to you about concerns, and even schedule an appointment to assess your air conditioner if you think that something is wrong. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about tips for getting through a heatwave.

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Why Is Ice Forming on My AC’s Evaporator Coil?

Monday, May 8th, 2023

A common question that we get from homeowners during the summer is: Why is ice forming on my AC’s evaporator coil? Although you might think that the appearance of ice on an air conditioner is normal–after all, it’s a system designed to make things cold–it’s an indication that something is wrong with your AC. 

Ice should never appear on any part of your AC system. Not only does the ice itself create a problem, but the reason why the ice is forming may be an even worse issue. Let’s go over why your AC ices over in the first place and what it can possibly mean. That way, if you see this happening with your air conditioning in Walnut Creek, you’ll know what to expect. 

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As the Season Ends, What Grade Should You Give Your AC?

Monday, November 21st, 2022

November is here and with its arrival comes the cooler weather. As you get used to the change in seasons, it’s a good time to evaluate the performance of your HVAC in Walnut Creek, CA during the previous summer. 

You might be wondering why you should be giving any thought to your air conditioner. After all, it’s November. But with the warmer winters we’ve been having, you may find there are days when you’ll need to switch on the AC. 

Assessing how well your air conditioner performed over the summer is a great way to determine if you should schedule repairs or maintenance now. You can assess it by grading its performance and then decide how to proceed to ensure reliable cooling from your AC if you need it this winter.

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The Best Way to Prevent AC Repairs

Monday, April 25th, 2022

Nobody wants to face an unexpected or expensive AC repair when they need their system the most. And typically, you’ll never have to. That is, as long as you have your air conditioner professionally installed by a qualified team, and regularly maintained to keep in good shape.

Yes, maintenance tune-ups are the best way to prevent AC repairs. In fact, keeping up on your annual tune-ups can help you avoid up to 85% of the repairs your system may otherwise need! And that’s not the only benefit of maintenance–read on to learn more.

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