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Summer is Here! Make Sure Your HVAC System is Ready

Preventive HVAC Maintenance in Your Home One of the general purposes of having a home is to give you and your family the shelter needed from extreme elements. The protection against wind, rain, and snow are what often comes to mind. However, the protection against excessive temperatures is also important. A lot of modern households

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Home Improvement: When Do You Need to Hire a Pro?

Are you the type of person who loves to take on home improvement projects? The internet has changed the way that homeowners think about repairs and maintenance. Between YouTube, Pinterest, and home improvement blogs, homeowners now have a wealth of resources to help them take on DIY projects simply and affordably. However, some projects require

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The Hottest Summer Events in the San Francisco Bay Area

The Bay Area might not be the hottest area during the summertime, but there are plenty of sizzlin’ events going on all summer long. Don’t miss the festivities this season in the Bay Area! Be sure to read on for some exciting local events you won’t want to miss this summer. The Bay Area is

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From Around the Web: X Excellent Infographics About Home Improvement

For many individuals, a home is one of the biggest investments they will make in their lifetime. That’s why it is so important for homeowners to understand their home improvement needs, including yearly maintenance and repair concerns. We at Palo Alto Plumbing, Heating, and Air know how important it is for you to get the

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4 Best DIY Accounts to Follow on Twitter

The DIY community is all about sharing their tips and tricks for tackling any project big or small. From how-to blogs to inspiring imagery, there is no short of great DIY content on the web. One of the best places to find informative and inspiring content on the latest DIY trends and fun projects is

What the Best Home Improvement Pros Do (And You Should Too)

What the Best Home Improvement Pros Do (And You Should Too) Whether you just bought your first home or you’ve been enjoying your home for many years, one thing that never changes is that fact that you need to work to maintain your home. While some Palo Alto homeowners may hire experts to take on

Seasonal Tips to Reduce Your HVAC Costs in the New Year

The New Year is upon us! Here are a few favorite energy saving strategies that will make your home eco-friendlier and help you save money, no matter what the weather. Reduce HVAC Costs During Cooler Months Close up all Air Leaks in Your Home When the temperatures drop outdoors, it’s good to keep cold air

The Dangers of DIY HVAC Hacks

  HVAC system installs aren’t cheap – there’s no denying it. Your home comfort is an investment and we understand that when you can save a few bucks, you do what you can. The best ways to save on HVAC costs are to conserve energy where possible and perform routine maintenance on your system to

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Will High-Efficiency Filters or High-MERV Filters Harm My HVAC System?

High-efficiency and high-MERV (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value) rating filters seem beneficial because they filter out very small particulates, such as pollen, dander, and other allergens. Yet these types of filters have some negative consequences too. Here are some benefits and drawbacks of high-efficiency and high-MERV rating filters. The Role of the Filter in HVAC The

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Carbon Monoxide: What You Don’t Know is Putting Your Family at Risk

“It started as a nagging headache,” Diane said. “And then it became worse before turning into a horror show.” It was around 9 pm on a cold December night and both of them were sitting in front of their fireplace, decompressing from the hard day’s work. The baby June was in her crib. Suddenly, Liam,