4 Reasons Why Your House Is Humid With AC

July 20, 2022

Air conditioning is a popular way to make your house cool and comfortable on hot days. However, you might notice that your house still feels humid, even though you’ve had the air conditioner running all day. There are a few reasons why this might be the case. 1. It’s Very Humid Outside If it’s extremely humid outside, your air conditioner might be struggling to keep it cool and moisture-free inside your home. This is especially true when it’s storming. If you live in a climate where there are a lot of hot days and thunderstorms,

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How a Smart Thermostat Can Save You Money

April 19, 2022

You may have heard about how smart technology can boost your home security or make things more convenient, but the question you probably want to ask is whether it saves money. Let’s look at the smart thermostat, for instance. Would it cut down on your heating and cooling bill? What a Smart Thermostat Does Essentially, a smart thermostat is a programmable thermostat and then some. This means you can create your own heating and cooling schedule, ensuring that the system turns on when you’re home and stays off when you’re out or asleep. This, above all,

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Getting Your AC Ready for Spring: An Overview

March 15, 2022

Your air conditioner needs to be ready for spring and summer in California, and that means doing a little bit of maintenance. Ultimately, you’ll want to work with an HVAC company to perform the most comprehensive checks and repairs, but you can, and should, do some tasks yourself. Change the Air Filter The air filter needs to be replaced every few months. The frequency is determined by the material of the filter, the pollution levels outside, and the presence of pets and smokers in your household. This simple task will keep the indoor AC unit free

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Deciding When to Get a New Air Conditioner

February 15, 2022

Although most homeowners put plenty of thought into what size and style of air conditioner they want to purchase, too few consider what time of year to make the move. Choosing the right season can make a big difference when it comes to how much you pay and how comfortable your summer is. If possible, plan your new air conditioner purchase a year ahead of time so that you can be deliberate about when you purchase and install it. Getting the Best Deal By far the best deals on air conditioners tend to be available during

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Finding Your Sleep Temperature

October 20, 2021

When you settle into bed at night, you may find yourself tossing and turning only to wake up tired. It happens to many people, but did you know that changing your temperature could help you achieve a good night’s sleep? With a few easy actions, you can improve the quality of your sleep and finally wake up in the morning feeling refreshed. The Recommended Temperature The first thing you can do to find your sleep temperature is to make sure you’re in the widely known average range for optimal sleep. As humans, our body heat is

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Which Type of AC System Should You Install in Your Home?

August 16, 2021

Many benefits are associated with air conditioning. These systems help lower indoor temperature and improve air quality. They also help to keep humidity levels low and indoor space free of allergens. To experience all these benefits fully, you need to choose the best air conditioning system for your home. To make that selection, you should first consider the layout and size of your space. Let’s take a brief look at types of air conditioners and the kind of homes where they should be installed. Central Air Conditioner A central AC system is one

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How To Make the Most Out of Your Air Conditioner

July 28, 2021

Air conditioning costs can get high when it gets hot outside, so it’s understandable if you want to maximize the benefits that your air conditioner can provide you. If you’re looking for a way to get the most out of your air conditioner, you should incorporate some of these tips. Check the Insulation First of all, make sure that your insulation and the seals around doors and windows are in good condition. If you have energy-efficient windows and doors, that’s all the better. But if you don’t, you can still look into getting seals for places

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How To Keep My Home Cool Without Air Conditioning?

June 6, 2021

Hot summer days in Galt, CA, are a nice break away from the cold winter months, but there are days when the heat becomes too much. And while some homeowners can fix it with a simple flick of the thermostat switch on their AC, some homes might not have this option. Fortunately, you can still cool your home without an AC using these four nifty tricks. 1. Weatherstrip Your Doors and Walls Weatherstripping is a technique commonly done during wintertime, but it’s equally useful during summertime. It traps the cool air inside and keeps the

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What Are Air Conditioning BTU’s?

May 21, 2021

When discussing heating and cooling, you’ll encounter a unit of measurement called a British thermal unit (BTU). BTUs are used to measure the effectiveness of air conditioning and heating systems. To ensure that you get the right cooling system for your Galt home, you need to get a unit with the right number of BTUs for the size of your residence. Keep reading to learn why BTUs matter and how you can ensure that your air conditioner is the size you need. What Is a BTU? BTUs are used to measure how much heat an

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Who Invented Air Conditioning?

April 12, 2021

When that hot California summer hits, it’s nice to kick back with a cold drink and crank up the air conditioning. As you’re enjoying your cool air, you might feel the urge to thank whoever it was who invented air conditioning in the first place. Hey, who was that, anyway? The History of Air Conditioning As long as there has been hot weather and people around to complain about it, humans have come up with ingenious ways to keep cool. Stone Age people often occupied caves because their natural insulation keeps them cool year-round.

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