JC Mechanical Inc. Blog : Archive for July, 2015

3 Reasons to Schedule Heating Maintenance Now

Monday, July 27th, 2015

A heating maintenance session should ideally be scheduled twice a year, once when heating season ends and once before it begins. We may be baking in our La Habra, CA summers now, but the recent rainstorm in Southern California showed us how fast the weather can change, and our chilly winter nights will be here before you know it. Now is the perfect time to schedule heating maintenance, which addresses countless little issues with your furnace and helps it run more efficiently. Here are 3 very good reasons why. (more…)

Why Won’t My Air Conditioner Turn Off?

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Our air conditioners run for long periods of time here in La Habra, CA, but if yours won’t shut off after it’s clearly supposed to, there may be something significantly wrong. If you notice your air conditioner running past the point when it’s sufficiently cooled your house, or struggling to do its job by running for hours on end without the air cooling sufficiently, turn it off—by cutting power to the unit if necessary—and call a skilled repair technician to resolve the problem. The exact nature of the problem varies, but may include one of the following issues: (more…)

Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Indoor air quality refers to the amount of dust, humidity, germs, and other contaminants floating in the air in your home. High indoor air quality means the air is fresh and healthy, while low indoor quality can drastically affect your comfort or even your health. Here in La Habra, CA, we tend to worry about high temperatures in the summer rather than the quality of the air, but in truth, the two subjects go hand in hand. By improving your indoor air quality, you can help your air conditioner do its job more effectively, as well as make your home a nicer place to live in general. Here some effective ways to do it: (more…)

3 Ways to Help Your Air Conditioner This Summer

Monday, July 6th, 2015

We’re in the middle of summer here in La Habra, CA, the time of the year when your air conditioner needs to perform at its best. With regular maintenance and judicious use, you can count on your system to perform like a trooper throughout the hottest months of the year, but that doesn’t mean you have to rely on air conditioning alone. A few added steps can help reduce the strain on your system, lowering your monthly bills and the risk of a breakdown all at the same time. Besides common-sense tactics like setting your thermostat a few degrees higher and wearing lightweight clothes in the house, here are 3 ways to help your air conditioner this summer. (more…)