JC Mechanical Inc. Blog : Archive for February, 2016

Warm Weather Is Here. Time to Get Your AC Repaired!

Monday, February 29th, 2016

It’s common in Southern California to let repair issues go once air conditioning season is over. When cool weather hits the Anaheim, CA area, pressing repairs become much less pressing, and you may be tempted to sit tight rather than address a given issue right away. But with hot weather returning to the Southland early this year, you can’t afford to leave your air conditioner on the sidelines. If you need repairs done or even if you think you do, now is the time to get your AC repaired. Here are some tips to let you know how. (more…)

3 Signs of Trouble with Your Ice Machine

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

If you own a restaurant or food preparation service in La Habra, CA, you need a high quality ice machine to keep your business running. Ice keeps drinks cold, provides our customers with water before their meal and can be used to keep food products such as fresh meats or dairy products from spoiling while you display them. When your ice machine runs into trouble, it can put a serious crimp in your business. Luckily, a qualified repair service can solve the problem fairly quickly. What kinds of problems would they be? Here are 3 signs of trouble with your ice machine that you would do well to look out for. (more…)

Upgrades to Consider for Spring

Monday, February 15th, 2016

We’ve just come off of a lengthy heat wave here in La Habra, CA, and while more rain and cooler weather is expected, it’s clear that summer will be here sooner than ever this year. Now is the time to take a good look at your air conditioner, get it cleaned and maintained and maybe think about some upgrades and improvements that will help it do its job better this year. They can be easily installed by a trained professional and most won’t interfere with the functioning of your air conditioner at all. Here’s a quick list of some of the products we recommend for our clients this time of year. (more…)

3 Causes of Smells Coming from Your Ducts

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Your ductwork carries conditioned air for your furnace or air conditioner throughout your house. But it can also carry strange smells form elsewhere in the house, and in many cases, that indicates trouble. Here in La Habra, CA, most residents are running their heaters every night, and a persistent bad small can ruin your home’s comfort levels. More importantly, it means that something is probably wrong elsewhere in the system and needs to be fixed before it creates bigger problems. Here are 3 possible causes of smells coming from your ducts. (more…)

Don’t Use a Furnace with a Cracked Heat Exchanger

Monday, February 1st, 2016

The heat exchanger is one of the most important components in your furnace, and while our winters are quite mild here in La Habra, CA, you’ll still have need of a system with a functioning heat exchanger. When it suffers a crack, it’s a serious problem that requires immediate attention to correct. To understand why, you need to understand how a heat exchanger works, and why you should never use a furnace that has a cracked or otherwise damaged exchanger. (more…)