JC Mechanical Inc. Blog : Archive for September, 2016

Consider the Benefits of Ductless Heat and Air

Monday, September 26th, 2016

If you’re going to make large changes to your heating or air conditioning system here in La Habra, CA, now is the time to do it. Early fall usually means that temperatures are mild, ┬ábut cool evenings have’t set in: giving you the time to consider all of your options. If you’re struggling with a centralized system or haven’t been able to install a centralized system because of structural issues with your house, have we got a solution for you: ductless heating and cooling systems. (more…)

How Does the AFUE Rating Affect My New Heater?

Monday, September 19th, 2016

If you’re in the market for a new heating system, now is the time to consider it. September and October are still fairly warm months here in Brea, CA, giving you an excellent window to select a new system and have it installed before you have need of it. Among the factors you need to look for is overall efficiency, which is measured with a percentage known as AFUE. The term stands for Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency, and after the overall power levels of the furnace, it’s the most important element in choosing a new furnace. (more…)

Preparing Your Home for Fire Season

Monday, September 12th, 2016

The dry season has arrived in Southern California, and we’ve already had out share of large brush fires. Here in Yorba Linda, CA, that can be a huge concern for homeowners, with nearby state parks dry as a bone and errant wildfires a constant issue. The more you can do to protect your home from fire dangers the better. We’ve included a basic list of steps you should take as a prudent homeowner. (more…)

Time for Heating Maintenance

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Summer isn’t over by a long shot here in Anaheim, CA, but cooler weather is on its way, and the arrival of Labor Day makes a great spot on the calendar to give your heating system a little once-over. Some of it can be performed yourself, such as replacing the filters and planning to adjust the thermostat when the time comes. But the best thing you can do for your heater this fall is to schedule a heating maintenance session from a trained technician. (more…)