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    • Common HVAC Problems You Might Face this Spring

      As the weather warms, you'll have an interim where you may be able to turn off the heat and open the windows for some fresh air. But it won't be long before summer's here and you're running the air ...

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    • To-Do List for Turning Your Air Conditioner Back On

      These tips can help you prepare to turn on your air conditioner after it's been sitting idle for months. Cooling systems are built for rugged use, but they do need periodic attention to maintain their ...

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    • How to Quiet Your Home’s A/C

      Noisy air conditioner? The best option, whether yours makes noise from the indoor component or the outdoor compressor, is to upgrade with a modern HVAC system that features noise abatement technology. ...

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    • Energy Saving Tips for Your North County, San Diego Home

      As the weather heats up, our San Diego and North County customers are always looking for ways to stay cool without seeing their energy bills skyrocket. So, we’ve compiled a list of tips that we, along ...

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    • Your Airtight California Home: A Beginner’s Guide to Caulk

      Sealing your home against the outdoors is both an energy-efficient way to save money on your energy bill and a way to improve comfort in your home. A basic guide to caulk will allow you to understand ...

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    • How Can Professional Duct Cleaning Benefit Your San Diego Home?

      The wind in the San Diego, La Costa, and Oceanside areas does its part to keep the air outdoors clean, but maintaining good air quality at home takes some extra effort. In some cases, professional ...

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    • Key Signs Your A/C Ducts Need a Cleaning

      Having dirty ducts can reduce air quality and airflow through your North San Diego home. But how can you accurately detect when your A/C ducts need a cleaning? Fortunately, there are some telltale ...

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    • Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Your Vista HVAC Contractor!

      The staff at Sherlock Heating and Air Conditioning would like to wish you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas and a happy holiday season! We hope this time is filled with much love, laughter, ...

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    • Unsealed Ducts? You’re Wasting Energy and Money

      A home with forced air heating or cooling uses a system of ductwork to distribute the conditioned air. In general, the ductwork is located out of sight, in an attic, a crawl space, the garage or ...

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    • Best Practices of Ductwork Design

      If you are designing a new home or retrofitting areas in your current home, you certainly want and expect your contractors to use best practices of building science. The same is true for your ductwork ...

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    • It’s Necessary to Have Tight Ducts to Keep Heat Inside Your Home

      San Diego has beautiful sunny days, but reliable heat is still important. Annual visits from experienced technicians are an important part of HVAC care. Here are red flags that professionals watch ...

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    • Should Interior Doors Stay Opened When Running A/C?

      Interior doors enhance privacy inside a home, but do they also inhibit proper air conditioning function ? Air circulation is among the most critical requirements of optimum cooling. Obstructing the ...

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    • HVAC Maintenance To-Dos for the End of Winter

      After enduring months of harsh winter weather, chances are you’re ready to welcome warmer spring temperatures with open arms. However, your HVAC system might not be ready to handle the transition from ...

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    • How Syncing HVAC Systems Improves Efficiency

      Do you want to improve the overall efficiency of your home to save energy, but you're not sure where to start? An important first step is getting all of your home's systems and HVAC components into ...

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    • Solar Power: Worth the Investment?

      Take a drive through any neighborhood in the North County and you’re likely to see plenty of rooftops generating solar power. As far back as 2010, 160 per 1,000 homes in San Diego County had solar ...

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    • You Need to Know These Common Energy Myths

      Saving energy in your North San Diego home helps you lower your energy bills while also helping the environment. In order to make sure you’re doing what you can to reduce energy usage, watch out for ...

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    • Unsealed Ducts? You’re Wasting Energy and Money

      A home with forced air heating or cooling uses a system of ductwork to distribute the conditioned air. In general, the ductwork is located out of sight, in an attic, a crawl space, the garage or ...

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    • Is Your Furnace Efficiency Ideal?

      Is optimum furnace efficiency possible in your home? Your furnace comes from the manufacturer with an official efficiency rating called AFUE (Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency). This figure expresses ...

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    • Find Out How a Variable-Speed Furnace Can Improve Home Efficiency

      If you’re shopping for a new furnace for your San Diego area home, one feature you’ll definitely want to consider is multi-stage, multi-speed operation. Specifically, look for a two-stage furnace that ...

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    • Furnace Tune Up Special Just in Time for the Cold Weather in San Diego

      During the heating season, when you use your furnace the most, you need to make sure that you remember the importance of routine system maintenance and furnace repair for your safety and comfort. ...

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    • Long-Term Investments and the Cons of DIY HVAC Repairs

      If you like taking on do-it-yourself improvement projects around your home, you might be tempted to tackle DIY HVAC repairs too. Before you do, it's important to remember that your HVAC system and its ...

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    • Top Mobile Apps All Homeowners Need

      Mobile apps have come home. Many smartphone and tablet apps now help you manage your household and the home’s physical infrastructure to keep you on a maintenance schedule, guide you through how-to ...

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    • Best HVAC Tools for Any Job

      When you call an expert to fix your heating or cooling system, it’s important that they come prepared. Some issues can be fixed with basic tools such as a wrench, screwdriver, pliers, etc. But many ...

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    • Make Your Outdoor HVAC Unit Part of the Landscape Design

      Despite the important job it does in improving indoor air quality and making your home more comfortable, your HVAC system — or the outdoor compressor/condenser section of your air conditioner , to be ...

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    • Spring Into Action with HVAC Prep

      While truly cold weather is rare in San Diego, we do get some chilly, cloudy days that call for using the furnace. Generally, that's all over by the time spring rolls around and we're ready for warm ...

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    • How to Fix Uneven Cooling in Your Home

      If some rooms or areas of your home get too cold or stay too warm when you're running the cooling system, it's not a situation you have to settle for. Uneven cooling is often related to specific HVAC ...

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    • Should You Change Your Air Filter Monthly in Winter?

      You've probably been told that keeping a clean filter in your HVAC system helps avert restricted airflow, but you may not know if you need to change your air filter every month throughout the winter. ...

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    • What Winter Ventilation Options Are Best? 

      North County residents enjoy some of the mildest winters anywhere in the country, which gives them plenty of ventilation options. Fresh air keeps indoor air quality (IAQ) high all year long, but ...

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    • Understanding How Air Pollutants Get in Your Home

      Air pollutants in your home can be a source of irritation or even illness. Inside the enclosed environment of today’s tightly-sealed energy-efficient houses, pollutants may concentrate at levels that ...

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    • Make the Most of Your Thermostat this Season

      When the seasons change, so do your home comfort needs. As you change your furnace filter and schedule your furnace check up for the fall, don’t forget to reset your programmable thermostat. Your ...

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    • Tips for Getting the Most Energy Savings From Your Programmable Thermostat

      A programmable thermostat gives you the power to establish consistent temperature changeovers for energy savings and carefree comfort. By programming temperatures to serve your lifestyle, you can ...

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    • Energy Saving Tips for Your North County, San Diego Home

      As the weather heats up, our San Diego and North County customers are always looking for ways to stay cool without seeing their energy bills skyrocket. So, we’ve compiled a list of tips that we, along ...

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    • Protecting Your HVAC: Spring Storm Preparation

      While San Diego isn't known for having riotous spring weather as they do in the Midwest, we can still have some strong spring storms. Heavy downpours, lightning and high winds such as we experience ...

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    • 3 Steps to Registering HVAC Products

      When you make an investment in new HVAC products for your San Diego home, you need the assurance that the equipment is protected by a manufacturer's warranty against breakdowns and failures due to ...

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    • Common Holiday Fire Hazards to Avoid

      A well-decorated, toasty warm home is a joy to share with family and friends over the holidays, but this is the season when there's an increased risk of house fires. On average, 47,000 fires occur ...

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    • Pros and Cons: Tankless Water Heaters

      The disadvantages of a traditional water heater such as the constant heating of your water supply even when you’re asleep or at work make it worthwhile to look for an alternative. A tankless water ...

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    • Bundling Up Your Water Heater During Winter Cold Spells

      Most homeowners think about their water heaters when they develop problems. Obviously, that’s too late because you’ll not only have to spend money on repairs but also put up with cold showers. Prepare ...

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    • Water Heater Sizing: Does Your Home Need Multiple?

      When the time comes to replace a water heater or look at water heater placement in new construction or renovations, it’s worth asking the question: “Should we install more than one?” With new ...

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