iRobot Roomba 650 Review - The Vacuuming Robot

iRobot Roomba 650 Review - The Vacuuming Robot

You might be wondering why a company that specializes in air conditioning near Santa Clarita, California is writing a review of a Roomba vacuuming robot.  But for those of you who have read our ...
Furnace Won't Turn Off - Furnace Troubleshooting

Furnace Won't Turn Off - Furnace Troubleshooting

Those of you who read our articles regularly, know that we are a small, U.S. Veteran-Owned HVAC company in Southern California, and pride ourselves in giving people honest, straight answers to their ...

Furnace Won't Turn On - Furnace Troubleshooting

Furnace Won't Turn On - Furnace Troubleshooting

If you’ve read some of our articles, then you know that All Systems Mechanical is a small, U.S. Veteran-Owned business located in Southern California, and we pride ourselves on giving str...

Should You Cover Your Air Conditioner in the Winter?

Should You Cover Your Air Conditioner in the Winter?

We get asked a lot of seasonal air conditioning questions at All Systems Mechanical.  As you might imagine, the advice for air conditioning near Santa Clarita is a bit different from what yo...

What is AFUE and How Do You Use It?  An Explanation of Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency

What is AFUE and How Do You Use It? An Explanation of Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency

Most people in Santa Clarita don’t have furnaces because air conditioning is the name of the game, but for those that live up in the mountains a properly maintained furnace is an essential. &#...

Furnace Smells Like Gas - What Do You Do? - Furnace Troubleshooting

Furnace Smells Like Gas - What Do You Do? - Furnace Troubleshooting

We have written a lot of articles lately on how to troubleshoot problems with your furnace, but today’s topic is a bit more serious.  When someone asks us why their furnace smells li...

How Much Does it Cost to Run an Air Conditioner?

How Much Does it Cost to Run an Air Conditioner?

Air conditioning is responsible for over 50% of your electric bill in Santa Clarita during the summer, so it might not come as a shock to you that one of our most common questions is, how much does i...

Condensation on Ductwork - What Causes It and How to Fix It.

Condensation on Ductwork - What Causes It and How to Fix It.

It might not sound like it, but condensation on ductwork can be a serious problem, causing all sorts of secondary problems like leaking ceilings and mold infestation.  You might not think that t...

What is a Two Stage Furnace, How Does it Work and is it Right for You?

What is a Two Stage Furnace, How Does it Work and is it Right for You?

What is a two-stage furnace?  Contractors like to throw around technical words and specifications when they are making a sale, and HVAC contractors are no exception.  We sometimes get asked...

Furnace Heat Exchangers - What is a Heat Exchanger in a Furnace?

Furnace Heat Exchangers - What is a Heat Exchanger in a Furnace?

Modern air conditioners and furnaces can be complex pieces of machinery.  It is not uncommon for HVAC contractors (what does HVAC stand for?) to throw around technical terms and parts, either be...