Should I Have My Air Ducts Cleaned? | The Truth About Air Duct Cleaning

When servicing air conditioners, we are sometimes asked, how often should you clean your air ducts?  Those of you who have read our articles, know that we are a small, U.S. Veteran-Owned HVAC company and pride ourselves on giving people honest, straight answers.  Cleaning air ducts is a hot topic in recent times because people …

Is Dirty Sock Syndrome Dangerous? What is It and How Do I Fix It?

honeywell Those of you who read our articles regularly, know that we are a small, U.S. Veteran-Owned company in Southern California, and pride ourselves in giving people honest, straight answers to their questions.  This will be no different.  So, what is dirty sock syndrome?  “Dirty Sock Syndrome” is when your air conditioner gives off a foul, …

SEER vs EER – How to Use SEER and EER to Compare AC Units

We often get asked questions about SEER ratings, but those that have done a little research know that EER is also a useful means of measuring an air conditioner’s efficiency, which leads one to ask the question, when looking at SEER vs EER, which do you choose? Those of you who read our articles regularly, …

Amana vs Goodman Air Conditioners – Which Should I Choose?

I often get asked brand-specific air conditioning questions, like when choosing between Amana vs Goodman air conditioners, which is better?  Those of you who have read some of my posts know that I’m a straight shooter, and although we are licensed to install and repair both Amana and Goodman air conditioning units, you can relax because …

Carrier Infinity vs Performance Air Conditioner Review – Which AC is Best?

We are often asked about our favorite air conditioning brands, most recently about the Carrier Infinity vs Performance series of air conditioners.  So, which AC should you choose?  First, the shameless disclaimer that this is all based on our personal experience.  We are fully qualified to service and install all major brands, including Carrier products…but …

How to Use a Vacuum Cleaner and Why

One of the biggest misconceptions that I hear is about what their air conditioner is supposed to do for the quality of the air they breathe.  They are surprised when I tell them that knowing how to use a vacuum cleaner is just as important. As a general rule, your AC system is only one part of an …

Zoning System – Do I Need One?

First and foremost, what is a zoning system?  A zoning system is is a type of HVAC control that utilizes multiple zone sensors, thermostats and modulating dampeners to more effectively control temperatures throughout your home or office.  The result is a dual zone air conditioning system capable of providing different temperatures throughout your house. But do you …

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