Should You Repair or Replace Your Air Conditioner?

AC units installed outside of homes in Simi Valley, CA.

When your air conditioner suddenly malfunctions or breaks down, your first thought might be to schedule a repair. In fact, you may refuse to consider a complete system replacement. However, there are some benefits to replacing the system instead of repairing it, especially if the air conditioner is reaching the end of its life expectancy. […]

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Why Won’t MY GFCI Outlet Reset?

A GFCI outlet in a Simi Valley, CA home.

Ground fault circuit interrupters (or GFCIs) are electrical outlets created with your safety in mind. GCFIs protect you against electrical shocks by shutting off after detecting a ground fault. Today, electrical codes make it mandatory to install GFCI (or GFIs) in places with a water source, including bathrooms and laundry rooms. However, when a GFCI […]

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5 Symptoms of Dirty Furnace Burners

Furnace burners with blue flames in a Ventura, CA home.

During the chilliest nights of the year, you go to sleep, hoping that your furnace will keep you warm, comfortable, and content until the next morning. However, if you don’t take care of your furnace, you can experience unexpected bumps in the road—including a lack of heat.

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HVAC Air Filter Buying Guide

An HVAC air filter being installed in a Simi Valley, CA, home.

Is it time to replace your HVAC system’s air filter? If your current air filter is dirty, clogged, or hasn’t been changed in at least three months, you’re most likely due for a replacement. However, if you’re a first-time homeowner or have never bought an air filter, you might not know what to look for. […]

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