Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

November 20, 2021

Indoor air quality tends to deteriorate during the winter months. Since stagnant air inside your home can be more than five times more contaminated than outdoor air quality, it can pose health issues if it’s not taken care of. During winter, you keep your doors and windows shut and count on your furnace and space heater to protect you and your family from the harsh cold air. This can create indoor air quality issues, but there are some measures that you can take to create a better indoor environment so that you can live comfortably throughout the heating season.

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A Humidifier or a Dehumidifier For The Winter?

October 20, 2021

When the cold temperatures settle into our area, people reach for their thermostats and turn their heaters on. This can be a great way to make the winter more bearable, but there’s also another way in which you can improve the air quality in your home during the colder months. By using a humidifier, you can increase the moisture level of the air, and this is associated with many benefits. In contrast, dehumidifiers are frequently used in the summer to make hot weather more comfortable. What’s Special About the Winter? We specifically mentioned the winter season,

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What Mistakes May Void an HVAC Warranty?

September 20, 2021

An HVAC system’s warranty presents a contractual guarantee to consumers. The company backs a product’s manufacturing and quality and will cover certain repairs if the unit suffers any problems. Consumers must adhere to the contract’s terms, or else the warranty may become void. There are a few common mistakes customers make that render a warranty null. Failure to Perform a Tune-Up The warranty may stipulate homeowners must request a professional service visit and tune-up at least once a year. Failure to do so and not keeping records of the visits could release a manufacturer from warranty

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What Kind of AC System Will Suit My Home?

August 17, 2021

When the summer heat rolls into our area, it’s always nice to have a cool place to come home to. Having an air conditioner can make a big difference in your and your family’s overall comfort. Knowing that you need an AC for your home is one thing. Quite another is figuring out which type of air conditioner would be best. Real Time Bros Heating & Air Conditioning in Garden Grove, is here to help, and below, we provide a quick overview of the various types of ACs that are available. Types of ACs There are several types of air conditioners

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Ways You Can Make the Best Use of Your AC

July 30, 2021

When summer arrives, we all resort to our air conditioners for relief. Your AC is the component of your system that keeps you cool in the heat, and it’s often vital to your home comfort. However, most people don’t consider how to maximize its usefulness. They just flip the switch in the spring and walk away. You can do better than that. Here are a few tips to ensure that your AC functions at its best and lasts as long as possible. That, in turn, will save you money on repairs and energy costs. 1. Maintain a

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Recommendations on How to Clean Your Air Conditioner

June 6, 2021

Every manufacturer makes their air conditioners with the purpose of blowing healthy and clean air into your home. However, your air conditioner can sometimes blow out dirty air. Here is how to clean your air conditioner for fresher air in your residence. Cleaning Your Unit’s Interior Components First and foremost, you must cut off power to your air conditioner via your circuit breaker to ensure you do not get electrocuted while working. After this, you should open the enclosing door to your unit by pulling off the protective tape or removing the screws. The internal evaporation

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How Many Watts Does an Air Conditioner Use?

May 6, 2021

Hot summertime weather in Garden Grove, CA, will make you turn to your air conditioner for relief. If you’ve finished your basement or attic, put an addition onto your home or need to replace an old, malfunctioning or inefficient air conditioner, you may be wondering how many watts of electricity an air conditioner uses. This information is important because it plays a big role in your electricity bill and your home’s efficiency. Keep reading for the details on how many watts of power different types of air conditioners use. Window Air Conditioners Window air conditioners cool

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What Are the Major Parts of an Air Conditioner?

April 5, 2021

Most Garden Grove homes have an air conditioning system to improve indoor air quality and remove heat from your indoors. The system is made up of several components. However, the major parts like the evaporator, thermostat, and compressor are responsible for doing the heavy work. Some elements of an AC are located outdoors, while others are inside your home. It’s essential to take time to know some of the major parts of an air conditioner and how they help cool your indoor air. Compressor The compressor pressurizes the refrigerant and is located in the outdoor unit.

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How to Clean an Air Conditioner Filter

March 17, 2021

The air filter inside the air conditioner unit in your home is vital for it to function correctly. It catches excess dirt and debris and ensures that the air that gets into your home through the unit is clean and cold. The air filter is designed to have several fins lined up and pressed up against the coils. Knowing how to clean air filters is essential in your regular maintenance routine. Check out these simple guidelines on how to clean your AC filter. Turn Your AC Off Ensure that you turn off your air conditioning system

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How Often Should You Get HVAC Maintenance?

February 16, 2021

There are several important benefits to having your HVAC system receive professional maintenance every year. Regular maintenance will benefit you in several ways. Furnace Maintenance Your furnace should be tuned-up once a year. You should schedule this for mid- to late-fall before it gets its heaviest use of the year. The technician will check electrical components, the gas supply, lubricate moving parts and clean its interior. They’ll also perform a safety check, such as making sure the heat exchanger isn’t cracked. Air Conditioner Maintenance Your air conditioner also needs maintenance once a

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