Category: Heating

Carbon Monoxide Warning
Carbon monoxide (CO) is called “the silent killer.” It is an odorless, colorless gas that’s a by-product of gas combustion. CO can cause illness or…
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Autumn Means Furnace Maintenance
The first day of autumn means different things to different people, but if you’re a Bay Area homeowner, it should mean it’s time to do…
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When Do You Need an Inspector?
If you’re having work done in your home by a plumbing or HVAC contractor, should you have the job looked at by a city or…
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Use a Programmable Thermostat to Put Your Energy Savings on Autopilot
In continuation of this week’s discussion on energy saving options for San Francisco, Palo Alto or East Bay area homeowners, we wanted to talk about programmable thermostats…
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What is a Good AFUE Rating for a New Furnace?
A new furnace is a big investment, and something that is likely to be in your home for more than a decade. As a result,…
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Is a Dirty Air Filter Hindering the Performance of Your Furnace?
Of all the things that homeowners can do to keep their furnaces running smoothly and efficiently, the most important one is checking and changing air…
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Top 4 Benefits of HVAC preventive maintenance
One of the best things San Francisco area homeowners can do to keep their heating and cooling units healthy is to have regular HVAC preventive…
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What Does a San Francisco Area Homeowner Need to Know About a High Efficiency Furnace?
Earlier this week we blogged about how a low flow showerheadcan help you save a lot of water in your home. Another upgrade that’s great for…
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Top 5 Reasons to Get a Furnace Tune Up this Fall
Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year here in San Francisco, but it’s also the season that you should start thinking…
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How to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Leaks from Your Furnace
As this year’s heating season arrives, we here at Cabrillo want to help you avoid any possible safety hazards from operating the furnace in your…
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