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May 2018 23

5 Things to Note About Indoor Air Quality

Posted in HVAC Education, Spring

When you work in the heating and air conditioning industry, your main focus is always on the temperature aspect of the business, right? Wrong! The quality of your indoor air is just as important. Poor indoor air quality can lead to numerous detriments to your home, including discomfort, stagnant air, poor temperature control…the list goes on and on! Keep the allergens of blooming flowers and grass at bay by making indoor air quality a top priority. Here are ...

May 2018 09

DIY: How to Change Your Furnace Filter

Posted in Heating, HVAC Education

Do you remember when you first started driving, and your parents asked you to check the car for oil? You probably didn’t know where to start. Just like young drivers, most first-time homeowners don’t know where to begin when dealing with their home’s furnace.   You may not know this, but there is a filter inside of your home’s furnace that needs to be changed on a regular basis. You also may not be aware of how ...

May 2018 02

5 Common HVAC Sounds & What They Mean for Your System

Posted in HVAC Education

Sometimes, with older HVAC units, you may be able to hear when the system starts up. But if the sound is loud enough to stop you from your latest TV show binge-watch, the problem may be more serious. When an HVAC unit is working properly, it is relatively quiet. If yours is communicating with you through a series of clangs and whistles, it may be asking for help. Listen closely to what sounds the unit is making ...

Apr 2018 25

The Most Common HVAC Terms & Acronyms Decoded

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When you call your local HVAC company, do you try to use proper terminology to explain the issue that you’re experiencing? Or do you use words like “thing-a-ma-jig” or “what-cha-ma-call-it?” Our technicians know from experience that the components and functions of HVAC systems are not common knowledge, especially for first-time homeowners. Well, customer satisfaction is our top priority. So to help out, we have compiled a list of the most common HVAC terms, acronyms, and their meanings.  ...

Apr 2018 11

3 Air Conditioning Myths Disproven Before Summer Begins

Posted in HVAC Education, Summer
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Summer in Southern California brings about thoughts of swimming pools, trips to theme parks, and days at the beach. Unfortunately, summer also means the arrival of extremely hot temperatures and the beginning of our reliance on air-conditioning. At Alps, we understand the importance of keeping your home comfortable without breaking your monthly budget. But we also know there may be things that you think will influence it, that actually have no effect. Here are some of ...

Mar 2018 21

4 HVAC Tips for Furry Family Members

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Family members come in all shapes, sizes, and species. If your house is home to a furry or feathery friend, there are simple things you can do to ensure that your home’s HVAC system is running smoothly, that your indoor air quality is optimal, and that your furry friends are comfortable.   Get Rid of Dander Pet dander is the microscopic flakes of skin that can be found on fur or feathers. It is one of the ...

Feb 2018 28

What To Look For When Researching an HVAC Company

Posted in All Posts, HVAC Education
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At ALPS, we pride ourselves on our outstanding relationships with customers and our ability to provide top-notch service.   Being a family owned and operated business for almost 40 years has allowed us to become close with many of our customers. We will work until the problem is solved and keep homeowners in the loop along the way, and it’s no surprise that’s why they keep coming back.   Our team has provided services to homeowners all over Orange ...

Feb 2018 24

5 Tips to Improve the Air Quality Inside Your Home

Posted in HVAC Education

Did you know that Americans spend about 90% of their time indoors? That's about 7,884 hours a year! Although we all know that we should increase our Vitamin D levels by spending time outside, sometimes it’s just too tempting to stay in and binge watch your favorite TV show. That’s why we have assembled a few tips to improve the quality of air inside your home.   Regular Replacement Add a “to-do” to your calendar at the beginning of ...

Jan 2018 03

How to Go Green in 2018

Posted in Efficiency, HVAC Education

Let’s start the New Year off right by saving money! There is no reason to spend hundreds of dollars every month on expensive utility bills. Even better, let’s make a plan to be more green, saving energy and helping the environment along the way. The following tips can help you create a cleaner and more energy efficient home for you, your family, and the environment.   Reduce, Reuse, Recycle It’s an old adage that still rings true today. Recycling ...

Dec 2017 20

Avoid These Holiday HVAC Decorating Mistakes

Posted in HVAC Education

We are days away from inviting Santa and all of his reindeer into our homes for the holiday. But many homeowners are busy and may have to rush through the decorating process in these last few days. Before you start decking your halls and jingling your bells, make sure that your decorations aren’t imposing on your comfort, your HVAC equipment or your energy bill. Read on to learn how to avoid making these common holiday HVAC ...

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