Your Home Heating Options

September 16, 2021

Most homes in the United States have a furnace and a centralized forced-air system that distributes warmed air throughout the residence using registers, ducts, and vents. Even in warmer climates, such as the one found in Foothill Ranch and the surrounding areas, furnaces are prevalent, but other heating solutions are common too. Heat pumps are a familiar example, and there is, in fact, a wide array of different heating systems used throughout California and all over the country. Furnace As mentioned, most American homes are heated with a central furnace. An exact number is difficult to

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5 Types of Heating Systems

August 19, 2021

Just as there are so many different kinds of homes with unique characteristics, there are different types of heating systems that are best suited for particular home environments. When it gets chilly outside, a sufficient heating system is a necessity, but many homeowners find themselves having difficulty figuring out what type of system is truly best for them. Here are five different heating systems and how you can tell which is right for your home. 1. Forced Air Heating System Forced air heating systems have become the dominant type of heating system in modern-day North American

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Experiencing Allergies From Pet Dander? Here Are Some Tips

July 28, 2021

While pets can definitely be life-changing companions, they are also a potential trigger for mild to severe allergic reactions. Unfortunately, there is this misconception about how allergic reactions from pet dander lead to the gut-wrenching option of giving up your beloved pet. That’s simply not true. There are many ways to manage allergies from pet dander. Below, we’ll discuss how you can eliminate or, at the very least, minimize the amount of pet dander that accumulates in your humble abode. 1. Understanding the Source of Your Allergy It’s best to consult a doctor and get

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How To Prepare Your Home For Summer

June 20, 2021

For most people, summer is usually a favorite time of the year due to the warm weather that creates a perfect atmosphere for outdoor activities. If you are looking forward to spending time with your loved ones at home, you might want to make various simple adjustments in their environment. Some of these tips will help lower the energy bills, improve the efficiency of the components in your home and make your summer more comfortable. Here are some things you can do to get your home ready for the summer season. 1. Check the Insulation

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How Many Watts Does an Air Conditioner Use?

May 17, 2021

You are making a huge investment in your home when you buy a new cooling system, so you want to feel confident that you make the best choice, both for your budget and your family. The process of selecting a new AC unit brings to light a dizzying array of options, such as energy efficiency, cost, wattage, BUTs, and so much more. At White Mechanical, Inc., we help homeowners in Foothill Ranch, Orange County, and neighboring communities in California find the solutions that fit their needs. Our team understands HVAC systems and provides expert guidance throughout the buying process.

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What Are the Major Parts of an Air Conditioner?

April 6, 2021

The primary role of an AC is to cool the indoor air on hot days. It also filters out contaminants, and by lowering the temperature the air conditioner helps regulate indoor humidity. However, if you ignore your AC maintenance, it will most likely break down at the least expected time. Therefore, you should pay attention to your unit to keep it in working condition and avoid disruptions. By familiarizing yourself with the system, you can easily spot a problem and call a professional early enough before it escalates into a significant issue. Here are the crucial

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Is It Normal to Smell Gas Near a Furnace?

March 18, 2021

Furnaces that burn natural gas are the most common type of home heating found in America. Consisting primarily of methane, natural gas has no odor in its unprocessed state. Nevertheless, many homeowners experience smells—such as rotten eggs—that are potentially related to their furnace and are concerned about it. Are gas-related smells to be expected with a gas-burning furnace? The answer is not as simple as a yes or no, however, since smells in certain scenarios are to be expected while others are not. The Smell of Natural Gas As mentioned in the introduction, natural gas has

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What Size Furnace Do I Need?

February 18, 2021

Not all heating systems are the same, and size is one of the most important factors to consider. When homeowners in Foothill Ranch and surrounding areas contact White Mechanical, Inc. looking for new furnaces, they can feel overwhelmed by all the factors that affect the best size heating system for their needs. Fortunately, our expert technicians simplify the process of finding the best furnace size for their heating and budgetary needs. White Mechanical, Inc. is EPA-certified, and all our technicians are NATE-certified, so you feel confident in your choice for a new furnace and HVAC company. Furnace Size and BTUs

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Does Having Indoor Plants Improve Air Quality?

January 21, 2021

Maintaining top-notch air quality in your home is of utmost importance. Although simple solutions, such as opening a window, can provide some improvement, it’s important to have multiple sustainable solutions that allow you to provide clean and healthy air in your house. One of the most enjoyable and environmentally friendly ways to clean your home’s air is to put various plants around your Foothill Ranch residence. Taking this step can provide long-lasting results that rival those of sophisticated air purifiers. To learn more about why we recommend using indoor plants to keep your house’s air clean,

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Troubleshooting Tips for My Heating System

December 18, 2020

You never really think about your heating system until the temperatures drop in Foothill Ranch and surrounding areas and you really need your home warmed up fast. Whether you run into problems the first time that the system is turned on or it suddenly breaks down in the wintertime, you need to know how to remedy the situation. Fortunately, anyone with some basic DIY skills can troubleshoot the most common problems with heating systems, and White Mechanical, Inc. is here to help if you can’t fix it yourself. Here are 10 common issues and how to troubleshoot their

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