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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8 Ways Indoor Heaters Affect Your Health and Finances

November 19, 2020

Most people have varying opinions about indoor heaters. They offer an easy, inexpensive and convenient way to beat the cold during the chilly winter season. These heaters use considerably less energy than HVAC units, too. They’re also user-friendly and don’t require expensive installation. However, the risks associated with indoor heaters outweigh the benefits. It would be best if you only use them as a temporary solution when your heating system breaks down. Here are several drawbacks associated with various indoor heating units. 1. They May Omit Toxic Gases There

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Is Fall Really the Best Time to Get an HVAC Replacement?

October 20, 2020

As the days get shorter and temperatures get colder, your HVAC system is probably the last thing on your mind. Most homeowners barely even need to run their HVAC unit during fall. However, it might be a good idea to take a break from all the holiday excitement and consider your HVAC needs. If your system is on the older side or just not working optimally, you may want to consider getting it replaced right now. Fall is an excellent time for HVAC replacements due to a few key reasons. You’ll Be Comfortable Without HVAC for

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White Mechanical Inc. – Simple Energy Audit Steps to Improve HVAC Efficiency

September 21, 2020

Energy Audit Practices to Lower Home HVAC Costs With a home energy audit or assessment, you can identify shortcomings that are raising upkeep costs. Many aspects of these inspections focus on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, but there are other facets too, including appliances, water usage, and lighting. A professional energy assessment is highly recommended when you move into a new home and about every five years or so. Professional inspections can involve infrared cameras, blower door tests, gas testing, and other phases that are not practical for most homeowners. That said, there are some energy audit practices that

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Fall HVAC Maintenance Tips You Should Follow to Reduce Costs

June 22, 2020

Every homeowner should be aware of their heating and cooling system conditions to avoid surprises in energy bills. Annual inspections are the key to reducing maintenance costs over time. Here’s a broader checklist for your fall HVAC maintenance to keep costs to a minimum: 1. Replace Dirty Filters One of the most important safety precautions you can apply during the residential HVAC system maintenance is to check the air filters that can get dirty in a short time. In addition to replacing dirty filters, it’s wise to replace worn-out belts and pulleys. 2.

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EER vs. SEER: How Do They Differ from Each Other?

May 30, 2020

In air conditioners, you may have noticed both EER and SEER ratings. These ratings play a vital role in selecting the right air conditioner for your home or work. EER vs SEER is briefly explained here to help you understand the significance of these ratings for making an informed decision. What is EER? Energy Efficiency Rating (EER) is a measurement of the energy efficiency of an air conditioner at a specific outdoor temperature (95 degrees F). The air conditioner is more efficient when its EER rating is higher. EER is calculated by dividing the input electrical

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6 Tips to Troubleshoot a Thermostat That Is Not Working

May 20, 2020

Have you recently seen a difference in the temperature displayed between your thermostat and your actual room temperature? It could be a result of a malfunctioning thermostat. Reasons Why Your Thermostat Isn’t Working There might be several reasons why your thermostat is not working properly. It can be caused by dead batteries or a blown fuse. How to Fix a Thermostat That is Not Working Here are six troubleshooting tips for common thermostat problems: 1. Check if the thermostat is getting power If your thermostat is not working,

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Common Reasons Your Air Conditioner Is Not Turning On

April 20, 2020

With the weather getting warmer by the day, people are finding it difficult to stay indoors without turning on their air conditioning systems. If your air conditioner refuses to turn on in this scorching heat, it can be a major cause of worry for your whole family. However, no need to panic because air conditioners not turning on is not an uncommon problem. Read on to learn about the steps to identify the root cause of the problem. Why Your Air Conditioner Is Not Turning On Here are the most common reasons why your AC unit

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Why Your Air Conditioner Smells Musty and How to Get Rid of It

April 6, 2020

Air conditioners recycle the air in the room to make it feel refreshing and cool. However, an unpleasant or musty smell coming from your air conditioner has a direct impact on your mood. Musty smells are caused due to several factors and can be eliminated with the help of professional cleaning services. Also read: 6 Most Common HVAC Duct Problems You Should Know About What causes your air conditioner to smell musty? Moisture is the building block for mold and mildew growth which can cause a musty smell from your air conditioners. Here

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White Mechanical Inc. Residential Safety Introduction 2020

March 27, 2020

White Mechanical, Inc. is committed to the safety of our customers and their associated families, as well as, our technicians. Our team has completed thorough training and is prepped and ready to ensure that your heating and air conditioning needs are taken care of properly and efficiently. Here are just a few things you can expect from our technicians when they show up at your home. Upon arriving, we will greet you with a smile and a nod/bow. We are currently refraining from contact due to the recent CoronaVirus. Nitrile or latex gloves

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