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How do I Choose a Quality Contractor?

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Check out everyone that provides you with a proposal with your local Better Business Bureau. They will have a rating for most contractors. You can’t rely solely on this information, but include it in your evaluation. Check every contractor out with the California State Contractors License Board. www.cslb.ca.gov. Do this online, as it is difficult…

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Homeowners Corner

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So, you need of a new furnace or air conditioner. You may not have had to purchase this type of product before, or at least not for some time. So, how will you possibly learn enough about it before you write the check? How will you know which equipment is the “right” choice for your…

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It’s What You Don’t Know That Could Get You Into Trouble

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With everything that’s been going on in the housing market recently, I have begun to notice some reoccurring problems regarding heating and air conditioning systems. It seems that when a home is purchased from a bank through a short sale, the seller takes zero responsibility for any issues that the home may have. It’s like…

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“A Fool And His Money Are Soon Parted”

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After a brief search on the internet, I cannot confirm with certainty that actually came up with this saying, but it cannot be more appropriate given today’s economic woes. I continue to be baffled as to how some consumers allow themselves to be fooled into purchasing a new heating and air conditioning systems based solely…

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Do You Trust Your HVAC Contractor?

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This is the first question that you should ask yourself when it comes time to replace or install a new heating and/or air conditioning system. If you have a good relationship with an HVAC contractor, and your heating/air conditioning system needs to be replaced, why would you think about getting ‘bids’ from other contractors? If…

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My Furnace Won’t Work – What Now?

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The Scenario: You turn on the thermostat up to get some heat, and nothing happens. So like all homeowners, you turn it up even higher – still nothing. You give the thermostat a couple of ‘love taps’ in an attempt to convince it to work, but even that doesn’t help. You’re thinking about opening up…

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Some basic HVAC terms

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Many of the technical jargon that we use in the heating and air conditioning business, aren’t commonly known by homeowners. So, let’s define some of these terms. HVAC This acronym stands for Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Air Conditioning or Heating “System” A system refers to a group of matched components. These components usually consist…

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If It Sounds Too Good To Be True …

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We are all bombarded with a myriad of print advertising, attempting to inform us why we shouldn’t wait any longer if we want to take advantage of this ‘spectacular’ offer. Millions upon millions of advertising dollars are spent every year in an effort to lure consumers to spend their money for a specific product or…

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Daily News

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The most important thing that homeowners should know when replacing their heating and air conditioning system is the details of the installation. The brand of the equipment is not as important as how it is installed. “There is hardly anything in the world that some man can’t make a little worse and sell a little…

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"Going Green": Whats it All About?

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Going Green. Everyone’s talking about it. There is a news report daily, and just about every advertising campaign mentions it. What does it really mean to the consumer? More importantly, how will it benefit you? At Kahn Air Conditioning, we were “going green” before it was trendy. We have been notifying our clients about the…

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