A new home is not only a major financial responsibility but also requires regular maintenance on your part. If you’ve just purchased a new home, be sure to tackle these essential home maintenance steps.
The holidays are fast approaching. You may have time off scheduled and might be having family and friends come to stay. While you may be ready for a break and some quality time with your loved ones, your home may not be prepared.
We often complain about the sun’s rays and what they mean for our air conditioning bills during the summer months, but there’s no getting around the fact that the sun is the most powerful resource of natural energy in our universe. So, why not take advantage of the massive amount of power that the sun has to offer?
Ever wondered what the heck SEER means? As the temps soar from Citrus Heights to Placerville make sure you know your AC terminology. It’s important that you’re comfortable inside your home this summer, so don't get stuck with an underperforming AC! At California Energy Services, we know air conditioning and can get yours in top shape for the heat.
So you’ve switched to solar. You’re enjoying the amazing energy savings your new solar system is bringing you, and are looking to take your savings a step further. What’s next? Here are 5 strategies to help you capitalize on energy savings for your Folsom, Sacramento, or El Dorado Hills-area home with California Energy Services:
Owning a home is no small feat, especially when you consider the time and work required to keep up with maintenance. Maintaining your new home, however, doesn’t need to be intimidating. We’ve put together a list of the top five things every new homeowner should do to keep their new home healthy, efficient, and comfortable for years to come.
Now that the new year has arrived, many El Dorado Hills homeowners are thinking about the ways they would like to improve their homes this year. Maybe you’ve made a resolution to repaint the living room, or perhaps you’ll finally plant that garden in the spring. Projects like these will surely add beauty to your home, but what if your next home improvement project promised to do more, saving you money and increasing indoor comfort?
If you’re like most of us, you’ve probably filled your smartphone with apps to make everyday tasks just that much easier — from mapping that morning run, to ordering lunch, to tracking your sleep at night. But are you using your smartphone to its full potential? If you’re not yet using your phone to program and customize your home comfort, now is the time to bring your home into the 21st century with a smart thermostat.
Temperatures tend to be relatively warm here in the El Dorado Hills area, and you can probably recall several occasions when the summer heat has made you sweat. Sweating may be healthy and natural in people, but what about the air ducts in your home? Condensation on your ductwork is a bad sign, indicating that you have a larger HVAC issue on your hands. If you have sweating ductwork, it’s important to pinpoint the underlying cause and to resolve the situation as soon as possible.
It’s not something you probably ever think about, but insulation is an essential part of your home. Although insulation is now generally installed properly and up to code, if your El Dorado Hills, CA area home was built even two decades ago it might be time to start considering replacing your insulation.