08 Feb 2021

Furnace Maintenance in Sacramento - Clarke & Rush
Furnace Maintenance: How Often? You may be wondering whether it is really necessary for you to fork out extra money to have your furnace inspected and serviced each year on top of your other finances. In this article, Clarke & Rush explains whether annual furnace maintenance is needed. Is the Annual Tune-Up Necessary? The first reason why it is advisable to have your furnace tuned...

29 Dec 2020

how indoor air quality affects your allergies in Sacramento
Allergy season is among us and some of us are desperate to find a solution fast! You may not realize that your home plays host to not only you and your family members but also a wide variety of bacteria and other contaminants. So, it's important to pay attention to the indoor air quality to keep your allergies to the minimum, especially if you have asthma. In this article, we discuss how...

24 Nov 2020

HVAC Contractor
Remodeling home. What should I fix first? Where do you start when remodeling a home? To figure that out, you have to ask yourself a few questions. First, what are you able to remodel yourself and what will require a licensed contractor? Second, what is your budget? You will need to acquire permits, purchase materials, and hire contractors, so this question will likely determine the e...

16 Nov 2020

can window replacement save you money - Clarke & Rush
Thanksgiving Day Plumbing Problems There are typically two rooms of the house that will incur plumbing problems on Thanksgiving Day - the kitchen and the bathroom. Obviously, with all the food scraps being thrown down the garbage disposal, your kitchen plumbing takes a mean whooping. Then there are the family members who have stuffed themselves to the point of unbuttoning their pants...

16 Nov 2020

tips for making your home energy efficient
3 Ways to Increase Home Value 1. Upgrade for Energy Efficiency According to a panel of real estate agents surveyed, energy efficiency upgrades that were promoted in home listings proved to be rather valuable. The question is; which energy efficient options should you focus on as the homeowner? In a 2019 Home-buyers report, put out by the National Association of REALTORS® Research ...

11 Nov 2020

need service? we can help
Holy HVAC! We know it is tempting to take on home improvement projects by yourself, and often enough, it turns out just fine. But then there are the times it doesn’t. In this article we rounded up the top 5 weirdest things we could find. The internet does not disappoint! Let’s take the lead from these DIYers and dive into these head first. 1. One more ought to do it! seen at: greenb...

26 Oct 2020

heating repair and service
Winterize Your Home Tip #1 Decrease Heat Loss From Windows One of the easiest ways to begin to winterize your home is to change your curtains out during the cold months. This can help to decrease heat loss from your windows. Choose a heavy weight material, or thermal lined curtains to keep the heat from escaping. You’ll also want to be sure that your windows are properly sealed an...

05 Oct 2020

Keep Your Home Warmer This Winter With New Windows - Clarke & Rush
Winters can be very cold in Sacramento. The extremely cold temperatures are not something most people want to experience. That’s why most people want to stay in their warm home during the winter. Clarke & Rush shares how to keep your home warmer this winter with new windows! While houses do a good job at keeping the cold out, there are things that would affect its warmth. There ar...

30 Sep 2020

How bad is wildfire smoke for your health? According to the EPA, the largest threat from smoke is the particulates. The microscopic debris accumulated in the air enters the lungs and can even make its way into the circulatory system due to its finite size. The health problems that can arise from the inhalation of these particles ranges from minor irritations like burning eyes and sin...

25 Sep 2020

can window replacement save you money - Clarke & Rush
The truth is that window replacements can pay for themselves if the homeowner selects high quality and energy-efficient windows. The savings will come from two directions. First, you’ll notice that the cool or warm air in your home stays in your home instead of escaping through the window’s cracks. Secondly, many newer window types, such as those with fiberglass or vinyl frames, don’t re...