31 Aug 2021

california wildfire smoke
It's not as much keeping the smoke out, as dealing with the smoke itself. The smoke is going to permeate nearly everything, but there are steps you can take to better your air quality. First, let's take a look at what smoke does to our health. How bad is wildfire smoke for your health? According to the EPA, the largest threat from smoke is the particulates. The microscopic debris accum...

08 Feb 2021

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

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...

20 Aug 2020

5 Problems From Ignoring Air Filter Replacement In this article, you’ll discover some of the risks that are likely to occur if you ignore your air filter replacement. One of the easiest and most often neglected AC maintenance activities is replacing or cleaning the air filter at the recommended interval. 1. Higher Energy Consumption  The dangers of clogged air filters don’t stop at ca...

02 Aug 2020

Sacramento HVAC Contractor Explains Heating, Ventilation and AC Efficiency In the summer of 2014, the US Department of Energy (DOE) confirmed new regulations on the efficiency standards for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment for residential and commercial use. These changes went into effect January 1, 2015 but there is an 18-month grace period for distributors to sell ...

26 Jun 2019

Can I Move an HVAC Unit Myself? Have you recently considered the possibility of moving the outdoor AC unit from its current position to another part of your property? In this article, you'll discover some of the reasons for, and the challenges that this task involves so that you make an informed decision on whether you can take on this task by yourself or professional help is needed. Rea...

05 Jun 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Cost of central air installation in your home You would be extremely miserable if you had to live in Sacramento without air conditioning. Fortunately, there are many ac replacement options on the market if your air conditioner is on its last legs. In this article, you’ll discover a general range on how much it may cost you to replace your current AC ...

22 May 2019

If your AC system stopped working, you’re probably wondering whether it would be worth it to replace just the AC compressor or the entire AC unit. The experts at Clarke & Rush explain some of the factors you should consider. Step #1: Confirm the AC Compressor Needs Replacing You need to be convinced beyond a shadow of doubt that the AC compressor has failed and needs to be replaced...

24 Apr 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Maintaining Your AC Unit Your AC unit is exposed to varying environmental conditions that gradually reduce its efficiency and effectiveness. So, it’s important for each homeowner to educate themselves about good the AC unit maintenance practices so that it remains reliable. In this article, we discuss some of the things that professionals at Clarke &...

03 Apr 2019

How to Prepare Your HVAC Unit for Spring Spring is a time of transition from the colder months of the year to the warmer ones. This season provides an excellent chance for you not only get started on spring cleaning but also gives you a chance to get your HVAC unit ready for summer. Our experts at Clarke & Rush compiled a checklist of some of the items your HVAC unit needs for spring...