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Redwood City HVAC repair maintenance

AC/Furnace blows harder in some rooms

The air is supposed to flow through the ducts in a balanced way. This means...
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Keep your AC running smoothly

With the hot weather and stay-in-place orders in San Mateo County, many households are installing...

Do I need to clean my ducts?

If the ductwork has no leaks, you never need to clean your ducts! Our top...

Our safety procedures during COVID-19

RC Mechanical appreciates the trust you place in us when you allow us into your...

Improve Indoor Air Quality To Reduce Coronavirus Risk

Now that we’re spending more time indoors due to shelter-in-place, it is important that the...
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Breathe Cleaner Fresher Air This Spring

Spring brings longer days and warmer weather. But spring can also bring miserable sniffling and...

Keeping Warm at Night

The San Francisco Bay Area enjoys mild winters. However, in the first weeks of this...
Allergy & asthma

Allergies & Asthma

While there may be many ways to treat asthma or allergies, one of the smartest...

What you can’t see can hurt you

As part of cooling the house, an air conditioner creates condensation. This condensation turns to...

Tips for coping with a heat wave

You’ve probably heard that July 2019 was the warmest month ever recorded on the planet....

Why is my air conditioner leaking condensation? Is it malfunctioning?

Air conditioners generate moisture as part of their operation. Normally this condensation is directed out...
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7 ways to get the most from your air conditioner

Regardless of whether your air conditioner is newly installed or in need of some maintenance...

What is the 20° rule and why is it important for my A/C?

As summer gets into full swing and temperatures across the country rise, many people with...

6 ways to prepare your home for summer

Before you know it, the summer heat will be upon us. With a little bit...

How to tell if you have leaky ductwork

Ducts are a vital part of your HVAC system. They distribute the air from your...

4 ways to improve your home air quality

Good air quality inside your home is important to your family’s well being and comfort....

Energy saving tips for winter

When the temperature goes down, the cost of keeping your home comfortable goes up. Here...

Make your home comfortable

Does it ever feel that certain parts of the house are very comfortable and others...
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Simple ways to prevent home fire

Here are a few simple ways to prevent a fire from starting in your home....

Protect your HVAC with our plan

HVAC systems are just like other equipment or appliance. They need regular maintenance. You wouldn’t...
Keep it cool when the weather gets hot

Keep cool without an AC

Bay area’s warm weather begins when the rest of the country moves into Fall. Most...
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AC troubleshooting

Air conditioner is a great invention that makes summer’s hot days bearable. It can be...

Signs your HVAC is broken

Homeowners in Redwood City, like those everywhere, expect to feel comfortable and secure in our...
Keep your home comfortable

Choosing the right filter

Air filters are an important, but often overlooked, part of the HVAC system. The primary...
Repair or replace my HVAC?

Should I repair or replace my HVAC system?

An HVAC system includes a furnace and/or air conditioner and the duct system to carry...
Leaky furnace or heater

Why is my furnace leaking water?

Your furnace heats your house using either gas or electricity. It doesn’t use water at...
HVAC fixes for simple issues

5 furnace checks to do before the winter

When the furnace doesn’t turn on on that first cool fall day, you may worry...
Comfortable home

Should I get a gas or an electric furnace?

Every day there are more and more furnace options available to consumers in Redwood City...
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Smart Thermostats and HVAC

Why you need a smart thermostat Having a good thermostat is very important to ensure...

Before you buy a house, get to know its HVAC

HVAC is not the sexiest part of a house, but it is an important to...

Questions to ask your HVAC contractor

Before you hire a heating or air conditioning contractor, you need to know how they...
Properly installed duct work

Duct work

The basics of an HVAC system There are 3 main factors that go into determining...
HVAC air conditioner

Prep your AC for the summer

Check if your AC works before the summer season hits Since the weather is still...
Allergy season

Filters & Allergies

Would you like to make sure that your home is a safe haven from allergies?...
Furnace leaking water

Does your furnace shut off before the thermostat temperature is reached?

The Woodside house was fairly new — only about a year-and-a-half old. The homeowner was...
Home comfort evaluation

Is a closed bedroom door a health hazard?

Do you sleep with the doors closed? Does your furnace run at night? Today’s furnace...