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Top Helpful HVAC Videos Online

Every home owner can use some extra advice when it comes to HVAC. And, even though many common DIY videos on HVAC can be more harmful than helpful due to concerns about safety, these videos explain easy tasks that you can do without any risk. From changing your HVAC system’s air filter to choosing houseplants

Top Alternative Heating Options Available to Homeowners

Most homeowners rely on forced air heating units to heat their homes during the colder months, but there are several other options available. Listed below are our top picks for alternative heating options. Geothermal Heat Pumps For new construction, geothermal heating is an excellent choice. Geothermal heating works by utilizing the heat from the ground,

5 Carrier Products that Homeowners Need to Know About

Looking for a new HVAC system for your home or commercial building may leave you with your head spinning. With so many options, where do you start? At J & M Air Conditioning and Heating, we recommend Carrier HVAC systems and products to all of our customers. This is because we know that your home

What is a HEPA Filter, and Do I Need One?

  Sometimes when we hear the words “air pollution,” we tend to think about smog or other outdoor pollutants, but the truth is dust, dirt, and other harmful contaminants can make their way into your home every day. One of the best ways to prevent pollution from circulating in the air in your home is

Why Heater Maintenance is Important (Even if You Don’t Use Heat That Often)

With the moderate temperatures and beautiful weather in Southern California, you may not find yourself turning on your heater very often. However, even if you do not use your heat often, it is still important to get annual maintenance on your heating system. Damage and wear can occur while your heater is dormant for most

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How Low Can a Heat Pump Go?

Heat pumps are gaining in popularity as a viable alternative to conventional HVAC systems. They allow home heating and cooling with far less energy use than older types of environmental systems. Heat Pump Basics Heat pumps use electricity to move heat from one area to another – from outside to inside during cold times and

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Can My Heat Pump Keep Up When It’s Over 110 degrees Outside?

This year’s summer has boasted some of the highest temperatures on record. As we transition into fall and children return to school, the mercury continues to rise. Meteorologists predict that we will continue to break record temperatures throughout September. In the scorching heat, homeowners are confronted with a “burning” question: Can my heat pump keep

Why Fall is Just More Fun in San Jacinto

  We might be a little biased, but we love San Jacinto, and we think that fall is just better in the valley. Whether you have lived here your whole life or you are brand new to the area, it’s easy to see why fall is more fun here. Below, we’ve put together a list

Don’t Succumb to the Threat of Mold: Prevent It!

  Most homeowners will cringe at the mention of mold in their home. Mold and mildew are fungi that can grow anywhere there is moisture. Though mold is necessary for breaking down organic materials outside, it can cause serious health issues when you or your family are living with mold in your home. Not only

How UV Lights Battle Contagions and Infections in Hospitals & Your Home

People who pay attention to the news have probably heard about the increasing number of medicine-resistant strains of diseases that are developing. Doctors and medical researchers are constantly trying to find ways to slow or stop the development and spread of such disease strains. One thing hospitals are beginning to use to stop the spread