Why Is Dust Blowing Out of My Heating Vents?

Dust in vents

If you’ve had recent work performed on your heating and air conditioning system or have had any home renovations done, you may experience large amounts of dust and possibly some insulation blowing…

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Could Your Furnace Be Leaking Carbon Monoxide?

Carbon monoxide detector

A well-maintained furnace will provide you and your family with years of comfort. Preventative maintenance keeps furnaces operating at optimal efficiency, saving you money on your monthly fuel and utility bills. A…

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A Guide to HVAC Industry Terms

Air conditioner

When you work in a certain career, you pick up colloquialisms that make sense to the people you work with, but not with your friends at home. What makes sense to heating…

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Why Your Home Needs a Heating Tune Up

Furnace tune up

Autumn is the perfect time to winterize your home. These chores could include general maintenance or once-per-year assignments to prepare your home for the upcoming cold weather such as cleaning your  gutters…

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Why is My Home’s Thermostat Not Working?

Thermostat

Is your home’s thermostat acting funky? Some issues the HVAC technicians at Bigham’s One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning commonly see include thermostats not displaying anything on the screen, not correctly communicating…

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What Is Dirty Sock Syndrome?

Dirty Sock Syndrome

Does your home have a musty smell that reminds you of dirty socks? That’s certainly not a smell you want to live with everyday. Air conditioning or heat pump odors are sometimes…

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Does My Air Conditioner Need A Recharge?

Air conditioning unit

Bigham’s One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning receives calls year-round from residents in the Bay Area asking about why their air conditioners are failing. A common problem is a lack of refrigerant,…

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Why Won’t My Outdoor Air Conditioning Unit Shut Off?

Air conditioning unit

An outdoor air conditioner that won’t shut off can occur on central air conditioning systems or on heat pumps when in cooling mode. This is an issue that you’ll want to solve…

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Why Air Quality Matters

air quality

When it comes to indoor air filtration and circulation needs, most people think they only need to service their cooling and heating systems. However, the air quality in your home can have a…

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The benefits of HVAC maintenance

hvac maintenance

Most people think they only need to service and schedule maintenance on their HVAC systems when their system suddenly stops working or while an issue arises. However, pre-season HVAC maintenance in both, the…

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