How to Care for Your AC System

August 5, 2019

Like any other component of your home, an AC system will need regular maintenance to remain in good working condition. If you don’t feel comfortable performing some or all air conditioning maintenance tasks, feel free to call a professional for help. Change the Air Filter Every 90 Days Most air filters have a useful life of about three months, and a filter’s actual useful life may depend on the environment it’s exposed to. If you live in an area such as Bakersfield or its neighboring communities, dust or pollen is prevalent. In this situation, you may want to consider changing...

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3 Cooling System Myths You Need to Avoid

July 9, 2019

Following bad advice on how to best cool your home is an expensive mistake. You’ll waste energy and increase your electric bills. Plus, your comfort level will suffer due to inefficient cooling. At Big Builders, we want to help Bakersfield residents and other homeowners in the surrounding areas avoid costly cooling system habits. The following three myths are bad practices for efficient home cooling. Learn why and take steps to avoid them. 1. Turning the Thermostat Really Low Cools the House Faster Outdoor temperatures are climbing. So, you hike up the AC to get cooler faster. The problem is that...

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