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Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up?

April 14, 2021

Our professionals at Jack’s Refrigeration understand that line of thinking but want to be sure you realize the long-term benefits of regular maintenance and tune-ups for your air conditioning system. In many cases, a small, short-run investment can save time, money, stress, and hassle down the road.

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Video – The Importance of Air Conditioner Maintenance

March 30, 2021

The best time of year to have your AC serviced is spring, even if you reside in a locale with pretty warm weather all year long.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

March 15, 2021

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Visalia home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your health, your comfort, and your household budget. It’s hard to imagine a more important investment than improving the air you breathe!

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Video – Check Your Furnace Pilot Light

February 26, 2021

Your furnace may be blowing cold air because the pilot light has gone out. Call us at 559-897-5200 or request service online to have it properly fixed. This is indicative of a bigger problem that requires professional help.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

February 12, 2021

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your California home and how much fuel is wasted.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Tripping the Circuit Breaker?

January 16, 2021

Heat pumps can cause your Kingsburg home’s circuit breaker to trip for a variety of reasons. Though it might be frustrating, remember your circuit breaker is there to protect you. A trip may just be a fluke, but repeated tripping indicates an error that needs to be corrected.

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Video – Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It’s Burning?

December 29, 2020

You turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the fire department or your HVAC technician? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your heat pump and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at 559-897-5200 to come out to diagnose the smell for you.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

December 15, 2020

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in California, creating some significant health problems. At Jack’s Refrigeration, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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Video – What Is a Heat Pump?

November 30, 2020

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your home to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your home and transfer it outside similar to an air conditioner.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

November 11, 2020

Homeowners generally favor heat pumps for their efficiency. However, a number of common issues can cause them to run very inefficiently. When your unit turns on and off continuously, this can significantly drive up your energy bill and damage its parts.

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