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3 Common Air Conditioner Myths Every Homeowner Should Know About

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

When you have to worry about spontaneous repairs, maintenance checks and mortgage payments, saving money is always at the top of your list.

How to Make Non-Toxic Cleaners for Your Home

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Do you know what type of ingredients your household cleaning products contain?

A Short Glossary of HVAC Terms and Parts

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

When your HVAC system has a problem, will you know how to accurately describe what’s going on to a technician? 

4 Simple Ways to Use Your Air Conditioner Less

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

It’s hot outside, which means we are often tempted to run our air conditioning at full blast to stay cool. 

3 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Did you know that the average American spends nearly 95% percent of life indoors? 

The Cool Air Battle: the Ceiling Fan vs. the A/C

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

It’s summertime in Southern California, which means staying cool in the heat and deciding which internal organ you’re going to sell on eBay to cover your skyrocketing energy bill are your top priorities.

How to Whip Your HVAC Unit into Shape for Summer

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Here comes the sun and its BFF: scorching temperatures and they’re ready to run your HVAC unit through an intensive workout without a cool down in sight.

6 Ways to Survive a Day Without Air Conditioning

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Summer is almost here, which means cooling off at the pool with the family, enjoying your frozen beverage of choice, and playing volleyball on the beach.

Why the Size of Your Air Conditioner Matters

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Shopping around for a new HVAC unit can be an overwhelming process when you’re less than familiar with key terms.

Teaching Your Children the ABCs of Going Green

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

At Gladd, we believe it’s important to teach your children that energy conservation extends far beyond your heating and air system.

Simple Ways to Save on Your Summer Energy Costs

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Summer is almost here, which means higher energy bills for many Gladd customers. 

How to Optimize Your Home Thermostat Settings

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Chances are you have given little thought to optimizing your thermostat settings. The good news is you are not alone. 

Why HVAC Industry Experience Defeats Internet Research

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

With digital technology at our fingertips, it’s no surprise that we see more customers turning to the Internet to diagnose HVAC issues instead of relying on the advice and experience of a seasoned Gladd technician. 

3 Habits to Help Pet Owners Achieve Ideal Air Quality At Home

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

During our thorough HVAC inspections at the homes of new pet owners, we often find that in-home air quality is likely the last thing on their mind. 

Avoid Home Sale Delays By Preventing HVAC Issues

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Although homeowners rarely think about HVAC problems during the sales process, a home inspector may uncover issues during the pre-closing inspection that can derail the sale of the home. 

4 Things to Consider When Choosing an HVAC Company

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

We understand that choosing the right HVAC company is not a simple task. At Gladd, we pride ourselves on completing our repairs and installations right the first time. 

3 Ways Window Treatments Can Improve Energy Efficiency

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Did you know that thresholds, like doors and windows, could be a main cause of energy inefficiency in your home? A simple, and eye-catching solution is to install window treatments, which can add a splash of color while preserving energy efficiency. 

Is Your HVAC Ready for Air-Conditioning Season?

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

As spring turns to summer, it is time for homeowners to begin preparing for air-conditioning season. That means checking the status of your current HVAC equipment. After months of hibernation, your system might need to shake off the snowflakes in order to be operating efficiently in time for summer. 

5 Myths About Air-Conditioning Dispelled in Time for Spring

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Air conditioning is becoming more of an everyday necessity in Southern California, especially as temperatures soar into the 90's. We want to make sure that your home stays comfortable, without emptying your wallet. We have compiled information to debunk some common air conditioning myths that will help you stay cool, while saving money.

Neutralizing the Hot & Cold Spots in Your Home

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Have you recently noticed that the temperature in certain spots of your home is inconsistent with the rest of the house? Are you ever able to achieve a perfect temperature, or are you constantly adjusting your thermostat, depending on the room that you are in? Let’s review some simple solutions to reach a consistently comfortable level throughout your entire home.