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Water Heaters Are Often Overlooked as an Important Property Maintenance Item

hot-water-heater-property-maintenanceMany common water heater problems can be repaired or addressed through proper maintenance. However, depending on the nature of the complaint, the age of your unit, and the extent of any damage, the issues may indicate that it’s time to invest in a replacement unit. Property maintenance is a big part of our business, and we wanted to put together a quick and simple guide to  monitoring the condition of your water heater. Read the rest of this entry »

Smart Home Automation Features You’ll Use and Love from HVAC Monitoring to Remote Security Control

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Before you hire a building contractor to install the latest smart home technologies, find out which features you will actually use. Read the rest of this entry »

Bathroom and Kitchen Remodeling Tips Help Maximize Tight Spaces

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Small spaces don’t have to mean wasted or cluttered areas of your home. Our Castro Valley HVAC contractors offer these professional tips to help you make the most your small spaces. Read the rest of this entry »

Bathroom Remodeling Close Second to Kitchen Remodeling On Bay Area Homeowner Wishlists

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Ready to breathe new life into your bathroom to prepare to sell your Bay Area home or just make it more comfortable and livable? Incorporate some of these bathroom remodeling trends into your design scheme to create a feeling of luxury and respite. Read the rest of this entry »

Factors to Consider when Hiring a Professional Building Contractor

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When looking for an East Bay general contractor, knowing what to look for and how to choose between your many options is not simple, to help you make the right decision follow these 8 steps.

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Experienced Castro Valley Building Contractor Offers Advice

Title Why You Need An Annual Furnace Tune-upWinter is nigh. In the Bay Area, that doesn’t necessarily mean 12-foot snowdrifts and ice and sleet pounding on rooftops. But it does mean howling winds and lots of rain, if this year’s El Nino predictions are accurate. If you haven’t already scheduled your annual furnace tune-up, now is the time to call your general contractor. Annual furnace tune-ups offer many benefits, including:
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Incorporate these 4 Different Energy Saving Tips this Winter

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Thanks to the simple and non-negotiable reality of thermodynamics, as the weather turns cooler, energy bills often increase. Even though San Francisco and surrounding areas generally make it through the winter months without seeing too many dips into the 20s and 30s, the cold and wind absorb a lot of heat and create challenges for cost conscious homeowners and landlords. To save money on your Bay Area heating bills this year, follow the tips below. Read the rest of this entry »

These Three Characteristics are a Great Foundation

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Being a general contractor in the Bay Area can be a deeply rewarding, enriching experience, but this path obviously isn’t right for everyone. Are you considering a career in this field? If so, the facts below will help you decide whether you might want to pursue this profession seriously. Read the rest of this entry »

These 4 Tips Will Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

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Here are some tips to reduce your home HVAC system’s energy use and overall cost. Read the rest of this entry »

Building Contractor Advises Attention to These Home Maintenance Problems

Castro Valley General Contractor Shares TipsFailing to properly maintain your home leads to unnecessary costs as well as unplanned calls to your Bay Area building contractor. Below are seven home maintenance tasks you should never ignore, assuming you want to keep your budget from bloating and your home clean, sturdy and beautiful.

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