Save Money and Energy with These Bay Area HVAC Tips

east-bay-hvacIt’s getting hot here in the Bay Area. If you’ve been cranking your AC, you might be concerned about your monthly energy bill. Even if you are not normally “energy conscious” most of the year, the brutal days of summer can highlight your HVAC problems. Here are some smart (but not necessarily intuitive) strategies for reducing air conditioning costs. Read the rest of this entry »

Home Improvement Tasks You Should Never Do Yourself

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The general contractors at B.A. Morrison has years of experience dealing with complex, dangerous types of work. We’ve trained hard and done many practical, real world projects to acquire our safety knowledge. Unfortunately, Do It Yourselfers (DIYers) who don’t have the same training or skills can get seriously hurt (or hurt others), when they do work that should be reserved for professional contractors.

Here are 4 big jobs you should always leave to the Pros: Read the rest of this entry »

Best Air Conditioners for Bay Area Homeowners

castro valley air conditioningAs the Bay Area summer heats up, you’re hoping to deal proactively with your air conditioning and/or HVAC issues so that you (and your family or colleagues) don’t wind up sweltering too much this summer. Read the rest of this entry »

Bay Area Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips

HVAC contractorA properly operating Bay Area HVAC system can keep you cool and comfortable during the summer and warm and toasty in the winter. But HVAC systems, like any home systems, can break down, and you may need to either repair or replace yours. Here are several benefits that you can obtain immediately by upgrading your system. Read the rest of this entry »

Improve Indoor Air Quality with HVAC Servicing

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When they function properly, air-conditioning and HVAC systems can make life easy and enjoyable in every season. But comfort doesn’t always come easy. Read the rest of this entry »

General Contractor Tips for Spring

castro valley general contractor Spring has sprung, and that means homeowners face the promise of renewal… as well as the challenge of cleaning out old equipment, old files, and old “junk” to make way for new adventures. If you don’t already have a process in place to check and clean your HVAC, air-conditioning, heating units, etc., talk to a general contractor with B.A. Morrison today for a free estimate and powerful insights into your maintenance strategy. Read the rest of this entry »

Importance of A/C and Heating Service

east-bay-general-contractorWhether you need emergency Bay Area HVAC repair, or you’re just trying to get your heating and air conditioning costs down to reduce your monthly budget, you probably haven’t given that much thought to your maintenance process. But it’s crucial that you start. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Check Your Hot Water Heating System

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As the bone cold days of winter come and go – or at least as “bone cold” as it gets here in Northern California – you’ve got warmth on your mind. As Bay Area heating, general contractor and property maintenance experts, the BA Morrison team has an ethical duty to teach our clients (and anyone else who will listen) how to get the most mileage from their heating systems during winter. To that end, here are time-proven tips for hot water heaters that you may not have heard before. Read the rest of this entry »

How Central HVAC Systems Work

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An HVAC system is a set of technologies designed to maintain your home or facility’s heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning, so that you and other inhabitants feel comfortable. Read the rest of this entry »

Which is Better: Gas or Electric Heating?

bay area hvacMost homes in the Bay Area use gas heating. Why? Gas is simply cheaper (in general). However, electric heating can confer unique advantages – particularly efficiency.

If you’re exploring heating and HVAC technologies to help your Bay Area home or business conserve energy and cut costs, here’s a quick primer on the fundamentals of the debate. Read the rest of this entry »