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 »

Inspecting and Maintaining Bay Area HVAC & Air Conditioning Systems


During the flurry of spring cleaning, don’t forget to give some attention to your HVAC system. A little upkeep now can save you from big headaches and expensive repair bills later. Read the rest of this entry »

Go Big, Or Don’t: Getting What You Want from a Kitchen Remodel


As a homeowner who wants to boost property values, enjoy more convenience and beautify your home, you’re investigating kitchen remodeling options for your house. The kitchen is an obvious place to start for many reasons: for instance, multiple surveys suggest that kitchen remodels offer excellent return on investment (ROI) when compared to similar home improvement projects. Additionally many homeowners identify the kitchen as the heart of their home, where guests and family spends the most time and where most conversation happens. But what scale kitchen remodel should you consider? Here are some factors to weigh: Read the rest of this entry »

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


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


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


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 »

Kitchen Remodeling is One of the Most Worthwhile Home Remodeling Projects

kitchen-remodeling-bay-areaYou’re ready to breathe new life into your kitchen, but you don’t know where to start or how to scope and monitor progress. Follow these simple tips for a successful kitchen remodel. Read the rest of this entry »

Factors to Consider when Hiring a Professional Building Contractor


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

Happy Family during the Colder Months

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 »