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Signs It’s Time To Schedule a Furnace Cleaning

If it has been more than a year since your last professional furnace maintenance appointment, it’s a good idea to schedule a cleaning and inspection. Regular furnace cleaning is important in order to maintain efficiency and safety. In most cases, furnace cleaning is recommended at least once a year, typically right before the heating season… Read more »

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Cleaner Air in Your Home: Handling Indoor Air Pollutants

Get a Fresh Breath of Air Inside Your Home What’s irritating your throat indoors could be indoor air pollutants. Indoor air pollutants, such as carbon monoxide, dust mites, tobacco smoke, asbestos, and other chemicals are harmful to your health. The danger of indoor air pollutants is particularly grave considering the time we spend indoors and… Read more »

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Protect Your Electronics with Whole-Home Surge Protection

How Whole-Home Surge Protectors Work How many times has this happened to you? There’s a lightning strike near your home, or for one reason or another, there’s a brief power outage. Next thing you know, when you try to turn on your TV, your music, your computer, or some other electronic device plugged into a… Read more »

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Generators and Battery Back-Up

How to Power Up When Power Goes Down The Orange County Register recently reported that the Western Interconnection—which distributes electric power to California—is at an increased reliability risk due to increased supply-side shortages, wildfire threats, and extreme heat. So the chances of your power going out is all the more likely. And it’s not just… Read more »

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When To Hire Professionals for Air Vent Cleaning

What Is Air Vent Cleaning? There are two benefits to regular air vent cleaning: it improves your indoor air quality and it improves your HVAC efficiency.  First, let’s clear the air about the difference between air vent cleaning and air ductwork cleaning. Many people think they are the same, but they are not. Air vent… Read more »

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Finding the Best Water Filtration System for Your Home

What Is the Best Water Filtration System for Your Home? Thinking about a water filtration system for your home? There’s actually a lot to think about in choosing the best water filtration system for your home. Fortunately, we here at Ongaro & Sons can help. Let’s take a look at the key considerations to determine… Read more »

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Why Clean Air and Water Matter: Protecting your Health with Ongaro & Sons

Ensuring Clean Air and Water in Your Home These days, both an indoor air quality monitor and a home water filtration system are no longer just “nice to have”; they are a necessity. The quality of our natural resources is increasingly under threat. Just one example is the prevalence of wildfires here in California and… Read more »

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4 Indoor Pollutants You Should Be Measuring With an Indoor Air Quality Monitor

Why You Need an Indoor Air Quality Monitor Have you ever thought of getting an indoor quality monitor? Probably not. But you should. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of… Read more »

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Heating and Air Conditioning: Heat Pumps vs. ACs

Heating and Air Conditioning Choices Looking to install or replace your heating and air conditioning system? Do you want a heat pump to provide both your air conditioning and your heat, or do you want a separate furnace for heat and a separate air conditioning unit to cool your home? When it comes to cooling,… Read more »