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Air Conditioner Inspection: What You Need To Know

Posted On: June 24, 2024

It's officially summer, and you know what Summer means in the inland parts of the San Francisco Bay Area! You’ll soon be switching your thermostat from heating to cooling, but you might be remembering those crazy energy bills from last summer and are dreading turning your AC unit back on.…

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How to Get Rid of Static in the House: Quick Tips

Posted On: June 24, 2024

If you've ever experienced the annoying zap of static electricity when touching a doorknob or the constant cling of your clothes, you know how frustrating it can be. Learning how to get rid of static in the house is crucial for maintaining a comfortable living environment. Static electricity is not…

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Heat Pump Q&A with Jason Schlunt

Posted On: April 18, 2024

Join us today for a heat pump Q&A with Bellows Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical's Co-Founder and CEO Jason Schlunt. Get some of your pressing questions answered by Jason, a 25-year HVAC industry veteran! Q: What are the benefits of using heat pumps for heating and cooling your home? A:…

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2024 California Water Heater Code Compliance

Posted On: March 22, 2024

Understanding California's 2024 water heater codes is crucial for any construction or renovation project. Bellows Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical is here to guide you through these codes, ensuring compliance and efficient water heater systems. Below is an overview of California's 2024 water heater codes, including earthquake safety measures, and…

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Understanding California’s Title 24 HVAC Code

Posted On: March 22, 2024

Bellows Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical can help you simplify California's complicated HVAC building code, focusing on Title 24, the state's primary code for HVAC systems. Compliance with California heating and air conditioning laws is critical for any construction or renovation project. Here's a brief guide to help you understand…

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Key Reasons to Always Pull a Permit for Home Projects

Posted On: November 15, 2023

Understanding why you should pull a permit may not be the first thing on your mind when planning a home improvement project. You're probably more focused on design ideas, budgeting, or finding the right contractor. And who could blame you? But here's the hard truth, failing to obtain necessary permits…

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How to know when your AC is leaking?

Posted On: November 10, 2023

As the days begin to cool and we transition from the heat of summer, it’s the perfect opportunity to reflect on how your air conditioner has been holding up. It's not necessarily at the forefront of our minds during the sweltering heat, if we assume it is working well, but…

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What is Ductwork? Why is it Important? A Home Owners Guide

Posted On: November 3, 2023

Understanding the role of ductwork in your home's heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is crucial to maintaining a comfortable and energy-efficient living environment. While furnaces and air conditioners are often highlighted as the main components, ductwork is the unsung hero that delivers and returns air throughout your home.…

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Why We Love EcoWater Water Softeners

Posted On: October 21, 2023

The Importance of Water Softeners The significance of water softeners cannot be overstated, particularly for households contending with the challenges posed by hard water. SF Bay Area hard water, typically rich in minerals such as calcium and magnesium, often culminates in scale buildup within pipes and appliances, potentially reducing their…

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Understanding HVAC Zoning

Posted On: September 28, 2023

Ever feel like you're on a seesaw with your home's temperature? One room is too hot, the other too cold? What if we said there's a fix! Enter HVAC zoning, for the right home this is a great solution to creating that perfect comfort balance in every corner of your…

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