Rancho Cucamonga Air Quality Report

Getting to know the air quality in your city is vital to understanding what air quality issues you may face throughout the year. Though some homeowners may think of air pollution as being a problem outside the home, the truth is that particles and pollutants from outdoor air can make their way into your home


Unusual Suspects: Is This Common Home Appliance Putting Your Family at Risk?

Did you know that about 2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year? According to the U.S. Fire Administration, these dryer fires cause about 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss each year. These types of fires are more likely to occur in the fall and winter, with the most dryer


McLay’s Guide to Southern California Winter Home Maintenance

We may be biased, but we think that Southern California is the best place to live, hands down. Having served families and individuals in the area since 1978, we at McLay know just what it takes to keep your Southern California home well-maintained, especially when it comes to our specialties – heating, cooling, and plumbing.


The Ultimate List of HVAC New Year’s Resolutions

It’s a time-honored tradition to celebrate the new year ahead by coming up with a few resolutions to make for the best year possible. As 2017 approaches, it is time to start thinking about what you want to do for a better year. While eating healthier or saving more money may be on your list


HVAC Video Roundup: The Best HVAC Videos of 2016

2016 has brought with it countless videos that have been created to demystify the ins-and-outs of home HVAC systems. It’s important to be cautious of amateur videos when trying to expand your knowledge on home HVAC systems; unfortunately, there are many videos online that are less than credible. That’s where this helpful article comes in!


Why You Should Choose a Smart Thermostat

Smart technology is changing the way we live, and home comfort is no exception. Smart thermostats make it possible for homeowners to have greater control over temperature and other elements of the home environment such as humidity control or airflow, all from their mobile smart device. If you have not considered a smart thermostat, you


What should you expect from an HVAC routine maintenance visit?

Routine maintenance is vital to keeping your heating and cooling systems working efficiently, avoiding costly repairs, and prolonging the life of your equipment. If you are a new homeowner or have just started caring for your own HVAC system, you may be wondering, what exactly does routine maintenance entail? Some homeowners mistakenly think that changing


Welcome to McLay’s Convenient New Website!

We at McLay are happy to announce that our brand new website has just launched. The new layout design is easy to navigate, allowing our visitors to find what they need quickly and conveniently. Below, we will give you a breakdown of where you can find just what you need on the new site. Residential


Advantages of Extended Warranties on New HVAC Systems

When it comes to home comfort, most homeowners want the peace of mind in knowing that their air conditioning and heating systems will continue to keep them comfortable year-round without added expense. That is exactly what the extended HVAC warranty offers by safeguarding against unexpected repair costs after the manufacturer’s warranty has expired. As with


The Benefits of NuvoH2O Water Softeners

Water softeners can benefit homeowners by extending the life of their plumbing and appliances. But not all water softeners are created equal. In fact, on average, traditional water softeners dump about 150 gallons of heavy salt brine water into septic and sewer systems each week. This can allow large amounts of sodium to leak into