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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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What It Means to Win the Carrier President’s Award

In 2015, McLay Services earned the Carrier President’s Award for Excellence. For us, this was an honor and a testament to McLay’s high standards for the team as well as our commitment to excellent customer service. But what does it really mean to win the Carrier President’s Award? Below, we’ll talk a little bit more

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Off-Season is the Perfect Time to Upgrade Your HVAC System

Whether you are moving into a new home and need to choose an HVAC unit or your old heating and cooling system just isn’t cutting it anymore, there will come a time when you need to upgrade your HVAC system. Choosing a newer unit has many benefits including increased energy efficiency and fewer breakdowns. Though

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Why You Need a Furnace Tune-Up

It’s that time of the year! The weather is starting to cool down a bit in La Verne with lows in the 50s and 60s, which means more and more residents are starting to turn on the heat. This is the best time to get your yearly furnace tune-up. Homeowners should have a certified HVAC

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How to Tell if Your Home’s Water Is Safe to Drink

The city of Flint, Michigan, recently made national headlines when the EPA revealed residents had been drinking water contaminated with lead. What’s worse, city officials knew about it and did little to stop it. When you can’t trust government officials to assure the quality of your drinking water, it’s time to take matters into your