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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

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When Do I Need to Call a Plumber?

The rise of digital tools like Pinterest and YouTube has homeowners taking a DIY approach to many aspects of home care. While this spirit is helpful for things like home décor and cleaning, plumbing is not an area where you want to take risks. Do you know what you can handle by yourself—and when it’s

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Your AC is Shut Off, and It’s Too Soon for Heat: How to Control Temperatures in Between Summer & Winter

  Now that fall is here, you might find yourself not needing to turn on your air conditioner as much as you did in the summer. However, the temperatures are not yet cold enough to warrant the heat. So how do you keep your home environment comfortable when temperatures are in between? You can use

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The Important Differences Between Humidifiers, Dehumidifiers, and Air Purifiers

Unfortunately, the air inside our homes is not always as comfortable or clean as we would like it to be. Your HVAC system plays a big role in helping keep you and your family healthy and happy. However, sometimes you may need some extra help in controlling humidity levels and filtering out allergens. This simple

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What Are Slab Leaks -And How Are They Repaired?

  Builders often construct houses atop a large concrete slab foundation. Over time, these slabs and the pipes running under them can become cracked or otherwise damaged, causing leaks. It’s essential as a homeowner to understand what these leaks are and how to recognize them early. When left unattended, costly and extensive damage can result

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Plumbing Facts and Stats

Plumbing has been around for more than 3000 years, and we still use the same materials they did. To think they had indoor plumbing 2000 years ago and toilet paper was invented in the 1800s, what were they using? Let’s not think of that right now, when was the last time you made sure all

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4th of July Events Around Town

McClay A/C Heating & Plumbing has put together a short list of events around town. This list doesn’t cover everything, but it should help you find something to do this 4th of July if you’re struggling. Apple Valley Freedom Festival Celebrate the 4th of July this year with live entertainment, games, food booths, a beer