La Verne Air Duct Cleaning: What Homeowners Need to Know

It’s safe to say that every homeowner wants to create a safe, healthy, and comfortable home environment for their family. That’s why it’s not surprising that indoor air quality is a big concern for many Southern California homeowners. No matter how hard you work to keep your home clean and free of pollutants, dust and


The Ultimate Los Angeles County Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring is just around the corner, and many Los Angeles County homeowners have already gotten a head start on their spring cleaning. Though it may seem like a daunting task, a deep cleaning of your home is important to do at least once a year. Not only does this help you stay organized and get


La Verne, California: A Brief History

How much do you know about La Verne, California? Whether you’re a brand new resident or you’ve lived here for years, it’s worthwhile to learn more about the interesting history of this thriving city in Southern California. Below, we’ve put together a fun infographic to share a little history about this beautiful city. La Verne,


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