April 11, 2018

3 Air Conditioning Myths Disproven Before Summer Begins

Summer in Southern California brings about thoughts of swimming pools, trips to theme parks, and days at the beach. Unfortunately, summer also means the arrival of extremely hot temperatures and the beginning of our reliance on air-conditioning. At Alps, we understand the importance of keeping your home comfortable without breaking your monthly budget. But we also know there may be things that you think will influence it, that actually have...

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March 21, 2018

4 HVAC Tips for Furry Family Members

Family members come in all shapes, sizes, and species. If your house is home to a furry or feathery friend, there are simple things you can do to ensure that your home’s HVAC system is running smoothly, that your indoor air quality is optimal, and that your furry friends are comfortable. Get Rid of Dander Pet dander is the microscopic flakes of skin that can be found on fur or...

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February 28, 2018

What To Look For When Researching an HVAC Company

At ALPS, we pride ourselves on our outstanding relationships with customers and our ability to provide top-notch service. Being a family owned and operated business for almost 40 years has allowed us to become close with many of our customers. We will work until the problem is solved and keep homeowners in the loop along the way, and it’s no surprise that’s why they keep coming back. Our team has...

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February 24, 2018

5 Tips to Improve the Air Quality Inside Your Home

Did you know that Americans spend about 90% of their time indoors? That’s about 7,884 hours a year! Although we all know that we should increase our Vitamin D levels by spending time outside, sometimes it’s just too tempting to stay in and binge watch your favorite TV show. That’s why we have assembled a few tips to improve the quality of air inside your home. Regular Replacement Add a...

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January 3, 2018

How to Go Green in 2018

Let’s start the New Year off right by saving money! There is no reason to spend hundreds of dollars every month on expensive utility bills. Even better, let’s make a plan to be more green, saving energy and helping the environment along the way. The following tips can help you create a cleaner and more energy efficient home for you, your family, and the environment. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle It’s an...

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December 20, 2017

Avoid These Holiday HVAC Decorating Mistakes

We are days away from inviting Santa and all of his reindeer into our homes for the holiday. But many homeowners are busy and may have to rush through the decorating process in these last few days. Before you start decking your halls and jingling your bells, make sure that your decorations aren’t imposing on your comfort, your HVAC equipment or your energy bill. Read on to learn how to...

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December 6, 2017

Benefits of Using a Humidifier in the Winter Months

Our air-conditioners worked overtime this summer to keep us cool, and now the torch will be passed to our heating systems. But, you may be thinking, what else can I do to minimize the affect of the cold on my home and the health of my family? We have an easy to use and cost-effective answer: humidifiers. Below, we have listed a few of the benefits to using humidifiers inside...

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November 20, 2017

3 Reasons to Be Thankful For Your HVAC System

Thanksgiving is a time to gather and reminisce about all that we have to be thankful for during the holiday season. As we spend time with family and friends, we may forget that there is someone working diligently to keep our homes comfortable. No, it’s not St. Nick, it’s your HVAC system! Here are a few reasons to be thankful for the member of your household who is always working through...

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November 15, 2017

HVAC Maintenance Check-up Checklist

A seasonal maintenance check-up is the best way to keep systems at peak performance. Having an HVAC professional perform an annual check can prevent underlying problems and unwanted costs. Summer and winter are notoriously busy for HVAC companies. So it’s a good idea to get on the books during spring for your cooling system and fall for the heating system. At ALPS, our technicians are always happy to share insight about...

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November 8, 2017

Is Your HVAC System Healthy? Your Nose Knows…

When you turn on your HVAC system, do your nostrils notice? If your system gives off one of the odors below, it may be an indication of an unhealthy unit. Your HVAC system is one of the largest pieces of equipment running through your home. If something is not working properly, it is imperative to take action. A defective system can have negative effects on your wallet, but more importantly,...

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