How to Prepare Your AC Unit for Summer

While you’re planning your spring-cleaning duties, don’t forget to add your air conditioning unit to the list. Performing annual preventative maintenance allows your AC unit to run better and last longer, and helps you avoid expensive and inconvenient repairs just when you need your AC most. To prepare your AC unit for summer, we recommend…

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The Truth About Ceiling Fans: They’re Lots More Than Décor

Depending on the size of ceiling fan you have (or may decide would look awesome in your home once your read the information below), you can create a “wind chill” with your air conditioning system AND help the warm air that rises when you are using your furnace or heat pump in the winter! Here’s…

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Why Is it Always Allergy Season INSIDE My Home?

Face masks have become a fashion statement in the last year or so, and we are all getting used to having one on when we leave home. However, wearing a face mask might be more valuable while you’re inside your house, especially if you are prone to allergies and other respiratory conditions. The Environmental Protection…

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HVAC Maintenance…Do I Need That?

Maintenance (noun): the process of maintaining or preserving someone or something, or the state of being maintained. Synonyms: preservation, continuation, keeping up, prolongation. Antonyms: breakdown Let’s examine the definition of maintenance. In order to maintain or preserve something, a process happens. For furnaces, air conditioners, and other HVAC systems, that process needs to occur on…

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Hey! That’s Cold Air Coming from my Furnace!

You walk past your heating vent and feel a blast of cold air. That’s not normal. Here are some areas to check out if you are experiencing a chilly breeze from your heating source. 1. Whether your furnace is gas, electric, or oil, check the thermostat before you call for service. Is the temperature set…

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Brrr: It’s Cold in Here

One advantage of living in the Pacific Northwest is the climate. December is the coldest month of the year, and the average temperature is 35 degrees. That’s not too bad when you are outside with a coat and other gear to protect you from the elements. However, if you don’t like wearing mittens in your…

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