How Long Can Oregon Landlords Take to Provide Air Conditioning?

June 13, 2022

On hot days during the summer, many renters head to the neighborhood pool to swim with relatives and friends or go out for ice cream. After cooling down, these individuals simply want to return to a comfortable living environment. What they probably don’t want to come home to, though, is a home without any air conditioning at all. If that’s the case, they might wonder how long their landlord can leave them without air conditioning. The answer depends upon whether or not an air conditioning unit is already installed in the apartment or rental home. Get

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Reasons to Schedule an AC Tune-up

June 7, 2022

Summer Is On Its Way Summer officially begins on June 21st this year. That means it’s time to get your air conditioner ready to go. Is it ready to keep you comfortable during the heat? Scheduling your AC tune-up is the best way to ensure your system is kept running at peak efficiency all season long. One of the best – and easiest – things you can do this summer is stay on top of cleaning or changing your AC air filter. This is a simple home maintenance task that many people forget about.

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Dirty Ductwork? Clean It This Spring!

May 11, 2022

The ductwork in your home might be mostly hidden, but it plays a key role in the everyday function of your home’s heating and cooling system. Dust, bacteria, and other particles get caught up in the ducts over time and will, unfortunately, make their way into the air you breathe if you neglect cleaning. Dirty ducts cause a host of issues: dust building up in your home, asthma, allergies, and even sickness. You can do your part to fight poor indoor air quality by getting your ductwork cleaned! When was the last time you had your

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Your Comprehensive Guide to Smart Thermostat Installation.

April 12, 2022

Your Comprehensive Guide to Smart Thermostat Installation At Climate Control, we are Portland’s choice for the care and maintenance of heating and cooling equipment. Years of experience have taught us how thermostats are essential components of a home comfort system. These small units send the signal that tells your furnace or air conditioner to fire up. The latest generation of smart thermostats can perform this task while lowering your operating costs. However, before you turn on your new unit, you should consider the best strategy for installation. The Benefits of Smart Thermostats With traditional thermostats, you

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Earth Day Tips for Your HVAC System

April 7, 2022

Did you know that Earth Day is April 22nd? We believe in being good stewards of the earth and that being environmentally conscious goes well beyond recycling plastic. Heating and cooling accounts for most of the energy that homeowner’s use over the course of a year. So, knowing how this impacts the environment is important. Here are some ways you can make the earth a priority, not just on Earth Day! Schedule a tune-up. 
Springtime is the best time to get caught up on your home maintenance to-do list. Scheduling a

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Tips to Get Your HVAC System Ready for Spring

March 14, 2022

It’s finally time to welcome the warmer weather in the Portland Metro area. If you are searching for ways to prepare your home for the upcoming spring months, start by preparing your HVAC system. Keeping your home comfortable and energy usage efficient can be challenging with the temperature changes in spring. Here are critical steps to improve the efficiency of your HVAC unit throughout the spring months. Replace Your Air Filters When springtime comes, it’s a great idea to stay on top of changing your air filters. Cleaning or changing your air filters is an effective

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Learn the Differences Between Air Purifiers and Dehumidifiers

February 14, 2022

Many homeowners are becoming more conscious of the air quality in their homes. With molds, fungi, and allergens to worry about, the help of an air purification system can make a big difference. Whether you choose to install an air purifier or a dehumidifier in your home, you should understand the benefits of each type of device and the potential trade-offs of choosing one over the other. While both systems will improve the quality of air in your home, the types of pollutants they eliminate can differ. The costs and maintenance required for each system could also influence your decision.

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Reasons to Service Your Commercial Heating System

February 7, 2022

Winter is still here, and temperatures are still cold. Your commercial furnace will still be needed for a while, so remembering to service it regularly is important. Why? We’ll explain. #1: Regular maintenance minimizes your risk of a complete system breakdown. Pacific Northwest winters are chilly. Your commercial building needs to stay warm, no matter what the weather does. Annual maintenance appointments with our team of experts at Climate Control ensures your system is ready to go. Experiencing an unexpected failure of your heating system can not only be expensive, but stressful, too.

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Furnace Buying Guide

January 12, 2022

As the end of the year approaches, colder temperatures are on the horizon. You want to do everything you can to keep your home and your loved ones warm until the warmer spring months. If your furnace is on its last leg, you may be in the market for a new furnace. Thankfully, there are multiple options available. To pick the right furnace for your home, you need to evaluate the needs of your family and have a clear idea of what you are looking at. You probably have a lot of questions. Don’t worry. After reading

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How To Protect Your System During the Snow

January 3, 2022

The outdoor unit for your heating system is meant to withstand all sorts of weather. But snow and ice can be particularly damaging. That’s why it is important for you to protect your unit. Here are some tips on how to do that. #1: Don’t let snow or ice accumulate on it. Because we don’t get huge snow events very often, it can be exciting to see the snow coming down. However, if snow or ice starts building up around your HVAC unit, it could cause your system to freeze. This means the system could

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