How to Keep Your Air Conditioning Efficient During Summer Heat Waves

July 8, 2024

We’ve officially turned the corner into summer heat and Oregon residents are finding ways to stay cool. If you are relying on your air conditioning system, it’s important to make sure it’s running at peak efficiency. Here are some key things to remember, so you can keep everything running well amid summer heat waves. #1: Schedule professional servicing. The best way you can keep your machine running at its best is with a professional maintenance appointment. Annual servicing also prolongs the life of the system. Our licensed and experienced technicians at Climate Control

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DIY vs. Professional Air Conditioning Installation: Why You Should Call an Expert

June 13, 2024

DIY air conditioning installation can be a tempting way to save money, especially if you enjoy working with your hands. That does not mean it is always a good idea. Air conditioners are complicated machines, and you need specialized skills to install them. If you make mistakes, you can easily damage your new air conditioner or home. You can also hurt yourself. Professional installation avoids those problems and offers a variety of practical benefits. 1. Stay Safe Home improvement projects can be dangerous, especially when working with electricity. You can electrocute yourself when you work with

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Ways You Can Prepare Your Air Conditioning for Summer Weather

June 10, 2024

When that beautiful, life-giving summer sunshine returns, Pacific Northwest residents can rejoice! With the change of season, warmer temperatures are on the horizon, and your air conditioning system needs to be prepared. Here are some best practices to keep in mind. Get your professional maintenance appointment scheduled. Professional tune-ups for your AC system are vital. Not only does it help minimize extra energy usage and help you save money on your utility bills, it also ensures that you can head into the warm summer months with less risk of the machine breaking down. Our licensed

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Common Problems with AC Compressors and How to Fix Them

May 16, 2024

When it comes to your home’s cooling system, its compressor is an important part. Situated in your outdoor condenser unit, your compressor is responsible for compressing the refrigerant vapor to remove heat. Unfortunately, just like any other system component, it can malfunction from time to time. Knowing the most common compressor issues can help you to get the problem remedied faster. Dirty Condenser Coil As hot refrigerant is pumped outside, it travels through the AC’s condenser coil to release the heat it’s accumulated. If the coil is covered with debris, like dirt and dust, it won’t

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Benefits of An Air Purification System for Your Home or Business

May 1, 2024

Did you know the air inside your home or business can be just as dirty – or dirtier – than the air outside? That’s right. The air you’re breathing right now may have contaminants circulating through it. Pet dander, dirt, dust, and other particles can make their way into the ducts for circulation into your home, which can increase allergy or asthma systems. Bacteria and viruses also make their way into the air you breathe, which can contribute to chronic sickness or respiratory issues. Fortunately, there’s good news. Air purification systems can help

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Finding the Right Commercial HVAC Professional for Your Business

April 15, 2024

A new HVAC system is a big investment, so it makes sense to choose your HVAC contractor carefully. It can be a hard choice, especially if you do not have experience with the HVAC industry. After all, HVAC work is complicated, and you often need technical knowledge to assess a contractor’s claims. The good news is that there are easy ways to narrow down your options. Your selection criteria should be simple. A good contractor needs to strike a balance between speed, quality, and price. As long as you keep that in mind, you can use a few simple tricks

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Energy Savings Tips for Earth Day 2024

April 3, 2024

At Climate Control, we believe it is important to steward the Earth well – and that goes beyond just being mindful of how we care for the environment around us. It requires action, too. Did you know that this year, Earth Day falls on April 22? As Earth Day approaches, we’ve listed a couple of simple ways you can save energy and do your part to reduce negative impacts on the Earth. Where should you start? Look no further than your heating and cooling system! #1. Schedule a professional

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How Often Should I Clean My Air Vents?

March 12, 2024

At Climate Control, we are committed to providing high-quality HVAC services. Maintaining the air vent cleaning is essential. It is part of keeping the indoor environment healthy and comfortable. The cleanliness of your air vents affects the air you breathe. It also affects your HVAC system. The Importance of Frequent Cleaning Keeping your air vents clean is more than just about appearance. It provides several benefits that improve your living space. These benefits include the following. Improving Indoor Air Quality Your air vents can collect dust, allergies, and other particles. Turning on an

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Why Spring is the Best Time for An HVAC Tune-up

March 5, 2024

It has been a cold and gray winter and the longer and warmer days of spring are coming. Is your heating and cooling system ready for the new season? Springtime is the ideal time to get your system professionally tuned up. That way, you can rest knowing everything is running efficiently, no matter what type of weather comes our way. Here are some additional reasons to schedule your maintenance appointment this spring. #1: Tune-Ups Help Your System Last Longer Neglecting preventative maintenance on your machine can cause problems. Not only do you increase the risk

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How to Choose the Right Gas Furnace For Your Home

February 14, 2024

Selecting the right gas furnace for your home is a decision that goes beyond providing comfort to your living space. It ensures that energy bills are pocket friendly and the environment is not harmed. A gas furnace is a long-term purchase, and choosing the right model involves considering many factors. Luckily, our experts at Climate Control are here to help you navigate through understanding the various types of gas furnaces and important factors to note when choosing one. Understanding the Types of Gas Furnaces Gas furnaces come in three main types: single-stage, two-stage and modulating. All types

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