New Year, New Furnace: Why You Should Replace Your Furnace This Year

January 3, 2021

You’ve made it through 2020 and looking at 2021, there are probably some goals or to-dos that you already have in mind. Why not add a new furnace to the list? Giving your home’s heating system a fresh start is a great idea. Has your furnace seen better days? Replace it with a ductless system! Why go ductless? Your home’s heating system works hard to keep you comfortable during the winter. In the summer, your air conditioning plays a huge role in staying cool. How about adding a system to your home

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Heat Pump Making Noises? Here Are Some Common Reasons Why

December 19, 2020

A furnace that seems to be emitting strange noises may be trying to tell you something. Unusual sounds would understandably catch your attention, causing concern. Instead of worrying, getting everything checked and fixed is a good idea. Knowing some possible causes could help you to take appropriate action. [Company_name] in Portland has compiled some information that may help you better understand what’s going on with your heat pump. What Is a Heat Pump? In a sense, a heat pump serves as a transfer unit. A heat pump pulls hot air from the exterior and moves the

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How to Stay Warm This Winter

December 2, 2020

3 Tips to Stay Warm This Winter Winter in the Pacific Northwest is cold and wet, forcing people indoors for most of the next few months. Your heating system will be your ever-constant source of warmth, so it’s important to make sure that it is running at its peak. If you want to ensure that you stay as warm and comfortable as possible this year, follow these helpful tips. Don’t neglect furnace maintenance. Just like your body needs exams from time to time and your car needs regular oil changes, so does your furnace

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Understanding Duct-Cleaning Frequency

November 19, 2020

You may be surprised to learn that one of your HVAC system’s most important components is one that is hard to see: the ducts. Without good ducts, your HVAC system can’t properly deliver air to where it’s needed in your Portland home. While a variety of problems can occur with your ducts, such as split seams and holes, the most common problem that occurs with ducts is blockages due to dust and debris. Fortunately, taking advantage of duct cleaning services from Climate Control can help you quickly restore your ducts to like-new condition. How Do Ducts Become Clogged?

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How to Get Your Furnace and Home Ready for Winter

November 10, 2020

November is here and the year is starting to wind down. The cold weather will be coming and you will need a reliable heating system to keep you warm and comfortable. Is your system up to the challenge? #1: Schedule a furnace tune-up.
Heating and cooling companies get busy in the winter with repairs for systems that aren’t working as well as they should. Many times, systems break down or malfunction simply because they haven’t been tuned-up on a regular basis. We recommend annual preventative maintenance appointments for your furnace. Here, we will run an energy efficiency

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Reasons Why A Heat Pump is a Good Solution for Heating and Cooling

October 20, 2020

Fall has officially arrived, and the weather has already started changing. Autumn is the perfect time of year to get your heating and cooling system replaced. A heat pump is a great solution. These systems are ideal for Pacific Northwest weather conditions because we have generally mild temperatures overall. Heat pumps are also incredibly energy efficient and cost-effective for the average homeowner. We are a proud Carrier dealer and enjoy working with customers to find the right system that works for their space. One of our most popular new systems is the Carrier Infinity Heat Pump. This

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Decoding Common HVAC Terminology

September 19, 2020

When you’re new to hiring an HVAC company, you may experience a lot of confusion while researching your options because of the HVAC terms you’ll come across. If you’re buying a new heating or cooling system, you will come across different types of ratings, such as AFUE, EER, HSPF and SEER. Once you know what these HVAC terms mean, you’ll be ready to make a choice on companies or systems. AFUE Furnace efficiency rating is expressed as AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency). The higher a furnace’s AFUE rating, the more energy efficient it is. If a

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Do Air Filters Help With Smoke?

September 16, 2020

Wildfires are raging around Oregon. The smoke from our area is so strong that it’s reached across the United States. And now, the Pacific Northwest is seeing air quality that is so poor that it’s off the charts. Smoke inhalation can be very damaging to your lungs. This last week we’ve heard from many customers asking what kind of filters work well to promote better indoor air quality. Air filter basics: Air filters are small, but they play a big part in how your heating and cooling system functions. The concept is simple: air that

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How to Get Your System Ready for Fall

September 1, 2020

It’s back to school time for many students around the Pacific Northwest this week. And while the weather is still hot, autumn will be here before you know it. That means your heating system needs to be ready! Here’s how to get your system ready for the upcoming change of season. #1: Change your air filters. Did you know your HVAC filters need to be cleaned or replaced every 1 to 2 months. Or, depending on the use and type of filter you have you might be able to go longer? These

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Summertime HVAC: Common Seasonal Problems

August 8, 2020

The demand for AC service during the summertime is high because systems have to work extra hard to keep homes cool. When temperatures spike, having a working air conditioning unit is a must-have. If AC maintenance service wasn’t a high priority for you in the early spring, there’s no need to panic. Let us discuss the most common summertime AC problems you might encounter and what you can do to address them. Insufficient Air Flow An efficient AC system should supply a steady flow of cool air even during hot weather. If you’ve neglected to change

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