Spring Cleaning Checklist for Your HVAC System

April 6, 2021

Spring has officially arrived, and the sun is starting to shine! This is the perfect time to start on your spring cleaning projects that you’ve put off. Don’t forget about your heating and cooling system! Here are some things to keep in mind when you’re making your spring cleaning checklist for your HVAC system. 1. Pay attention to your air filters You might not see your air filters every day, but they play a big role in your heating and cooling system’s functioning. Dirty air filters contribute to dusty, dirty air. Make sure

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Why is My Air Conditioner Making Noises?

April 6, 2021

Have you ever listened to your air conditioner to notice what sounds it makes? Hopefully, it does not make much noise, but if it does, your system may have run into a problem. If you pay close attention to the sound and its source, you may be able to determine what is wrong. You likely are not going to fix most problems yourself, but you can get a sense of the cost, and accelerate the diagnosis. Here are some of the noises you may want to listen for that could spell trouble. Screaming

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How Does A Ductless Mini-Split System Work?

March 8, 2021

A ductless mini-split system comes with an air conditioner and heater for comfort. The heating and cooling unit is wired to maintain even temperatures even when the weather is extreme. During the winter, you can warm your home effortlessly. When the season switches to summer, the system cools your indoor space as well. There are tons of benefits and perks that come with owning a ductless mini-split system. Let us walk you through how the unit operates. What Is a Ductless Mini-Split System? As the name implies, a mini-split system features a heat pump and an

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Why You Should Get Your System Tuned-Up In Time For Spring Weather

March 2, 2021

Spring is right around the corner. Is your HVAC system ready for the change of season? Spring weather means more sun, blooming flowers, and hopefully less heat usage! Here are some reasons why you should get your system tuned up and ready for spring. #1: It helps prolong the life of the system. Did you know that if you neglect the preventative maintenance on your machine, you may be shortening its lifespan? Let the team at Climate Control check out your system to make sure it’s functioning at its peak. Regular maintenance will ensure that

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The Importance of Changing Your Air Filter

February 5, 2021

We know you have a lot of things on your to-do list. But changing your air filter is one of those easy, quick to-dos that will reap big rewards. The air filter in your heating system plays a really big role in its overall operation. Here’s why it’s important to change it regularly. Your air filters capture dust, debris, and other particles that try to wiggle their way into the various rooms of your home. If this stuff gets into your actual system, it could cause big problems. The filter prevents this debris from getting inside and ensures

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How To Make An Old Home More Energy Efficient

February 4, 2021

Saving energy in an old home can be quite challenging, particularly if you’ve just purchased a residential property with no recent upgrades. These homes’ attractive designs usually go hand in hand with high utility bills because they are not constructed in an energy-efficient way. However, there are numerous, easy ways that you can use to make your old house more energy efficient without any major renovations. Here are some simple improvements you can use to reduce utility bills and make your house warmer. 1. Seal the Attic and Add Insulation Many old homes lack sufficient insulation,

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

January 21, 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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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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