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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4 Ways to Effectively Winterize Your Heating System

December 16, 2021

The more often you’re using your home’s heating system, the more wear and tear it accumulates, and the more money you’ll be spending on energy bills. We’ve arrived at the coldest part of the year, which means you’re going to be spending more time inside your house, and there’s a good chance you’ll want to keep the thermostat turned up during much of that time. If you’re not careful, this could result in a lot of extra money being spent, not just on monthly bills, but also on any repair jobs that your furnace may end up needing. If you’re

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Tips for Winter HVAC Maintenance

December 6, 2021

Winter officially begins in just a few short weeks. Is your furnace ready to handle the colder weather? Here are some helpful tips that will help you enjoy a cozy, warm home all winter long. #1: Clean or replace air filters. When was the last time you looked at your air filters? If it’s been a while, it’s probably really dirty. Dirty filters that are clogged with dust, debris, and dirt make your furnace run harder than necessary. This will drive up your energy bills for no reason! Clean or replace your filters every one

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6 Ways You Can Prepare Your Home for Winter

November 17, 2021

As the cold season approaches, it’s time to begin preparations to ensure that the season is spent in comfort and safety. By taking some time to prepare in advance, you’ll be more comfortable, less stressed, and possibly save money on your winter heating costs. In this article, we discuss six ways you can get your home ready for a long, cold winter. 1. Change Furnace Filters The filter on your furnace catches airborne particles of dirt, dander, mildew and more. These are eliminated from the air in your home, creating pure air that’s safer to

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Two Ways to Create a Healthy Home Environment

November 9, 2021

With the cooler weather here to stay for a while, you will likely be indoors more often. This is a good time to start thinking about ways to keep the climate in your home as healthy as possible – especially considering the ongoing spread of COVID-19, the common cold, and the flu. Here are some tips on how to create a healthy home environment in your home all year long. #1: Clean the air. Mold, bacteria, allergens, and viruses float through the air you breathe. The good news: you can create a defense against those

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What You Need to Know About Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers This Winter

October 13, 2021

In normal instances, it’s rare to think about how moist or dry the air is until it’s at the extreme of either side. Humidity levels can affect your body in several ways; for example, drying up and cracking of the skin could indicate dry air while excess moisture on the skin signifies a high humidity level in the house. Luckily, there are solutions to correct a problem with too much or too little humidity: humidifiers and dehumidifiers. Read on to find out more about each. Humidifiers Humidifiers add or increase the amount of

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Reasons for Furnace Preventative Maintenance

October 1, 2021

Autumn weather is here. With rain, wind, and cooler weather, you’ll be turning on the furnace in no time. Now is the perfect time to make sure your commercial or residential furnace is working properly. A professional tune-up is key. Here’s why. #1: Preventative maintenance reduces your chances of a furnace breakdown. Fall weather in Oregon gets chilly. Your home or commercial space needs to stay warm, no matter how cold it gets outside! Annual maintenance with our experienced team of licensed professionals at Climate Control ensures your system is working well and won’t break down

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What Should Your Furnace Maintenance Include?

September 16, 2021

Furnace maintenance is extremely important to keeping your home comfortable and safe over the winter. However, there is some variation from one company to the next regarding what’s included in routine maintenance. Here’s what your furnace maintenance should include and why each part of it is important. What Makes Maintenance Worth the Investment? Before jumping into the specifics of what should be included in your maintenance, let’s start with why it’s worth the investment. Maintenance is similar to teeth cleaning in the sense that some people put it off until there’s a major problem.

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