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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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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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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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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Your Winter Checklist for Your Heating System

January 8, 2020

Winter is here and our area even has some snowflakes in the forecast. Cold temperatures are here to stay for the time being, and that means your furnace needs to be able to keep you warm. Follow this simple winter checklist for your heating system to make sure it is functioning at its peak. What tips should homeowners follow? Avoid vent obstructions: Vents around your home should not be covered up, closed, or blocked. Ensure that all furniture or drapes are not preventing air from flowing freely from each vent. Blocked

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Why Replace Your Old Furnace?

November 14, 2019

The first day of fall has come and gone. Now, it’s time to start thinking about cooler temperatures. That means your furnace will need to be ready to keep you warm all fall and winter. Is your furnace up for the job? If you are not sure, let us help. Here are some reasons why you should replace your old furnace. New furnaces are energy efficient A new furnace is created with today’s technology and that means it’s focused on energy efficiency. That translates to hundreds of dollars in savings each fall and

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