Your Comprehensive Guide to Smart Thermostat Installation.

April 12, 2022

Your Comprehensive Guide to Smart Thermostat Installation At Climate Control, we are Portland’s choice for the care and maintenance of heating and cooling equipment. Years of experience have taught us how thermostats are essential components of a home comfort system. These small units send the signal that tells your furnace or air conditioner to fire up. The latest generation of smart thermostats can perform this task while lowering your operating costs. However, before you turn on your new unit, you should consider the best strategy for installation. The Benefits of Smart Thermostats With traditional thermostats, you

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Tips to Get Your HVAC System Ready for Spring

March 14, 2022

It’s finally time to welcome the warmer weather in the Portland Metro area. If you are searching for ways to prepare your home for the upcoming spring months, start by preparing your HVAC system. Keeping your home comfortable and energy usage efficient can be challenging with the temperature changes in spring. Here are critical steps to improve the efficiency of your HVAC unit throughout the spring months. Replace Your Air Filters When springtime comes, it’s a great idea to stay on top of changing your air filters. Cleaning or changing your air filters is an effective

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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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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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How To Prepare Your AC System for the Summer

June 7, 2021

With temperatures starting to really heat up, it’s a good time to make sure your air conditioning unit is ready to tackle the rest of the summer weather. It is uncomfortable to have a home or office that is hot and muggy! Here are some tips on how to prepare your air conditioning system for summer. #1: Clean the unit To get the indoor portion of your unit ready, make sure all air filters are cleaned or replaced. These have debris and dust built up over time, which can cause the system to run less

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Top Benefits of a Heat Pump vs AC

May 6, 2021

Springtime in the Pacific Northwest is gorgeous. We get a little bit of sun and warmth, then a mix of rain and cold mornings. So, with this mix of weather, it’s good to be prepared. Your furnace gets good use on those cold days, but when the weather heats up, bulky window unit air conditioners are a pain to haul in and out. Here, we’ll go over how a heat pump can help you and the benefits of installing one instead of an air conditioning unit. The differences between a heat pump and an air conditioner:

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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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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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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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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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