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4 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

We meander in and about our homes. We cook dinner and tend to laundry. We text people we care about and relax at the end of the day with music or a good book. Rarely during these daily occasions do we stop to think about the indoor air quality of our abode. We assume that the air we’re breathing is healthy, or healthy enough. Maybe we could dust more and we’ll need to make sure to change our filters, but is there really anything we could be doing to improve the air we’re breathing? In fact, we’re here to tell […]

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What to do When One Room is Hotter Than the Rest

Everyone should be able to enjoy the comforts of home. Unfortunately, that’s difficult to do when one room is significantly hotter than the rest. Can’t figure out why it’s so difficult to regulate the temperature throughout your home? Not to worry. Entek is here to help. We have seven decades of experience serving the Pacific Northwest and this is a common concern we hear from homeowners this time of year. We’ll help you figure out the best way to keep the temperature of your home consistent throughout. The first thing to check also happens to be the simplest fix; inspect […]

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Top Reasons Not To Ignore An HVAC Issue

HVAC – heating, ventilation, and air conditioning – is one of the most critical systems in a safe and comfortable home. A properly functioning HVAC system does a lot more than simply keep your home cool in the summer and warm during the winter. In fact, it’s an important part of keeping your family healthy, since improperly purified air can be a contributing factor in the spread of colds, the flu, and other illnesses. Not only that, when the weather is at its harshest, during the bitter cold of winter or the blazing heat of summer, your HVAC system will […]

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How to Prevent HVAC Emergencies

An efficient HVAC system is essential to any home. That’s why Entek understands what a hassle HVAC emergencies can be. Not only can they compromise the comfort and health of your family, they can also be quite costly. That’s why it’s important to take proper steps to avoid them. Here are our top ways to prevent HVAC emergencies, enabling you to save both time and money. 1. Timely Upgrades The first step to avoiding HVAC problems is to know when it’s time for an upgrade. Older equipment will not operate at maximum efficiency, and wear and tear could cause your […]

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What Can I Expect During Air Conditioning Installation?

As the mercury starts to rise, and those familiar droplets of sweat start to form, the brain automatically thinks about that great invention of man, one that can defy the hottest of summers – air conditioning. A properly installed HVAC (short for Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) system is a properly functioning one, and there can be no half measures or clumsy DIYs when it comes to installing it. An improperly installed system can end up being more expensive, unsafe, and drastically reduce the lifespan of your system. In case you already have an existing system, but the HVAC is not […]

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When to Contact Your Local HVAC Company if Your AC Unit is Not Cooling

Is your air conditioner not cooling your home or office during the hottest summer days? This is an issue that many face, especially when an air conditioner is needed most. While there are many issues that you can fix and maintain yourself, it is recommended to bring in your local HVAC company to make sure that nothing is overlooked. Often times, we think we understand the symptoms of an issue, but the real problem is beyond what meets the eyes. Bringing a professional in may be less dangerous and more cost-effective in the long run. If your AC unit is […]

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How Window Leaks & Treatments Influence Your HVAC Efficiency

When you think of HVAC efficiency, you likely don’t think of window treatments. But perhaps you should. Window treatments can go a long way in improving your home’s energy efficiency. Likewise, window leaks can cause your energy cost-savings to go right out the window. Luckily, Entek has some solutions for you. We’ll explain how your home’s performance may be impacted by window leaks and what you can do to fix them. In order to properly air seal your home, you’ll first need to identify where your home’s air leaks are. The best way to measure your home’s air leakage is […]

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What’s the Ideal Temperature For My Baby’s Room?

How much sleep does the average person need? That answer depends on your age. Most of us realize a teenager needs more than an adult, and a newborn requires more sleep than a preschooler. It makes sense, given the activity levels and growth occurring at each stage of life. Babies need lots of sleep. According to the National Sleep Foundation, newborns need 14 to 17 hours per day, while requiring 12 to 15 hours through their first year of life. That’s a lot of sleep. But just like you and me, from the moment they’re born, a baby starts developing […]

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Why Is My Heating Bill So High?

During the cooler months of the year, heating bills can go through the roof. But that doesn’t have to be the case. If you’re tired of seeing energy bills skyrocket during the winter, you’ve come to the right place. Entek has been serving the Pacific Northwest area with quality heating services for more than 70 years. We’ve met many clients over the years that have been frustrated with high heating costs just as you likely are now. But we have a solution for you. By providing quality heating services, we can help you maximize the efficiency of your heating system […]

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Buying a New House? Don’t Forget to Check Out the HVAC System

Nothing is as exciting as buying a new home. And if you’re looking for a home in an established area, it means you get all of the benefits of moving into a tightly woven community that already has things in place? Shopping will be close by. The school system will already be in place. Your landscaping may be lush and mature. Who doesn’t enjoy the look of large trees and blooming shrubbery already in place? Curb appeal is everything to a buyer as they contemplate their decisions. Granite countertops? Check. Open concept layout? That’s good too. But as you’re moving […]

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