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Where to Put Air Conditioner and Other Things to Consider Before Installing AC

Summer is fast approaching, and with it comes longer days and enjoyable outdoor excursions with the family. For many people, summer is their favorite time of year, but it also means you might have to start considering where to put an air conditioner unit in your home. Actually, you’ll have to consider a number of things if you’re installing a new AC, whether it’s to replace an old one or add one to your home for the first time. Here are some things you need to consider when you add a new air conditioner to your home: Consider the Placement […]

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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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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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6 Benefits to Upgrading Your HVAC System

When was the last time you had your Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system upgraded? If you can’t think of the answer right off the top of your head, it’s probably time to consider looking into improvements for your home. After all, you want to make sure your system is performing in the most efficient manner possible. With the bills you pay, you have to ensure that you’re getting the best bang for your buck. There are a lot of reasons for you to upgrade your system. Sure, you may pause because of the expense, but you’ll ultimately be […]

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Earn Incentives When You Upgrade to Energy Efficient HVAC Options

How much money do you spend on your power bill? No matter what the answer is, it probably seems like a lot. You have to wonder, isn’t there anything more that can be done to bring that cost down? Sure, just keep in mind the HVAC efficiency rating. But aren’t efficient HVAC options expensive, you might wonder? Surely any savings you’d see would be offset by the cost of upgrading. Seems like a real catch 22. Except it doesn’t have to be! Many homeowners want to make their homes more energy efficient, but the cost of doing so can seem […]

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What to Know Before Installing in a New Furnace

It’s that time of year—the middle of winter—when the night chill has you reaching for the nearest blanket to curl up underneath. If your home is feeling particularly drafty, you may be considering a new furnace. But there are a few things that you should know first and you’ve come to just the right spot. Here at Entek, we have over seven decades of experience installing furnaces in the Pacific Northwest. Our HVAC technicians have helped customers improve indoor air quality while also saving on energy costs. So grab some hot cocoa, pull up a chair, and let us share […]

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