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What Is an Air Duct and How To Keep Them Functioning Efficiently

We’ve all been stuck inside of a building that’s just too stuffy. It becomes hot, sweaty, and uncomfortable very quickly, leading to an unpleasant, unproductive day where all you can think about is getting outside as quickly as possible. While there are many reasons a room can become stuffy and uncomfortable like that, the primary cause is poor ventilation. A poorly ventilated room swiftly becomes a miserable room and often the culprit is an inefficient ductwork system. What is an air duct, though? And how can you keep your duct system functioning efficiently so that the room doesn’t devolve into […]

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5 Reasons to Have an HVAC Checkup Every Spring in Vancouver WA

Your HVAC unit is the reason why your home stays at the temperatures it needs to be all year long. In the winter, it heats your home and provides an escape from the cold outside, especially here in the Pacific Northwest. In the summertime, your home is the perfect retreat from the blazing hot sun. When it’s well taken care of, your unit thrives and acts as a positive enforcer in your home. The best way to take good care of your HVAC? Get it checked yearly. Keeping your HVAC on a yearly maintenance schedule is a great way to […]

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What Spring HVAC Services Are Available in Portland?

As it starts warming up this summer, it’s time to double-check your air conditioner to make sure it’s clean, sealed, and ready to start running smoothly. Your Portland HVAC technician is trained to look for a number of issues that might inhibit a smoothly and safely running air conditioning system. Configuring your system is a crucial step in keeping the HVAC system in good shape so it lasts through multiple summers. Additionally, in the name of energy efficiency, a well-maintained and functioning system can do wonders for your wallet. When you’ve finished cleaning out the winter clutter and tidied up […]

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Find the Best Heating and Cooling Service in Vancouver WA

If you’re a home or business owner, you know how important it is to have your space be at a comfortable temperature. Both your home and your place of business are perhaps the two most frequented places in your life, so having them be well-heated, well-cooled, and contributing to good air quality is of extreme importance. Are you looking into improving your air quality, having HVAC installed in your home, or having your current heating and cooling system serviced? There are professionals whose primary purpose is to complete these tasks through efficient methods and trustworthy products. The right HVAC or […]

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Does Your House Need an HVAC Checkup?

HVAC systems are incredibly important in a household, as they control the heating and cooling in a home throughout the year. If your HVAC systems are working properly, then everything should be fine in terms of heating and air conditioning in your home. The seasons will come and go smoothly. If not, however, you’ll need to have professionals, like those at Entek, perform an HVAC checkup. How do you know if your system needs an HVAC checkup? There are several warning signs you can look out for: Temperature Check Generally, there will be a temperature at which you and your […]

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5 Features of Heat Service in Vancouver

Spring may be around the corner, but temperatures in Vancouver, WA, remain consistently low. Thus, it’s essential to assess and maintain your HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system to ensure it continues to run efficiently during these cold, wet months. Common issues, such as leaky ducts, a faulty thermostat, or a malfunctioning heater appliance (gas furnace, wall heater, or heat pump), can lead to even bigger problems: uneven rates of heating, physical discomfort, and rising energy bills. That’s when you’ll need to call in a professional to inspect, clean, repair, or replace. Local HVAC companies, such as Entek, can […]

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What Should I Look for in HVAC Service in Vancouver WA

HVAC systems are an incredibly essential part of your home. They’re also very pricy, so you want to absolutely get your money’s worth out of them. You’ll want to make sure that your system is installed perfectly. And, after installation, that it keeps working properly. In order to ensure that, you should have service scheduled to perform any annual maintenance. But how do you choose an HVAC service? HVAC systems are very complex, so you’ll need to hire an experienced and educated service. Read on below to find some rules to follow when it comes to looking for an HVAC […]

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What Is HVAC Certification and How Is It Earned?

If you’ve ever needed maintenance on your air conditioning, chances are you’ve had to call an HVAC specialist. The same applies if you’ve ever had a new furnace installed in your home, or if you’ve needed a thermostat repaired or a duct cleaned or a filter replaced. Professionals in the world of HVAC wear many hats and must be knowledgeable about many different systems in the home, from electrical to ventilation, and many more. Anyone that’s had to call an HVAC technician has probably done their research. Of course, as you search for technicians in your area, you’ll discover that […]

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Do Air Ducts Need Cleaning: When to Call for HVAC Service

The air you breathe should be clean. It has the potential to affect your health and everyday life if you’re inhaling contaminated air, so you should fix any problems as soon as you can. One solution to contaminated air is often the purchase of an efficient HVAC system. But even when you have the right HVAC system, do the air ducts need cleaning? You may have assumed that your HVAC unit can self-clean its ducts, since it can easily improve the air quality of your home, but the pollutants that it pulls out of the air have to go somewhere, […]

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How Long Does It Take to Install a Furnace? (And 5 Other Questions to Ask Before You Start)

The beginning of fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year. The leaves start to change, jack-o’-lanterns are carved, and people gather around various spiced beverages of their choosing. And if you’re a homeowner, it’s the ideal time to install a furnace. Your furnace is the beating heart of your house’s heating system. Whether you’re building a brand-new home and you need to buy your first furnace, or you’ve been living there for years and it’s time to replace Old Faithful, it’s best to take care of business before the chill really sets in. Now, we know […]

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