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Why Is My AC Only Cooling Some Rooms?

Ideally, your home’s indoor temperature will remain constant as you move from room to room. The reality, however, is often quite different. It’s rare to find a home with uniform temperature throughout. Why is that, and how do you fix it? Well, there could be a few reasons you’re able to sit comfortably in your living room but sweating underneath the covers in your bedroom. Fortunately, Entek likely has the solution. Here’s why your AC is cooling only some of the rooms in your home and what to do about it. Problem: Closed Vents Sometimes the problem, and solution, are […]

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Why Aeroseal Duct Sealing Is Worth the Cost

Leaky ductwork can cause serious problems with your heating and cooling system. Without a proper seal, your efficiency can drop by 20 to 45 percent. Ensuring your ducts have the tightest seal possible will keep all the carefully climate-controlled air inside the house where it’s needed, helping you get the most out of your heating and cooling. If you suspect you have a leak in your ducts but don’t know what to do, Entek can provide you with state-of-the-art Aeroseal technology. While the cost of Aeroseal duct sealing may give some homeowners pause, trust us when we say it’s one […]

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How Does Indoor Heating Affect Air Quality?

The temperature has officially started to plummet in Portland. It’s now time to slip on those gloves and hats before you head out the door. But what about when you’re home? You don’t want to stay bundled up indoors, so instead, you’ll turn on your heater. Did you ever think about how this seasonal act is influencing the air quality of your home? This is what you should know when you turn on your indoor heating this year: 1. The Air Will Feel Dryer If you’ve noticed that you’re drinking more water and applying more lotion, you may have naturally […]

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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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