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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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Prepare Your Air Conditioner for Winter

With the summer season soon coming to an end, it’s time to prepare yourself for the long, unforgiving winter months. And what better time to start than now? After all, there are so many things that need to be done, like readying your winter clothes, airing out your warm bedding, and so on. However, more often than not, among the most common things that we tend to neglect to take care is our house and the appliances that come with it—especially our air conditioning units. As homeowners, the need to prepare our window and wall air conditioners for winter usually […]

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What To Do If Your Air Conditioner Is Too Cold

It may seem like an oxymoron, but it is actually possible for your air conditioner to be too cold. When a unit starts overcooling itself, it can start to freeze over entirely. This can lead to some serious problems with your home cooling system, from simple underperformance to lasting damage to the air conditioner itself. When you’re dealing with an air conditioner that keeps freezing over, the first thing you’ll want to do is try to determine the cause of the problem. HVAC systems are complicated machines that live in a delicate balance, and there’s a wide array of things […]

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5 Tips for Air Condition Repair in Vancouver

Having an air conditioner is a necessity for many. However, the upkeep isn’t always easy. Especially here in Vancouver, WA, when in the summer months it can get warm and far into the 80s or even 90s. Many like to keep cool by running their air conditioners (and we don’t blame them!). That’s why air conditioning repair in Vancouver is so important. Air conditioners need to be properly maintained to work effectively and safely. Unfortunately, as with any technology, things can go wrong, and repairs will eventually have to be made. It’s important for you, as the consumer, to choose […]

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How to Troubleshoot Air Conditioning Problems

It’s 5 a.m. in the morning. You suddenly wake up to stifling heat. You groggily get out of bed to check the thermostat and discover it’s 81 degrees inside your home. In your drunken-like slumber, you realize that the air conditioner must not be working. It’s your worst nightmare come true…and it’s likely happened to most of us at some point — our air conditioner breaks down at the least opportune time. At Entek, we’re experts at troubleshooting air conditioning problems. Let’s go over the most common types and exactly how to fix them. One common cause of air conditioning […]

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10 Ways to Save Energy and Have Air Conditioning

As we venture forward into the summer months, no doubt you’re familiar with the ambient noise of your air conditioner running constantly to keep you and your home cool. During this time, you’re probably anticipating a spike in your electric bill, and you want to know how you can moderate the cost without sacrificing your home temperature. The question is: are there other ways to lower the costs involved with cooling your home by using air-conditioning? Surprisingly, there are several simple things you can do to minimize your electric bill without ever sacrificing your air conditioning. Minimize Phantom Loads What is a […]

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