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5 Jobs You Didn’t Know Your HVAC Was Doing During Summer: It’s Not Just Cooling

During the summer months, when the mercury starts to rise, your HVAC system has to work extra hard to keep your home comfortable. During the hottest days of the year, your air conditioner needs to be a real workhorse, running all day and throughout the night. But your HVAC is not just cooling during the summer. Actually, it’s doing a good deal more than that. Below are five other jobs your HVAC is doing on the hottest days of the year. Circulating the Air Your air conditioner cools the air by utilizing a compressor, an evaporator coil, and a condenser […]

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Troubleshooting Heat Pump Cooling Problems

It’s understandable to assume that a heat pump is only capable of heating your home, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Having a heat pump is an ideal way to keep your house at a comfortable temperature all year long. In the winter, the pump is absorbing heat from outside no matter how cold it may be and creating the perfectly cozy winter night. In the summer, the pump is grabbing that hot air from inside your house, moving it outside, and creating a cool retreat from the sun’s harsh rays. A heat pump is a wonderfully diverse […]

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4 Helpful Furnace Maintenance Tips

Your furnace is essential, not just for the comfort of your home, but also for the health of you and your family. The best thing you can do to take care of your furnace, and avoid common problems or having to replace it too soon, is proper preventative maintenance. You don’t just want to wait until the furnace has a serious malfunction before you give it attention. It could happen during the colder winter months, when you’d need it the most. Maintenance will also help save you money in the long run, including reducing your energy costs. While there are […]

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Start Your Spring Cleaning With HVAC Maintenance

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we often seem to have two seasons: summer and winter. The frigid temperatures in the morning require just enough heat to take the chill off. And before you know it, the heat of the afternoon leaves you trying just about anything to escape to cooler temperatures. Yes, heating and cooling here in Vancouver can often be challenging. But right now as the days grow longer, and the flowers burst into color all around us, it’s a challenge we’re willing to accept. It’s spring! And that means the warm days are coming fast. Lazy days enjoying […]

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