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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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5 Things You Need to Know About Gas Furnace Installation

It’s time to upgrade your heating system. You’ve done your research and selected the right gas furnace for your home. Now it’s time to have it installed. You might think all the heavy lifting is done, but there are still a few things you should know when it comes to gas furnace installation. Entek has been working in the HVAC service industry for more than 70 years, so we have the knowledge to help you prepare. Here are five things you need to know about gas furnace installation in your home. Sizing Matters One of the most important aspects of […]

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5 Ways to Increase Your HVAC Efficiency in 2020

The new year is here and increasing your HVAC efficiency should be on your resolution list. If you’ve been unhappy with your HVAC in the past, there’s no need to be repeating those issues in 2020. Your HVAC should be helping your home stay at a great temperature while using only the necessary amount of energy to do so. For over 70 years, Entek has been servicing the Portland area’s heating and cooling needs, and here are a few things that have proven to aid your HVAC when it comes to efficiency. These units are hardworking but can produce the […]

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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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Why Is My Bedroom Warmer Than the Rest of the House?

Have you noticed that your bedroom is warmer than the rest of your house? Not sure why that’s the case? It’s not always a simple solution, such as just opening the windows to let more air in. There could be several reasons, some of which you can handle on your own and others you may want to call in a professional HVAC company, like Entek, to handle. If you enjoy having a warmer bedroom, then it might not seem like a problem. But the cause could indicate broader problems with your HVAC system. And if you’d like your bedroom to […]

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Duct Cleaning is an Essential Maintenance Project for Homes & Businesses Alike

The air we breathe is critical to our overall health and well-being. This applies as much to the air in the confines of our residences and offices as it does to the air in the outside environment. While outdoor air pollution is governed by a variety of external factors – of which very few are in our direct control – indoor air pollution and contamination are relatively more manageable. Indoor air pollution has rightly become a topic that more people around the world are becoming more aware of as our immediate environment could be housing mold, allergens, dust, and pollutants. […]

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