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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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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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How Your HVAC System Helps with Your Seasonal Allergies

Are you someone who suffers from seasonal allergies? Just know that you’re not alone. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, allergies are one of the most common chronic diseases. Allergies cause people to experience inconvenient and frustrating symptoms, such as runny noses, watery eyes, and even painful headaches. While these symptoms may hit at any time of the year, they usually increase whenever more pollen is present in the air, like at the beginning of spring or summer. So if it’s about the pollen, why do we still experience allergy symptoms when we get inside and wash […]

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6 Ways Entek HVAC Techs Can Make Your Home More Comfortable

You’re always looking for ways to make your home more comfortable, and this is especially true during the temperature extremes of the summer and winter. As the weather veers toward intense heat or bone-chilling cold, you’ll want to be sure you have a great HVAC system in place. Your HVAC system—which stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system—is one of the most important ways your home can stay comfortable throughout the year. No matter what part of the world you occupy, and no matter the season, few things in your home are more important than a good-quality, well-cared-for HVAC […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Ever heard the expression “money doesn’t grow on trees”? Perhaps it doesn’t. But there is a way you can make your money work for you while also benefiting the environment. By making some energy efficient HVAC upgrades to your home, you can recoup the upfront costs of these investments with increased savings over time. These environmentally conscious upgrades will also reduce your carbon footprint. It’s a win-win situation. At Entek, we know a thing or two about investments that can save you money while also improving your indoor air quality. Allow us to share some of our knowledge with you! […]

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