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How Can I Improve My Home’s Indoor Air Quality?

March 15, 2023

airborne contaminants, such as dust, dirt, and pet dander, can negatively impact the indoor air quality (IAQ) of your Oregon home.

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5 Important Reasons to Consider a New Furnace

February 27, 2023

Your furnace plays the key role in keeping you warm in your Portland home, but even with routine maintenance, it won’t last forever.

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Why Should I Get My Home Electrical System Inspected?

February 15, 2023

Your Oregon City home electrical system works hard to support your lifestyle. That’s why occasional inspections are a must for preserving your home’s value.

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How Do I Use a Zone Control System?

January 31, 2023

Are the winter months creating heat imbalances in the rooms of your Oregon City home? If so, installing a zone control system can help.

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4 Questions to Ask When Buying a Heat Pump

January 15, 2023

So you are looking to invest in a heat pump. You are not alone––many Americans are making the switch.

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Why is My Furnace Filter Wet?

December 21, 2022

You have just inspected your furnace filter, only to find it is sopping wet! Thoughts begin to race through your head, and you ask yourself, Is my furnace breaking down?

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How Do I Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

December 7, 2022

In your gas furnace, the heat exchanger is made of metal coils designed to absorb and transfer heat. The most common cause of a cracked heat exchanger is overheating.

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Furnace Filters 101

November 29, 2022

Your furnace filter is the unsung hero of your furnace. It quietly does its job without any fuss and allows the rest of the furnace to do its job.

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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

November 15, 2022

It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. For instance, a dull hum is to be expected. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your heating unit’s components.

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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

October 26, 2022

The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer?

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