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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

April 17, 2020

Did you know the average American spends nearly 90 percent of life indoors? That’s why it is increasingly important to ensure indoor air quality (IAQ) is clean and healthy. If your Oregon City home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Our team at…

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Video – Does Indoor Air Quality Affect My Pet?

March 19, 2020

Protect your pets from indoor air pollution by changing your air filters regularly. Call Ben’s Heating & Air Conditioning today at 503-233-1779.  

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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

March 16, 2020

The spread of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has all of us greatly concerned in Oregon. At Ben’s Heating & Air Conditioning, our top priority is the health and safety of you and your loved ones. We take great pride in selling indoor air quality products to homes and businesses that are energy efficient, environmentally friendly—and…

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What Is Short Cycling?

March 12, 2020

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system…

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Video – What Is a Heat Pump?

February 26, 2020

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your home to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat…

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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

February 10, 2020

Is your furnace blowing air without pause? If so, you’re probably feeling a bit concerned. First, your Portland house most likely feels like an oven. On top of that, your utility bill will be considerably higher with your furnace constantly running. Believe it or not, this is a fairly common problem our professionals at Ben’s…

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Video – How to Prevent the Pipes in Your Home From Freezing

January 31, 2020

Insulate the pipes in your home on exterior walls or in unheated areas such as crawl spaces, garages, basements, and attics. Turn off the inside water shut-off valve that provides water to your outside spigots or hose bibs. Drain each line by opening the spigot until it stops dripping and then turn off the spigot.…

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Is My Furnace Overheating?

January 14, 2020

Just about any electrical appliance has the potential to overheat. Furnaces are no exception. As a homeowner, you need to take precautions to lower the risk of an overheated unit. You should also be wary of the associated symptoms, so you know when to take action. Remember, if your system gets too hot, you should…

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Video – Check Your Furnace Pilot Light

December 30, 2019

Your furnace may be blowing cold air because the pilot light has gone out. Call us at 503-233-1779 or request service online to have it properly fixed. This is indicative of a bigger problem that requires professional help.  

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 3, 2019

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need…

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