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Thermostat Trouble

December 17, 2018

A thermostat is a heat-activated switch. It has an internal temperature sensor that causes a switch to open or close. This switch completes or disrupts the electrical circuit that runs your heating and cooling system. It gauges the temperature and depending on the season will turn your HVAC on or off to heat or cool…

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Why Is My Heat Pump Tripping the Circuit Breaker?

December 11, 2018

Heat pumps can cause your circuit breaker to trip for a variety of reasons. Though it might be frustrating, remember your circuit breaker is there to protect you. If your heat pump were to keep running without being tripped, it may cause an electrical fire! For this reason, don’t reset your circuit breaker more than…

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Video – Why Is My HVAC Unit Making Unusual Noises?

November 30, 2018

If you hear any unusual noise coming from your HVAC unit, please turn it off and call us at 503-233-1779. Don’t attempt any kind of repair without consulting an HVAC certified technician first.

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Regular Furnace Maintenance

November 1, 2018

Change the Filters The first thing you should do for your gas furnace, or any of your HVAC systems, is to change the air filter. This should be done at least once a year, but as many as 3 or 4 times depending on the manufacturers specifications. The air filter traps dust and debris from…

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Leaky Ducts

October 17, 2018

Ductwork is a hidden element that is crucial to your home comfort. Ductwork is the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. It is essential to have well maintained and cared for ductwork in your home. Most of it is hidden behind walls or in places that are not as frequently…

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