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When Do I Need to Replace the Batteries in My Smoke Detector?

November 26, 2019

Change the batteries in your smoke and CO detectors when you change your clocks for daylight savings. It’s an easy reminder to replace them and is very important for your safety!  

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

November 5, 2019

If your furnace seems to be producing heating inconsistently around your Portland home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home. Or…

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Video – Why Does My Furnace Smell Like Gas When I Turn it ON?

October 25, 2019

You turn on your furnace, and you smell gas. What should you do? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your furnace and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at…

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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

October 11, 2019

Is your heating bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat…

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How to Maintain Your Ductless Heating & Cooling System

September 14, 2019

A ductless, or mini-split, heating and cooling system is a splendid choice for your Oregon home and a worthwhile investment. It offers many benefits, and you can enjoy them all for years to come if you maintain the system on a consistent basis. You definitely want to protect your investment. By not keeping up with…

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Video – When Do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner?

August 28, 2019

The central air conditioning system is a simple pleasure of everyday life. Your home should be a place where you can relax. On a hot summer day in Oregon City cool air is essential to your relaxation. If you take good care of your air conditioner with annual inspections and monthly filter swaps, it should…

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

August 15, 2019

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well. At Ben’s Heating & Air Conditioning, we understand that depending on your air…

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Video – Do You Want to Reduce Your Energy Bills?

July 31, 2019

Upgrade your HVAC equipment to help you save money on your monthly energy bills. Call us at (503) 233-1779 today for more information.  

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Does My Air Conditioner Eliminate Mold?

July 2, 2019

At Ben’s Heating & Air Conditioning, we’re often asked, “Do air conditioners kill off mold?” This is a common misconception. A properly maintained and functioning air conditioner (AC) can decrease the likelihood of mold growth. This is because it acts as a humidity balancer. But if mold forms, the air conditioner can’t prevent it from growing.…

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Video – Should I set My Thermostat to ON or AUTO?

June 25, 2019

On most thermostats, you can choose between On or Auto for your fan setting. On tells your HVAC unit to run its fans all the time, even when the air isn’t being heated or cooled. Auto means the fan only runs when your air is being treated. It might be a good idea to try…

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