Archive for June, 2016

Sure Signs You Need Duct Repair

Monday, June 27th, 2016

The ducts are a key part of your air conditioning system, moving cool air from the unit itself to the various rooms and corners of your home. They’re usually out of sight and out of mind: tucked away in the crawlspace of your home and left to do their job quietly. They’re often protected from damage since they’re out of the way, but worn bolts, troublesome pests and other factors can sometimes result in rifts or breaches. (more…)

Use Your Air Conditioner Wisely

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Your air conditioner is one of the most important appliances in your household, especially with summer on the way here in Beaverton, OR. And just like any appliance, you need to use it wisely in order to keep it efficient and functional. You wouldn’t put laundry detergent in your dishwasher, for example, or leave your TV on all day when there’s no one home. So it is with your air conditioner. The more wisely you can use it, the more money you’ll save, and the less chance of a breakdown or similar problem afflicting it. Here’s a few easy tips to help you use your air conditioner wisely. (more…)

How to Tell If Your Air Conditioner Needs Repair

Monday, June 13th, 2016

With summer on the way in Portland, OR, your air conditioner needs to be ready to go each and every day. If a breakdown occurs, it could leave you stranded right when you need your home to be cool and comfortable. The longer you wait to call in a repair service on a particular problem, the greater the chance it will result in a serious breakdown. (more…)

What Are the Advantages of a Maintenance Plan?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Spring is rapidly turning into summer here in Tualatin, OR, and this is the time of the year that we strongly recommend an air conditioning maintenance session delivered by one of our trained technicians. They’re not quite the same as a repair session, which is designed to fix a specific problem. Instead, they check for any potential problems that may be brewing, as well as taking care of little servicing duties like changing the filters and tightening loose bolts and screws. That may not sound like much and the notion of an added expense might not sit well with homeowners already braced for the higher bills of summer. But there are considerable benefits to doing so, with both short-term and long-term implications for your system.  (more…)