Archive for September, 2016

Time to Winterize Your Air Conditioner

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Fall has arrived in Beaverton, OR, and soon your air conditioner will no longer be needed until next spring. But that doesn’t mean you can simply ignore it until you need it again. The snow will fall soon enough, and months of non-use can add up to a lot of wear and tear if you aren’t careful. Winterizing your air conditioner when the time comes will help keep it safe from damage or wear until you have need of it again. It’s easy to do and won’t take more than a few hours, though you should wait until you’re sure there won’t be any unexpected heat waves until next spring to begin to do so. (more…)

Install UV Germicidal Lights in Your Home

Monday, September 19th, 2016

With the coming of fall this week, now makes an excellent time to assess the quality of your indoor air and look for ways to improve it. Changing the filters on your HVAC system and placing weather stripping under cracks around doors and windows are good do-it-yourself steps, but if you’re looking for something more comprehensive, you might want to install UV germicidal lights in your duct system. They’re placed at the apex of your ducts and “scrub” the air clean of germs as they pass through your HVAC system. How does that work and what are the specific benefits? Read on for the answers. (more…)

Consider a Humidifier This Fall

Monday, September 12th, 2016

With Labor Day come and gone here in Tigard, OR, it’s time to slowly turn away from your air conditioning system and look to the needs of the fall and winter. Now is an excellent time to plan for repairs or upgrades to your home, before the snows fall when you still have an opportunity to plan any changes at leisure. If dry air is a problem in your home, you might want to think about adding a whole-house humidifier. It’s simple and easy to operate, and with professional installation, it can provide you with many years of reliable service. (more…)

Labor Day Is a Great Time for Heating Maintenance!

Monday, September 5th, 2016

We usually mark Labor Day on our calendars as the last unofficial day of summer. After that, kids tend to head back to school and the fall season slowly settles in, though hot weather may persist for a few more weeks here in Wilsonville, OR. We like to use this holiday to remind our customers that cooler weather is right around the corner, and that they may wish to schedule a heating maintenance session sometime in the next few weeks. It makes sense in a lot of ways and could end up saving you a lot of money. (more…)