What Noises Are Normal For a Heater To Make?

December 20th, 2021

Have you noticed that running your heater leads to the creation of a lot of noise? That shouldn’t happen. Your heater is designed to keep your home warm without making excessive amounts of noise. It shouldn’t run silently—that’s not possible, to be honest—but it also shouldn’t create concerning sounds. If it does, it means you need to reach out for heating repair in Oregon City, OR.

Knowing this, you may have one of two questions. The first is what noises is a heater NOT supposed to make? The other is what noises are normal for a heater to make? We are happy to answer these questions below and provide any heating repairs you need to get your system running normally again rather than noisily.

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Habits To Remember to Improve Your Heater Efficiency

December 6th, 2021

It is a great feeling to be able to enjoy a warm home on a cold day. However, knowing that your energy bills are going to be through the roof simply from running your heater kind of takes away some of the enjoyment. Thankfully, there are ways to avoid this. 

First of all, scheduling regular heating system maintenance each year will help to ensure that your system keeps up an optimal level of efficiency. Beyond this, there are certainly some best practices that you can and should adopt to get the best level of efficiency from your system.

Let’s explore some of the habits that you can start to use on a regular basis this season for the best level of efficiency and effectiveness from your heater.

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6 Problems Your Heater Might Have

November 22nd, 2021

furnace-inspectionYou deserve to be able to rely on your heating system when temperatures get too cold for comfort. The truth is though, your heater may not be up to the task of keeping you warm right now. This is because you might need to schedule a heating repair in Milwaukie, OR.

This shouldn’t be too much of a shock. Over the course of a heating system’s lifespan, there will be a need for repairs now and then. If you are curious about what might be causing problems within your system, we have some answers below. We also have the services that will get your system back in working order in no time.

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5 Heating Systems You Can Choose From

November 8th, 2021

checklist-with-red-markerMaybe your heater is on its last legs and you’re starting to explore your replacement options, and that’s what brought you to this post. There are a lot of options to consider! We can’t tell you which one is the right choice for you in a blog post without hearing about your specific circumstances or seeing your living space. But what we can do is inform you of your choices, and another thing we can tell you with certainty is that when you need quality, professional Beaverton, OR heating services, you needn’t look any further than The Clean Air Act!

Read on as we uncover five heating systems you can choose from.

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3 Scary Issues Your Furnace May Have

October 25th, 2021

The modern gas-powered furnace is built to be safe. There are stringent safety measures that these systems have to meet in order to be released to the consumer market. We start here because we want to make sure that we don’t worry anyone unnecessarily about their gas furnace. If it was installed in your home, it was made to run safely!

However, there are issues that your furnace can develop due to old age and large amounts of wear and tear that can cause it to become dangerous. The easy way to avoid this is, of course, to schedule yearly maintenance and to replace your furnace when it reaches “retirement age,” before it can develop a major problem.

What are these scary issues that your furnace can develop? Let’s take a look at the main three:

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Scary High Energy Bills? Let Us Help

October 11th, 2021

You just got the mail and you see that there is a bill from the energy company in the stack. Normally this would just be status quo, but lately, those monthly bills have been sending you reeling. If you are afraid to open that envelope and see what your monthly dues are, then we need you to know that this is not a normal situation. Unless you’ve been using your heater to power your home and your neighbors your energy bills should not be that bad!

High energy bills are often the sign of a problem with your comfort system, thermostat, or another part of your HVAC setup. Our team can help you narrow things down to identify the culprit, unmask the problem, and provide an effective solution that banishes those bad bills.

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Why Duct Cleaning Is Important for Indoor Air Quality

September 27th, 2021

ductcleaning-before-afterYour ductwork is highly important to the use of your air conditioner and heater. In fact, without it, you wouldn’t be able to enjoy any of the comfortable air these systems produce. But did you know that your ductwork can get dirty?

We’re sure that this concept isn’t a huge surprise. What may be a surprise, however, is the fact that dirty ductwork can actually cause problems for both your indoor air quality and your comfort. When it comes to using your HVAC system with dirty ducts, the dirt really can hurt.

We want you to enjoy optimal comfort this season and beyond. That is why we provide duct cleaning in Portland, OR. Let us tell you a bit more about how dirty ducts can be a problem and when it is time to call in backup to clear them out.

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Air Purifiers Eliminate Potent Smells

September 13th, 2021

You may not realize when there is a smell sticking around your house until you leave and come back. It is safe to say almost everyone has had a day out and returned to a home that hit them with a surprise smell. Taking out the garbage doesn’t help and neither does cleaning the drains, so what is going on?

The issue may be due to your indoor air quality.

Surprised? Don’t worry, you aren’t the first. When something smelly enters your home’s air it can be harder to get rid of it than you might think. We can help you clear the indoor air and breathe easily in your home again. 

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7 Ways to Enjoy Better AC Efficiency

August 16th, 2021

There is always room to improve our habits and a reason to improve our home efficiency. Even if you have a highly efficient AC system, there are things that you can do to help improve the efficiency of your system and your home overall. You deserve to enjoy an efficient AC that can cool your home reliably without creating huge energy bills or burning itself out early. We want to give you some tips to help you achieve that balance.

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Call For Repairs When Your AC Leaks

August 2nd, 2021

blue-question-markYou walk into a room and you see a small puddle on the floor. Understandably you’re concerned. You are about to reach out to a plumber when it dawns on you that it seems like your air conditioner is the thing that is leaking, rather than the plumbing. You didn’t even know the system could leak.

You may be wondering to yourself, “How in the world does my air conditioner leak?” It is a good question, and we have several answers to it. We also have the solution to the leak itself, depending on what is causing it. Let’s explore what might be leading to a leaky AC so do you understand why prompt repairs are a must.

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