Posts Tagged ‘Portland’

3 Scary Issues Your Furnace May Have

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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Call For Repairs When Your AC Leaks

Monday, 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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5 Benefits of Installing an Air Purifier

Monday, July 19th, 2021

You need to have clean air in order to get the best comfort in your home. Optimal indoor air quality and great temperature control are two halves of the home comfort whole. It is one thing to understand this concept but another to understand how exactly to get better indoor air quality in your home.

You can’t exactly go around waving a dust cloth in the air and expect it to improve things. Your best option is to consider what your key air quality issues are and consider installing an indoor air quality system that expressly addresses those issues. One such option is, of course, an air purifier in Portland.

If you haven’t considered installing one of these systems already, we would love to have a chance to tell you more about and the benefits they offer.

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4 Ideas to Help You Enjoy Summer

Monday, July 5th, 2021

Summer is finally here in Portland. The pools are open, schools are out, the weather is warm, and fruity drinks are flying. Are you excited about the summer each year but end up doing the same old boring stuff? We have a few exciting ideas that you can consider trying this summer to make it more interesting and enjoyable. And, as always, we can help you enjoy your time at home too with some great air conditioning services.

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How to Help Your AC Operate Efficiently

Monday, May 24th, 2021

ductless-heat-pumpHaving a powerful system in your home for air conditioning in Portland is one thing; making sure that this system is able to keep you cool in an efficient manner is another. The thing is, you need to make sure you have both effectiveness and efficiency when you are trying to keep your home cool.

But aside from selecting an air conditioner with a high energy efficiency rating, how else can you ensure that your system operates efficiently? Believe it or not, there are several things you can do to help reduce the amount of energy your AC uses to keep your home cool. These are great tips to know so you can get the most out of your AC while spending the least amount of money on your monthly bills.

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Would You Benefit From a Dehumidifier?

Monday, May 10th, 2021

Saunas are fantastic for the skin. They allow your pores to open up and get rid of any dirt and debris that is present, leaving you feeling fresh and clean and your skin glowing. The only problem is you don’t want the interior of your home to have that kind of environment. If you have high humidity levels in your house, you may end up comparing it to a sauna.

What are you supposed to do if you have humidity levels that are too high inside your home? It’s not like you can go through the house with a cloth and wipe the extra moisture out of the air.

These somewhat silly comparisons are of course to let you know that we have a solution to your home’s humidity issues. Read on to learn more.

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Ways You Can Help Minimize Repair Needs For Your AC

Monday, April 26th, 2021

In Portland, the hot and humid summer weather has us all turning our air conditioners on pretty frequently, and this will lead to a much higher demand for AC repairs. The more we use our air conditioners, the more prone they are to the toll of regular wear and tear. 

However, there is a way to avoid frequent repair needs. All you have to do is schedule maintenance with a pro from The Clean Air Act. It’s that simple.

While an expert’s opinion and professional help are almost always necessary, there are certain things you can do on your own to help avoid repairs. Here, we will discuss some of the easiest things you can do to dodge AC repairs in the future.

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