When Was the Last Time You Had Air Quality Testing?

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Have you had air quality testing done in your home or business lately? If you’re like many people, the answer is likely no. But did you know that poor air quality can increase your risk of breathing problems and serious illnesses such as cancer and heart disease? Sick building syndrome (and its residential counterpart, toxic […]

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Chimney Cleaning: Preparing for Colder Weather

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Between December 2016 and January 2017, Portland, Oregon, had arguably one of the harshest winters of the year among cities in the US. During this period, the city experienced five winter storms over a five-week period. These storms had many people struggling to deal with the freezing temperatures. A fireplace provides one of the best […]

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Summer Is Coming to End: How to Prepare Your HVAC for Fall

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A good HVAC system is something you won’t miss until it’s gone. But many people don’t care for their HVAC systems properly. That makes them costly and even a health hazard. With summer on the way out, now might be the time to give your HVAC some TLC and prepare for the fall. Check out […]

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HVAC Duct: What to Do If Your AC Stops Working

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Do you ever wonder why some people love their AC so much? Well, according to Buzzfeed, it’s because “it doesn’t talk back, it makes you feel good, and it’s always there for you.” We can definitely agree on the first two, but the third one? That’s debatable. If you’ve seen your fair share of ACs […]

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How to Keep Your Air Conditioning Cost Low

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We love the summertime! From festivals to fairs— rodeos, floats, and concerts– there may be no better time to enjoy all that Portland has to offer. The only drawback to summer is the high price for feeling cool at home and in the office. With energy prices steadily on the rise, all of us want […]

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5 Ways HVAC Cleaning Saves Energy

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Did you know heating and cooling constitutes nearly 50% of your monthly energy bill? The average Oregon household spends approximately $94 per month on their electricity bill. Over time, these expenses pile up. But your HVAC system is the only thing that makes harsh winters and summers seem bearable. The good news is that a clean […]

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What Causes Air Pollution Indoors?

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Air pollution is always a concern when you go outside, especially if you live in a major city like Portland. What you probably didn’t know is that the inside of your house might just be as dangerous. Indoor air pollution is a serious problem that poses health risks, especially for people with asthma or allergy […]

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How Dirty Air Ducts Are Affecting Springtime Allergies

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  Allergies cost the United States $18 billion a year. 1 out of 6 people living in the US will or already have an allergy. Why should you be contributing to that $18 billion? Before you go to the doctor once again, check for these things, they might be contributing to your allergies. You may not be […]

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What Impact Can Portland’s Historically Wet Winter Have On Your Home?

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Every city’s got its little idiosyncrasies. Miami’s got key lime pie and humidity. L.A. got palm trees and celebrities, year round. And Portland? Well, it’s a hip city, with great housing, the Portland Trail Blazers, and…oh yeah, the winters are wet! And, while that makes for great reading weather, it’s not as great for your ventilation […]

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Do You Actually Need an Air Duct Cleaning?

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Is your HVAC system performing as it should? Do you need a duct cleaning? Read on to learn how and why you should get your ducts cleaned regularly. When do you need a duct cleaning? Having the ducts of your heating and cooling system cleaned may be something you have never thought about. While it is not […]

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