Heat Relief’s Summer Checklist
Summer is on its way to Portland; is your home ready? Run through this quick checklist to make sure you sail smoothly through the season.
These Plants Can Improve Your Health
One of the most aesthetically pleasing options to improve air quality in your home is to add plants that are as hard-working as they are beautiful.
4 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)
Are you feeling dizzy and fatigued? Don't blame it on the flu. If the indoor air quality (IAQ) in your home is worsening, your health may be at risk.
True Love Lasts Forever but Your Furnace Doesn’t
It's not you—it's your furnace. You've given the relationship all you have, and then, when you least expect it, the heat is gone.
HVAC: The Reliable New Year’s Resolution
January brings high hopes for the next 365 days of our lives. We're going to go to the gym more. We're going to eat healthier. We're going to do that thing that we've been saying we're going to do for the last few years and we keep making it our New Year's resolution but then it’s the end of the year and it's still unresolved. But this year will be different: new year, new us, right?
What is that Strange Noise Coming from My Furnace?
Your furnace is made of many moving parts—so you might hear some noises associated with any working mechanical thing. However, there’s a difference between which noises are “okay” and which may indicate a problem. If you’ve noticed any strange sounds coming from your heating equipment, take a look at this list to see what they might mean.
Good Cheer and Good Ventilation During the Holidays
You want to deck the halls and clear the air to keep good cheer and good ventilation throughout the holidays. Here are a few tips for doing both:
Say Boo…To Creepy Critters in Your HVAC
It’s the season for spiders in dark corners, bats, and rodents of unusual size. These are some of the creepy critters we expect for Halloween--but not for our HVAC.
What Happens When the Air Filter Gets Too Dirty
Changing the air filter on your heating and cooling system is one of the simplest maintenance tasks – and one of the most important. Keeping a clean air filter benefits you and your equipment. When you let the air filter become too dirty, bad things begin to happen: