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Cooling & Heating Checklist for Warmer Weather

Summer is almost here in Portland, and that means it’s time to make sure your heating and cooling system is running efficiently. Keeping up with your HVAC maintenance can give you peace of mind knowing that your system is reliable and will keep your family comfortable throughout the changing seasons. Avoid that unexpected breakdown by following our warm weather HVAC checklist and ensuring your family stays cool all summer long.

Dust allergy

Tips to Reduce Spring Allergies This Year

With spring comes warmer weather and longer days, and the rise of pesky allergies. The majority of allergy symptoms start with the air quality in your own home. Luckily, there are some easy ways you can begin to improve your indoor air quality and reduce your symptoms so you can sneeze less and smile more this spring.

replacing a thermostat

Can an Old Thermostat Cost you Money on Your Energy Bill?

Do you feel like you’re paying too much to heat and cool your home? If you have an older or malfunctioning thermostat, it could be costing you extra money. Many people often overlook the thermostat as part of the HVAC system. But it’s an essential component in controlling and maintaining your heating and cooling. 

formaldehyde and indoor air quality

5 Things to Know About Formaldehyde and Indoor Air Quality

As we spend more time indoors with the rise of remote working and the dropping temperatures, it’s a good time to think about your indoor air quality. One of the most pressing issues regarding indoor air quality is the presence of the chemical formaldehyde. This indoor air pollutant is a colorless, pickle-like smelling gas that can be a potential irritant, especially if you are prone to allergies or asthma. 

Air filter or purifier

Air Filters vs. Air Purifier

Indoor air quality is one of the most critical factors to your health. No one wants to breathe in pollutants, viruses, and harmful bacteria. Upgrade your air system with Heat Relief Heating and Cooling’s state-of-the-art filtration and purification systems. Our expert knowledge can help you decide which system is best for you so you and your family can breathe easier.

Conserve heat in the winter

Tips for Conserving Heat in the Winter

A handful of homeowners in the Portland area are hesitant to turn on their heat during cooler months to save money. Our team from Heat Relief is here to tell you that there are ways to stay warm and conserve heat in the winter.

5 furnace safety tips

5 Furnace Safety Tips to Keep in Mind this Season

It may feel like Fall just arrived, but its chill can certainly make it feel as though it’s been around quite longer. To warm up, many families in the Portland area turn to their furnaces. November and December are likely months families decide to switch on their furnaces for the first time to reap the benefits of warm air. Unfortunately, many of them forget to keep safety in mind.

Ultimate Savings Agreement

How to get priority service with our Ultimate Savings Agreement

You may not think much of your heating and cooling system until it stops working. When it breaks down, it could take days for a repair technician to come out to complete an assessment. Worst case scenario, your system would need to be prepared later due to a more significant situation. At the root of our company, we at Heat Relief take the waiting out of the equation, and with our Ultimate Savings Agreement, you can experience priority service.

Fall HVAC Prep

4 ways to prepare your HVAC system for fall

When the fall season blows through, it’s time to pack up the shorts and pull out the sweatshirts. It’s also prime time to check on your HVAC system to make sure heating your home this fall is simple. The last thing you want is to click on your heating system during the first frost, and your home remains cold.

Cooling older homes

Cooling options for older Portland-area homes

This summer continues to bring record-breaking temperatures and a heatwave like never before. Learn the best options for cooling off your older Portland-area home.

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