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Indoor Air Quality

Breathe Better: 4 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality and Why It’s Vital

We often focus on things like eating well and staying active for a healthy life, but what about the air we breathe inside our own homes? It might not seem like a big deal, but considering we spend a good chunk of our time indoors, the quality of the air we’re surrounded by can have a big impact on how we feel.

A/C Maintenance

Don’t Forget Your A/C Tune-Up: The Benefits of Regular Maintenance

Summer in Portland brings to mind sunny days, outdoor adventures, and the occasional sweat-drenched T-shirt. If you’re like most Portland homeowners, your air conditioning is one of the few things standing between you and the dog days of summer. But did you know regular maintenance is important to help ensure that your A/C works when you need it? Here are some of the benefits of regular A/C tune-ups and maintenance.

Leaving for vacay and HVAC

The Ultimate Guide to Preparing Your HVAC System for Summer Vacation

Summer is the perfect time to take a family vacation and get out of the house to enjoy the warm weather. While it can be exciting to plan your family vacay, it’s also important to prepare your home before you leave, especially your HVAC system. Here are some tips on how to prepare your HVAC system before you go on vacation, so you can come back to a comfortable and efficient home.

Cooling tips

Energy-Efficient Cooling Tips

When the summer heat hits Portland, Oregon, it’s important to keep your home cool and cozy. But using too much energy for air conditioning can lead to high bills. That’s why Heat Relief has some smart tips for saving energy while staying cool.

Couple with AC unit

How to Choose the Right HVAC System for Your Portland Home

Greetings to all the homeowners in Portland! You’ve come to the right place if you’re in the market for a new cooling system. As the summer heat approaches, it’s time to discuss something essential for your comfort – HVAC systems! The experts at Heat Relief are here to provide valuable insights on choosing the right HVAC system for your Portland home. So, let’s dive in and ensure you stay cool as a cucumber during those hot Oregon summers!

Signs of HVAC issues

5 HVAC Warning Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

Don’t ignore your HVAC system — it might be trying to tell you something important! From water accumulation to strange sounds and smells, don’t put off getting in touch with a Heat Relief professional. Here are 5 HVAC warning signs that warrant a call to the professionals.

Spring cleaning and HVAC needs

Spring Cleaning Your HVAC: Tips for a Fresh Start to the Season

When spring arrives in Portland, Oregon, homeowners should take some time to inspect their HVAC systems for any issues that need to be addressed. Several tasks can help keep your home comfortable and functioning correctly throughout the spring and summer.

Cold family

Don’t Get Caught in the Cold: A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding How Your Furnace Works

Keeping your home warm during the colder seasons in Portland is crucial, and a furnace plays a vital role in this process. However, most homeowners only pay attention to how their furnace works once they return to a broken one on a freezing winter day. To avoid this, it’s essential to understand the workings of your furnace and how to maintain it.

Heat Pump Froze

Your Guide to Quickly Troubleshooting a Frozen Heat Pump

Nothing can ruin a cozy winter evening faster than stepping outside to find your heat pump frozen solid. On cold days when temperatures dip well below freezing, it can be all too common for homeowners’ heat pumps to freeze up. Unfortunately, this means no warm air in your home and potentially costly repairs if you need to know how to troubleshoot the issue correctly. Read on as we uncover how you can quickly get back inside where it’s nice and warm!

Furnace maintenance

Tips to Get Your Furnace Ready for Winter

Temperatures begin to drop, and now is the time to start thinking about how to prepare your furnace for winter. By taking a few simple steps now, you can rest assured that your furnace will be up and running when you need it most. Here are a few tips to get you started:

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