5 Smart Ways to Prepare Your Portland Home for Spring and Summer

The grass is green, the days are getting longer, and it’s time for a little spring cleaning! There’s nothing like the sound of the birds chirping to let you know it’s time to freshen up the house and recover from those winter blues that hit the Portland, Oregon area.

Reduce Water Heater Costs

Don’t take a cold shower… or spend lots of money! These steps will not only save you cash – but water, too.

5 Things First-Time Homeowners Need to Know about Heating & Cooling Their New Home

You’ve taken the big leap and purchased your first home in the Portland area—Congratulations! With the new purchase comes a whole new world of adulthood that includes unpacking the multitude of boxes and scheduling regular maintenance appointments with your local heating and cooling company.

Tips for Saving Energy & Money Around Your Home

You home's energy bill is a big chunk of your annual budget. What if you could stop being an energy hog, and save money in the process?

Choosing the Best Heating System for Your Home

Sometimes it’s good to have options, or it can a little overwhelming. Especially when it comes to choosing the right heating system for your Portland home.

The Importance of Sealing Air Leaks in Your Home

If you’re looking for a way to save money on your house going into the new year, one of the easiest do-it-yourself projects you can do is sealing air leaks.

Programmable Thermostats = Money in Your Wallet?

When it comes to money, every little bit saved helps, right? So when you see that Heat Relief offers programmable thermostats with the enticing claim of saving you energy and money, of course you’d be interested in learning more about them.

What Does a Heating Unit Maintenance Check Entail?

Before you know it, Winter will be here. And we know Winter in Portland can be wet and chilly, so is your heating system up to the challenge? If your heat pump or furnace has had its yearly routine maintenance, it is. But, if not, and you haven’t called yet, now is the time to do so.

Refreshing Your Home with Ultraviolet Light

We all want to breathe a little better, especially when Americans are now spending 90 percent of their time indoors. Who know what all you could be ingesting when your air conditioner kicks on. That’s where using ultraviolet light (UV light) comes in handy. Adding this small addition to your air conditioner can assist in healthier breathing and more energy savings.

Air Filter Facts for Your Home

Your air filter is a small and slight object that has a big impact on your home’s energy efficiency, so it's important to get to know your air filter.