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What’s an AC Compressor (and Why Does It Matter)?

Monday, September 30th, 2019

compressor-inside-outdoor-ac-unitWhen you envision your air conditioning system, you probably think about the single, large outdoor unit, and network of ducts, in addition to the indoor unit. But your central air conditioner is so much more than just these three parts. Think about it—you have your thermostat, you have electrical components, you have refrigerant, your air filter, the blower fan, and most importantly, the compressor!

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Why You Need a Ductless AC Unit

Monday, September 16th, 2019

hand-holding-remote-to-ductless-air-handlerWhen it comes to heating and cooling your home, wouldn’t it be great if there was an effective way to do so from just one system? Well, there is! A ductless system, also called a ductless mini-split or a ductless heat pump, is becoming the preferred option for a number of homeowners throughout the communities we serve, and for good reason.

They’re great for keeping your home warm in the winter and comfortably cool in the summer. So, if you’re looking to replace your air conditioner and your heater isn’t doing so hot either, consider going ductless!

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What Does That Weird AC Noise Mean?

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

woman-covering-her-earsWith the way technology is advancing, there may be a time in the not too far off future that air conditioners will have some component that allows them to self-diagnose when something is wrong, and alert us via an app on our own. It’s really not too far-fetched of an idea when you think about it. But alas, it’s simply not a reality yet.

In the meantime, we have to rely on our senses to detect when something is amiss with our cooling systems. If you feel a drop in cooling power, or see an unexplained spike in your energy bills, this can indicate a problem. Or you may see that your circuit breakers for the system’s indoor and outdoor units are constantly tripping.

Another very common indicator that something is wrong with an air conditioner is the presence of strange noises. And by strange noises, we mean anything out of the ordinary humming or faint clicking you hear as your cooling system operates. So, what sort of noises should you listen for, and what do they mean?

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Is It Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, August 19th, 2019

question-mark-badgeSo you’re at the point where you’ve had countless air conditioner repair services. In fact, you feel like you’re best friends with your air conditioning technician at this point. You can’t do this forever though… so where do you draw the line?

Well, our experts can help you decide. If you feel like you just can’t get good service from your air conditioning system anymore, it’s time for you to consult our team. We specialize in all HVAC services in Eugene, OR. We know that the line between repair and replacement can be pretty fine and we can help you decide when it’s time to take the plunge into a replacement project. We can also be by your side every step of the way to ensure that you get the best new air conditioning system available to you.

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4 Signs You Should Call for AC Repair

Monday, August 5th, 2019

tools-on-ac-unitIf you’ve never had an air conditioning problem before, you might not know all the signs of trouble. You might expect that problems to be affronting and hard to ignore, but sometimes, the symptoms aren’t as clear cut as you’d expect them to be. We understand that you might hesitate when scheduling air conditioning repair services. You know that these services are expensive, and you don’t want to schedule an appointment haphazardly. If you’re unsure when you should call us for HVAC services in Salem, OR, you can reference the list we’ve put together below. If you need great air conditioning services, you can contact our professionals today.

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Geothermal Systems: Your Eco-Friendly AC Option

Monday, July 8th, 2019

geothermal-cooling-diagramWhen you think about powering an air conditioning system, your mind probably gravitates to natural gas, oil, or electricity. While these are the most common methods of cooling your home they aren’t the only options. Geothermal systems are an option.

If you’re weighing the pros and cons of one of these systems, we’re here to help. A lot of homeowners are a little hesitant to choose one of these systems because they’re unfamiliar with this method of cooling and they’re a little shell shocked by the upfront price. We can assure you that this type of system is worth it. Keep reading below to learn about these systems. If you need service for your geothermal system in Eugene, OR, make sure that you contact us.

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It’s Not Too Late to Tune-Up Your AC!

Monday, June 24th, 2019

air-conditioner-repairsNow—we’ll be honest—if you’re just now tuning up your air conditioning system you’re a little behind. Temperatures are already starting to rise here in Oregon. That doesn’t mean that it’s too late though! It’s never ever too late to call a professional for air conditioning services. In a perfect world, you’d schedule your air conditioning tune-up services in spring, but early summer isn’t too shabby either.

Air conditioning maintenance services are never a bad thing to schedule as long as you do them by a professional. If you need great air conditioning service in Eugene, OR make sure that you contact our professionals. We’ve worked throughout Oregon for the last 50 years—we know how to get your home up to par.

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Air Purifiers: The Cheat Code to Spring Allergies

Monday, June 10th, 2019

hands-of-a-woman-holding-a-white-paper-houseHave you been nonstop sniffling all spring long? We understand how irritating this can be. It’s hard to bypass spring allergies outside and, ironically, it can be even harder to alleviate allergy symptoms in your home. If you find yourself sniffling nonstop then you might want to contact our team. Allergy season is a great time to reevaluate your indoor air quality.

We offer a variety of different allergy systems here at our company because we understand that not all home in the area have the same needs. If you’re looking for an air purifier in Coos Bay, OR then make sure you contact our team.

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Your Spring AC Upgrade Options

Monday, May 27th, 2019

tools-on-ac-unitIf you haven’t already taken the time to reevaluate your air conditioner, this year spring is a great time to do so! You’re probably already in the mindset of spring cleaning but you only center this “out with the old and in with the new” mindset to things like your closet clutter. We want to challenge you to think about your air conditioner in this same way.

If you’ve had your air conditioner for over a decade, it’s a great idea to start thinking about upgrading your system, regardless of its current status. If you’re currently struggling with air conditioning troubles that decrease your home comfort significantly it’s also a great idea to upgrade. No matter what scenario you have on your hands, you can contact our team for a great HVAC contractor in Coos Bay, OR today.

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Common AC Problems and How to Avoid Them

Monday, May 13th, 2019

tools-on-ac-unitSpring is a great time to take notice of the quality of your air conditioner. Are you satisfied with the quality of it? If not then it might be time to repair your air conditioner. Repair services are somewhat inevitable within the lifespan of every air conditioner, but if you could avoid them as often as possible, wouldn’t you?

If you found yourself face-to-face with an AC issue this spring, you might have just rushed over to the phone and dialed the number of your preferred HVAC company without a second thought. We want to encourage you to take a moment to really understand common air conditioning problems and how to avoid them in the future. If you want to learn more about your air conditioner then keep reading.

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