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3 Easy Furnace Fixes | Common Furnace Problems & Solutions

by Daniel Estevao on December 23, 2016

As residents of the Greater Tacoma Area, we all know how cold Washington winters can get. Throughout the year, but especially during the winter, you find that you and your family need to rely on your furnace much more often. As temperatures drop, you can’t have your furnace go down too! If it does happen […]

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Thanksgiving Cooking & Fire Safety from Pacific Air Systems

by Daniel Estevao on November 18, 2016

During the holidays, the kitchen truly becomes the heart of the home, but don’t forget that the heat is on! You are three times more likely to have a house fire on Thanksgiving than any other day of the year! It’s important to prepare for the possibility of accidents, especially when there are more people […]

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Carbon Monoxide Hauntings | CO & Furnace Safety

by Daniel Estevao on October 28, 2016

Many apparent ghost and haunted house stories can be traced back to a carbon monoxide leak. Before the many dangers of CO poisoning were known, the effects of CO poisoning were often attributed to ghosts and supernatural spirits. In fact, a Halloween episode of This American Life from 2006 recounted a haunted house story that turned out […]

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Furnace FAQ | Answers to Maintenance, Repair & Replacement Questions

by Daniel Estevao on October 21, 2016

It’s the season of hayrides and pumpkin spices lattes, which means that homeowners will soon be relying on their heating systems to keep warm and toasty. Unfortunately, your home’s furnace has been lying in the dark, out of sight, out of mind all year. Instead of waiting until the dead of winter, take some time now to […]

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Smoke Alarm & Heating Safety Tips for National Fire Prevention Week

by Daniel Estevao on October 13, 2016

The theme for this year’s National Fire Prevention Week is smoke alarms, specifically “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years.” Smoke alarms have been the theme for three years in a row: 2014 – “Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month” 2015 – “Hear The Beep Where You Sleep. Every […]

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Why is NATE Certification Important? | HVAC Technician Excellence

by Daniel Estevao on September 23, 2016

The North American Technician Excellence (NATE) certification is the clearest sign that you are working with a professional HVAC technician. NATE is a nonprofit that requires rigorous training for aspiring HVAC technicians across North America. Since HVAC systems require a large amount of technical and mechanical expertise, NATE’s standards are stringent and requires ongoing testing […]

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Heating Maintenance Starts Now! | Furnace Tune-Up Checklist

by Daniel Estevao on September 17, 2016

The colder months are right around the corner, and we’ve been gearing up for the fall and winter season by performing furnace repair and maintenance in the Puget Sound area. When the temperatures start to drop, call a Pacific Air technician to inspect your heating system from top to bottom, making sure everything is tightened and cleaned.  In addition […]

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Heat Things Up for Valentine’s Day | Heating Tips

by Daniel Estevao on February 12, 2016

You don’t have to spend a lot of money on Valentine’s Day to show your loved ones you care. In fact, a survey of over 3,000 couples revealed that people who spent more money on rings and wedding ceremonies were more likely to split up. This Valentine’s Day is expected to be cold and rainy. […]

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Central Heating Troubleshooting | How to Restore Heat

by Daniel Estevao on November 30, 2015

Everybody experiences a heating failure at one point or another. All heating systems convert fuel or energy into heat and distribute it throughout the building. When your heat goes out, there are several things you can check before having to call in the professionals. Although the best advice we can give you is to have […]

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Heat Pump or Furnace? Or Both? | Hybrid Heating Systems

by Daniel Estevao on October 14, 2015

Which heating system is best for your home? A heat pump or a furnace? Maybe both? When you are thinking of replacing or modifying your heating system in Washington, it’s important to consider all of your options carefully. Hopefully, you will learn a lot about different heating methods in this blog (furnaces, heat pumps, and […]