Save on HVAC System Before New Tariff Taxes Raise Prices!

by Pacific Heating
5/11/2018 - Tacoma, WA
President Trump signed an order on March 8, 2018 to impose a 25% tariff on steel imports and a 10% tariff on aluminum imports, excluding Mexico and Canada (although this may change). The new U.S. tariffs took effect 15 days later on March 23, 2018.While there is still a lot of uncertain...

5 HVAC Tips for Pet Owners 

by Pacific Heating
5/4/2018 - Tacoma, WA
Our pets are part of our families. We want to do everything we can to keep them healthy. Similarly, we want to keep our homes healthy as well.Due to fur, dander, and the tracking in of outdoor contaminants, pets can have a pretty serious impact on your indoor air quality and HVAC effici...

HVAC and IAQ Tips for Spring Allergies | Allergy Awareness Month

by Pacific Heating
4/20/2018 - Tacoma, WA
The blooming flowers of spring can be  a nightmare for those who suffer from allergies. Every spring it’s important to take extra care against indoor allergens and pollutants.Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is the level of healthiness of the air you breathe inside your home. Clean air and clean lungs keep ...

Window & Shading Strategies for Keeping Cool

by Pacific Heating
4/6/2018 - Tacoma, WA
It can quickly get expensive to run the air conditioner day in and day out during the warmer months. But by utilizing intelligent window and shading strategies and techniques, you can keep cool without the full cost.Cool Shading Strategies for SpringAir conditioning bill too high? Want ...

Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance Checklist

by Pacific Heating
3/16/2018 - Tacoma, WA
You may be planning what you’ll be doing for Spring Break, and thinking more about going on vacation then home care. However, we’re an HVAC company, so we think about the care of your home’s heating and cooling system all year round. Especially in the spring, because spring is the perfe...

Heating & Cooling Systems That Don’t Require Any Ductwork

by Pacific Heating
3/9/2018 - Tacoma, WA
 If you don’t have an existing duct system or are renovating your home, you may want to consider going duct-free. There are several ductless options available to you, some better than others.Let’s start with the most common and effective ductless option: ductless mini-split heat pumps.D...

How to Troubleshoot & Solve HVAC Airflow Problems

by Pacific Heating
3/2/2018 - Tacoma, WA
Having airflow issues? Poor airflow can indicate a larger problem with your heating and air conditioning system, such as improper installation and blocked vents and coils.Fixing your airflow issues won’t just increase your comfort and air distribution, it will also save you money and en...

Spring Cleaning Checklist for HVAC and IAQ

by Pacific Heating
2/23/2018 - Tacoma, WA
Spring is associated with all sorts of pleasant things — flowers blooming, birds chirping, warm weather. But with all of that comes an increase in pollen, allergens, and pests. Spring cleaning isn’t just about finally taking the time to dust and declutter, it’s also about preventing air...

What to Know Before Remodeling Your Basement

by Pacific Heating
1/26/2018 - Tacoma, WA
From man caves and in-law suites to studios and Airbnbs, a basement remodel is a useful, beautiful, and cost-effective choice. In fact, the 2017 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report ranks a basement remodel as one of the top ten home improvement projects that give you a return on your inves...

Winter Indoor Air Quality, Why It Matters, and How to Improve It

by Pacific Heating
1/5/2018 - Tacoma, WA
Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) is most evident during the winter months. Due to the drier air, our nasal passages dry out and are more susceptible to the airborne contaminants in our home. This results in increased rates of sickness and respiratory problems.The EPA has deemed indoor air ...

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