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5 HVAC Tips for Pet Owners

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 efficiency. But

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Carbon Monoxide Hauntings – CO & Furnace Safety

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 to be

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3 Easy Furnace Fixes – Common Furnace Problems & Solutions

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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The Proper Humidty Level in the Home and How to Control It

This winter, we’ve been hearing one word a lot from our customers: humidity. Homeowners want to know how to keep their home comfortable, at the healthiest level of humidity, in order to prevent the build-up of mold and moisture problems on one end and static electricity, dryness, and damage on the other. You may think

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Common Compressor Problems & Solutions

  WHAT IS A CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING COMPRESSOR? Your HVAC compressor is located inside the large outdoor metal cabinet and helps to circulate the refrigerant throughout your entire system. Your outdoor HVAC unit also contains the condenser. (In some A/C units, however, the evaporator, condenser, and compressor are all housed within the same metal container, usually located on the

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Knock It Off: How to Reduce Air Duct Popping & Knocking Noise

Haunted house or noisy air ducts? Imagine trying to go to sleep, reading a ghost story, or watching a horror movie and all of a sudden you hear a rush of air and loud knocking, banging, and popping. It’s enough to put anyone on edge. Whether loud ductwork scares you or not, nobody wants to hear

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