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3 Easy Ways to Cut Heating and Cooling Costs

by Daniel Estevao on February 24, 2017

Who doesn’t want to save money and energy? Here are 3 of the easiest (and cheapest) ways you can make your home more efficient and cut heating and cooling costs all year. If you go over these simple steps, you can easily cut your annual HVAC bill by up to 50%! That translates to hundreds of extra […]

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

by Daniel Estevao on January 13, 2017

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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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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Holiday Safety Tips | Christmas Tree, Candle & Heating Safety

by Daniel Estevao on November 25, 2016

We all have fond memories of the holiday season watching football, gorging ourselves, and laughing with friends and family. Many of us also have memories of a holiday disaster, whether from a home fire, a fallen tree, a burst pipe, or worse. In order to spend more time doing the things you enjoy and less […]

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10 Ways to Stay Warm and Comfortable While Saving Money

by Daniel Estevao on November 4, 2016

Staying warm and cozy during the winter season can be easy and cost effective if you know the right tricks. Instead of hiking up heating costs, find energy efficient alternatives to heat your home. Here are 10 winter hacks to help you stay warm and cozy without breaking the bank: 1. Insulate Doors and Windows […]

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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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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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What to Know Before Buying a New Air Conditioner

by Daniel Estevao on July 22, 2016

Buying an affordable, dependable, and efficient air conditioner is no easy task. When you are searching for a new air conditioner, there are many different aspects of each company that you should examine before you choose one. In fact, choosing a new air conditioning system is the easy part. The hard part is finding a […]