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HVAC System Maintenance

HVAC system maintenance costs go down if you follow a hvac system maintenance checklist. In this section we cover hvac yearly maintenance & ac maintenance tips and gotchas.

12 Year Parts & Labor Warranty! Too Good to be True?

There are heating equipment manufacturers offering ‘full’ 12 year labor warranty on their equipment. In essence they are making a promise that your installing contractor will have to keep (or not), as no homeowner ever buys equipment directly from the manufacturer.
February 20, 2017

$200/Hour Service Call? Are you kidding me?

Have you been shocked by the hourly rate you pay to a technician on a recent servicing call? Our rates are not quite at the $200 per hour rate, but many in our industry are (whether you know it or not due to flat rate pricing). However, when all costs of business are factored in, this rate is not as outrageous as it seems.
August 14, 2015

WARNING Recent HVAC Scam Targeting Elderly

Be on the look out and warn your neighbors. Companies in Oregon and Washington have been cold calling HVAC Customers and selling false maintenance contracts and threatening their way into your home.
April 22, 2015

Why Pay More for a Variable Speed?

Seems like all HVAC manufacturers and contractors are trying to up-sell more expensive systems that cost thousands of dollars more than the ‘basic builders model’? Is the added cost for this warranted? The simplest and most expedient answer is ‘maybe yes, maybe no’.
August 28, 2014

Beware the “Available” HVAC Contractor When Others Are Busy

Sometimes getting something for nothing isn't such a great thing. Beware companies that can offer you that.
July 24, 2014

Spring Cleaning? Don’t forget your ductwork!

Paying a cleaning company upwards of $500 to do a whole house deep clean can be a waste if dust and debris in your ductwork is kicked back into the house as soon as the fan kicks on.
April 28, 2014

Heating & Air Conditioning Q/A

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