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How to Choose a New Air Conditioner in The Dalles

Are you shopping for a new air conditioner in The Dalles, Oregon? Buying an air conditioner is not only a major financial decision; it is one that impacts the comfort…... Read Article

How Often Does an Air Conditioner Need Service?

Homeowners in Portland and The Dalles depend on Sky Heating & Air Conditioning for regular service. The benefits of air conditioner service have been well publicized, especially in regard to…... Read Article

How to Reduce Air Conditioner Noise

Air conditioner noise is one of those things that creeps up on you. You don’t really notice it at first, and then one day, you can’t hear yourself think anymore.…... Read Article

5 Signs Your Air Filter Needs to Be Replaced

Air filter replacement is easy to forget about. However, replacing the air filter in your HVAC system is one of the easiest maintenance tasks. It can also help your home…... Read Article

7 Benefits of Duct Sealing

Residential HVAC ductwork is more prone to air leaks than most people realize. For many homeowners, it seems like no big deal, but leaky ducts are a serious problem. Up…... Read Article

What Is a SEER Rating?

When shopping around for a new air conditioner, SEER is one way to compare it to other models. This is the Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, or Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating.…... Read Article

HVAC Preventative Maintenance Checklist

Preventative maintenance should be performed twice a year on your heating and cooling system. While maintenance plans vary based on the age of the system, how much you use it,…... Read Article

How to Use Your AC to Lower Humidity

In Oregon, indoor humidity can get quite high during the rainy season. Ideally, relative humidity in your home should be from 30% to 50%. Any higher and it can create…... Read Article

How to Choose the Right Size Air Conditioner

Size is one of the biggest factors when installing a new air conditioner. If the unit’s capacity is too small, it will run continuously and use more energy, increasing your…... Read Article

Different Types of HVAC Filters

Air conditioners are designed to keep indoor air cool. They also contribute to fresh, clean air, but this requires the use of an air filter. The air filter is the…... Read Article

What Is a Ductless Mini Split System?

A ductless mini split cooling and heating system is beneficial if you prefer room-by-room temperature control, or zoning. It can be used in a home or a variety of commercial…... Read Article

Why is There a Trip Charge to Come to My House?

Were you aware that most companies charge either a trip charge or diagnostics charge to come to your house? There are a lot of costs of doing business for a…... Read Article

To Repair or Replace

One of the biggest questions homeowners face with their HVAC system is when to keep repairing vs when to replace. Modern HVAC systems have warranties up to 10 years for…... Read Article

The 7 Main Reasons Your AC or Heat Pump Broke

(AND THE THREE CATEGORIES THEY ALL FALL INTO) In most homes almost all breakdowns occur due to two distinct reasons, almost every issue falls into one of these three categories.…... Read Article