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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

February 10, 2020

The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer? There is no shortcut or hack to increase your furnace’s longevity.  In reality, the key is treating your Olympia system with care and respect. With just a small amount of time and energy,…

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Video – How to Prevent the Pipes in Your Home From Freezing

January 31, 2020

Insulate the pipes in your home on exterior walls or in unheated areas such as crawl spaces, garages, basements, and attics. Turn off the inside water shut-off valve that provides water to your outside spigots or hose bibs. Drain each line by opening the spigot until it stops dripping and then turn off the spigot.…

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Thermostat Troubleshooting

Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

January 13, 2020

If your heating or air conditioning system suddenly stops working in your Olympia home, it’s easy to think the worst. However, sometimes the malfunction is not really caused by your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system at all, but actually from a broken thermostat.  Here are some expert tips on checking your thermostat first…

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Carbon-Free Heating Solutions 101

December 17, 2019

If you’re thinking about ways to decrease your family’s carbon footprint in Olympia, WA, you’re not alone. We hear about global environmental warming issues and climate change nearly every day, and we can all play a role in helping to take better care of our world. Our professionals at Pacific Air Heating & Air Conditioning…

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

December 10, 2019

If your furnace seems to be producing heating inconsistently around your Olympia, WA home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home.…

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Video – When Do I Need to Replace the Batteries in My Smoke Detector?

November 27, 2019

Change the batteries in your smoke and CO detectors when you change your clocks for daylight savings. It’s an easy reminder to replace them and is very important for your safety!

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

November 5, 2019

Although today’s furnaces can generate heat using a variety of fuels, natural gas is one of the most popular. Natural gas furnaces typically use a combination of methane and other carbon-based gases. Our professionals at Pacific Air Heating & Air Conditioning encourage you to understand how your gas furnace works so you can spot any…

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Why does my furnace smell like gas when I turn it on?

Video—Why Does My Furnace Smell Like Gas When I Turn it ON?

October 29, 2019

You turn on your furnace, and you smell gas. What should you do? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your furnace and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at…

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Furnace Filters 101

October 11, 2019

Your furnace filter is the unsung hero of your furnace. It quietly does its job without any fuss and allows the rest of the furnace to do its job. It’s not a complicated item, but there are some basics we at Pacific Air Heating and Air Conditioning think you should know to help it do…

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

September 14, 2019

As the saying goes, “Time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are gone, moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Olympia you need to think about preparing your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance.

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Pacific Air Heating and Air Conditioning services Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, Dupont, Rainier, Rochester, Shelton, Tenino, Yelm, and the surrounding Washington communities with their heating and cooling needs. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 360-357-4328, or request service online today.