Air Conditioning Articles

Does an AC Kill Mold?

June 7, 2021
Does an AC Kill Mold?

Your air conditioner (AC) can do several things––keep your Oregon home’s indoor air cooler than outdoor temperatures, help to keep indoor airborne allergens at bay, and help keep your home’s humidity low. But one thing it can’t do is kill mold.

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Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up?

April 20, 2021
Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up? Portrait Of Young Male Technician Repairing Air Conditioner

Home ownership comes with a great deal of responsibilities and an ever-growing to-do list. Add to that the responsibilities of a career and a family, and you see why modern life runs at a constant, fast pace here in Hood River. It’s easy to bump things like an air conditioner tune-up down the priority list, both in terms of time and money. It’s very likely you have higher priorities requiring more urgent attention than an air conditioner that seems to be working just fine.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 1 – Cook Outside

August 28, 2020
Homeowner following the energy saving tip to cook outside during the hot summer months.

It is no secret that your oven will toast your house up and cooking on a cold day is nice sometimes, but on a hot day it will warm your house up in an unnecessary way. Try to utilize the opportunity you might have to cook outside.

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

August 14, 2020
Technician checking the sealant on a window in a home as part of the tips to help with heat gain prevention.

Our team at A&E Heating and Air wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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How Can I Afford a New AC System (and Other HVAC Equipment)?

July 15, 2020
Woman counting coins trying to determine how she can afford a new AC system and other HVAC equipment for her home.

We can certainly understand how you might want to replace your older air conditioner, or even your furnace, with a newer energy-efficient model but are concerned about the timing. Please know there are plenty of financing options available regardless of your credit history or current situation.

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

June 22, 2020
How environmental issues can affect your ac, kid cleaning with dad, How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC | The Dalles, WA

When you’re looking at how your air conditioner works, it can depend on a wide variety of factors. Most people realize that the brand you select, the size, the features, and the efficiency rating all play a role in how well an air conditioner will cool your home in The Dalles.

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Video – Summer AC Check Up

May 31, 2020
Dog panting in summer time showing how the hot weather is coming and it's time for an AC summer check up.

It’s time for your annual AC tune-up. Call A&E Heating and Air today to schedule your appointment!

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AC Maintenance Checklist

April 15, 2020
Homeowner checking the air flow or temperature after following their AC maintenance checklist.

Can you imagine a hot Hood River summer without air conditioning? Your air conditioning system can be your very best friend on the warmest days.  Be sure you take the time to perform basic maintenance regularly as well as invest in a professional checkup at least once a year. According to the US Department of…

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

August 26, 2019
woman sleeping to show health benefits for sleeping while using AC

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

August 7, 2019
ac in backyard showing how an ac works

As a homeowner here in Oregon, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances. That means knowing their basic operations, what features are included, and if any necessary upkeep is involved. Needless to say, this is no exception for your air conditioning (AC) unit.

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