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Gas Furnace Replacement in Gresham, OR 97217

December 5, 2022

“I have known Rick for many years, when he worked for Honke Heating and now that Honke has merged with A & E, he works for them. Rick is a man of integrity and has solid knowledge of heating and air conditioning. I recommend Rick to those who want to work with an honest man.”…

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What Are Furnace Filters?

November 15, 2022
A furnace filter. What Are Furnace Filters?

Our experienced team is always on hand to answer any filter questions you may have as well as to replace or clean your air filter for you.

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

October 7, 2022
Image of a person wrapped in a blanket with a look of defeat on their face. Why Isn't My Furnace heating My Entire Home?

If your furnace seems to be producing heat inconsistently around your Oregon 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. Or you might have to wear a coat and blanket just to function around the house.

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 9, 2021
Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?, Young,Woman,In,Plaid,And,Eyeglasses,Drinking,Hot,Tea,From

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need to worry too much.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

November 15, 2021
What Does AFUE Mean?

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Oregon home and how much fuel is wasted.

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

September 15, 2021
7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many Hood River homeowners follow the mantra of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Everyone is busy and many seemingly more important priorities tend to creep up every month to consume time and money.

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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

January 15, 2021
How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

Is your energy bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat cost this winter.

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What Is Short Cycling?

December 16, 2020
What Is Short Cycling?, hand adjusting thermostat

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system needs to work.

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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

November 23, 2020
How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?, couple sitting together on the couch

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.

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

November 20, 2020
cold couple sitting at home wondering why their furnace is blowing cold air.

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need to worry too much.

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