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Consider a Ductless AC System

May 12, 2022

When you think of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, you probably think of the furnace and air conditioner (AC) equipment inside, an air conditioner component outside, and a network of ducts running throughout your Hood River home. 

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Do I Need to Schedule a Maintenance Appointment? - A & E Plumbing, Heating, and Air, Inc.

Video – Do I Need to Schedule a Maintenance Appointment?

April 27, 2022

Regularly scheduled maintenance can help you catch symptoms of bigger problems before they become an issue for your business. Catching symptoms of trouble early on can keep your units working efficiently and safely as long as possible.

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How to Properly Size an AC System

How to Properly Size an AC System

April 6, 2022

In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your The Dalles home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly. 

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Video - How Much Water Does a Leaky Faucet Waste?

Video – How Much Water Does a Leaky Faucet Waste?

March 25, 2022

A leaky faucet is a fairly obvious sign that there is something wrong with your plumbing. Signs include soggy floors, foundation cracks, water meter changes, or a mildew smell. One leak in itself doesn’t mean you need new plumbing necessarily but frequent leaks could be a sign of an aging pipe system.

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What You Need to Know for an HVAC Emergency

What You Need to Know for an HVAC Emergency

March 4, 2022

Most of us rely on our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems on a nearly daily basis in Hood River. We just take it for granted it will always be working when we need it. 

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

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

February 21, 2022

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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What is a Heat Pump?

What Is a Heat Pump?

February 4, 2022

What’s the best way to preserve resources? Working with what you already have. Heat pumps make your The Dalles home more comfortable by using heat that already exists. It pushes heat from outdoors to indoors (to warm) or pulls heat from indoors to outdoors (to cool). 

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Why Is My HVAC Unit Making Unusual Noises?

Video – Why Is My HVAC Unit Making Unusual Noises?

January 31, 2022

If you hear any unusual noise coming from your HVAC unit, please turn it off and call us. Don’t attempt any kind of repair without consulting an HVAC certified technician first.

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What Are Geothermal Heat Pumps?

January 18, 2022

Tapping into Earth as an energy resource is an age-old practice, not just something read about in sci-fi literature. Geothermal heat pumps, also known as ground source heat pumps (GSHP), do just this to heat and cool homes in a highly efficient manner.

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

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

December 31, 2021

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. Use a faucet cover to insulate the outdoor spigot and further protect it from freezing. Seal windows or any cracks that would bring in a draft.

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A&E Plumbing, Heating, and Air proudly provides HVAC service to the Hood River, Oregon, and The Dalles, Washington, area communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 541-387-3311, or request service online today.