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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

February 10, 2020

A furnace is a major investment for any Scappoose homeowner. Although it’s not something that will need to be done frequently, most people will face the decision of needing to purchase a new heating system sometime during home ownership.  Our team at Columbia NW Heating & Air Conditioning wants you to understand how your furnace…

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What Are the Basics of Furnace Filters?

January 27, 2020

Furnace filters. They’re one of those items not really on the top of everyone’s minds, but they are important and can have a big impact. At Columbia NW Heating & Air Conditioning, we know with the right furnace filter, you can save money and improve your Scappoose indoor air quality (IAQ) in one fell swoop.…

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What Is the Value of a Geothermal Heat Pump to My Home?

January 13, 2020

Any time a Scappoose homeowner is considering a major investment in a new system or major appliance, it’s natural to wonder what the overall value of the investment will be. Our professionals at Columbia NW Heating & Air Conditioning suggest you look at value from a few different angles to determine the answer: the initial…

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Geothermal Basics

December 23, 2019

In this day and age when everyone is concerned about the world’s limited resources and the impact of energy usage on the environment, it’s encouraging to know sustainable solutions are being developed and improved upon. Geothermal heating is one of those technologies that holds the potential to significantly change the way you heat your Scappoose…

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What Is Short Cycling?

December 10, 2019

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…

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What Are the Different Types of Furnaces?

November 28, 2019

If you happen to be in the market for a new furnace, you may be overwhelmed by the number of options available. Our professional team at Columbia NW Heating & Air Conditioning would like to make it a bit easier by providing some basics on the different types of furnaces on the market today. We…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 26, 2019
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Indoor Air Quality Importance

Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?

November 15, 2019

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well.  What Disadvantages? The most significant disadvantage is poor indoor air quality. Tightly sealed Scappoose area homes prevent heated and cooled air from escaping as easily, but…

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Do I Need Fall HVAC Maintenance?

October 21, 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 Cornelius you need to think about preparing your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance. Maintaining your…

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Horizontal photo of vacuum cleaning inside heater floor vent with Red Oak Floors in background. 7 Furnace Maintenance Tips.

7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

October 9, 2019

It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many Beaverton 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. However, the last thing you want to worry about when the…

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