General HVAC Articles

Video – The Homeowner’s Guide to the Inflation Reduction Act

October 30, 2023
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Want to improve your comfort and save money? The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) gives you a winning strategy to do both.

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Preparing Your HVAC System for the Fall

October 16, 2023
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As the saying goes, “Time and tide wait for no one.”

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Video – No-Touch Appointments and Other Safety Measures

September 22, 2023
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To help slow the spread of illness, we have put in place measures to keep people safe.

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Is HVAC Preventative Maintenance Worth It?

September 16, 2022
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Our West Mechanical professionals know the many benefits of preventative maintenance—it’s why we strongly recommend scheduling service.

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Listen to Your HVAC System

March 15, 2021
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Unusual sounds may indicate the need for a tune-up, cleaning, or repair. The experts at West Mechanical can decipher the noise and get your system back on track. They have the knowledge and experience it takes to keep your HVAC equipment running at peak efficiency and delivering the comfort you expect in your Bellingham home.

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Happy Holidays from West Mechanical

December 23, 2018
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West Mechanical wants to wish all of our heating and air conditioning customers in Bellingham and the surrounding cities, communities and neighborhoods a very happy holiday this year.

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Six Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

November 29, 2018
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Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ). They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace. From our team here at West Mechanical, here are six ways your furnace is working…

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Happy Thanksgiving from West Mechanical

November 22, 2018
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You never know when your HVAC system will need to be repaired. That’s why we offer 24-hour emergency service, 7 days a week! Don’t suffer through a cold night or humid day just because it’s “after hours” or the weekend. Call us any time! And have a happy holiday!

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Furnace Filters

November 14, 2018

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. With the right furnace filter, you can save money and improve your indoor air quality (IAQ) in one fell swoop. The primary function of your furnace filter is simply to…

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Video – Energy Saving Tip #1

September 7, 2018

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

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Video – Replace Your Air Filter!

March 27, 2018

Change your Bellingham HVAC filters regularly, as recommended which is usually at least every three months. A good HEPA filter will catch the particles before they reach your lungs. There’s so much floating in the air our eyes can’t see and changing your filter as recommended makes all the difference. We are proud to offer…

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Troubleshooting your Bellingham Thermostat

March 20, 2018

If you have a furnace in your Bellingham home, more than likely you also have a thermostat that help control the temperature in your home. There are many things that can go wrong with your HVAC system over the years. Right now we are going to look at a few ways to troubleshoot your thermostat…

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All About Air Scrubbers

February 28, 2018

If you have a mind to pay attention while you’re visiting Aunt Minnie in the hospital or your friend Tom at his workplace, you’ll most likely find a hard-at-work air scrubber. They do an amazing job improving indoor air quality (IAQ). However, these air-filtration systems are not just for the workplace and can be found…

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When Should I Schedule My HVAC Maintenance?

February 18, 2018

The best time to schedule your system maintenance call is BEFORE something fails. Your air conditioner is too important to neglect, service yourself or wait until something breaks. Call the experts at West Mechanical to come to your Bellingham home at least once a year to do a routine HVAC maintenance visit. If you don’t…

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Happy New Year from West Mechanial

December 31, 2017

With locations in Bellingham, WA and Friday Harbor, WA, West Mechanical Inc. proudly serves Blaine, Lynden, Ferndale, Burlington, Mt. Vernon, Everson, Sumas and the surrounding communities. Request service online today or call us at 360-734-7599.

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Season’s Greetings from West Mechanical

December 22, 2017

With locations in Bellingham, WA and Friday Harbor, WA, West Mechanical Inc. proudly serves Blaine, Lynden, Ferndale, Burlington, Mt. Vernon, Everson, Sumas and the surrounding communities. Request service online today or call us at 360-734-7599.

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Your Furnace Filter: What It Is and How It Works

December 18, 2017

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 things you need to know about it to allow it to correctly do its job. Its Purpose The…

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Happy Thanksgiving From West Mechanical

November 22, 2017
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The Importance of Filter Replacement

October 19, 2017

HVAC filters and the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield have a lot in common. They both can tout, “I don’t get no respect!” Most people don’t realize how pivotal the HVAC filter is to both their homes and their HVAC system. Here in Washington you may only think about your filter when the seasons change, particularly…

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The Benefits of Regularly Scheduled HVAC Maintenance

September 29, 2017

Your heating and cooling systems are work hard to keep you comfortable. West Mechanical shares the benefits of regularly scheduled HVAC maintenance.

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Confused About How to Set a Programmable Thermostat?

September 18, 2017

With all the options available for setting your programmable thermostat, it’s easy to get confused. Of course, this defeats the purpose of a programmable thermostat––it’s designed to for you to “set it and forget it,” making your life easier. It’s worth taking the minute or two it takes to read this to clear up anything…

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Happy Holidays!

December 21, 2016
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