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Video – What is A Heat Pump?

January 29, 2024

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your…

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Video – Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 28, 2023
Is your furnace blowing cold air?

There are a few things to check in your home in the case that your furnace is blowing cold air, such as your thermostat settings, air filter, and your home’s ductwork.

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Video – Upgrade Your Furnace

November 30, 2023
Woman is cold because she needs to upgrade her furnace

Upgrade your furnace for increased energy efficiency and heating cost reduction.

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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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Video – No-Touch Appointments and Other Safety Measures

September 22, 2023
Video - No-touch Appointments and Other Safety Measures. Drawing of man wearing face mask and gloves.

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

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Video – Why Are Ductless Units So Popular Right Now?

March 28, 2023
A woman's hand holding a remote that is pointing towards a mounted ductless mini split & turning it on.

Homeowners in Europe and Asia have used ductless mini splits systems to heat and cool their homes for decades.

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Video – HVAC Equipment for Your New Home

January 27, 2023
Video - HVAC Equipment for Your New Home. Image shows new home foundation being built outside.

Building a new home is an exciting adventure, but it can get overwhelming. That’s why our team is ready to step in and help you select the best possible heating and cooling system for your home and budget.

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Video – Choose a Ductless System for Your Home Remodel

December 28, 2022
Video - Choose a Ductless System for Your Home Remodel. Image shows HVAC professional installing a ductless unit inside home.

When adding on to your home or converting a room to a living area, a ductless system could be your best option.

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Video – Remodeling Your Home? Don’t Forget Your Comfort!

November 30, 2022
couple repainting a room.

Don’t forget about your heating and cooling system. Remodeling is the perfect time to add more comfort to your home with West Mechanical Inc.

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Video – 5 Questions to Ask Your HVAC Contractor

November 1, 2022
questions to ask your HVAC Contractor.

Be sure to do some research before you buy anything, and make sure you are working with an HVAC Contractor you can trust to do the job right.

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Video – Wildfire Safety Tips

September 29, 2022
wildfire in a forest

Do you live near a wildfire zone? If so, here are steps you can take to protect your indoor air quality and help keep your loved ones safe.

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Video – Facts About Humidity

August 31, 2022
Facts About Humidity

Keep your home cool by learning about what causes humidity and the effects of it in your home.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 2

July 28, 2022
Energy Saving Tip 2

We encourage all customers to follow our energy saving tips to help them save money on future heating, cooling, and maintenance expenses.

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Video – What Should I Do If My Water Heater Is Leaking?

June 27, 2022
Water Heater leaking water at the bottom

Is your water heater leaking? Here’s what you need to do: First, find the location of the leak.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 3

May 27, 2022
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Follow our energy saving tip to close your blinds on sun-facing windows to avoid unwanted heat in your home and help lower your energy costs.

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Video – Do You Want to Reduce Your Energy Bills?

April 27, 2022
Man trying to determine how to reduce his current energy bills

Upgrade your HVAC equipment to help you save money on your monthly energy bills.

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Video – Do I Need to Schedule a Maintenance Appointment?

March 30, 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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Video – What Is Carbon Monoxide?

February 28, 2022
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Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, tasteless gas. It is formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon, or the incomplete burning of natural gas and other things that contain carbon. Call us at 360-734-7599 to learn more about installing a Carbon Monoxide Detector in your home or office today.

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Video – How Can I Make My Home More Comfortable?

December 23, 2021
zone comfort|illustrated furnace pilot light

Is your home always uncomfortable either upstairs and down? You should consider zoning your home!

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Video – Are Wi-Fi Thermostats Cost-Effective?

October 27, 2021
woman controlling her Wi-Fi Thermostat from the park

Why are you heating and cooling your home when you are not there? Being able to control your thermostat when you are away is one of the most cost effective energy improvements you can make in your home. Contact us today to learn more!

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Video – Do I Need to Schedule a Maintenance Appointment?

September 29, 2021
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Regularly scheduled maintenance can help you catch symptoms of bigger problems before they become an issue for your business.

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Video – Which Air Quality Equipment Should I Install?

August 26, 2021
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Indoor air quality is on everyone’s mind but how do you know what equipment is right for your home?

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Video – Outdoor Electrical Safety

July 27, 2021
Tree outdoor graphic

When working with electrical equipment outside, be sure to follow basic outdoor electrical safety procedures. For installation or repairs, always have a qualified electrician do the electrical work. Call us at 360-734-7599 if you have any questions or before beginning any kind of electrical maintenance.

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Video – What Should I Do If My Water Heater Is Leaking?

June 28, 2021
Leaking water heater

Is your water heater leaking? Here’s what you need to do: First, find the location of the leak. This will be helpful for you and your service technician. Turn off the power supply by switching the water heater circuit breaker to “off” for an electric water heater or by turning the dial to “off” on a gas water heater. Next, turn off the cold water supply to avoid more water being wasted from the leak. Call us today at 360-734-7599 to have your water heater repaired or replaced.

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Video – What Are Common Mistakes Made When Purchasing a New AC?

May 26, 2021
Air conditioners. of different sizes

It’s time to replace your old or broken AC unit in your home and you don’t want anything to go wrong with the new one. Avoid the common mistakes people make when purchasing a new air conditioner and learn how to prevent them.

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Video – Have Your Utility Bills Jumped?

April 26, 2021
Shocked older man

Have your utility bills suddenly jumped? It could be your heating and cooling system.

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

March 30, 2021
man changing smoke alarm batteries

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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Video – Indoor Electrical Safety

February 26, 2021
tan house

Keep your home safe from fire and electrocution by understanding basic indoor electrical safety procedures. Be sure to check extension cords, light bulbs, outlets, appliances, etc. for anything that could be hazardous.

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Video – Indoor Air Quality Is Important to Your Family’s Health & Well-being

November 30, 2020
Family eating dinner in dining room

Air quality in your home is important to your family’s health. Having the right humidity levels, changing your filters regularly and installing air-cleaning or filtration systems like UV lights and air scrubbers.

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Video – Summer AC Checkup

June 30, 2020
hot summer dog.

Make sure your system is running in tip top shape for summer. Get your maintenance and service done early so that your family can stay cool and comfortable all summer long.

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Video – Keep Clean Air During Your Time at Home

May 29, 2020
Cartoon Family

Keeping clean air circulating your home is very especially important due to more time spent at home. Contact us today for more information.

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Video – When Do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner?

April 30, 2020
Replace AC Unit

Do you know when the best time is to replace your home’s air conditioner? West Mechanical Inc. wants to share with you the following information.

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Video – Should I Set My Thermostat to ON or AUTO?

February 27, 2020

On most thermostats, you can choose between On or Auto for your fan setting. On tells your HVAC unit to run its fans all the time, even when the air isn’t being heated or cooled. Auto means the fan only runs when your air is being treated. It might be a good idea to try…

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Video – Why Does My Furnace Smell Like Gas When I Turn It ON?

January 24, 2020
Woman trying to determine why there's a gas smell coming from her home's furnace.

You turn on your furnace, and you smell gas. What should you do? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your furnace and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at…

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Video – Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 27, 2019
Video explaining why your furnace might be blowing cold air.

There are a few things to check in your home in the case that your furnace is blowing cold air, such as your thermostat settings, air filter, and your home’s ductwork. If you can’t figure out the issue, give us a call at 360-734-7599 and we will inspect your furnace.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 6

August 29, 2019
energy saving tip 6 open the windows at night

Cool your home by opening the windows at night and save on your energy bill. The outdoor breeze will keep your home feeling cool.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 5

July 17, 2019
keeping windows closed during the day and night will helpy you save energy

Keep your windows closed day and night. This will keep your home cool and prevent your AC from using more energy.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 4

June 17, 2019

Using natural light instead of artificial light inside is an easy way to save on your energy bill and keep your home cool.

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Video – Why Is My HVAC Unit Making Unusual Noises?

January 30, 2019

If you hear any unusual noise coming from your HVAC unit, please turn it off and call us at 360-734-7599. Don’t attempt any kind of repair without consulting an HVAC certified technician first.

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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 – Reduce Your Allergies with Air Duct Cleaning

May 31, 2018

Your home’s air ducts connect to your HVAC system, essentially carrying all air in your Bellingham WA home to and from your lungs back to the HVAC system. Air ducts are the paths traveled by the air, meaning it’s optimum for the traveling air to be as clean as possible, as the air can pick…

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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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