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Why Do I Need to Change My Air Filter?

June 20, 2018

Air filters are used to keep the air in your home or office clean and to keep your furnace or air conditioner clean. Dirt from the air can clog your air filter and cause your appliances to work double time to get air through your home. This extra effort can cause some serious problems up…

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Cleaner Air with Trane CleanEffects Air Cleaner

June 13, 2018

The air we breath is just as important to our health as the food we eat or the beverages we drink. Air quality is one of the most important and least thought about contributors to our health and well being. In Washington that can be particularly true this time of year. Your indoor air can…

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Does an Air Conditioner Help With Allergies?

May 31, 2018

Air conditioners can help filter your home’s air and control humidity, and both of these things are important in the allergy world. It’s estimated there are now 50 million seasonal allergy sufferers in America. Properly maintaining your HVAC system is the difference between your air conditioner helping with those allergies and it aggravating them. West…

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Video – Reduce Your Allergies with Air Duct Cleaning

May 30, 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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What Does SEER Mean?

April 30, 2018

When it comes to your air conditioner (A/C), a common term used in the HVAC business that you’re likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER? SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. It’s a rating system of the air conditioner’s cooling capacity to power input, i.e., it’s the…

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Video – What is A Heat Pump?

April 23, 2018

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 – 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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