When Should You Consider Replacing Your Ductwork

October 20, 2021

HVAC ductwork is quite likely the last thing that comes to your mind as you go about your usual activities within the house. Air ducts are normally hidden; however, they still require attention, maintenance and repair from time to time. Air ducts are fundamental components of your HVAC system because they circulate conditioned air throughout your residence. Because of their importance, it is prudent to be on the lookout for any signs of faulty operation and seek professional repair and maintenance services from experts at a company such as Brennan Heating & Air Conditioning if you notice any. We provide

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Safety Tips for Using a Space Heater Inside of Your Home

October 5, 2021

Space heaters are becoming a popular way to provide supplemental heat without jacking up your energy bill. However, these heaters can result in a house fire if they’re not used correctly. By following the tips that we’re going to go over below, you can safely operate your space heater to get more heat for your home. Make It Electric You can purchase space heaters that use different types of fuel. The most common are electric, oil, propane, and gas. Due to the fact that you’ll be using the space heater in an enclosed space, it’s

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Tips for Cleaning Your Gutters and Stopping Water Damage

September 20, 2021

Blockages in your gutters can cause a lot of issues that are frustrating and expensive to fix. If you don’t regularly clean the gutters, they can create ice dams and damage your foundation. It could also trigger moisture problems that could put your family’s health at risk. Here are some dangers of clogged gutters and how to prevent blockages and damage to your home. How Defective Gutters Cause Water Damage It is always advisable to keep the gutters clear of leaves and debris. As the system that channels water away from the roof, gutters need to

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Safely Reigniting Your Furnace’s Pilot Light

September 6, 2021

If you have a gas furnace, it has a pilot light. The flame should be blue in color and steady. If there is an issue, the light will go out completely. This can be due to a variety of different reasons. Most of the time, when the flame goes out, it is because of a draft or other minor issue. When the pilot light goes out, you can easily relight it yourself. Gather Your Tools Relighting your pilot light will not require many tools. All you will need is a long-handled match or long-reach lighter

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Common Reasons Why Your AC Is Not Cooling Your House

August 19, 2021

In the summer of 2021, temperatures hit record highs all across the country. As a resident of the Puget Sound area, it’s likely that you were expecting your air conditioning unit to make your home livable under the intense heat. Unfortunately, you might have noticed your system not cooling your house that well. Apart from because of higher-than-normal temperatures, an HVAC unit not cooling your home can indicate that you failed to set it up correctly for summer or that something is broken. At Brennan Heating & Air Conditioning, we have been serving the Western Puget Sound community since 1987. We

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Steps for End-of-Summer HVAC Maintenance

August 5, 2021

The end of summer indicates a few things, including the conclusion of hot sunny days, kids going back to school, and an ideal time for your HVAC maintenance. After a hectic summer, a proper check-up on your unit enables you to identify potential issues and fix them in time. You can conveniently maintain your system to deliver efficient cooling and heating performances for immediate and future comforts. End-of-Summer Maintenance Checklist Whether you are an experienced or first-time air conditioning system user, knowing how to maintain your unit regularly is essential to maintaining lasting comfort

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Common AC Problems in Summer

July 27, 2021

During summer, you might need to run your AC for extended periods to keep up with the high temperatures. This can expose your unit to wear and tear, and when neglected, the air conditioner will eventually fail. A damaged AC in the middle of the hot season can make you very uncomfortable and compromise your health. Therefore, you need to know some basic signs of AC malfunction and how to fix them to avoid frustrating breakdowns. Look out for the following issues. 1. The AC Might Not Turn On Imagine waking up, turning on

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How To Reduce AC Noise

July 12, 2021

The gentle hum of well-maintained equipment is often quite soothing. Soft, whirring sounds as your AC system kicks into action are an auditory signal of the cooling relief that’s on its way. When air conditioners are working properly, they issue mild, humming noises that quickly fade into the background of daily life. However, if the air conditioner in your Seattle, WA, home is an outright noisome nuisance, you may have a problem on your hands. For many models, excess noise can be an indication of damaged parts, build-up of dirt and debris, overheating, and many other issues. The following are

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How Does Central Air Conditioning Work?

June 20, 2021

The primary purpose of a central air conditioner is to draw warm air from the house and blow in cool air in the hot summer months. It also draws out excess moisture and filters contaminants to create comfortable indoor conditions. If you own a central air conditioning unit, it’s essential that you familiarize yourself with how it functions. That way, you’ll know the AC system’s main components, and you can easily spot when they malfunction and seek immediate help before the issue escalates into a bigger problem. Here are the steps involved in the air conditioning

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How To Keep My Home Cool Without Air Conditioning?

June 9, 2021

If your home doesn’t have air conditioning, your air conditioner is on the fritz, or you’re just trying to keep your electric bill low, you’re likely trying to find ways to keep your home cool without running the air conditioner. While air conditioners can make a home much cooler and more comfortable, they aren’t the only solution. Try one of our tips below to help you reduce your air conditioner usage this summer! Keep the Blinds Closed This is one of the easiest and most effective things to do to keep a home cool without

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