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Wildfire and air quality issues in the Pacific Northwest

Improve Indoor Air Quality During Wildfire Season

July 10, 2019

Wildfires plague the Pacific Northwest, particularly during the hot, dry summers. According to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), 1.3 million acres of land were directly affected by wildfires in 2018. Besides the physical damage they directly cause to the affected areas, wildfires can negatively affect air quality in communities miles away. “Wildfires also emit…

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Does Your AC Help With Allergy Symptoms?

July 2, 2019

Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, or ACs, when properly maintained, can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers. Air filters catch pollen, dust, and other irritants, producing higher-quality air. Air conditioners also act as humidity regulators, easing allergy symptoms. Foss Heating & Cooling is proud to help you here in Bow, WA, breathe easier.

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

June 25, 2019

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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4 Things You Need to Know About Your AC

June 10, 2019

Air conditioning isn’t exactly a stimulating topic to bring up at parties. It’s not something most people think about too excessively. But at Foss Heating and Cooling, we’re obsessed with it! We want to share with you some things that you may not have known about your air conditioner (AC). We’ve made this list to help you become an informed consumer and get the best out of your purchase.

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Common AC purchasing mistakes--red x going through one AC unit that's incorrect!

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

May 31, 2019

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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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

May 15, 2019

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up. Deciding on the ideal time to replace your air conditioning system in Mount Vernon, WA, can…

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Air Conditioner maintenance is important here in Mount Vernon, WA.

Video – The Importance of Air Conditioner Maintenance

April 30, 2019

The best time of year to have your air conditioner maintenance scheduled is spring, even if you reside in a locale with pretty warm weather all year long.

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Air conditioner with maintenance tools and service reminder in residential back yard in Mount Vernon, WA.

Is HVAC Preventative Maintenance Worth It?

April 16, 2019

Maintaining your heating and cooling system with preventative maintenance reaps multiple benefits for you! Protect your HVAC investment for the long haul…

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Do I Need to Schedule a Maintenance Appointment?

March 26, 2019

Regularly scheduled maintenance appointments for your HVAC units in Mount Vernon can help find and diagnose problems that would be otherwise unknown…

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Shower running with no hot water in Mount Vernon, WA.

What To Do If You Have No Hot Water

March 5, 2019

Running out of hot water in the middle of a shower? Don’t panic—it’s probably just an issue with your hot water heater. Before calling a technician…

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Foss Heating & Cooling proudly provides HVAC service to Mount Vernon, Anacortes, Burlington, Bow, Camano Island, La Conner, Sedro Woolley, Stanwood, and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 360-336-1517, or request service online today.