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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

March 15, 2020

The spread of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has all of us greatly concerned in Oregon. At , our top priority is the health and safety of you and your loved ones. We take great pride in selling indoor air quality products to Clackamas homes and businesses that are energy efficient, environmentally friendly—and extremely effective when…

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Furnace Filters 101

February 11, 2020

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 some basics we at Petra Heating & Air Conditioning think you should know to help it do its…

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Man staying warm on the couch. Why is my furnace blowing cold air?

Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

January 27, 2020

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need…

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Horizontal photo of vacuum cleaning inside heater floor vent with Red Oak Floors in background. 7 furnace maintenance tips.

7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

January 14, 2020

It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many Oregon City homeowners follow the mantra of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Everyone is busy and many seemingly more important priorities tend to creep up every month to consume time and money. However, the last thing you want to worry about when…

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Room wall temperature thermostat turn dial to set. What is short cycling?

What Is Short Cycling?

December 20, 2019

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system…

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