Sunset Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Olympia’

Door Installation: Step 1 in Properly Insulating Your Home

Monday, October 18th, 2021
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When you think about home insulation, you probably envision the paper or fiberglass material that gets blown in or laid into your attic and crawslpace, plus behind your drywall. This insulation is very important in preventing heat transfer–keeping heat out in the summer and keeping heat in in the winter.

However, actual insulation is not the only thing that contributes to how well insulated your home is. Confused yet? Don’t worry, keep reading and we’ll explain!

What you need to know though, is that the installation and quality of your home’s front door actually plays an integral part in your home’s insulation and R-Value. Your windows play a role, too! Read on to learn more.

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How and Why a Whole-House Generator Will Benefit You

Monday, October 4th, 2021

Fall and winter are the times of year where you might want to start getting your home in great shape. If you’re looking for a great whole-house generator for your home, then it’s important to rely on our professionals for your whole-home generator services in Olympia, WA.

Getting a whole-home generator is great for any home because it acts as an insurance policy. It gives you unparalleled peace of mind and it works to protect your home at all times. The only thing that you need to make sure that you do is get a great whole-home generator. We’re going to help you find the perfect one. Our experts are ready to be at your disposal. Let’s talk about the benefits of whole-home generators. 

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Here’s Why You Should Schedule Your Heating Tune-Up Today!

Monday, September 20th, 2021
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The official start of fall is upon us. Temperatures have already begun to cool down. And while Mother Nature might still have a couple of heatwaves up her sleeve, there’s no denying that it’s almost time for you to start using your heating system on a regular basis, but is it ready for that?

Maybe you aren’t worried about your heater’s ability to keep you warm this fall and winter. Perhaps you have no concerns about efficiency or whether your heater has repair needs that could lead to premature system breakdown. However, unless your heater is brand new, maintenance is vital.

And fall is a great time for you to arrange for a professional tune-up! We’ll thoroughly inspect your system, clean it inside and out, make adjustments as needed, and alert you to small repair needs before they grow into much bigger ones. Read on as we uncover the benefits of timely maintenance!

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Is It Time for a New Front Door?

Monday, July 26th, 2021
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Do you spend a lot of time thinking about your front door? Probably not–you may go through it every single day, but it’s one of those things that most household occupants take for granted, not really realizing how efficient, or inefficient, the front door can make a home.

Whether your door isn’t that visually appealing, or you’ve noticed an increase in your energy costs because conditioned air is escaping out of your home and making it impossible to maintain comfortable temperatures, this blog post is for you. Read on as we share some signs that it’s probably time for you to invest in a new front door.

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How Replacing Your Windows Can Boost Home Efficiency

Monday, July 12th, 2021
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Have you ever thought about how efficient your home is? Chances are, if you’ve never had to deal with higher than average utility bills, you might not have.

But better energy efficiency means more affordable HVAC operating costs. And there are so many ways you can improve that efficiency, a lot of which has to do with how you use your HVAC systems and how well cared for they are through maintenance.

But a huge part of improving efficiency is actually in your windows–your windows could be creating a lot more problems than you realize. Read on to learn how replacing those windows can boost your home efficiency.

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3 Factors to Consider When Replacing Windows in Your Home

Monday, April 19th, 2021
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There are a number of reasons that you as a homeowner might decide to replace your windows. Perhaps it’s just for aesthetic purposes—your current windows are old and degrading and just don’t look good anymore. Or maybe you have drafty windows that are letting conditioned air escape. Whatever the case, it’s important to be educated about your window choices so you can make the best decision for your household that will conserve energy and save you money.

If you’ve been putting off window replacement for any reason, we encourage you to read the following factors to decide if you should invest in this service sooner rather than later.

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4 Signs That You Need Electrical Repair

Monday, April 5th, 2021
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Homeowners today are putting more and more demand on their electrical systems. Electrical panels can only handle so much voltage, and if your panel is older than 20 years or so, there’s no denying that you have a lot more hooked up to it now than you did back then—high-efficiency appliances, computers, even entertainment systems.

All this increased demand means that your electrical system can start to suffer. But how do you know when you need electrical repair? Read on as we uncover several signs.

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Is Duct Cleaning Really Necessary?

Monday, March 22nd, 2021
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There are a number of services we offer to help our customers enjoy more energy-efficient homes, with improved indoor air quality too. A big part of this is improving ventilation systems—you know, the ”V” part of HVAC. Problems with your air ducts can have a huge negative effect on both energy efficiency and your home comfort.

This is where duct cleaning comes in. Yes, it really is necessary. It’s not one of those services you need every year, like HVAC maintenance, but it’s a service you shouldn’t skip nonetheless. What are the benefits of such a service? Read on to find out!

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Is Your Home in Need of New Windows?

Monday, January 25th, 2021
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Do you ever give much thought to what state your windows are in? Unless you have obvious damage to them, chances are that no, you don’t think about them too much. But the thing is, if your home is 20+ years old, and if your windows are aluminum or wood-framed, you could have some issues you don’t know about.

Windows play a number of roles in your home. First, there’s curb appeal. Newer windows can increase the value of your home and make it look more attractive for potential homebuyers. Then, there’s efficiency—windows help prevent heat transfer so your home stays warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Lastly, there’s safety to consider—old, shoddy windows can become a danger, particularly if you have small children or pets who can access them. Read on as we uncover some of the top signs that your home is in need of new windows.

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Is It Time to Have New Windows Installed?

Monday, January 11th, 2021
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If you’re like most homeowners in the Olympia area, you want your household to operate as efficiently as possible. After all, higher efficiency equals cheaper operating costs. The good news is, there are a number of ways you can actually improve energy efficiency within your home.

From making sure you’re using your HVAC systems effectively and having them well maintained to upgrading to LED lighting, there’s a lot you can do! One more energy-efficient upgrade you can make that not too many people think about is installing new windows.

How exactly does this improve efficiency? Read on to find out!

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