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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

July 31, 2020
A man attempting to sleep in a bed and trying to determine why his air conditioner is making noise.

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

July 16, 2020
Father and daughter cleaning their home after learning how environmental issues can affect their AC system.

When you’re looking at how your air conditioner works, it can depend on a wide variety of factors. Most people realize that the brand you select, the size, the features, and the efficiency rating all play a role in how well an air conditioner will cool your Portland home. However, many environmental issues also play a significant part in not only your air conditioner’s performance but contribute to potential problems you may face.

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

June 30, 2020
Man checking window insulation as part of the heat gain prevention tips.

When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Clackamas home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at Robben and Sons wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up?

June 20, 2020
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Our professionals at Robben and Sons want to be sure you realize the long-term benefits of regular maintenance and tune-ups for your air conditioning system. In many cases, a small, short-run investment can save time, money, stress, and hassle down the road.

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How Can I Afford a New AC System (and Other HVAC Equipment)?

May 31, 2020
Piggy bank on the beach representing the financing options available for affording a new AC system and other HVAC equipment for your home.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected so many lives around us, both health-wise and financially. At Robben and Sons, we remain committed to providing the best service to all our Oregon customers during this difficult time. Let’s stick together as a community and help each other whenever we can.

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FAQs About the New AC Regulations

August 14, 2019
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Maybe you have already heard of the mandates set by US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding your home’s air conditioner refrigerant. Or maybe you haven’t. Either way, since our Robben and Sons professionals are getting asked these questions more frequently from Oregon homeowners, we thought sharing them and their answers may be beneficial to you.

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How to Protect Your AC From Storms

July 19, 2019
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Our professionals at Robben and Sons want you to have a reliable air conditioning system before, during, and after a storm. Here are some tips on helping you protect your air conditioner investment.

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5 Ways to Save On Your Summer Energy Bill

July 2, 2019
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Now that summer is here, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills?

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