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Heat Pumps – The Advantages

We recently wrote a blog post giving an overview of the different types of heat pumps that are commonly used by homeowners to heat and cool their home. It’s important to point out that there can be some limitations or weaknesses in using heat pumps depending on where you live. In colder climates where winter…

Heat Pumps – An HVAC Alternative

Perhaps much to many people’s disbelief, the final days of Summer are fast approaching. As the seasons change, homeowners must think about getting ready to transition to the next. Colder days are ahead, which means it’s time to start thinking about the heating source for your home. If it is time for a heating system…

Do I need a Permit, and Does it Really Matter?

A few months ago, we wrote about the importance and some of the legality of having a permit on the job when performing a furnace replacement or installation. We noted that it’s often difficult for homeowners to know if permits are necessary for specific home improvement projects. Furnace installation and replacement sometimes falls into this…

Keeping Your HVAC System Clean

It’s no secret to any homeowner with an HVAC system—it needs to be kept clean. The most recognizable way to do so is by regularly changing air filters in the system. There are many different air filters from which to choose, so sometimes it can be difficult to know which filters to buy. Many systems…

Boilers – Another BelRed Specialty

When it comes to heating topics on this blog, we’ve written quite a bit about furnace maintenance repair and heat pumps—both specialties of BelRed and our talented and knowledgeable staff. You might be wondering, “Do they do installation, maintenance, and repairs on boiler systems?” There’s an easy answer to that—of course! Boilers, which use hydronic…

Advantages of Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pumps

You may know that different homes require different heating and cooling solutions. Your home’s size, style, age and surrounding climate/environment can all play a role in determining what heating and cooling system is right for you. While gas or electric furnaces, wood or pellet stoves, or propane heat sources are often the most common, one…

Repair or Replace – What’s right for you?

Overall, the economy has been slowly recovering over the past few years, and consumer sentiment and actions have started to match that slow recovery. This is true in the home energy and HVAC industry as well. Many people have been weighing the options of simply making repairs to their heating and cooling systems and totally…

ACCA Guide for Home Heating and Air Conditioning

The ACCA recently released a fantastic video overview and guide to home heating and air conditioning that gives consumers some extremely helpful tips as they think about maintenance and upgrades for their HVAC systems. If you find yourself in a position needing more information regarding a wide range of home heating and air conditioning needs,…

Furnace Care and Maintenance

It may be sad, but it’s a reality that the summer months are now drawing to a close. This means it’s that time of year – time to start thinking about preparing your home for the cold months ahead. Starting this preparation now can help you avoid many last-minute headaches that come along with heating…

Gas Fireplace Inserts from BelRed

While we may all be clinging to the last bits of summer and hoping it stays around longer, the reality is that colder months are fast approaching. Each year around this time, many homeowners start the process of weatherizing and preparing their homes for the fall and winter months. During these colder times, proper heat…

BelRed’s Legacy of Innovation

Locally owned and operated for over 30 years, BelRed has been providing high-quality service to customers since 1986. Begun as a small heating and air conditioning services business, we've grown into one of the largest HVAC companies in western Washington, and we credit our success to our decades of satisfied customers and HVAC products. Along with superior service, BelRed has always been at the forefront of HVAC offerings, and continues to offer new solutions to optimize comfort and efficiency.

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  • Washington Smoke and Indoor Air Quality

    Your health, lifestyle, and comfort all depend on the air you breathe. As the haze of wildfire smoke has descended over the Pacific Northwest, you may be concerned about increased exposure to fumes. Are you wondering how to avoid the Seattle smoke? Best practice is to limit your time outdoors to avoid breathing it in….

  • How Heat Pumps Keep You Cool

    While we brave this intense heat in western Washington, one question seems to linger: how do we stay cool? When it comes to keeping the house comfortable, the solution most are familiar with is the air conditioner. Although somewhat counterintuitive, one of the most effective cooling systems for your home is the heat pump. Heat pumps…

  • Why It’s Time to Think About Your Furnace

    As we endure the Northwest’s hottest months of the year, staying cool is a top priority. While the masses are busy making sure their AC units are summer-ready, we also strongly recommend taking a look at your furnace. Furnace maintenance may be the last thing on your mind during these sweltering summer months, but it’s…

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