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In Home Improvement, Prep is Key

Taking on a home improvement project yourself, or even having something big and important done by a trained professional staff, can be a daunting task to think about. In both cases, a great deal of preparation is needed before the job starts. Preparing mentally, financially and even physically in certain instances is important. Clearing your…

Improving Indoor Air Quality – Part 1

We’ve probably all experienced it—whether in our home or someone else’s—that stuffy, stale feeling of the inside air. It can be a bit of a burden on not only our comfort in the home, but also on our overall health and safety.  Fortunately, there are ways to increase the indoor air quality. In this blog…

Identifying and Resolving Leaks – Duct Leaks

We recently posted about the first of two main types of leaks that can cause problems when it comes to your home’s comfort, energy efficiency and indoor air quality – general air leaks around the home.  The other most common home performance issues when it comes to leaks are duct leaks in your HVAC system….

Small Changes Can Make for a Big Impact – Part 2

As a follow up to part 1 of our “Small Changes Can Make a Big Impact” blog post series, here are five more tips to help you make the quality of life within your home better. Simple changes can lead to a big collective impact. If you have your own simple tips to add, please…

Small Changes Can Make for a Big Impact – Part 1

We’ve talked a lot on the blog about larger, more comprehensive home improvement and home performance projects that can have a big impact on your home’s overall efficiency and comfort. What’s also true, however, is that there are a lot of smaller changes that you can make to improve the quality of life within the…

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…

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…

Buyer Beware

Buying a home is an exciting time. The anticipation of a new house can sometimes be a bit overwhelming, especially with all the necessary steps needed to be taken in order to get the keys handed over for the first time. Many of these steps are mandatory—set in place by government or bank regulations before…

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. You can watch the video below or visit the videos section of the BelRed site to learn more. If you find…

ACCA Building Performance Forum

Today and tomorrow (October 1st and 2nd), I will be in Austin, Texas attending the 2013 ACCA Building Performance Forum. I am also honored to share that I will be a featured presenter at this year’s show along with many of the industry’s brightest and most knowledgeable individuals. The ACCA Building Performance brings together some…

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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  • The Dangers of Damaged Heat Exchangers

    What is a heat exchanger? You may not have ever heard of a heat exchanger, but we’re willing to bet you would definitely notice if it stopped working! A heat exchanger is a device in a furnace that separates the combustion process from your breathing air. Essentially, it is a combination metal chamber and passageway…

  • How to Light a Gas Fireplace Pilot Light

    Is there anything cozier than curling up around your fireplace when it’s cold out? We don’t think so! As colder weather approaches, you’ll want to make sure your fireplace is in working order. Most gas fireplaces have a standing pilot light, which is a small flame that burns even when you aren’t using your fireplace….

  • BelRed in the Community: Fall Edition

    Fall’s arrival in the Pacific Northwest often means crisp, cool weather and warm, hearty meals. But for many people in the state of Washington, it can mean going hungry due to a lack of money or other resources to access food. Now, you can cozy up with a new heating system and give back to…

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