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Plumbing Questions? We’ve Got Answers – Part 1

Plumbing can be a tricky task – especially when you throw in all of the common misperceptions and “tricks” that Do-It-Yourselfers sometimes rely on. We thought it might be a good idea to post some common questions, with answers, to the wonderful world of plumbing. 1. How can I make my disposal smell fresh again?…

Replacing Standard Efficiency with High Efficiency Gas Furnace – Mercer Island, WA

This winter, BelRed was pleased to install a brand new Rheem high efficiency gas furnace for Hilary Benson in Mercer island, WA. Hilary was having some issues with her old standard efficiency gas furnace, so she was ready for an upgrade. Our installers on the project, Brandon and Chad, delivered just that. You can see…

2013 ACCA Conference

During the upcoming few days, Don Millard and I will be attending the ACCA 2013 Conference and IE3 (Indoor Environment & Energy Exposition) in Orlando, Florida. The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Conference runs from today through March 2nd and is being held at the Marriott World Center convention hall. This conference (and expo)…

Testifying in Washington State Senate

This morning, I will be testifying before a Washington State Senate hearing on behalf of multiple facets of the HVAC and mechanical contracting industries on a bill that is currently under consideration. This bill, titled SB 5682, concerns the replacement of some common household appliances and the electrical work that is associated with such a…

Don’t Let the Pressure Get to You: Servicing Your Home’s Water Pressure

If you’ve noticed strange chatter or whining noises from your plumbing, or if you’re water flow has slowed to a trickle, or the opposite and it is now rushing out, the problem may be your home’s Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV). A pressure reducing valve, sometimes called a pressure regulator, is used to regulate your home’s…

Water Saving Tips: How to Lower Your Water Bills

Every drop of water adds up, and reducing water use, and water heating costs has a lot to do with reducing waste. Here are some things you can do to save water and reduce your energy bills year-round: Install aerators in kitchen and bathroom faucets. These devices reduce the flow from taps without reducing the…

Get Hot Water Faster and Save with a Recirculating Pump

Do you get to the sink or shower, and have to let the cold water run until it gets hot; All of that cold water running down the drain during the wait? There is an easy solution that will help you save that water, and your time – A recirculating pump! Recirculating pumps provide significant…

Tankless Water Heater Installation – Redmond, WA

Congratulations to Brandon Richer and Braxton Tacbian, our installation of the week winners for April 30th. Brandon and Braxton replaced the hot water heater at the Molloy residence in Redmond with a high efficiency tankless water heater, capable of delivering endless hot water. The conventional hot water tank at the Molloy residence was over 17…

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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