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Winter Puget Sound

Winter Weather Projections for the Puget Sound

Though fall has just arrived, it is never too early to begin preparing yourself and your home for winter in the Puget Sound. Looking at the winter weather projections for 2016 will help you better understand what type of weather you need to prepare for. Below, we will take a look at what types of

How to Prevent Mold

How Mold Affects the Air You Breathe & What You Can Do About It

Most homeowners are terrified by the thought of having mold growing in their homes. And for good reason! Mold in your home is not only unsightly and unpleasant to smell, but it can also be hazardous to your health and have serious negative impacts on the structural integrity of your home. Mold affects the quality

In-home Asbestos Risk

Is Asbestos In Your Home Something You Should Worry About?

Asbestos In Home Duct Systems Asbestos was a popular construction material due to its fire retardant and insulating properties, but the dangers of this substance weren’t fully understood until recently. Asbestos particles can cause several health problems, including mesothelioma—a condition that causes lung cancer. Aside from its use as insulation and fireproofing material, asbestos can

Four Benefits of Installing Solar Hot Water Heaters

Four Benefits Of Installing Solar Hot Water Heaters

As a certified VELUX Solar Specialist, at Cardinal Heating & AC have helped many people in their transition to solar heating. If you’re considering a switch, take a look at the top four reasons more people move to solar every year. Embrace Environmental Benefits Of Solar Climate change is a hot topic, causing many people

HVAC Stats and Facts For Homeowners

  How often do you have your unit serviced? We recommend you do it at least once year, most manufacturers require you to have a service ticket twice a year to keep your warranty valid. Call us today to make sure your system is running at peak performance, and you can start saving now.

Fun Things to do Around Seattle this 4th of July

Cardinal Heating & A/C has put together a list of some of the things to do around town this 4th of July. It’s not an exhaustive list but if you’re looking for something fun to do, we’ve got you covered. Fourth of July Splash The City of Kent is providing a full day of fun

Smart Thermostats – Yes, Another Smart Device is a Good Thing

  Essentially the thermostat, whether it is smart or not, has one function: to control the temperature in your home. Whether it’s a mechanical one, or a new smart thermostat, that is its one job. How and when it performs that job though is what can have a large impact on your electric bill. Traditional

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Costs of Home Heating with Electricity, Gas, & Oil

But for some isolated pockets of rural areas in the US, heating your home will be done in one of three ways, by gas, electricity, or oil. Each of these heating energy sources have their own costs, method efficiencies, and equipment costs. Heating Costs: Electricity, Gas, & Oil. There are a huge number of variables

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How Extreme Weather Could Be Affecting Your Home’s Air Quality

Extreme weather is becoming more and more normal, from more severe hurricanes to droughts, floods, heat waves, and serious cold spells. No matter where you live, chances are you are experiencing more extreme weather events, and they could be changing the quality of the air you and your family breathe in your home. Pollen, Mold,

A Brief History of Air Conditioning

Did you know that people have been coming up with novel ways to keep cool for millennia? Your current whole-home air conditioner may be a modern convenience, but it is just the latest in a long line of cooling innovations. How did our ancestors stay cool in the summer and in hot climates? Take a