Can an Air Conditioner Pollute the Air?

June 13, 2022

With individuals becoming increasingly concerned about the health of the earth, many people are taking a close look at their homes to ensure they aren’t unknowingly contributing to pollution or other problems. At Woodward Heating, we want to help you analyze your air conditioner to understand if it might be causing any problems for the earth. By educating yourself, you’ll be able to take more control over your air conditioner and help move air pollution levels in Salem in the right direction. The Equipment A new air conditioner, straight from the factory, doesn’t cause any air pollution

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Why Is My AC Leaking Water?

May 18, 2022

If you are one of the homeowners in Aumsville, OR, facing problems with a leaking AC unit, you are not alone. During summer, it is unusually hot and the AC is working overtime to sustain your home’s comfort. However, you start noticing small puddles around the AC and sludge on the wall beneath the HVAC system. What starts as a non-issue soon becomes a serious concern as the basement area has a large water puddle, and the ceiling is leaking water. The AC unit usually directs the condensate to the outside, and should you notice water puddles

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All You Need to Know About Replacing Your Central AC

February 18, 2022

You will eventually have to replace your aging central air conditioner. A system approaching the end of its life is susceptible to failure and may offer inadequate comfort. When should you replace your AC, and which one should you choose? Here is all the information you need to know about new AC installation. When Is it Time for An AC Replacement? One of the primary reasons for replacing your air conditioner is to boost efficiency. The higher the cooling system’s efficiency, the more energy savings you can accrue. Consider replacing your system if you notice

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Summer Cooling Myths Debunked

August 19, 2021

Whenever you’re looking for a way to cut down on the amount of energy that you spend on cooling your house in the summer, you might use tips and tricks that you’ve read online or heard about from your neighbors, friends, and family. Unfortunately, a lot of these tips are lacking or flat-out wrong, and they can even cost you more money if you use them. We would like to set the record straight on some of the most common myths there are when it comes to cooling strategies. Myth 1: Appliances Won’t Add to the Heat

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Tips to Improve AC Efficiency

July 27, 2021

During summertime, you might need to run your air conditioner for a longer time than usual. Continuous use decreases its efficiency and puts strain on vital AC components. Fortunately, there are several ways you can make your AC work better to maximize its efficiency and improve its lifespan. Follow the tips below to ease the burden on your AC and save on your energy bills. 1. Upgrade Your Thermostat Constantly tampering with your thermostat can make your AC run longer than it should. This can cause frequent on and off cycles that will

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What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need for My Home?

May 17, 2021

Air conditioning is a must for any home in Salem and the surrounding areas of Oregon. If your cooling system is ready to be replaced, you may have a lot of questions. With so many advancements in HVAC systems in recent years, you will find an almost endless selection. Trying to choose the right AC for your home can feel overwhelming. Before you give up and choose the one that best fits your budget, read these tips from Woodward Heating. Once you have a bit of insight, give us a call, and we will help you purchase the ideal AC unit.

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8 Air Conditioner Tips to Beat the Heat

July 11, 2020

Regular maintenance is the best way to maximize the efficiency of your cooling system in Salem, OR. Maintenance preps the unit for use in the summer month. By having it looked at during the off-season, too, it gives professionals like us at Woodward Heating the opportunity to double-check if it is still in good working condition. This is a great time to spot potential issues. Even when you keep up with your AC maintenance, there are still more ways to maximize your cooling system’s efficiency. Here are some tips to consider: 1. Seal Leaks

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