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5 Pros of Ductless Air Conditioning: Our Experts Explain

Summer is just around the corner. Here in the Pacific Northwest, air conditioning used to be a nice-to-have, but not a necessity. However, following the heat waves of the past several summers, air conditioners have changed from nice-to-haves to must-haves. Check out this New York Times article about the wilting aversion to air conditioners in […]

Breathe Easy: Tips for Improving Indoor Air Quality

Achoo! For many individuals in the Pacific Northwest, the coming of spring means allergies, allergies, and more allergies. For others, a stuffy nose, headache, and sneezing are symptoms they experience year-round. Did you know that bad indoor air quality could be the culprit for these symptoms—and more?

This spring, let’s breathe easier. In this edition of […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home: The HVAC System Edition

Ah, with a new year around the corner, it’s time to set those resolutions. Lose weight. Exercise more. Eat healthy foods. Finally, write that book. The list goes on!

While most of us set at least a few new year’s resolutions for our personal growth, we don’t always set them for our practical lives. Here at […]

Best Time to Schedule Your Air Conditioner Maintenance

You take your car in for tune-ups to make sure it stays on the road. You hit the gym week after week to make sure you stay fit. Your AC unit needs some attention too, so it will be ready for game time come summertime.

Scheduling seasonal cooling system maintenance will make sure you maximize your […]

Best Time to Buy an Air Conditioner

One of the most common questions we get from friends and customers who want to be ready for the weather is “When is the best time to buy an air conditioner?” It’s easy to assume summer—when the outdoor heat is turned way up—but the right may surprise you.

Here’s why spring, fall, and winter are all […]

Warranty Information

In addition to industry leading technology and innovative products, Carrier offers competitive warranty coverage.

While terms and coverage details of the warranty vary depending on the product, you can usually expect Carrier products registered within 90 days of purchase to come with a 10-year standard parts limited warranty. Because all products and model are different, some […]

Troubleshooting

If you are experiencing difficulties with your heating and cooling products or system, please feel free to contact Jacobs’ Service Department. But before calling us, here are a few simple solutions you can use to attempt to solve the problem. And don’t forget about a web search…the internet can be a great resource for simple […]

Pre-Service Checklist

Before an expert Jacobs’ service technician arrives at your home to service your heating and cooling system, take a moment to make sure you’re prepared for the appointment. That way, you can ensure your technician has all of the information he or she needs, and start working on your system immediately.

Here are a few things […]

Heating and Cooling Efficiency Ratings Explained

As you search for the ideal HVAC system, you will encounter various industry-standard efficiency ratings. The higher efficiency your product, the lower your long-term energy costs will be. In addition to offering high-quality products and exceptional customer service, we want to educate our customers. Obviously, the more efficient a product is, the greater your long-term […]

Air Quality

In addition to temperature control, complete home comfort is achieved through maintaining healthy indoor air quality.
Because today’s homes are well-insulated and tightly-sealed, air can become stale as it constantly re-circulated. The air in dusty and dirty homes can be up to five times dirtier than outdoors. This has become such a problem that the Environmental […]