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Category Archives: HVAC Blog

BREAKING NEWS FROM STATE OF WASHINGTON

DISTRACTED DRIVING LAWS COMING TO WASHINGTON THIS WEEKEND Fox Plumbing & Heating has always been committed to helping our community of friends, family, and neighbors. In that spirit, we have put together this blog post to help educate our community of a new law that will be affecting how many of us get to and…
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AC Updated For Manufactured Homes

Fox Recommends Ductless Splits To Cool Your Manufactured Home [caption id="attachment_8959" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Image supplied from Manufacturedhomes.com[/caption] At Fox, we realize that most of our blog articles are about traditional single family houses, but we haven’t forgotten our customers in manufactured homes. The need for air conditioning in the summer can be greater in manufactured…
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Optimize Your Air Conditioner This Summer

Fox’s HVAC Specialists Examine Common Pitfalls That Can Ruin Your Cool   As much as we Seattle-ites crave the sun, the minute it gets above 75 degrees we are just too hot. So air conditioning our homes has become more and more popular. Even 100-year-old craftsman homes are being retrofitted with central air conditioning, ductless…
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Winter Mid-Season Update

Fox Recommends: Time to Change that Furnace Filter Here in Seattle, the winter blahs surround us at this time of year. Especially as we are seeing one of the wettest February's in our King County history. We’re halfway through the heating season, at least on paper. This mid-point in the season is a great time to…
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2016 Tax Credits

Fox’s Customers Can Save with Tax Credits on Energy Efficient HVAC Appliances We have good news for Fox’s HVAC customers, Congress extended the Residential Energy Tax Credit for the purchase of energy efficient appliances. If you installed a heating or water heating system in 2016, this post is for you! What is the Residential Energy…
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Winter Energy Saving with Ductless Heating

Fox Shares the Latest on Energy Savings from Ductless Heat Pumps Our local electric company, Seattle City Light has announced a 5.6% average rate increase for 2017. One of the many complex drivers of this rate increase is that demand for residential electricity is not keeping pace with our local growth, and so their revenue…
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Forecast For The North West Winter 2016

Fox Has Plumbing and Heating Recommendations To Do Before Winter Which way will it go? Cold and wet or warm and dry? Northwest winters can really vary, and so can their impact on your home and comfort. Our Plumbing and HVAC specialists would like to share tips that will be important whichever way the weather…
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Savings & Benefits of Heating Maintenance

Fox’s HVAC Team Reminds Us Why an Annual Heating Checkup Matters It’s that first cold night and your furnace kicks on, just like it did last year. It seems to work just fine. So why do you need a furnace maintenance? Heating Equipment Benefits from Maintenance Today’s furnaces, air source heat pumps and air conditioners,…
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Decision 2016: AC or Heat Pump

Fox Explores Central AC Cooling Options to Fit Your Lifestyle It’s only May and already we’ve had several days over 80 and a forecast for 90 degrees in parts of the Puget Sound area. As Seattleites, we love our temperate weather, and even 80 can begin to feel too hot. No wonder central air conditioning…
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Why Trench Safety Is So Important At Fox Plumbing & Heating

Working with Professional Plumbers Can Save Lives Recently, we lost a plumber in our community when a trench caved in during a side-sewer repair. This type of loss always hits home, especially with Fox Plumbing & Heating because we do sewer repairs every day. David Brown, our president and owner, makes it a point to…
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