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Common Air Conditioning Problems

Common Air Conditioning Problems

Doors and Windows One of the most common problems with the cooling system in your home is occurs when doors and windows are left open. You might be surprised at how often just being vigilant about doors and windows can significantly improve the cooling process for...

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Air Scrubber Plus

Air Scrubber Plus

CLEANS Air Scrubber Plus® with ActivePure™ technology, makes cleaning surfaces, mopping up offending odors, and reducing harmful airborne contaminants as simple as turning on your furnace, fan, or air conditioning system. FRESHENS Why spray and scrub surfaces or...

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The Importance of AC Maintenance

An air conditioner, just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Ballard Natural Gas we recommend getting your AC unit serviced and cleaned once a year. You should do this in the Spring to ensure that your unit will run with the most...

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All About Thermostats

There are many different kinds of thermostats available to Seattle homeowners. The three most common varieties are non-programmable, programmable, and smart. No matter what kind you choose, a thermostat has one basic function. It controls your heating and cooling...

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Should I set my Thermostat to ON or AUTO? 


Heat, Cool and Off are the straightforward settings of one switch on many thermostats. But what about the other switch, On or Auto? What’s the difference? On means the fan is going to run continuously, 24/7. Auto means that the fan will only run while the system is...

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Furnace Fan Setting: On or Auto

On your thermostat, there's a furnace-fan setting for either "On" or "Auto." Which option is the best choice? There are devotees of both settings, each believing their setting is the optimum one to choose. But in reality, it's more of a pros-and-cons type of...

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All About Thermocouples

Thermocouples are sensors used to measure temperature. It is a device used inside your Seattle gas furnace, to assist the pilot light in keeping your furnace running and safe. It works rather like a fail-safe to keep unburned gas from accumulating and burning,...

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Why Should I Change My Furnace Filter?

Furnace filters. They’re one of those items not really on the top of everyone’s minds, but they are important and can have a big impact. With the right furnace filter, you can save money and improve your indoor air quality (IAQ) in one fell swoop. The primary function...

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What does AFUE Mean?

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or Average Fuel Utilization Efficiency. This standard measurement is given in...

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Happy New Year from Ballard Natural Gas Service

Happy New Year from Ballard Natural Gas Service

Ballard Natural Gas Services is proud to offer services to Seattle, Shoreline, West Seattle, Capitol Hill, Lake Forest Park, Richmond Beach, Bellevue, Mercer Island, Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace and the surrounding communities. Call us at 206-784-8101 or request service...

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Ballard Natural Gas Service is proud to offer services to Seattle, Shoreline, West Seattle, Capitol Hill, Lake Forest Park, Richmond Beach, Bellevue, Mercer Island, Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace and the surrounding communities. Call us at 206-784-8101 or request service online today!

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