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Furnace Repair and Heating

We provide professional furnace repair & troubleshooting for home and business electric furnaces. With lots of furnace installations and repairs under our tool belt we want to share important furnace troubleshooting tidbits with you.

Evergreen State Electrical Services launch in Everett & Bellevue

Evergreen State Opens a New Electrical Services Division

We are now doing our own wiring for heat pumps and air conditioners internally instead of subcontracting to other electrical contractors. Plus, we are offering other residential electrical services to our customers.

Poor Venting / Bad Contractors Could Lead to Hazardous Conditions

A word of warning to our valued customers. If you hire a contractor to install a new roof or do repairs, make sure they are qualified and detail oriented.
Trane Tech

$200/Hour Service Call? Are you kidding me?

Have you been shocked by the hourly rate you pay to a technician on a recent servicing call? Our rates are not quite at the $200 per hour rate, but many in our industry are (whether you know it or not due to flat rate pricing). However, when all costs of business are factored in, this rate is not as outrageous as it seems.

WARNING Recent HVAC Scam Targeting Elderly

Recently HVAC customers in Washington and Oregon have been the victim of a scam involving solicitation cold calls which result in a threats based on servicing their furnace and/or cleaning their ductwork.  This started in Oregon and is mainly targeted towards elderly customers and has branched into Washington in the last few months. An example…

2014 Consumer Report Ratings on HVAC

Consumer Reports has recently come out with their reviews of the nine most popular brands of furnaces, air conditioners and heat pumps based on over 55,000 responses from readers and hundreds of conversations with HVAC contractors in the past seven years.  The nine (two duplicate brands so actually seven) were:  Trane / American Standard (same…

Buying A Furnace Is Like Buying A Car, Best Unit at the Lowest Price, Right?

The above question is one always encountered in this industry. Many people equate getting the “best furnace at the lowest price” as getting the best “value”. Another way to look at the question is “What is more important, the furnace brand or the dealer?” The reality is that, unlike buying a car, choosing the furnace…

Why Pay More for a Variable Speed?

Seems like all HVAC manufacturers and contractors are trying to up-sell more expensive systems that cost thousands of dollars more than the ‘basic builders model’?  Is the added cost for this warranted?  The simplest and most expedient answer is ‘maybe yes, maybe no’.  These types of systems, if matched with a well-designed and insulated distribution…

Beware the “Available” HVAC Contractor When Others Are Busy

As you may have noticed, it’s hot outside! When the heat becomes unbearable INSIDE your home, you start to price out solutions. A possible solution would be a central air conditioning system. You call a few local HVAC companies and not surprisingly they are busy, its hard to get an appointment, and they are booked…

System Replacement Suggestion

We have had one person register a ‘doesn’t recommend’ on City Search in May 2012 as Jemily S, and then she posted a similar complaint on Google+.  Her complaint was that she called us to repair her heat pump but was pressured to buy a new unit, and then she later found another company to…

Parts Mark-up

Why does a hot-surface igniter that can be found on the internet for $20 cost you over $200 when purchased from a contractor? You have a broken down furnace, and call a heating contractor who comes out, diagnoses the problem and replaces the hot surface igniter; the bill is over $200 and the technician is…

Evergreen State Heat & AC

Recent Testimonial

"Highly recommend Evergreen! We've been happy customers for nearly 20 years. Rich, Cliff and Levi recently completed installation of new Trane S9V2 furnace and Trane XL16i air conditioner units at our home in Mill Creek. I took some time lapse video if you want to experience their 8 hour day in 9 minutes (search for "Trane S9V2 Installation" on YouTube). These guys will treat you like family!"

Furnace and AC Unit


HVAC System:
Jim Litz of Bothell, WA, WA