Barron Heating AC Electrical & Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Bellingham’

The Importance of a Sump Pump Inspection

Monday, September 20th, 2021

At Barron Plumbing, we understand that Bellingham area homeowners want to keep their homes safe and functioning at peak performance. This is why many of you have chosen to have a sump pump professionally installed in your basement. This plumbing system is a great way to ensure your property is kept safe in the event of a plumbing leak, burst pipe, or flood from storm waters.

Like other home comfort systems and equipment, sump pumps require routine care and maintenance inspections. At Barron Plumbing, we provide thorough sump pump inspections as well as comprehensive sump pump repairs and installation. We understand how important your safety and comfort is, which is why our home comfort experts are here to help.

Don’t miss our sump pump inspection special! Through the end of the month we’re offering a lower price on sump pump inspections. Read on to find out the common problems we may find and remedy during your sump pump inspection, and why this service is so beneficial.

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What to Know about Current Home Services Supply Change Challenges

Monday, September 6th, 2021

The last 18 months have been challenging for everyone. The Home Performance Experts at Barron have worked diligently to ensure that our customers throughout Northwest Washington continue to receive top-notch home services—especially during a time where we are spending more time indoors than ever before.

As the pandemic continues to bring upon new challenges, the home services industry is dealing with an equipment shortage and an increase in demand for HVAC services. This raises a couple of questions from homeowners:

  • When is the best time to have equipment installed?
  • When should you have maintenance done?

Please know that Barron has been working diligently so that equipment shortages and inventory issues will not have a major impact on your home’s comfort, especially for essential services like heating, water heating, and power solutions equipment.

Nevertheless, the current situation has impacted most brands across the country. This is not a permanent situation—eventually, the supply chain will return to normal. In the meantime, we expect to see continued challenges for 12-18 months and because of this Barron is working overtime to make sure we can supply you with the essential services your need as we head into the fall and winter season.

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Install Solar Today to Take Advantage of the Federal Tax Credit

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Interested in installing solar and getting a solar tax credit? Now is the time! In order to claim your solar installation on your 2021 taxes and receive the 26% credit, you’ll need to install prior to the end of 2021. According to, the federal residential solar energy credit is a tax credit that can be claimed on federal income taxes for a percentage of the cost of a solar photovoltaic (PV) system. Solar by Barron is the experienced team that can help with your installation! Read on to learn more.

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What to Know about Fireplace Measurements

Monday, July 26th, 2021

Before you visit our fireplace showroom to choose your next fireplace or insert, it’s a good idea to be prepared. Firelight by Barron is always here to help, and that’s why we’ve listed some pertinent information below on how to measure your fireplace and what else you need to know about fireplace measurements before making a purchase.

Once you’ve read through this post, go ahead and fill out our fireplace measurements form which will be submitted to our Firelight by Barron experts. There is an option to upload images of your current fireplace on the form!

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Join Us for Christmas in July!

Friday, June 11th, 2021

This July, we’re donating a Single-Zone Daikin Ductless Heat Pump to two families that live in Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, Island, or San Juan County.

And here’s why, a ductless heat pump delivers energy-efficient heating AND cooling, providing year-round comfort to a family that may not have heat this winter. Read on to learn more!

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Factors to Consider With Your Water Heater Replacement

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

If there is any appliance in your home that gets taken for granted, it’s likely your water heater. This system performs reliably for you every day, bringing you the hot water you need to clean and cook with. Of course, just like any other system, no water heater will last forever.

When it does come time for you to replace yours, our team is the one to turn to. But a water heater purchase shouldn’t be a rushed decision. There are a number of factors to consider with your water heater replacement. Read on to learn more!

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Our #1 Tip for Living Comfortably This Summer

Monday, April 19th, 2021

It’s natural for homeowners these days to be concerned with their home comfort, health, and safety. While there are many ways to ensure this is the case, there is one in particular that is important this time of year—air conditioning maintenance.

Professional maintenance is one of those services that homeowners often see as optional. However, much like maintenance on your car with oil changes, brake checks, and tire rotations, your cooling system cannot perform as efficiently and effectively as possible without this very important service.

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Your Outdoor Plumbing Checklist for Spring

Monday, April 5th, 2021

With springtime upon us, it’s time to start using our outdoor plumbing to bring life back to our homes’ landscaping and gardens. Without the right care, however, your pipes can put a damper on your spring plans.

While PNW winters may not bring as harsh as other parts of the country, they can certainly bring frozen pipes and subsequent plumbing headaches. Frozen pipes lead to burst pipes. And burst pipes can halt your springtime preparations for your home before they’ve begun.

Below are a few outdoor plumbing tasks to check off your “spring cleaning” checklist:

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It’s Time to Go Solar! Here’s Why

Monday, March 29th, 2021

“Going solar” has become quite the catchphrase in recent years, and for good reason. There have been a number of advancements made in order to reduce energy usage and costs for homeowners throughout the Pacific Northwest, and this is one of them. You may not think it’s the right option for homes in our area, but on the contrary, solar energy is a great choice for PNW households!

Read on as we uncover some of the benefits of going solar.

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Should You Invest in Aeroseal Duct Sealing?

Monday, March 8th, 2021

Should you invest in Aeroseal duct sealing services? If your household suffers from uneven heating or cooling throughout the living space, inadequate indoor air quality, or high utility bills without cause, then you could benefit from this service.

Perhaps you’ve noticed a buildup of dust in your home or musty odors in the home. This can be due to damaged, leaky ductwork. Your ductwork can actually lose up to 30% of the conditioned air that you’re paying for anyway. Plus, it allows contaminants and allergens in, threatening your indoor air quality.

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