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What Type of Insulation Do I Need?

September 15, 2022

Feel a draft in your Oregon home? Let’s cover it up with a new layer of insulation. Adding new insulation to your Portland home improves your comfort and protects your indoor air quality (IAQ).

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Is My Home Energy Efficient?

August 31, 2022

At HomeRx and Performance Insulation Energy Services, we believe in taking a whole-house approach to conserving your energy use. That’s why we offer energy audits designed to save you money in all weather conditions. Let’s work together to find ways to save you money.

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Why Does My Water heater’s Pilot Light Keep Going Out?

August 16, 2022

The most common reason the pilot light on your water heater keeps going out has to do with its thermocouple. Our HomeRx and Performance Insulation Energy Services heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals can either quickly repair or replace your thermocouple to restore hot water to your Sherwood home in no time.

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Help! I Have No Hot Water

July 31, 2022

There are few things more annoying than running out of hot water in the middle of a shower. But do not fret if this happens. It is more than likely an issue with your hot water heater.

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Should I Buy a Tankless Water Heater Instead?

July 20, 2022

It’s a terrible moment when you step into the shower and find you have no hot water. Best case scenario—your spouse just ran a load of white clothes on hot in the washing machine, turned on the dishwasher, and took a leisurely hot shower a few minutes ago. Worst case scenario—you have a broken water heater.

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Insulate to Shield Your Home From Outdoor Pollutants

February 18, 2022

Most Americans experience four seasons a year, but we in the Pacific Northwest are accustomed to a fifth: wildfire season.  Wildfire season historically has begun in late spring or early summer and stretched into October and sometimes November. Now it is burning its way right into winter. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)…

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What Is the Best Insulation for My Home?

February 18, 2022

At HomeRx, we work with fiberglass batting, blown-in cellulose, and spray foam insulation. We can guide you in selecting the best form of insulation for your home and offer solutions that improve your comfort and fit your budget.

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Does Your Home Need New Insulation This Winter?

January 17, 2022

Whether you are entertaining a crowd or celebrating with your family, the holidays should be a time of comfort and warmth for everyone. A heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system that runs at peak performance is one way to keep your Oregon home consistently comfy this winter. An annual furnace or heat pump tune-up,…

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