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Portland, OR Air Conditioning Repair, Installation & Maintenance

Portland, OR isn’t known for extreme temperatures, but we do get some serious summer weather, many times mixed with a little too much humidity. Anyplace where heat is mixing with humidity is the perfect place for a whole home air conditioning system. The NATE-certified pros from Western Heating & Cooling can help you with all of your air conditioning needs, from full air conditioning repairs to full AC installations, ductless systems and more! Making your home or business comfortable is our priority whether we were the initial installers of your system or not. Let us help you stay cool in Portland with our comprehensive air conditioning services! Schedule a service online.

When you need Portland, OR air conditioning repair, installation, maintenance or replacement services, it’s time to call Western Heating & Cooling!

Why Sizing Is So Important During the AC Installation Process

You’d be surprised at how many so–called AC experts only look at the square footage of your home to estimate the size for your new air conditioning system. The size of your home is certainly an important factor, but it is not the only one. Using only the square footage can leave you with an air conditioner that is too big or too small for your home, and either size issue will leave you with a host of ongoing problems to deal with each summer. The answer? Hiring our pros for installation, because we’ll calculate a full cooling load before installing any system into your home.

Why is the correct calculation so important? An air conditioner that is too big for your home will cool it too quickly; your home won’t have the chance to dehumidify, leaving you with cool, clammy air. You too–big system is also likely to short–cycle, meaning it will turn on and off too quickly. Short–cycling is a sure way to run down your system prematurely. The opposite problem, a system that is too small, will leave you short on comfort and long on energy use because the system will run too much in an effort to meet your cooling needs. This won’t ever be an issue when you hire the Western Heating & Cooling cooling pros for installation or replacement.

Don’t Let That AC Repair Slide

As the homeowner, you can usually tell when your whole house air conditioning system isn’t working as it should be. Many times, we get calls for air conditioning repair help when the system is still operational. However, just because your system is running doesn’t mean it won’t need repair, especially if the performance is poor, it is making strange noises or there’s an odd odor emitting from somewhere in the system. Ignoring signs and signals that your AC needs some help can end up costing you a lot more than getting help as soon as you detect a problem. Repair issues do not take care of themselves, and typically get worse over time. This is why we offer comprehensive repair services, including emergency service, whenever you need it. Don’t wait for your system to fully breakdown before call us – let us help you at the first sign of an issue with your whole home AC.

Central Air Conditioning

Central air, also known as whole home air conditioning, is a complex system that should always be handled by trained pros. Our NATE–certified experts are here to help you with repair, installation, maintenance and replacement. We offer emergency services and work on just about every type of air conditioning system around.

Ductless Air Conditioning

Are you interested in using a ductless cooling system in your Portland home, or do you already have one for which you need expert assistance? The Western Heating & Cooling pros are just a phone call away! We can help you with all of your ductless air conditioning needs, including repair, maintenance, replacement and new installation.

Heat Pumps

Heat pump HVAC systems are great for our climate, but make no mistake: these systems should always and only be handled by pros. The pros from Western Heating & Cooling have years of experience working with heat pump HVAC systems and we are here to help you with all of your heat pump needs.

Mitsubishi Ductless Mini Splits

As a Mitsubishi Diamond Dealer, our experts have accreditation directly from Mitsubishi Electronics to handle all of your needs with a Mitsubishi Ductless Mini Split HVAC system. Our pros learned right at the Mitsubishi facility everything from installation and repair to replacement and maintenance of these systems. When you need help with your Mitsubishi Ductless Mini Split system, call Western Heating & Cooling!


The right thermostat can help you save energy, be more comfortable and reduce the wear on your HVAC system. Let us help you install the right thermostat for your home in Portland, or make sure your existing upgraded thermostat works as needed with expert repair services.

Zone Control System

Are you looking for customized cooling and heating for your home in Portland? Then you want to consider the installation of a zone control system. Our pros can help you with this, or with the repair, replacement or maintenance of an existing one. Contact us for details.

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