Comfort First Heating and Cooling, Inc. Blog

Why It’s a Good Idea to Have Your Air Ducts Cleaned

October 15th, 2018

Duct-CleaningHaving your air ducts cleaned may seem like a pretty minor thing compared to the rest of the HVAC services you often schedule. How important can cleaning your ducts out really be compared to making sure that your air conditioner or heater are working properly? Here’s the thing, though. While it may seem like your ducts are just a minor part of the entire HVAC system, they’re actually very important to the operation of both. If you want to keep your various climate control systems functioning properly, and keep your indoor air quality high this season, then you should make sure that you get your ducts cleaned.

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Air Conditioning Tips to Keep Your System Healthy

October 1st, 2018

air-conditioner-techWe’re nearing the end of summer, but we’re not quite there yet. There are still going to be a few days over the coming weeks when you use your air conditioner during the day, which means you still can take advantage of these tips to help it finish the season as strong as possible.

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Why is My Air Conditioner Frozen Over?

September 17th, 2018

Frozen-ACBecause someone told it to chill. Get it? Look, if you can’t have fun at work you’re in the wrong field. Anyway, air conditioner ice is not a good sign. If your air conditioner already has a lot of ice on it, you’re going to need to call a professional and have them repair the system for you. While you’re waiting, though, take a look below at why it happens. You may even be able to prevent it from happening in the future, depending on what caused it this time.

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How You Can Benefit From Using a Ductless System

September 3rd, 2018

Ductless-ServiceThere are a lot of air conditioning systems available on the market today, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. Not all air conditioning systems are going to be equally suited to an individual home, though. If you’re in the market for a new air conditioning system yourself, you need to carefully evaluate which of the many air conditioning types is going to be best able to meet your needs. Of course, if you want the best possible advice on this topic you should consult with a professional in-person. They’ll be able to walk through your home with your and suggest the best system for your situation. In the meantime, though, have a look at how a ductless system might be the one for you.

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3 Warning Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs

August 20th, 2018

Central-Air-ConditioningAir conditioner problems are rife during the summer season, and it’s no wonder. The average air conditioner is put under a lot of stress during this time of year, and that stress often manifests itself in various problems and malfunctions. Preventive maintenance is a great way to reduce the odds of a serious problem occurring, but it’s not a guarantee by any means. You still need to keep an eye out for any and all signs that your air conditioner is in trouble, and know when to call for repairs. Let’s take a look at three common warning signs that your air conditioner is in need of repairs.

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Why Do I Need to Get My Air Conditioning System Cleaned?

August 6th, 2018

Air-FilterWhen people think of air conditioning maintenance, they often think of fixing or even replacing worn out parts to keep the system running smoothly. That is certainly a big part of it, but it’s not the only thing you need to do to keep your air conditioner in good shape.

You also should have your air conditioner cleaned at least once a year in order to keep it functioning properly. Why is it so important to have the air conditioner professionally cleaned? Have a look below.

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What You Need to Know About the Difference Between r22 and 410 Refrigerant

July 23rd, 2018

white question mark on a blue backgroundYou may have heard the term “refrigerant” used in reference to your air conditioner once or twice. You may even know that refrigerant is the liquid that makes it possible for your air conditioner to cool your home in the first place.

What a lot of people don’t know is that there are different kinds of refrigerant, and that the kind of refrigerant your air conditioner uses has an effect on how it operates. Let’s go over one of the more important comparisons on this topic: r22 refrigerant vs r410.

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Why You Should Have Your Ducts Cleaned This Summer

July 9th, 2018

Duct-CleaningHopefully, you’ve already had your air conditioner professionally checked out by a technician before we could get too far into summer. Even if you have, though, you’re not exactly done preparing your home for summer. There is still at least one thing that you could do to improve your home’s ability to deal with the summer heat, and that’s having your ducts cleaned. Let’s take a look at why you should have your ducts cleaned this summer.

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Help! My Water Heater Isn’t Providing Enough Hot Water!

June 25th, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heater trouble can manifest itself in a number of different ways, depending on the problem. One of the most common symptoms, though, is difficulty providing enough hot water.

Heating difficulties could result from a number of different problems, some of which are relatively minor and some of which need immediate repair. Let’s go over some of those issues below, and what can be done about them.

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Have You Scheduled Air Conditioner Maintenance Yet? You Should!

June 11th, 2018

Air-Conditioning-TechWe’re getting into some serious summer weather now, which means that you’re probably already using your air conditioner on a fairly frequent basis to stay cool. So, to cope with all of that added stress on the system, you’ve definitely already scheduled preventive maintenance for your air conditioner. Right?

You haven’t? Why not?!

Well, if you haven’t had a maintenance appointment and tune-up scheduled for your air conditioner yet this year, don’t worry. It’s not the end of the world, and you still have time to make sure that your system is in the best possible shape for the summer season. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why it’s a good idea to schedule preventive maintenance for your air conditioner before summer gets into full-swing.

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