Comfort First Heating and Cooling, Inc. Blog: Archive for September, 2020

Why Is Scaling a Big Deal for a Water Heater?

Monday, September 28th, 2020

water-heater-tankPerhaps you’ve heard the term “hard water” before. It may sound a little alarming in regards to your water quality, but it’s actually okay–for you that is. It’s another story when it comes to your plumbing system. Hard water is water with a high level of minerals in it. Namely, we mean calcium and magnesium, sometimes even a bit of iron. But like we said, while these are harmless to you, we can’t say the same for your pipes and plumbing appliances.

Scaling–or the deposits that get left behind from hard water–will impact your water heater worse than any other part of your plumbing system. While it’s relatively easy to clean scale out of a faucet, the same can’t be said when it comes to your tank water heater.

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How To Not Neglect Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, September 14th, 2020

image-of-beautiful-home-interiorMost homeowners aren’t aware of this, but the quality of your indoor air can actually be worse than that of outdoors. With more and more folks interested in improving and maintaining their health, it makes sense that you’d want to know how to change this, right? Fortunately, we have some answers.

The thing is, without the right indoor air quality products and services in place, you’re essentially neglecting your indoor air quality, and effectively neglecting the health of your home. You don’t have to neglect this though! Read on to learn how not to.

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Warning: HVAC Equipment Shortages Due to COVID-19 Shutdowns

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

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We’re in the time of year where many customers are calling for HVAC installations and replacements, whether it’s a worn-out AC or they’re shopping for a new heater for the winter. Be forewarned: there are currently equipment shortages nationwide for various AC systems due to COVID-19 manufacturer shutdowns.

If you’re currently in need of AC services, now is the time to schedule them. Customers in the Joliet, IL and surrounding communities should reach out to Comfort First Heating and Cooling Inc. today. We have inventory on hand to keep your HVAC systems running and keep you cool for the remainder of summer.

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