Comfort First Heating and Cooling, Inc. Blog: Archive for August, 2021

Tips for Keeping Your 2-Story Home Cool

Monday, August 16th, 2021

outdoor-ac-unitIf you have a large home in the Joliet area, then you want to keep your home cool as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, right? After all, not only is there high heat to tackle in our area but humidity as well. This can make for a very uncomfortable environment, without the right air conditioning system in place.

And even if you do have the right system in place, you want to make sure you’re using it well. We mean, using it in a way that doesn’t necessarily waste energy and leave you spending way more than you should have to. Read on as we uncover some AC tips for 2-story households.

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Ice On Your AC Coils? Here’s What To Do!

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

comfort-first-logoThere’s a relatively common myth around air conditioners. It’s that ice is a normal part of the cooling process. This makes sense after all, right? AC systems chill the air, so if it’s cold enough, ice will develop, right?

It’s easy for us to understand why homeowners would jump to this conclusion. Unfortunately, however, it is incorrect. Believing in this myth can do your air conditioner a lot of harm. Ice development on an air conditioner is a fairly serious problem and can lead to a number of other problems for the AC system.

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