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

Refrigerant 101: What You Should Know

Monday, September 27th, 2021

outdoor-ac-unitDid you know that refrigerant is the substance in your air conditioner that makes the cooling process possible? It shifts between gas and liquid in order to draw heat out of your home and bring chilled air in–which is putting it simply. Homeowners often don’t understand the importance of this chemical blend in their air conditioner, so hearing something like they have a refrigerant leak or their air conditioner needs to be “recharged” might seem odd. We’re here to give you a bit of a run down on refrigerant in your air conditioner and why it matters. Read on!

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Why You Should Only Hire an HVAC Provider for Your Duct Cleaning

Monday, September 13th, 2021

ductwork-running-into-furnaceIf you’re like the average Joliet area homeowner, you probably do not think about your HVAC systems’ ductwork a whole lot, right? That is until something goes wrong with it. This makes sense. After all, ductwork is mostly hidden from your view for a reason. It’s not exactly aesthetically pleasing. You really shouldn’t need to think about your ductwork a whole lot, but it is important that they get attention every now and then.

This includes proper duct cleaning. Duct cleaning is a service that not many people consider, but it’s one that is important to have a qualified HVAC provider for. Trying to attempt duct cleaning on your own may damage the ducts, and may not even be effective while hiring an amateur can have a similar result.

Our professional duct cleaning services are a sure way to clear out your air ducts, helping to improve your home comfort and help your air conditioner and furnace (or heat pump) work more efficiently. Read on to learn more about professional, HVAC professional provided, duct cleaning.

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