Comfort First Heating and Cooling, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Ready to Go Ductless? Know Your Stuff

Monday, June 24th, 2019

ductless-ac-blowing-cold-airAre you ready to upgrade your air conditioner this summer? If you are, make sure that you contact our team today to schedule an appointment. This is the time of year where many people start to reevaluate their home’s air conditioner—this is the right time to do it too. If you’re ready to upgrade your air conditioner, you don’t have to just upgrade to a new central air conditioner. We know that this is the most comfortable next step for a lot of people but there are so many other systems on the market that can do your home a lot of justice. If you want great AC installation in Joliet, IL for your new ductless system, make sure that you contact our team.

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Don’t Run Your AC into the Ground! Common AC Mistakes

Monday, June 10th, 2019

hand-drawing-check-boxDo you ever second guess yourself when you go to turn on your air conditioner? A lot of homeowners pick up tips and tricks from the internet about how to run your air conditioner in an efficient manner. This information is great. The only problem is that it isn’t tailored to the needs of your home—it’s just tailored to the needs of the average American home.

Now we don’t expect you to swap out your current novel with your air conditioner’s manual, but we do want you to know the best AC practices. If you want to know the most common AC operation mistakes, keep reading below. And, if you need air conditioning service in Joliet, IL, make sure you come to our team.  

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Did You Have AC Problems Last Summer? Address Them Now

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Air-Conditioning-TechIt’s time to prepare your home for summer. If you had problems with your air conditioner last summer, make sure that you don’t bring these issues into this upcoming season. You don’t have to muddle through air conditioner trouble just because you’re dreading paying for repair services. When you come to our team you can get top-tier service at affordable prices. We make sure all our technicians are highly trained and able to alleviate all your air conditioning problems quickly and efficiently.

If you’re looking great top-tier air conditioning service in Joliet, IL then make sure that you contact our professionals as soon as possible. We can help you get your air conditioning system in great shape in preparation for summer.

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The Benefits of High Efficiency HVAC Equipment

Monday, May 13th, 2019

tools-in-pocketIf you’re trying to save on your energy expenses then the best place to start is with your HVAC equipment. HVAC equipment is typically the primary use of energy in a home—yours probably isn’t an exception. Joliet is one of those places where you rely heavily upon an air conditioner or heater for the majority of the year. There aren’t many times when you can describe our weather as “mild.” That dependency on your HVAC system really adds up. If you’re looking to make some changes that will help you save money you can start by maintaining and/or upgrading your HVAC equipment.

Unfortunately, the details of HVAC equipment aren’t always so straightforward. If you’re looking for high-efficiency HVAC in Joliet, IL but you’re overwhelmed by the options, make sure you contact our team. We have a full staff of educated technicians ready to guide you through the process.

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It’s Time to Start Getting Your AC Ready for Spring!

Monday, April 29th, 2019

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If you think that you can just switch on your air conditioner and start cooling your home as the temperatures heat up this spring you’re in for an unpleasant surprise. Sure, you might be able to cool off your home without a hitch for a while but neglecting your air conditioner like this puts you at risk of a system break down. You need to tune up your air conditioner in preparation for spring weather.

If you need air conditioning service in Homer Glen, IL then make sure you contact our team. We understand what it takes to fine tune your air conditioner and we can perform the service you need quickly and for a fair price. If you’re ready to get your AC prepped for spring make the smart choice and call our team.

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Air Conditioning Tips to Keep Your System Healthy

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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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3 Warning Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs

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

Monday, 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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Have You Scheduled Air Conditioner Maintenance Yet? You Should!

Monday, 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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