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

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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Why Your Air Conditioner is Making Those Odd Noises

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Air-ConditionerSummer is the most likely season for air conditioners to develop issues. They’re placed under a lot more stress than at other times of year, and the added wear and tear makes it more likely for various parts to break down. It’s important that you get your air conditioner checked out by a professional if you notice any signs that it’s malfunctioning in some way. Let’s take a look at one of the more common signs that your air conditioner is malfunctioning in some way: odd noises.

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3 Signs That You Should Replace Your Air Conditioner

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Central-Air-ConditioningSummer is not far off, which means that now is a great time to check if your air conditioner is up to the task of getting you through another summer. If the system you’re using now isn’t really up to the task of keeping you cool over the next few months, it’s a good idea to replace it now rather than wait for it to break down completely. You don’t want to be without an air conditioner any longer than you have to in the middle of the hottest months of the year, after all. Let’s take a look at three signs that you should absolutely replace your air conditioner before summer arrives.

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Tips for Increasing Your Air Conditioner Efficiency This Summer

Monday, April 30th, 2018

air-conditioner-techWe’re finally getting up into the high 70’s on a semi-regular basis, which means that summer is just around the corner. Before you go cranking your air conditioner all the way up, though, you should have a look below at some of the tips we’ve outlined for keeping your system as efficient as possible. Follow our guidelines, and you won’t have to worry about your system failing you when you need it the most. No one wants to be without a reliable air conditioner in the middle of summer, after all.

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