Comfort First Heating and Cooling, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘HVAC Contractor’

The Importance of Routine Furnace Cleaning and Checkups

Monday, October 25th, 2021

comfort-first-logoIf you read the title of this blog post and you’re wondering if cleaning and checking up on your furnace is something you should be doing on a regular basis, not to worry! We don’t expect you to understand the intricacies of your furnace, or how to ensure that it functions as efficiently and effectively as possible for as long as possible. That’s our job! But this does mean that it’s important for you to schedule routine furnace maintenance so that we can help you.

That all said, there is one small DIY furnace maintenance task you can do on your own, and that’s changing the air filter. The air filter that comes standard with your furnace is in place to protect the furnace from dust, dirt, and other debris that can get inside and damage its sensitive components. This air filter should be changed every 1-3 months to ensure proper airflow for your heating system.

Beyond this basic step, professional furnace maintenance should be left to those with the experience and training to do it. Read on to learn why, and why regular cleaning and inspections are so important!

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The Dangers of Hiring an Unlicensed HVAC Contractor

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

smiling-technicianHVAC services are expensive. Installing a new HVAC system is an outright investment and repair, replacement, and maintenance services can also cost you a pretty penny. We understand that you might be tempted to cut corners here and there. There are a lot of points for temptation throughout this process — there are so many unlicensed contractors and amateurs in Joliet.

You might think that you’re cheating the system and still getting a great deal by taking this route. In reality, there are way too many risks involved and too high of a chance of receiving shoddy craftsmanship in your home. Choosing a professional HVAC contractor in Joliet, IL will save you a headache. Contact our team today.

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