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

What Are the Benefits of a Furnace?

Monday, November 26th, 2018

hvac-technician-inspecting-furnaceAre you looking to install a new heating system in your home before winter? Homeowners have more options than ever for heating systems from furnaces to boilers or ductless systems. But how do you determine which one is right for you? Furnaces are the most common heating system in America because they’re so effective and energy efficient. We suggest this system to many homeowners. If you need expert furnace services in Joliet, then contact our team. If you want to know how a furnace can benefit your home, then keep reading below.

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How Your Furnace Affects Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, November 12th, 2018

virus cells on a dark backgroundYour furnace is the reason your home stays comfortable all winter long here in Joliet, but without the proper maintenance, you can decrease your indoor air quality in the process. There are many aspects of your furnace and overall HVAC system that need annual maintenance to remain fully functional. If you’re suffering from the effects of low indoor air quality this winter then consider upgrading your Joliet, IL home with one of our indoor air quality services.

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The Importance of Furnace Maintenance

Monday, November 5th, 2018

BurnerHeating season is here, which means it’s time to get your furnace in proper shape to deal with the next few months. You’re going to be putting the system under a lot of strain over the next few months, which is why it’s so important that you schedule preventive maintenance for it. The last thing you want is to have your furnace break down on you in the middle of the coldest months of the year. Preventive maintenance is the single greatest thing you can do to ensure that your furnace stays as healthy as possible over the fall and winter season. Read on to find out why you should be scheduling this for your system as soon as possible.

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Why It’s a Good Idea to Have Your Air Ducts Cleaned

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Duct-CleaningHaving your air ducts cleaned may seem like a pretty minor thing compared to the rest of the HVAC services you often schedule. How important can cleaning your ducts out really be compared to making sure that your air conditioner or heater are working properly? Here’s the thing, though. While it may seem like your ducts are just a minor part of the entire HVAC system, they’re actually very important to the operation of both. If you want to keep your various climate control systems functioning properly, and keep your indoor air quality high this season, then you should make sure that you get your ducts cleaned.

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Why Do I Need to Get My Air Conditioning System Cleaned?

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Air-FilterWhen people think of air conditioning maintenance, they often think of fixing or even replacing worn out parts to keep the system running smoothly. That is certainly a big part of it, but it’s not the only thing you need to do to keep your air conditioner in good shape.

You also should have your air conditioner cleaned at least once a year in order to keep it functioning properly. Why is it so important to have the air conditioner professionally cleaned? Have a look below.

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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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Why You Should Have Your Ducts Cleaned This Summer

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Duct-CleaningHopefully, you’ve already had your air conditioner professionally checked out by a technician before we could get too far into summer. Even if you have, though, you’re not exactly done preparing your home for summer. There is still at least one thing that you could do to improve your home’s ability to deal with the summer heat, and that’s having your ducts cleaned. Let’s take a look at why you should have your ducts cleaned this summer.

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Help! My Water Heater Isn’t Providing Enough Hot Water!

Monday, June 25th, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heater trouble can manifest itself in a number of different ways, depending on the problem. One of the most common symptoms, though, is difficulty providing enough hot water.

Heating difficulties could result from a number of different problems, some of which are relatively minor and some of which need immediate repair. Let’s go over some of those issues below, and what can be done about them.

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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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