Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. Blog

Let’s Vent About Your Vents

April 12th, 2021

Ugh! This must be the third time this month that you’ve cleaned off your vents, or that you’ve contemplated opening them up to see why they won’t keep your home comfortable. You get your HVAC system maintained yearly, you even invested in an air filtration system to block out contaminants, so what gives? Why are your air vents dirty and why don’t they work properly?

Well, if the answer were simple, then we wouldn’t be writing a whole blog post about it, would we? In fact, there could be a variety of things negatively impacting your air vents and air ducts. We’re here to narrow down that list and provide support for your HVAC in Oakland, CA.

You know, you could just stop reading and call our team if you know what kind of help you want. Or if you’re more comfortable, take a look below at some common air vent problems and then call us for our professional advice!

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We Are Now a Generac Dealer!

April 2nd, 2021

Generac generators are some of the best products in the industry. They’re vital for homes that want long-lasting electrical solutions when the power goes out. That’s why we’ve worked hard to become a Generac dealer so that we can start installing Generac whole-home generators. These are not the types of portable generators that you can install from your local hardware superstore, these are high-quality generators that last for a decade or more.

We not only offer home comfort and water heaters, but we can also help homeowners provide cheap and abundant power to their homes when power lines fail. If you think your home could use a Generac whole-house generator, then call our team today. We’ll walk you through the whole process and make sure it gets set up perfectly.

Contact Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. for comprehensive generator services.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Heater?

March 29th, 2021

That’s a very good question, and something that we’re honestly trying to get homeowners to think about more. Heaters aren’t meant to last forever, but we would never want you to replace your heating system before it actually needs to be replaced, right? After all, you want to have your heating system run for as long as possible, just like you would a car or a phone. If it’s worth over a thousand dollars to install, then you really should try to get your money’s worth.

That being said, a heater that runs beyond its lifespan can quickly siphon money out of your pocket with high heating bills, expensive repairs, and poor comfort. We’ll go into the specifics of when to call us for heater repair in Walnut Creek, CA, and when it’s finally time to call it quits and invest in heater replacement services.

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Leaky Ducts Are a BIG Problem

March 15th, 2021

Having leaky ducts in your home might not sound like that big of a deal, but they are. While people associate plumbing leaks with mold growth and other terrible consequences, what can be so bad about air leaking from your ducts? Well, this can be an expensive problem that will give you some headaches down the line.

Leaking air can stress your air conditioner and heater out, it can raise your energy bills substantially, and also cause your home to feel less comfortable. All that conditioned air you’re paying for could be flying right out of your home from under your nose without duct sealing in San Ramon, CA.

Not only do we want to talk about why leaking ducts are bad, but we also want to talk about why duct sealing services are so good! Keep reading to find out.

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Is Your Heat Exchanger Okay?

March 1st, 2021

This is a question we get from homeowners pretty often. If it’s not a question you’ve asked a professional before, then you might want to add it to your list of questions. And, if you’re one of the many homeowners who doesn’t even know what the heat exchanger is, then you’re in the right place!

We don’t discriminate in this blog against those familiar or unfamiliar with HVAC technology. All we’re concerned with is providing quality heater repair in Oakland, CA. In order to do that, we need to educate homeowners on the most sensitive component of their heating system—the heat exchanger.

Let’s talk in-depth about what a heat exchanger is, how it works, and how you can tell if there’s something wrong with it. Call us by the time you reach the end of this blog so we can help relieve your problems.

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Why Our Furnace Services Are Different

February 15th, 2021

No two contractors are the same! You probably knew that already, but there’s a reason we’re bringing it up in our blog post today. While contractors might come in all shapes and sizes, they also come with different plans, equipment, promotions, customer service, and experience. There’s actually a huge difference when you call our team for furnace service than when you call someone else.

If you’re wondering what exactly makes our furnace service in Fremont, CA different, now you’re asking the right questions. Is it our deep roots in family values? Or is it our ongoing commitment to energy efficiency and high-tech equipment that is eco-friendly? Or perhaps it’s all of the above and more?

Keep reading and we promise you’ll get a few reasons why it’s never a bad idea to give our team a call for your furnace tune-up, installation, repair, or replacement.

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Stay Comfy With These 5 Tips

February 1st, 2021

We’re the experts on staying comfy. No, seriously, it’s in our name. When it comes to HVAC technology, how it relates to you, and how you can better stay comfortable during a chilly winter season, then we’re the team to turn to. Our team is professional, experienced, and we really know our way around these kinds of systems.

Okay, we’ll stop tooting our own horn. But we’re not joking when we say that we can help you stay comfy. Sure, you could only call us when you need heater repair in Hayward, CA on those odd years where something is wrong. Or you can do things like invest in maintenance services and follow these 5 tips so that your heater does a better job keeping your home cozy.

 

We’re going to break down some of the important things to remember about using your heater this season.

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A Neglected Furnace Is a Recipe for Disaster

January 18th, 2021

technician-working-on-furnaceFurnaces aren’t supposed to have safety issues. While people might think because combustion is occuring, that gas furnaces are dangerous pieces of equipment, it’s simply not as true as you’d think. It’s true that furnaces burn natural gas to heat your air, but they’re built with the durability and resilience to go their entire lifespan without a safety issue—if they’re maintained or repaired correctly.

That’s a big if! Don’t become complacent because we’re telling you that a gas furnace is safe. It can easily become dangerous if you ignore a necessary furnace repair in Dublin, CA and mistakenly believe that your system is immune to problems like this. Our team can not only get to the bottom of your heater issue, but we can make sure that no safety concerns are sitting on the horizon. Ready to get started?

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Save Water, Help Your Water Heater

January 4th, 2021

Here’s a fact we bet you didn’t know about your water heater: when more water passes through it, it suffers from wear and tear than it wouldn’t otherwise. This isn’t a bad thing, because we wouldn’t tell you not to use your water heater. It’s precisely why you got a water heater, right?

We are here to tell you that there are ways to conserve water that you might not have ever thought about. These conservation techniques can make your life easier because they reduce the strain on your water heater. You’ll save money down the line and you won’t need to call as often as normal for services on your water heater in San Ramon, CA. Basically, these tips we’re about to share with you can help the environment and your wallet in one fell swoop. So, what do you say?

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How Do You Know You Need Heater Repair?

December 21st, 2020

Think about all the blog posts you see, the ads on your computer, and the commercials on TV that talk about how to tell you that you need to see a doctor. While it might sound like a silly question, it’s 100% serious. How can you tell that you need help from a professional? This is a point that we want to address head-on in today’s blog post regarding your home comfort system.

Not every homeowner knows the ins and outs of their heating system. They know it makes a noise when it turns on but they don’t know what noise it should make. They know that heated air should come from their vents, but they don’t know how hot the air should be. All of these things signal an unfamiliarity with heating systems where a professional can help. We’ll go over some basic ways you can tell that you need heating repair in Walnut Creek, CA.

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