Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. Blog : Archive for June, 2016

Is a Clean Air Filter Really That Important?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

There’s no denying that with summer officially here, temperatures are climbing. As they do, you’ll be putting a lot more value in the reliable, efficient operation of your air conditioning system. However, there are many homeowners who skip out on some of the very basic maintenance tasks that are required to make sure their air conditioner performs as it should all season long.

Scheduling routine professional maintenance for your air conditioner is important, sure. However there is one task that you can and should be doing on your own, much more often than your once or twice yearly maintenance appointment. This task is changing the air filter. Keep reading to learn why this is such an important step to take before each cooling season.

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How to Make the Most of the Energy Upgrade California Savings

Monday, June 20th, 2016

When it comes to using the many appliances in your home, naturally you want to do so in the most cost-effective way possible. These days, everybody is looking at how to cut down on their energy use. Cutting down though shouldn’t mean sacrificing. You should still be able to use your HVAC system as much as you need to, as well as other appliances in your home.

So there needs to be a way to find a balance. Home comfort should never be sacrificed to save energy. Instead you can do things like change your energy habits, upgrade to energy-efficient appliances, and seal air leaks around your home. The Energy Upgrade California  page offers an infographic that shows 8 energy-efficient steps you can take to optimize your home for savings and comfort. We’ve highlighted these tips below:

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Is a Bigger Air Conditioning System Better?

Monday, June 13th, 2016

One of the most frequent types of repair call that we get throughout the summer is from homeowners who say their air conditioner simply isn’t performing up to par. It’s not cooling their home the way it should be, leaving their home uncomfortably warm during the summer days.

Temperatures in our area have already been increasing, and the official start of summer is just a couple short weeks away. So naturally, you want to make sure you have an air conditioner that is able to handle the heat. If you’re thinking of replacing your system this season, you might be tempted to go bigger, thinking this means your AC will perform better.

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Common Signs of Air Conditioner Problems

Monday, June 6th, 2016

It’s true that we haven’t quite begun to see the effects of summer, but local homeowners know that it is only a matter of time before high temperatures are upon is. This makes now the perfect time to check your air conditioning system for damage. You still have time to have repairs done now before the real heat hits.

Be sure to take notice of any warning signs that may indicate problems with your air conditioner. And when you do spot a problem, turn off your system and call in a repair service as quickly as you can. Attempting to fix an issue on your own can actually do more harm than good to the system, and continuing to run the system despite a problem can do the same.

So what are some signs to watch out for?

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