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

Humidifier Installation: Don’t Settle for Chronically Dry Air

Monday, September 26th, 2016

The official start of fall has come and gone, and although our recent temperatures don’t exactly make that apparent, the drop in humidity levels is a sign that a seasonal change is indeed upon us. With that dry air comes discomfort, and also unhealthy conditions for your home and your family.

Fortunately, there is a solution to this—you don’t have to settle for dry air. Contact us today to learn more about our high quality humidifiers, and in the meantime keep reading to learn about some of the benefits of such a system.

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It’s Time to Start Thinking about Heater Maintenance

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Fall is here! Okay, maybe not quite yet. The official start of fall is in just a few days, but it will still be some time before we start feeling the effects of cooling weather. However, it’s not too early to start at least thinking about your heating system and whether it’s ready for this coming winter.

Regular preventive maintenance helps you make sure that your heating system runs as efficiently as it should. It also lessens your susceptibility to larger emergency repairs later on. Read on to learn more about the various benefits of routine heater maintenance.

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Is Your Thermostat the Cause of Your Cooling System Problem?

Monday, September 12th, 2016

If your air conditioner fails to cool your home as effectively as it used to, or if it’s costing more to run, your immediate thought is likely going to be that something has gone wrong with the system itself. You may be concerned about the cost of repairs—or worse, replacement. Before your mind shifts to panic mode, however, keep in mind that your thermostat might actually be the component causing the problem.

Your thermostat serves as the brain for your HVAC system, meaning that it’s a very important component. Dealing with a malfunctioning, outdated, or failed thermostat is a lot easier to deal with than a failed condenser unit or compressor! Keep reading to learn how your thermostat may be the issue.

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Should I Be Changing My Air Conditioner’s Filter Now?

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

The air filter that comes standard with your HVAC system is there to protect the interior of the unit from dust, dirt, and other debris that may enter it. Without routinely swapping out clogged filters, your cooling system will begin to lose energy efficiency, and its components will start to deteriorate. It can also cause ice to begin forming along the evaporator coil—which despite common belief is not normal.

But how do you know when you should change the air filter? The short answer is “it depends.” Less expensive filters require changing more often than their more expensive counterparts due to how they’re made, for example. Keep reading to learn more.

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