Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. Blog : Archive for July, 2017

Understanding the Role of Refrigerant in Your AC

Monday, July 24th, 2017

refrigerant-role-air-conditionerIf you are like most homeowners, it’s very likely that you don’t even realize just how your cooling system’s refrigerant is one of the most vital components there is to an air conditioner. Without the right level of refrigerant—refrigerant charge—your air conditioner simply cannot do its job at all.

Therefore, it’s vital that you understand the basics of how refrigerant works, and understand that if you are losing this important fluid, that you have a leak. Many homeowners mistakenly assume that air conditioners use up refrigerant like a car uses up gasoline, but this is simply not the case.

Of course, if you do have a refrigerant leak, then we are the team to call for quality AC repairs in Hayward, CA. In the meantime though, we’ve provided some insight below into the importance of this cooling system component.

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Is It Time for a New Air Conditioner?

Monday, July 10th, 2017

new-air-conditioner-timeWe’ve hit that point that we’re looking toward some consistently hot weather. If you aren’t careful to make the appropriate preparations for summer weather now, you may find yourself in a pretty uncomfortable situation when the hot temperatures reach their peak. Preventive maintenance is typically the top of the list for summer AC care.

However, even with timely preventive maintenance appointments, your air conditioner might still not be up to the task of getting you through another summer. If your AC system has reached the age of 10 to 15 years, then it may be time to replace your Fremont, CA air conditioner. But how do you know for sure?

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