Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Let’s Vent About Your Vents

Monday, 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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Is It Time to Replace Your Heater?

Monday, 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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Is Your Heat Exchanger Okay?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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How Do You Know You Need Heater Repair?

Monday, 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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How Expensive Can Heating Repair Be?

Monday, December 7th, 2020

It can be very expensive to deal with a heater that’s constantly on the fritz. Many homeowners believe that this is just the necessary cost of having heat in their home, but there’s another way to deal with this. If more people called for quick repairs, repairs done by a licensed professional, and maintenance on a yearly basis, heaters wouldn’t cost as much money to fix as they do. By the time we get to repairing them, oftentimes they’re in such bad shape that the fixes we make run up a pretty high bill.

So the answer to the question that began this blog post is that yes—heating repair in Walnut Creek, CA can be incredibly expensive. We’re here to tell you that there are ways to mitigate large repair bills. Keep reading as we go into detail about the ways to avoid expensive heating repairs with the help of our team.

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Is Your Heater Operating Safely?

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Think about that question very carefully. If you’re one of the many homeowners in our area that has a gas-powered heating system, then the way it works is going to be fundamental to how safe you feel. A bumping, banging, ancient heating system is going to feel a lot less safe than one that’s been maintained and works as it should. We want your heater to be in the latter category.

So, how can we help you with furnace repair in Alameda, CA? Well, how can you help yourself by calling us when you need our help? That’s a question we seek to answer in this blog post.

Let’s analyze how safely your heating system is running. We’ll go through all of the common problems we run into, why they can be a hindrance to your safety, and what our team can do to help.

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Your Heating Options Explained

Monday, November 9th, 2020

Why is our team called “Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc.?” Well, it’s basically because our main priority is keeping you at home comfortable. This isn’t just in regards to temperatures, but this relates to your heating bills, the frequency of heating repairs, and other things.

If your heater isn’t working with you for one of those aspects, then we’d like to urge you into considering replacing it with one that does. As your comfort specialists (seriously, it’s in our name), we work with each homeowner to get their own unique heating needs met. Your home is different from your neighbor’s, and we completely understand that.

Let the experts on HVAC in Hayward, CA guide you on the different heating options you have available. We’ll talk about what systems can work for your home, and why you should trust us to have them installed and repaired.

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