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

Keep Your Air Safe and Clean

Monday, September 13th, 2021

Air filters are powerful devices that can help eliminate contaminants in your air. Before we get into the specifics, we want to provide you with a little bit of direction if you’re on the fence about purchasing an air filter.

First of all, they work as intended. As homes get inundated with smoke and other particles from nearby wildfires and other natural events, air filters are the first line of defense. They can quickly weed out smoke particles and keep your air feeling fresh and safe. People with serious allergies or asthma can rest easy knowing that any large particles that might trigger an attack can be targeted and held back by a properly sized air filter in Pleasanton, CA.

Now, let’s get into the science behind these systems. We’ll talk about just how they’re able to eliminate pollutants and keep your air safe.

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3 Good Reasons to Invest in an Air Purifier

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Enjoying clean indoor air is essential for your health and comfort. Unfortunately, the world is full of pollution and contaminants in the air. Investing in an air purifier in Oakland, CA, might be the ideal solution to help you and your family remain safe from the harmful effects of air pollution and get better indoor air quality.

Air purifiers serve various functions, including removing unpleasant odors from the indoor air, trapping allergens, and reducing the spread of harmful microbes.

Are you on the fence about buying an air purifier for your home? This post will discuss three excellent reasons to invest in one of these systems.

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Leaky Ducts Are a BIG Problem

Monday, 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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Safer, Healthier, Cleaner: Invest in an Air Purifier

Monday, July 20th, 2020

What constitutes safe air? What about clean air? One person’s home might feel cleaner than another’s, and vice versa. These questions aren’t meant to blow your mind, they’re meant to get you thinking about systems that can better make your home’s air clean, safe, and comfortable. By utilizing technology like an air purifier, you can eliminate odors and harmful germs that can make you sick and unhappy.

Air purifiers in San Ramon, CA have improved drastically over just the last couple of years. It’s worth doing a bit of researching to seeing how these systems work and how they can benefit you. Do you have a specific budget or type of home that gets stuffy? We assure you that there’s an air purifier that will work for you.

Give us a call and ask us about our air purifier options. Keep reading and we’ll give you some details.

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Should Your Ducts Be Tested?

Monday, April 13th, 2020

air-duct-checkDuct testing is an important service that we offer, but so many homeowners just don’t take advantage of it when they should. With the amount of money we spend on energy to have our heaters and air conditioners treating the air in our homes, the least we could do is ensure that our ducts are in good condition.

What happens when your ducts aren’t in good condition? Well, below we’re going to break down just why duct testing in Walnut Creek is so vital. Without knowing exactly how well your air ducts function, it’s going to be impossible to accurately save money with air conditioning efficiency. You’ll be spending more money on a struggling system that’s losing precious air because your ducts aren’t in good condition to keep your home comfortable.

So, let’s talk about the benefits of air ducts that are in good condition, a result you can only get from having them tested in the first place!

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How Duct Cleaning Helps Both Your Energy Efficiency and Indoor Air Quality

Monday, August 6th, 2018

air-conditioner-fanYour heating and air conditioning systems are more than just their main bodies. There are also the ducts to consider, the network that moves air throughout the home during operation. A lot of homeowners neglect their ducts, though not intentionally. The ducts simply don’t advertise when they’re in need of professional services. Keeping your ducts healthy is an important part of maintaining the overall health of your heating and air conditioning systems, as well as improving your indoor air quality.

If you want to keep your air conditioner as efficient as possible, and improve your air quality at the same time, read on to find out how duct cleaning can help you.

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4 Methods to Fending Off Spring Allergies

Monday, February 20th, 2017

fending-off-spring-allergiesWhile many parts of the country are still dealing with heavy snow and not even thinking about springtime yet, some warming trends in our area are a good reminder that spring isn’t all that far off. While many look forward to this time of the year—after all it does get quite beautiful in this area of California—it’s a source of concern for those of us who suffer from allergies and/or asthma.

The air quality in our area isn’t as bad as some smoggier conditions down south, but still, springtime kicks up dust, dirt, pollen, and other debris. And according to WebMD, your indoor air quality can actually be worse than that outdoors. Fortunately, there are a number of Pleasanton, CA indoor air quality products and services that can help with this issue.

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Is it Time For You to Get Your Ducts Sealed?

Monday, January 16th, 2017

With a good amount of rain expected this week, it’s time to start thinking about the quality of your indoor air. Rain tends to pick up allergens such as dust and pollen, affecting allergy sufferers and healthy homeowners alike. If those allergens make their way into your living space, you could have a problem on your hands. But that’s precisely what can happen if you have damaged ductwork.

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What Is an Air Scrubber and How Will It Benefit Me?

Monday, December 19th, 2016

When you think about indoor air quality, you likely consider the temperature of your home, and perhaps even the relative humidity levels. These factors are both very important to your comfort. However, they are not the only things you should keep in mind. Good indoor air quality is achieved by not only maintaining comfortable temperatures and humidity, but also by eliminating unhealthy contaminants that may be in your home with the right air purification system.

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Duct Cleaning for a More Efficient HVAC System

Monday, October 17th, 2016

If you’re like the average homeowner, you probably don’t give much thought to the ductwork responsible for moving conditioned air from your cooling system through the vents. However, since we’re at the tail end of summer, giving your system many months to accumulate dirt and dust, now is the time to start thinking about those air ducts.

If left to build-up, a layer of dirt and dust can cause problems for your household and your air conditioning system. This is a great time to catch up on some maintenance by scheduling a ductwork cleaning appointment with our team.

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