Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. Blog

How Expensive Can Heating Repair Be?

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?

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

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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Pay Attention to These Water Heater Noises

October 26th, 2020

Water heaters are a vital part of our daily lives. We work on them day in and day out, so we know just how much homeowners depend on them. That means that any issues that surface with a water heater should be addressed as soon as possible. Otherwise, you could see yourself taking a cold shower on the one day you wish you had hot water.

Luckily, many water heater woes can actually be detected by homeowners. We urge people to pay attention to noises that a water heater might make, or for other issues like leaks and puddles so that you can act appropriately and call a professional for water heater service in San Ramon, CA.

From popping sounds to other ticking noises, a water heater can tell you exactly how it’s feeling with the exclamations it makes at night.

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Wind Your AC Down the Right Way

October 12th, 2020

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Are you getting ready to pull your heater out of hibernation and “put your air conditioner away?” Well, before you do that, we’re glad you got to this post. Hold your horses!

Air conditioners should be taken care of when they’re forced to wait for an entire season. After all, you do want your system to be in great shape when you take out next year, right? If you treat it poorly or just put it away hastily without taking note of the issues it’s been causing you, then you’re just going to run into the same problems down the line. Take it from us, your specialists for all things HVAC in Walnut Creek, CA that your air conditioner should be taken care of the right way at the end of the season.

Keep reading for some of our special AC hibernation tips to follow!

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It’s Time to Replace Your Air Filter

September 28th, 2020

ac-unit-and-clipboardIt’s now the end of September and you’re probably thinking to yourself that it’s finally time to stop worrying about your air conditioner. Well, we’re here to be the resonating voice of reason and tell you that’s not exactly true. We’ve got plenty of hot days left here in California, and if you don’t want your air conditioning in Danville, CA to struggle, you’ll need to keep paying close attention to it.

Here’s a question—when was the last time you replaced the air filter in your air conditioner? Has it been a few months? Did you even know that there’s an air filter located in your AC system?

Don’t panic, we get that sentiment all the time. What’s important is that you’ve landed on this blog post here and now. If you keep reading, we’ll talk about why it’s important to replace the air filter in your system on a regular basis.

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It’s Always Bad to Wait When Calling for Repairs

September 14th, 2020

When you purchase other products or services, waiting is always a good thing. Whether you’re waiting to get the right opinion on a car fix, waiting on the money to pay for a new TV, or waiting for the right time to take that vacation, time makes things worthwhile. However, time also degrades HVAC equipment and can send machines into a downward spiral of decay and repair needs. Ultimately, some things can’t wait.

If you know you need air conditioning repair in Dublin, CA and you’ve been holding out, we’re here to talk about why that’s such a bad idea. Waiting for repair needs that are urgently required can often be the difference between a $100 repair bill and a $1000 repair bill. Early repairs are always better than late repairs, and if you keep reading we’ll tell you why.

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4 AC Issues You’ll Want to Know About

August 31st, 2020

While we might be under the impression that summer is starting to wind down, we’d be lying if we said that there weren’t several hot days still ahead. Your air conditioner is still going to be useful well into September, especially here in California. So, in order to talk about something relevant, we’ve decided to discuss some AC issues you could be running into.

Keep in mind that just because it’s late in the Summer doesn’t mean that you can’t call us for air conditioning repair in San Ramon. Actually, on the contrary, our schedules are starting to free up more as fall rolls in, which means we can provide AC help at your convenience.

A struggling AC can be a nuisance, but luckily a more informed homeowner is always going to be better at dealing with those issues. Let’s get you informed on what could be ailing your system!

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Zone Control: A System You Didn’t Know You Needed

August 17th, 2020

How does your air conditioner work? That’s not a hypothetical question, we’re honestly asking if you know how the cooled, conditioned air makes it to the rooms of your home. It travels through ductwork, right? Your ductwork is responsible for keeping your homes consistently cooled to the same temperature.

Sometimes, based on the layout of your home, the condition of your ductwork, or just the material your home is built of, temperatures can fluctuate wildly in different rooms. Your living room might be chilly at 65 degrees but your bedroom might be sitting at 80. There isn’t a setting you could program into your air conditioner to make it work differently.

You have three options. Either you deal with the poor temperature control, call our team for expert opinions on HVAC in Dublin, CA, or you invest in a zone control system. If you’re asking yourself what a zone control system is, then we insist you keep reading!

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Choose the AC System That’s Right for You

August 3rd, 2020

ac-and-ventilation-graphicDid you know that there are other types of air conditioners aside from window units and central AC systems? We’re sorry, we didn’t mean to blow your mind. There have been a lot of advancements in technology for the HVAC industry over the last decade. We’d like to talk about some of these advancements and where they can fit into your life–and your home.

Some homes are just not well-equipped for a central air conditioner. Window units are only applicable for small apartments and one room cooling needs. For everyone else, and there are a lot of people out there who fall under this category, there are heat pumps and ductless mini splits.

If this is the first time you’re hearing about these new types of air conditioners, don’t worry. We’ll go into details about how they work and why they could be your perfect AC installation in San Ramon.

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