Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Alameda’

Get Your Water Heater Installed the Right Way

Monday, May 10th, 2021

Water heaters are complex systems. This isn’t just because they heat the water that you depend on, it’s because decade after decade they’ve become more energy-efficient and effective at providing fast and reliable hot water. These improvements are from some serious upgrades in technology recently, which then makes these systems (which used to be fairly simple) complicated and require professional service.

Unfortunately, many problems we see with water heater installation in Alameda, CA can be relegated to the fact that homeowners went out of their way to hire the cheapest amateur they could find. Whether it was a trusty neighbor or a family friend that’s handy with tools, amateurs are a dime a dozen these days and we understand the proclivity to hire one. However, installing your water hater the wrong way can cost you a lot more than you might think. Read on to learn more.

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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 Guide for Dealing with Mild Summers

Monday, May 11th, 2020

technician-shaking-hands-with-customerNot many people outside of the Bay Area understand just how mild our climate is. They think “Oh, California, that means scorching hot temperatures for half of the year,” but that’s really not even close. Our summers can get a little warm and humid, but not nearly as hot as notorious locations in Southern California, and our winters still hit with a strong chill. That means the name of the game here is finding appropriate HVAC equipment that can help your home deal with mild temperatures.

So today, apart from our usual talk about air conditioners, we’re going to talk about what type of technology is best suited for dealing with a mild climate, and how you can more efficiently and affordably make your home comfortable throughout the whole year. Whether that’s with a central AC through our AC services in Alameda, CA, or through the purchase of a new heat pump, the choice is ultimately yours!

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Boost Your HVAC Efficiency This Summer with These Simple Tips

Monday, May 13th, 2019

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Any air conditioning system in the San Ramon area will get a tough workout during the summer. Fortunately, modern central air conditioning systems are durable and can take the heat while dishing out the cold.

But how much do you expect to pay for your AC to tackle the summer weather this year? The costs of keeping cool can be steep—although you may be paying more than you have to. There are many ways an air conditioning system can lose its energy efficiency and start raising utility bills. But there are also many ways to boost an air conditioner’s energy efficiency and cut down on costs. Below are a few tips for improving the energy efficiency of your AC this summer season.

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Why Your Heater Is Making Odd Noises

Monday, December 10th, 2018

woman covering her ears, imposed on a white backgroundA heating system may break down with little to no warning at all. It will go from seemingly operating “just fine” throughout the day and night to suddenly halting, or just not turning on at all. This is uncommon, particularly if you had fall maintenance. Even with that tune-up though, unless there’s a sudden electrical failure, a furnace or heating system usually gives off some sign it’s about to fail.

Often, this sign is a loud and/or unfamiliar noise. It may be accompanied by some unusual performance from your heating system, but this isn’t always the case. We don’t encourage you to try to repair the system on your own, but at least you can be prepared with what might be going on, before you call a pro for expert heater repair in Alameda, CA.

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