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

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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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 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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Don’t Let Your Furnace Mysteriously Break Down

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

toolsMystery breakdowns are some of the worst things that can happen to your home. When you’re having a family party for the holidays or you’re just trying to enjoy a night in, away from chilly temperatures, having your heater suddenly stop working can be devastating. Contacting a technician for expensive furnace repair in San Ramon, CA doesn’t feel much better.

Often, a breakdown can occur because of a more insidious problem that a homeowner couldn’t see coming. However, there are some steps that anyone can take to mitigate this event from happening at such inconvenient times.

We’re going to go into detail about a few major improvements that homeowners could do on their own to generally increase the effectiveness and efficiency of their furnaces or heaters. These quality-of-life improvements can also play a role in preventing breakdowns. Wouldn’t that be better for everyone?

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Don’t Ignore These Furnace Noises

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

woman-reacting-to-loud-noisesThere’s a difference between being ignorant of a furnace noise and flat out ignoring it. We’ll never fault a homeowner for not understanding a sound that comes from their furnace, but at least they’re more likely to call us to have a professional check out the issue. However, homeowners that tend to neglect their furnaces and ignore the sounds that come from them are way more likely to suffer from a system breakdown because the issues that cause strange noises often compound into other problems.

So, if you’re hearing a strange sound coming from your furnace then you’ve got to call our team for furnace repair in Oakland, CA. While we can get into the different noises a heater might make to give you a little bit more insight, there are no DIY solutions that can solve the issue. The only clear solution is calling a professional.

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Why You Should Always Replace Your Filter

Monday, January 20th, 2020

new-HVAC-air-filterKnock knock! Yes, it’s us with our yearly PSA about replacing your furnace filter. We know it was only a few months ago that we were talking about replacing your air conditioner’s filter, but it’s pretty clear that your AC is out of commission and your furnace is the one helping you right now. Furnaces have air filters as well and they need just as much attention as the one in your air conditioner!

So, today we’re going to focus on the wonderful benefits of continuously replacing your furnace’s air filter, since it can play a huge part in preventing costly heating repair in San Ramon, CA. If you’re in the mood to save some money and do a service that’ll keep your system running smoothly, then read on and get ready to replace your filter.

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How to Avoid Furnace Issues This Winter

Monday, November 26th, 2018

furnace venting outsideIt’s that time of year—the time where temperatures begin to cool off and we feel relief from the sweltering summers we experience. Time to turn on our heating systems and bask in the warmth, right? Well not quite—have you scheduled maintenance yet? Preventive heating maintenance isn’t just a fancy idea we throw out there for our best customers—it’s a necessary part of keeping every homeowner’s heater working as efficiently and effectively as possible!

This is a service that should be performed once a year. With professional maintenance, you can count on your furnace lasting as long as it’s meant to, and performing at its best while doing so. Of course, repair needs may crop up during your maintenance appointment, and sometimes even between tune-ups. It’s important to know the signs of these repair needs as well as how to avoid problems with your furnace before winter hits.

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Tips on Getting Your Home Ready for Heating Season

Monday, October 15th, 2018

BurnerHeating season is nearly here, and that means it’s time to get your home ready for it! You don’t want to be caught off-guard when the temperature finally drops and you find yourself in a chilly home, do you? Everyone is going to need slightly different preparations to get their home nice and comfortable during heating season, of course, but in this blog we’d like to cover a few tips that are good for pretty much everyone to follow. With that in mind, let’s get to it!

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