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

Can You Match a Heat Pump With Solar Energy?

Monday, May 9th, 2022

The short answer is absolutely! But we’ve got plenty of customers and friends that want to learn more about how these two systems work together. Heat pumps are cooling and heating systems that work to move heat inside or outside of your house depending on the season and comfort preference of the owner. And solar energy systems power all of the appliances in a home using the power of the sun. When you mix both of these units together, you really get something special.

Imagine taking all of the guilt out of running your air conditioning system because it’s being powered by the sun, which is not only free, but eco-friendly? Doesn’t that sound lovely?

Well, today we’re going to talk about the steps you can take to match both of these systems together to ensure that you get the best, most efficient heat pump installation in Walnut Creek, CA.

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Get Your Smoking Furnace Fixed ASAP

Monday, March 28th, 2022

Smoke is never something you want to see inside your home. It’s a major disruption, and in pretty much all cases signals trouble. This is certainly the case when it comes to furnaces, where smoke can be a telltale indicator of a problem that needs to be addressed. In most cases, this will have to do with a functional issue, like a broken-down component or overheated system. In this article, we’ll review some of the most common reasons furnaces emit smoke.

Just remember that your home’s safety and comfort should be the highest priorities. Take some time to investigate the air quality and scent of your air and make sure you call a professional when you encounter a smoking furnace. Our team has what it takes to alleviate the problem and keep you safe.

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Furnace Problems Can Turn Dangerous

Monday, December 20th, 2021

If your furnace is making strange noises at night or it’s beginning to smell like an old toaster oven, then you might have some problems that require professional furnace repair in Walnut Creek, CA. This is the first point that we want to address in this blog post, that any of these signs mean you need to get help from a licensed and certified HVAC professional like the ones on our team. Don’t try to open your furnace up on your own, because you might do more harm than good!

The biggest reason why we steer homeowners away from doing their own DIY furnace repairs is because of safety. Furnaces, especially gas furnaces, create a lot of heat and exhaust fumes that are dangerous to inhale. Only trained individuals who know exactly how these systems operate should work on them, and here are a few reasons why.

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Is a Booming Furnace Dangerous?

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

What a good question! If we could give you a yes or no answer, we’d be a little stuck. On one hand, we want to be absolutely honest, so we’d tell you that it might not mean that you’re in imminent danger. However, safety is always the number one priority, so we’d be irresponsible not to tell you that a booming furnace can be dangerous. It really depends on your furnace, your situation, and the time it’s gone without professional care.

We know that it might not be as helpful to hear that your furnace might need heating repair in Walnut Creek, CA. But we’ll spend this blog post explaining to you why a booming furnace might be a danger to your home and what you can do about it. We’ll start with what the booming noise is, and end with some steps you can take to fix it.

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5 AC Efficiency Tips That Can Benefit You

Monday, August 16th, 2021

AC efficiency is one of the highest priorities from our perspective. If you’re paying too much for your air conditioner, then one of the following things is going on—

  • You’re dealing with a problem in your air conditioner that needs to be repaired by a professional.
  • You’re paying too much for monthly energy costs because the system isn’t running as efficiently as it should, due to old age or missed maintenance.
  • Your air conditioner is running incorrectly, and a few changes in lifestyle and behavior could help it run smoothly.

Today we’re going to address all of these points and most importantly give you a few tips that could help you achieve higher efficiency levels. Some of these are simple tasks like changing your air filter and turning the thermostat up, and others are calling us to schedule air conditioning repair in Walnut Creek, CA.

Let’s get to it!

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Are Central ACs Still Worth the Investment?

Monday, July 19th, 2021

As the peak summer season continues, the temperatures are only going to get hotter. Having a properly functioning air conditioning system that can fulfill your cooling needs is a necessity if you want to stop the hot weather from ruining your week. If it is time to invest in a new air conditioning system, you might be wondering whether you should stick with the good ol’ central air conditioner or invest in a different cooling solution.

Investing in air conditioning in Walnut Creek, CA, is not an easy decision to make. The unit you purchase now should provide for your home’s cooling needs for at least the next 10 years. A new air conditioner is also expensive. It is important to make the right investment that can give you your money’s worth.

Are you wondering whether a central air conditioner is worth the cost? This post will tell you about when a central AC could be worth the cost for your home.

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Springtime AC FAQ

Monday, May 24th, 2021

It’s not quite the summer season, which means that our air conditioners aren’t getting the constant use that they will experience in a few months. This is a good thing, because it’s a brief moment where our energy bills are lower and we can actually enjoy the nice weather without feeling miserable from the scorching summer heat. That being said, as much as you don’t want to think about your air conditioner, it’s the best time to. You’ll want to get it maintained and, if necessary, fixed before the summer hits—and believe us, it’s going to hit hard this year!

Do you have burning questions about your air conditioner? Are you a little unclear as to whether or not you need air conditioning repair in Walnut Creek, CA? Then this is the blog post for you. Keep reading as we get into the details of some of our most frequently asked questions.

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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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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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