Comfort Zone Heating & Cooling Blog

Is Your AC Not Cooling Your Home? Let’s Find Out Why

April 25th, 2016

The temperature is rising, and it’s not surprising, since summer is not that far away. But it’s easier to handle hotter weather when you have a dependable air conditioning system at work in your home.

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Watch Out for Short-Cycling in Your Air Conditioning System

April 18th, 2016

As you start to use your home’s air conditioning system more and more as the weather turns warmer, pay attention to any peculiarities in its operation. You want to catch warning signs of a malfunction early on so you can have them fixed and the AC fully prepared for the hottest weather of the middle of the year.

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Have You Installed Your Programmable Thermostat Yet?

April 11th, 2016

Earlier this year we briefly discussed the benefits of going programmable when it comes to your thermostat. We want to stress the fact that your thermostat should operate in alignment with your family’s use of your home. If you are still using a manual thermostat, you are not heating or cooling your home efficiently. A modern thermostat—a programmable thermostat in particular—is a very wise and beneficial investment for many reasons, which we’ve outlined below.

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Should You Replace Your Air Conditioning System This Spring?

April 4th, 2016

We’ve written during the last few weeks about how important it is that you schedule air conditioning maintenance this spring before the hot weather arrives. Maintenance gives your home’s AC the best chance to make it through the summer without running into malfunctions that will require emergency repairs. It also helps the air conditioner run without wasting energy.

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The Importance of the Compressor in Your Air Conditioning System

March 28th, 2016

As we move into spring, air conditioning systems will start to perform more and more work to keep houses cooled down. The stress level will rise as the summer approaches, which is why it’s vital that you have your residential AC professionally maintained at this time of the year. This inspection and tune-up from HVAC technicians will give your air conditioner the best chance to make it through the hot summer with minimal problems.

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Watch for These Early Season Air Conditioning Problems!

March 21st, 2016

Spring has now officially arrived, and that means we can soon anticipate rising temperatures as we start the upward climb toward summer. There will still be some cool days ahead, but you can expect to have your air conditioning system operating on a regular basis fairly soon. Make sure that you schedule regular maintenance for it so that technicians can catch any potential issues that may require repairs. This is the best way to prep an AC for the rigors of the summer.

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Maintenance Is Absolutely Necessary for Your AC This Spring

March 14th, 2016

The official start of spring is almost here, and temperatures are warming up. You’re probably looking forward to the change in the weather—but you also need to make sure your home’s cooling system is prepared as well. Simply turning the air conditioner on and then trusting that it’ll do the work you need from it all the way until fall is risky. The air conditioner must have an inspection and tune-up during the early spring to see that it can handle the immense stress of working long hours for months on end.

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It’s Almost Spring: Here’s Some “Spring Cleaning” Tips for Your HVAC System

March 7th, 2016

It’s already March, and the first day of spring is coming up. But March is a strange month for the weather, shifting seemingly on a whim from warm to cold conditions. You still need your heater working during this time, but you should also think about preparing the air conditioning system. Below we have some advice for “spring cleaning” with your HVAC system so that you still receive the heating quality you need while also prepping the air conditioner for job ahead.

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How Often Do I Need to Change My HVAC System’s Air Filter?

February 29th, 2016

We often emphasize the importance of regular professional maintenance for your heating and air conditioning system. That’s why we offer membership in our Comfort Club to encourage customers to have annual professional inspections and tune-ups for both their ACs and heaters.

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It’s Late Winter: Watch Out for These Furnace Troubles

February 22nd, 2016

We’ve entered the second half of February, but we still have plenty of cold weather remaining to keep our home furnaces busy. After a few months of steady work, furnaces will have accumulated a great deal of wear on their components, as well as dirt and dust, and because of this it’s vital that you play close attention to your furnace’s performance at this time of year. You don’t want to have the system break down during the final cold stretch of winter—and you should never ignore a sign that the furnace needs repairs just because spring is in sight. Call our skilled technicians right away for repairs so you can head off even worse problems with your furnace.

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