Comfort Incorporated Blog

It’s Never Too Late to Care for Your AC

August 14th, 2017

standard wall clock on a white backgroundWith the official end of summer just a little over a month away, soon enough our weather will be cooling and we’ll be turning our thoughts to our heating systems, rather than our air conditioners. Perhaps you’ve realized with the busy-ness that summer brings that you never arranged for Del City, OK air conditioning maintenance during this time. Could you just go ahead and skip it this year? It’s too late now, right?

Absolutely not—it’s never too late to care for your air conditioner. In fact, this is a great example of “it’s better late than never!” There are a number of benefits you will obtain by investing in routine maintenance (once a year for conventional air conditioners and twice a year for year-round heat pump systems) no matter what time of the year it is.

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Why Won’t My Air Conditioner Shut Off?

August 7th, 2017

two outdoor units of an air conditioner sitting on a concrete slabConsidering how hot and muggy it’s been in recent weeks, it may seem silly to complain about an air conditioner that won’t turn off. However, this is actually a much bigger problem than you may realize, as it means that your air conditioner isn’t working efficiently, and will cause your cooling bills to skyrocket.

Additionally, when you consider how much you spend to cool your home in the summer (HVAC systems account for about half of our utility costs!) it makes sense that you’d like to avoid any problems with your system! We urge to you call for immediate air conditioning repairs Edmond, OK once you realize this is happening. In the meantime, here’s some information on why it happens.

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Are Your Ducts in Need of Sealing?

July 31st, 2017

ducts-need-sealingThere are a great deal of homeowners throughout Midwest City who rely on central air conditioning systems for their cooling needs, and for good reason. If you are one of these homeowners, it means that you have a series of air ducts running through the crawlspace between your walls and attic, which are ideally airtight. In most cases, when professionally installed, your ductwork can last a very long time.

However, as your air ducts age, weather and other forms of wear and tear—including just using your central air conditioner and furnace—can take its toll. In some cases this can lead to significant ductwork repairs or replacement, but in others, professional duct sealing services in Midwest City, OK will do the trick!

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A Review of Your Air Conditioning Options

July 17th, 2017

air-conditioning-options-reviewSince we’re already well into the summer season, we hope that you are equipped with a functional and efficiently operating air conditioning system. However, if you fear you’re in need of a replacement system—or if you know you’re getting a new air conditioner soon—there’s no time to waste. Rushing into a purchase though, can leave you stuck with a cooling system that doesn’t meet your needs, for 10-15 years.

We want to help you make an informed decision about your next AC system purchase. Keep reading to learn more about our Nichols Hills, OK cooling system options and what they mean for you!

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Tips to Lower Your Utility Bills

July 10th, 2017

lower-utility-bills-tipsWhen summertime rolls around, it’s only natural that many of us look for ways to save money on our energy costs. In some cases, homeowners will sacrifice their own comfort by running their air conditioners as little as possible or by blasting it so that it’s freezing in the house and then turning it off—which you’ve likely noticed isn’t that effective, nor is it an efficient use of your air conditioner.

The good news is that you don’t have to sacrifice anything to lower your utility bills. By investing in Oklahoma City, OK air conditioning services such as preventive maintenance for your AC, and by following the recommendations below, you can still enjoy the cooling comfort of your air conditioner while lessening the cost of using it.

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Tips for Improving Air Conditioner Efficiency

July 3rd, 2017

tips-improving-air-conditioner-efficiencyOne of the most common questions we get in regards to air conditioning systems is how homeowners can improve their system’s efficiency in order to lower their cooling costs. Considering how uncomfortably warm it can get, and how long our summers last, it’s only natural that you, too, may wonder this.

The good news is, there are a number of professional air conditioner services throughout Mustang, OK that will help with this, including routine maintenance to help prevent repairs and lower your bills. There are also HVAC and indoor air quality products that will help with this as well. Additionally, simple things like adjusting your thermostat a few more degrees higher than normal, and ensuring you change your air filter every 1-3 months, will help improve efficiency. Today, we want to tell you about a couple of systems in particular we recommend investing in.

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Let Us Help You Choose a New Air Conditioner

June 19th, 2017

choose-new-air-conditioner-helpGoing without air conditioning during the summer due to a system breakdown or component malfunction is bad enough on its own. But finding out that your aging cooling system needs to be replaced is even worse. It’s always better to replace your AC system as soon as possible, so you aren’t stuck making a major decision about your home comfort in the middle of the hottest months of the year. There are actually quite a few options when it comes to a new Del City, OK air conditioning installation, and it can be tough to choose.

We’ve shared some information below about how to choose the right air conditioner for your home. However, our best advice is to call in one of our professional technicians, who are experienced with AC systems of all shapes and sizes.

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AC Troubleshooting: When a Cooling System Won’t Cool

June 12th, 2017

ac-troubleshooting-wont-coolImagine this scenario: It’s the middle of summer and you can hear your cooling system working—the motors are humming, air is blowing out form the vents, and you hear the compressor cycling on. But—something is amiss. Even though your cooling system is technically working, it’s not cooling your home.

There are a number of possible reasons that your AC is not able to do its job. One reason could be that the unit wasn’t properly sized for your home upon installation. This is why it’s always important to only invest in professional Midwest City, OK air conditioning services, so you’ll know you’ll be well-equipped with a trustworthy air conditioner. But this is only one reason your AC may not be cooling.

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Don’t Break the Bank with Your Cooling Costs

June 5th, 2017

bank-cooling-costsWith weather already heating up in our part of the country, it goes without saying that we’ll be relying on our air conditioners a good deal very soon, if you aren’t already using yours on a daily basis. With HVAC use accounting for about half of all energy costs, it’s no surprise that you want to find ways to stay comfortable without breaking the bank.

Your instinct may be to use your air conditioner as little as possible to save money, but this isn’t practical. You shouldn’t have to sacrifice comfort for cost, and vice-versa. We’ve offered some tips below that can help increase your cooling system’s efficiency, and in turn, lower your Edmond, OK monthly cooling bills.

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What Does a New Air Conditioner Cost?

May 22nd, 2017

new-air-conditioner-costAs the temperatures rise and summer approaches, many homeowners are prepping their air conditioners for the months ahead, by scheduling routine maintenance. What if your air conditioner seems like it’s not ready for another cooling season, though? Could it be time for a new AC?

If the answer is yes, then your next question is very likely going to be, “how much does a Nichols Hills, OK air conditioner installation cost?” This is a logical question, and we wish we had a quick answer for you. But the truth is, it depends.

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