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Your Trusted HVAC Contractor for 65 Years!

February 15th, 2018

Comfort Incorporated celebrated 65 years of service this year!

Starting our business in 1953 in Oklahoma City, we’ve grown to become a trusted leader in HVAC, indoor air quality, and home energy solutions throughout all of Central Oklahoma.

From custom sheet metal fabrications to diagnostic services and superior home efficiency solutions, you can count on us for all of your needs. We’re very proud to feel like such a solid part of our community and we look forward to meeting you and serving your needs!

Contact Comfort Incorporated today for your HVAC and Home Energy Needs!

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Here’s How to Live in Your Home More Efficiently

February 12th, 2018

white house icon with rainbow around itIn our previous blog post, we discussed some of the common misconceptions associated with furnace systems—misconceptions, which if believed, would impact the efficiency of your heating system. For instance, things like only changing your air filter once a year or closing vents in unoccupied rooms to try to save energy will actually hurt your heater’s performance rather than help it.

But we don’t want to just tell you what not to do with your Norman, OK HVAC systems. Keep reading for some tips how to improve how efficiently you live, by taking some fairly simple steps throughout your home.

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Are You Buying into These Common Furnace Myths?

January 29th, 2018

white question mark on a blue backgroundThe internet is undoubtedly one of the most valuable resources we have in modern life. However, it can create a bit of chaos, too, in the sense that we are often presented with so many answers to a single question that they outright contradict each other at times. There is no exception for people who search online to find out what’s wrong with their HVAC systems. And unfortunately, this can lead to some misconceptions about that system and how it works.

When it comes down to it, when you need reliable Midwest City, OK furnace repair, the best thing you can do is contact a highly trained and experienced HVAC professional, such as a member of our staff. In the meantime though, we’d love to help bust some common furnace myths so that you can not only potentially avoid furnace repairs, but know when furnace services are necessary.

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No, You Shouldn’t Hear Clicking from Your Furnace

January 22nd, 2018

women covering her earsNo matter how efficient or new your home’s furnace is, it is going to make noise. There is no such thing as a silent heater and it’s okay to near sounds during operation such as the flexing of your ducts as the temperatures change, or the rush of air through your vents.

There are, however, some noises that indicate a problem with your furnace, and require professional Oklahoma City, OK heating services to resolve. One of these noises is intermittent or consistent clicking. Keep reading to learn what could be causing this noise and why it matters.

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When Is the Best Time to Schedule HVAC Maintenance?

January 15th, 2018

female hands writing in monthly planner on white backgroundWe get it: when an HVAC company recommends maintenance for your air conditioner or heating system, it can be an easy suggestion to just pass over. Unless something is seriously wrong with either your cooling or heating system (such as, you aren’t receiving any heat in the middle of winter) you may be tempted to put off calling a technician, especially if everything worked “just fine” last season.

However, like maintenance for your car, routine HVAC maintenance is very important, for repair prevention and more. And as trusted Edmond, OK HVAC specialists, we believe we have the responsibility to tell you why regular maintenance is so important, and when you should schedule it. When you’re ready to do so, we’ll be here for you. In the meantime, keep reading to learn more about this vital service.

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Tips to Improve Your Heating Efficiency This Winter

January 1st, 2018

cute dog under the warm grey blanketIf you’re like most of the population, particularly in cold-weather states, you’d probably like to spend as little as possible on your monthly heating bills. When it comes to saving on an important necessity such as this, you might not know where to start. After all, most of your heating system is hidden out of sight, with your heater cabinet located just out of view, and the ductwork in your ceiling, walls, and crawlspaces.

Due to this, you might not realize that the following factors can impact the efficiency with which your heating system runs, and your bills as a result. We hope the following tips will help you make small changes that can make a huge difference in your Moore, OK heating efficiency this winter.

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How Does Your Ductwork Impact Your Heater?

December 26th, 2017

A worker is sealing two sections of house attic vent duct insulation with aluminum foil tape. The foreground is a section of truss and the background is OSB sheathing for the roof.If you use a furnace or forced-air heat pump to heat your home during the fall and winter, then your air ducts play a vital role in your heater’s operation. Many homeowners think of their ductwork as a separate unit, away from their heater, but it’s actually an extension of your heater. Problems in your air ducts will quickly become issues with your heating, and your heating system itself.

Not only can you turn to our team for exceptional heating services, but we also provide quality Oklahoma City, OK duct repair. We understand how these two components function together, and the types of services each will need. For instance, your ductwork can be damaged by corrosion, holes, or gaps that need repair and will affect your heater’s performance. How can this be?

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Do Not Ignore These Furnace Noises

December 18th, 2017

women covering her earsChances are, if you’ve lived through even just one winter here, you know how important it is to have an effective and efficiently working heating system. The furnace has earned its place among one of the most popular types of heating systems that homeowners choose, due to their prompt, effective heating performance. But just like any other heater, the furnace will accrue wear and tear. And in addition to routine maintenance, you will likely need the occasional Norman, OK furnace repair, too.

The longer you wait to address heating repair needs, the worse off your heater will be. The good news is, though, that your furnace almost always gives off warning signs when it’s in trouble. You just have to know what to look for—or more accurately, what to listen for.

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The Importance of Checking CO Levels in Your Home

December 4th, 2017

close up shot of carbon monoxide alarm near garageCarbon monoxide (CO) poisoning affects thousands of households each year, leading to illness for many victims, and sometimes even death. We want to help protect your home and family from this possibility, which is why we encourage not only the professional installation of a quality CO detector, but also having your home checked for CO levels by a professional.

CO gas is colorless, odorless, and impossible to detect on your own—until symptoms start affecting members of your household (headaches, dizziness, sleepiness). Naturally, you don’t want to let it get to this point. This is why it’s imperative that you have a carbon monoxide detector installed and remain educated on carbon monoxide and its dangers.

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Don’t Let Your Heater Wear out This Winter

November 27th, 2017

man embracing radiator heaterWe have a chilly winter ahead of us, as we do each and every year. You probably can’t even imagine going a day without a heater in your home. A broken down heater means discomfort for your family, and potentially even health hazards for those who are vulnerable to freezing temperatures.

That being said, you’ve hopefully already had your heating system tuned-up. If not, now is the time to schedule this Oklahoma City, OK heating service. Regardless of whether you’ve had it maintained, however, there are other things you can do to prevent your heater from wearing out this winter.

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