Comfort Incorporated Blog: Archive for December, 2017

How Does Your Ductwork Impact Your Heater?

Tuesday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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