Comfort Incorporated Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Edmond’

Buying a New Air Conditioner? Don’t Rush!

Monday, March 25th, 2019

top-unit-of-outside-air-conditioning-unitThe official start of spring is a great reminder that summer is just around the corner! If you’ve lived in the area for even just a year, you know how uncomfortable it can get. Temperatures begin climbing, and humidity settles in like an old friend. So, this means that now is the time to think about your air conditioner—especially if you have an aging system that needs replacement!

If your air conditioner is over a decade old and is outdated, it is probably time to consider a replacement. Purchasing a new air conditioner, however, is something that comes with many considerations. It’s not a task you want to rush, for quite a few reasons. The good news is, you can contact our team to make not only an educated decision about what type of air conditioner to buy but also what size. This is just the start of why a pro should install your AC!

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Signs Your Furnace Needs Replacing

Monday, January 28th, 2019

man-looking-cold-in-front-of-thermostatEvery fall, going into winter, we encourage our customers to look for signs that they are in need of furnace repair in Edmond, OK. The reason for this is because we don’t want you to be stuck with a malfunctioning or broken down heater right when you need it the most! We also highly recommend that your heating maintenance is done in the fall, too, to prevent the worst of furnace repair needs.

But just like any other important appliance or piece of equipment, your furnace simply won’t last forever. So, at what point do you stop relying on maintenance and repairs, and instead opt for a full furnace replacement? That’s a question we’re going to answer today, and it’s probably the biggest question you’ll have to face with your furnace.

The good news is, you don’t have to make this decision on your own. Our expertly trained service technicians are here to help make sure you are well informed.

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Can a Heat Pump Efficiently Keep Your Home Comfortable?

Monday, December 17th, 2018

register vent on wall near floorAll things considered, and compared to other parts of the country, it’s safe to call our average winters “mild.” Of course, even though that’s true, for those of us who have lived here for quite some time, we know that 30° nights can be unbearable, without an efficient and effective heating system in place! After all, you’d like to make it through winter as healthfully as possible, right?

Well if you are in the market for a new heater this year, there are many to choose from, but we want to talk about one in particular—the heat pump. This type of HVAC system is pretty unique in its operation, and our climate is great for this type of system. Keep reading for some of the benefits of using a heat pump to keep your home comfortable.

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Tips for Boosting Furnace Efficiency This Winter

Monday, November 19th, 2018

man looking cold in front of thermostatWinter isn’t too far off now, as unbelievable as that might seem! Chances are once it comes, it will come in fast with chilly temperatures and the need for an efficient heating system. Having a good heating system in place is about more than reliability and effectiveness. You want a heater that will work as efficiently and effectively as possible. Our winters are too long and too cold for your comfort and wallet to suffer.

Of course, if something does go wrong with your heater or furnace system, we’re here for quality furnace repair in Edmond, OK. Or even heater replacement. But if you have a newer system and/or you’ve been getting it regularly maintained, then there is a good chance that you don’t have to take such drastic measures to boost your heating system efficiency this winter.

What can you do instead?

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Take Care of Last Minute AC Repairs Now

Monday, October 8th, 2018

technician working on air conditioning unitSummer is coming to an end, and we’re experiencing cooler weather. Your air conditioner, while you might still be using it on occasion during the peak times of the afternoon, is probably getting less and less use. But how has it performed? Has it indicated it needs air conditioning repair in Edmond, OK?

We recommend scheduling repairs for a malfunctioning AC system as soon as it becomes evident there are problems with it, no matter how late in the year it happens to be. We understand you might be tempted to wait—after all, in just a few short weeks you won’t need it at all, right? But if you want your air conditioner to work at its best next spring, and not fail on you suddenly, then you’d do well to address any needs the system has now.

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Never Underestimate the Condition of Your Ducts!

Monday, August 13th, 2018

ductwork being worked on by a technicianIf you’ve lived here for even just a year, then you know how uncomfortably hot and humid it gets during the summer months. That being said, you want an air conditioner that will operate effectively and efficiently, right? Well, consider the “V” part of “HVAC”—is your ventilation system in good shape? We’re talking about the ductwork that connects your air conditioner to the outside, enabling the distribution of cooled air. Given that it is typically out of sight—hidden behind walls, beneath floors, and the like—we don’t blame you if you haven’t given it much thought.

But what you should know, is that if your ductwork is in bad shape either due to age or even a poor installation to begin with, you may find yourself in need of air conditioning repair in Edmond, without knowing the actual cause. If your air ducts are affected by leaks, poor connections, or improper construction, then you can be experiencing problems that lead to poor HVAC efficiency, costing you money that you shouldn’t have to spend.

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Tips for Using Your Air Conditioner More Efficiently

Monday, July 16th, 2018

woman looking very comfortable in air conditioned homeYou won’t meet many people in our area who aren’t thankful for the use of central air conditioning during our long, hot summers. It’s a necessity to make your home not only comfortable, but bearable! But if your cooling system doesn’t work the way it is supposed to, then it may be time to call a professional HVAC Contractor in Edmond, OK, particularly if you skipped maintenance before summer began (in the absence of a complete system breakdown, it’s never too late to get this on your schedule!)

Repair needs aren’t the only reason your air conditioner might be operating inefficiently, though. The good news is, there may be steps you can take that you haven’t thought of before to boost system efficiency. Keep reading for some tips on how to do so, and give us a call if you suspect a problem that’s out of your control.

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Can Humidity Hurt Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 4th, 2018

hvac vent on wallLong story short? Yes.

Residents of Edmond are no strangers to the high humidity levels that come along with summer heat. And your air conditioner can deal with that humidity a bit, but it’s not designed to lower the humidity—only the temperatures. Furthermore, excess humidity can actually cause damage to your cooling system as it tried to deal with the humidity, and ultimately you’ll be left with a muggy and uncomfortable home.

The good news is that there is a very effective way to rid your home of this uncomfortable and damaging humidity, and prevent AC system problems—the installation of a whole-house dehumidifier.

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Common AC Repairs to Avoid This Summer

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

top view of an air conditionerTo say that summers can be unbearable when temperatures are at their highest would be an understatement. That being said, it’s vital that you have a fully effective and efficient air conditioner to get you through the warmer months.

If you haven’t already schedule AC maintenance, now is the time to do so. Having your system tuned-up every year in the spring is the best way to ensure you can avoid air conditioning repair in Edmond, OK. It does bear mentioning that although maintenance will give you a peace of mind that your system will get through this spring and summer, you may still run into cooling system problems that need to be fixed. But how do you know when this is the case?

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Heat Exchangers and Your Safety: What You Need to Know

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Shot of a mother and father playing with their two sons in their bedroomWith temperatures still dipping below 40 at night, it’s safe to assume you’re still using your heater on a fairly regular basis. Hopefully, you had maintenance done before the heating season began, to ensure that your system was thoroughly cleaned, inspected, and prepared for the coming months. Regardless of whether or not you had this important service done, however, something you never want to neglect is Edmond, OK furnace repair.

Today, we’re going to talk about one repair in particular—repairs to a cracked heat exchanger in a gas-powered furnace. Modern furnaces are designed to the highest standard in safety, of course, but any gas-powered appliance runs the risk of encountering a safety hazard such as this.

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