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5 Tips For Better Indoor Air Quality

Did you know the air inside your home can be anywhere from two to five times as polluted as the air outside according to the Environmental Protection Agency? In extreme conditions, indoor air quality can be up to 100 times worse than outdoor air. Just shine a ray of light in a dimly lit room,…

Different Types of Air Conditioning Filters For Your Home

When it comes to your air conditioner, an ounce of prevention is worth pounds of cure. In other words, it makes dollars and sense to have regularly scheduled preventative maintenance for your AC unit. While most of the preventative maintenance items should be completed by the experienced technicians at Comfort Systems, there are steps you…

Eight Heating Mistakes That Cost You

One of the biggest challenges you’ll face as a homeowner is trying to stay comfortable in your house year-round while staying on a budget. Most people want to save the most money possible when heating their homes during the winter. However, there are common mistakes that should be avoided to maximize savings. Here at Comfort…

Things To Know Before Turning Your AC Back on For Summer

Spring is here! While the warmer weather of spring is almost a universally welcomed sight, it also means that you’ll need to boot up the AC. But before you do so, it’s important to have your unit inspected and serviced by the pros at Comfort Systems. Contact us today to schedule your pre-summer inspection and maintenance.…

A Farewell to Freon: What Does It Mean for My AC System?

A Farewell to Freon: What Does It Mean for My AC System? For decades, the majority of vapor compression cooling systems — those found in practically every car, home and office in America — have worked their cooling magic by compressing a chemical compound known as R22, or Freon. This refrigerant is reliable, effective and…

2020 Thermostat Guide: Thermostat Replacement Options

2020 Thermostat Guide: Thermostat Replacement Options You can find a ton of articles by searching Google for “The Best Thermostats”, but rarely will you find information about your thermostat options.  It’s important for you to understand the differences between types of thermostats and evaluate the pros and cons of each before deciding on a replacement.…

Signs Your Thermostat is Broken and How to Fix It

Signs Your Thermostat is Broken and How to Fix It If you found this article then you are probably asking yourself, “Why is my thermostat not working?” Thermostats don’t have a set lifespan, but on average, you can expect them to last at least 10 years. After a decade, thermostats may start malfunctioning due to…

What To Do if Your Basement Floods?

What To Do if Your Basement Floods? There are several factors that can cause a basement to flood. Over-saturation of groundwater, broken sump pumps, backed up storm drains and busted pipes are just a few. It’s important you address this problem as soon as possible, before the damage from basement flooding continues to add up.…

What To Do if Your Basement Floods?

There are several factors that can cause a basement to flood. Over-saturation of groundwater, broken sump pumps, backed up storm drains and busted pipes are just a few. It’s important you address this problem as soon as possible, before the damage from basement flooding continues to add up. We have created a step by step…

Signs Your Thermostat is Broken and How to Fix It

If you found this article then you are probably asking yourself, “Why is my thermostat not working?” Thermostats don’t have a set lifespan, but on average, you can expect them to last at least 10 years. After a decade, thermostats may start malfunctioning due to aging wiring or dust accumulation. In this article, we’ll share…