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Why Pipes Freeze and How to Counteract It

May 21, 2024

Water expands as it freezes. Therefore, no matter what type of pipes, plastic or metal, they are at risk of freezing up when facing specific circumstances, such as freezing temperatures and more. Thankfully, there are steps you can take as a homeowner to prevent this type of situation from occurring and also prevent the damage that will occur when pipes inevitably burst. Read on to learn more about freezing pipes…

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Spring Plumbing Maintenance: Essential Tips to Prevent Sewer Smells

May 21, 2024

The warm weather of spring often reveals plumbing issues that were hidden during the cold winter months. One common problem is sewer smells wafting up from drains or toilets. While smelly drains can be embarrassing and unpleasant, they’re often easy to fix with some simple spring cleaning and maintenance. Here’s some tips to freshen up your plumbing and prevent those pesky sewer stinks. Inspect Your Pipes Start your spring plumbing…

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How Dirty Air Filters Impact Your Health and Home Air Quality

May 21, 2024

Keeping your home’s HVAC system in top shape is essential for both comfort and health. One often overlooked component of this maintenance is the air filter. Air filters play a crucial role in maintaining indoor air quality by trapping dust, pollen, pet dander, and other airborne particles. These filters protect your HVAC system from debris that could cause damage or reduce efficiency. But what happens when these filters get clogged?…

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When to Change Your Furnace Filter: Signs and Guidelines

April 30, 2024

Your furnace needs regular maintenance so it can keep you warm all winter long. Even if you schedule an annual visit from Comfort Systems for a full inspection and tuneup, your heating system needs some care from you as well. Changing your own furnace filters is simple enough and goes a long way to keeping your home comfortable and healthy. Learn why you need to switch out to clean furnace…

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The Ultimate Guide to Thermostat Maintenance for Homeowners

April 30, 2024

While your furnace and air conditioner may do the heavy lifting of changing the air temperature, it’s the thermostat that controls your entire HVAC system. Taking care of the thermostat is the best way to keep your home as comfortable as possible. When it’s allowed to go without maintenance, the thermostat can begin to act up. It may call for heating or cooling far later than you expect, or create…

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Emergency Responses: What to Do When Your Pipes Freeze

April 30, 2024

The last thing any homeowner wants to deal with in the dead of winter is a frozen pipe. Not only do frozen pipes cut you off from essential water for your daily needs, but there’s always a chance the pipe could burst and lead to much bigger issues. Knowing what to do when frozen pipes happen to you despite your best efforts to prevent them is crucial. You could potentially…

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5 Signs You Need to Replace Your Hot Water Pipes Before Winter Strikes in Kansas

March 21, 2024

Homeowners in Wichita, KS see Comfort Systems as their all-important, go-to resource for all their HVAC, plumbing, and heating needs. We value that trust which is why we provide 24/7 emergency service and a can-do attitude that has kept us going strong throughout our 28-year history. In winter – when Wichita temperatures can go well below 30 Fahrenheit – we’re often asked to resolve urgent issues with hot water pipes…

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Thermostat Troubleshooting: Common Problems in Wichita, KS

March 21, 2024

At Comfort Systems in Wichita, KS, we’ve seen a lot of advancements in HVAC technology since we first started in 1996. Improved HVAC efficiency, newer sensors, the phasing out of refrigerants, improvements in compressor designs, smart HVAC devices, and HVAC zoning systems are just some of these improvements. However, like all new technologies, there are always those minor issues to address. We’re often asked to help troubleshoot thermostat problems. Whether…

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Understanding the Causes: Why Your Basement or Bathroom Smells Like Sewer

March 21, 2024

At Comfort Systems in Wichita, KS, we’re always available 24/7. Whether it’s ensuring our customers’ HVAC systems keep them cool in the summer and warm in the winter, our heating, AC, and plumbing experts are always available to help. However, there’s one problem that causes great consternation among our customers regardless of the season and that’s when their basement or bathroom emits that dreaded rotten egg smell. Few issues are…

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5 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Home’s HVAC System

February 19, 2024

When residents of Wichita KS need to call upon an HVAC system provider for urgent servicing with their heating, air conditioning, or plumbing, they invariably turn to Comfort Systems. In business since 1996, Comfort Systems has established a fantastic reputation for going above and beyond. Where other HVAC system providers stop – we press forward. Customers rely on us to resolve all their HVAC issues. With our 24/7 emergency service,…

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