Comfort Flow Heating Blog

Is Ductless Heating Right for Your Home?

November 12th, 2018

It could be! If you’re moving into a new home or thinking of upgrading your HVAC system, ductless heating is a great option, but how do you know if this type of system is right for you? If you’re unsure about how a ductless mini split system would work for you Eugene, OR home then keep reading below.

Remember that your HVAC system is only as good as your system and installation services, so you should always schedule your services with the professionals on our team. If you’d like great ductless services here in Oregon, then contact our team today to schedule an appointment.

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Do You Really Need Air Duct Cleaning?

October 29th, 2018

We often get the question from our clients, “well, do I really need a duct cleaning?” the answer is no. If you’re fine with breathing in contaminants, feeling colder all winter, and paying more than necessary for your HVAC services you can continue along without a duct cleaning. If you’d like to avoid these detriments, an air duct cleaning is a simple way to boost your indoor air quality.

Your indoor air quality directly impacts the quality of your home, your health, and your comfort. It’s always a good idea to have a professional duct cleaning from a member of our conscientious team. If you need a thorough duct cleaning in Florence, OR contact our team. If you’d like to know the various benefits of duct cleaning, keep reading below.

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Employee Spotlight of the Quarter

October 19th, 2018

Our amazing employees Steven Steinbacher (left) and Casey Wideen (right.)

This quarter, we have two Employee Spotlights. They are Journeyman Commercial Installer Steve Steinbacher and Service Parts Runner Casey Wideen!

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Why Cold Weather is Hard on Indoor Air Quality

October 15th, 2018

Happy Latin American family with a dog at home playing in the backyard and looking at the camera smilingDon’t let the cold weather of fall and winter here in Springfield negatively affect your indoor air quality. It’s important to think about your indoor air quality especially during these dry, cold months in Oregon. You may not realize how much these weather conditions exacerbate existing respiratory problems and cold or flu symptoms. There are simple steps you can take to increase your comfort. If you want to improve your indoor air quality this season, you might want to consider a humidifier for your Springfield, OR home. We ensure that all our service technicians are educated and equipped to handle all types of indoor air quality issues.

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It’s Fall—Time to Start Thinking About Heating Maintenance

October 1st, 2018

red-orange-fall-leaves-against-mountainWe had a hot summer here in Eugene but now that it’s fall it’s important to look forward to the future and be proactive about your heater maintenance. When it comes to your HVAC system, you always want time on your side. Our cold weather here in Oregon is very wet and rainy and it’s important that you have a reliable heating system by your side through these months. At Comfort Flow Heating we service furnaces, heat pumps, ductless mini splits, and radiant floor heating. If you had any trouble with your heating system last winter and you need heating repairs in Eugene, OR we’re the right company for the job.

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The Air Conditioner That Dripped Water! (Yes, This Is a Problem)

September 17th, 2018

air-conditioner-compressorsAt Comfort Flow Heating, we get lots of calls about AC leakages, especially after a long summer of full hot temperatures. Even though temperatures are cooling down now if you’re having a persistent air conditioning leakage you shouldn’t put it off for long. A leaking air conditioning system shouldn’t go unchecked, this leads to damage. If you need a team skilled in everything air conditioning in Roseburg, OR, our crew at Comfort Flow Heating can do the job.

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Why Modular Air Conditioning Is Great for Commercial Spaces

September 3rd, 2018

rooftop-hvac-unitsCommercial HVAC systems have the same standard foundation as residential HVAC systems, but they need different methods to deliver air conditioning because their performance happens on a much larger scale. A modular rooftop unit might be the best choice for your business. Modular systems feature multiple units mounted on the roof of a building out of sight. These units work together to cool a space. Contact our experienced team at Comfort Flow Heating for the best commercial HVAC in Salem, OR.

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An August AC Cooling Dive? Let’s See What’s Wrong

August 20th, 2018

flushed-man-in-front-of-fanAugust is often the hottest month we get here in Oregon, and it’s unfortunately also the time when air conditioning systems are most likely to suffer from a breakdown. In August, an air conditioner has already been putting in immense amounts of work for a few months, so even with the best in regular maintenance a cooling system may experience a major failure and stop cooling.

If you find yourself in this situation, you’ll want repairs for your valuable air conditioning in Salem, OR, from experienced professionals. This isn’t a problem you can fix on your own, and letting an amateur attempt the repairs can end up creating a more expensive problem. Below are some of the reasons for a failed AC at this time of year to give you an idea of the scope of the problem.

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Ductless Systems Can’t Be Installed By Amateurs!

August 6th, 2018

ductless-system-with-technicianIf you’ve heard anything about ductless mini split heat pumps, you may have heard that they’re simpler to install in a home than a standard central heat pump that uses ducts. This is true, but it’s not true that they are so simple to install that a non-professional can handle the work. Unfortunately, misinformation about ductless systems is common. People imagine they can save money if they tackle the installation work as a DIY project—but this is a mistake.

If you are interested in ductless heating and ductless air conditioning in Eugene, OR, we recommend you speak to our technicians first. They can help you make the choice about whether a ductless system is ideal for your specific home needs. If it is, they’ll see that you have a fast and accurate installation to ensure the ductless system you end up with does exactly the job it should.

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3rd Quarter Spotlight: Mike Mervine

July 27th, 2018

Mike-Mervine-3rd-quarter-employee-spotlightEach quarter, we like to shine a spotlight on one of the great employees at Comfort Flow Heating. It’s people like these that make CFH a continuing success and the contractor that customers want to work with again and again. We’ve been in business for more than 50 years because of the work, skill, and commitment of the amazing people on our team.

Mike Mervine

Mike Mervine is our Journeyman Commercial Installer. He’s been with Comfort Flow Heating for just over four years. What he likes the most about working at CFH is that he has the opportunity to come up with solutions to difficult problems. It’s this type of creative problem-solving that makes for a great installer, and we’re fortunate to have Mike working on our team!

Mike’s hobbies include photography, playing guitar, hiking, fishing, and camping. He’s been married to his wife Kendra for 18 years and they have two children: daughter Madelyn (15) and son Max (9).

We’d like to thank Mike for all he does for us!

Turn to Comfort Flow Heating for all your heating and cooling needs in Oregon.

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