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Why You Shouldn’t Attempt AC Repairs on Your Own

Monday, June 12th, 2017

tools-on-ac-unitWe live in a “do-it-yourself” culture, and much of that is the responsibility—some would say the fault—of the Internet. Anyone today can type a few terms into a search engine on topics as diverse as gardening to automotive repair and come away with a handy-dandy lists of “surefire” tips for how to take care of that [fill in the blank] problem without needing to pay a professional to do it.

With some jobs, a bit of knowledge and some hard work is all it takes to be able to “do it yourself.” But DIY culture unfortunately often leads people astray so they attempt to handle tasks that only professionals can do properly. One of these tasks is air conditioning system repair.

Air conditioners are a part of everyday life during summers, so it’s only natural people would want to attempt to fix faulty ones on their own. It seems like it would save money and time. But it won’t: it will likely waste both and have even larger consequences. No matter what type of air conditioning system your home relies on, only trained and licensed professionals like ours should tackle repairs, regardless of how “minor” they may seem.

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Why Is There Ice on My Air Conditioner?

Monday, September 14th, 2015

It’s still pretty hot here in Eugene and you likely have your air conditioner working around the clock. It isn’t unusual to start seeing signs of wear and tear around this time of year, but one problem that is not considered normal is the build-up of ice on any part of your AC. Ice build-up is indicative of an imbalance in the heat release/cooling process, typically caused by one of three issues. Scraping the ice off doesn’t fix the problem, although it may appear that way at first because it provides some temporary relief for your system. To truly remedy the issue, it’s necessary to call your Comfort Flow Heating cooling specialist for repair.

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Common Electrical Problems with Your Air Conditioning System

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Your AC is a complex electro-mechanical system. In order to work, it needs a good amount of electricity, and this electricity has to travel from your home’s electrical panel to every component in your system that needs power. As you can imagine, there are quite a number of wires, connections, and switches that deliver the electricity to where it needs to go. With this many small components and wires, it’s not uncommon for your air conditioning system to develop issues that are specific to its electrical system. However, it is very important for your safety that you allow only trained experts to work on your AC, like the pros at Comfort Flow Heating. If you are experiencing an electrical issue with your air conditioning in Eugene, OR, or any other kind of issue, call us for help.

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3 Common Electrical Issues That Can Develop with Your AC

Monday, July 20th, 2015

It’s not a secret that your whole home air conditioning system uses electricity to run, so it shouldn’t be any surprise that your system may develop repairs that are electrical in nature. It’s never a good idea to try and repair your own AC, and this is especially true when it comes to repairing electrical problems with your air conditioner. The cooling experts at Comfort Flow Heating can manage any type of repair you may have, so if you suspect you may have an electrical issue with your AC system in Eugene, OR, call us today!

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Why Does My Cooling Feel Uneven?

Monday, June 29th, 2015

You have a whole home air conditioner to stay comfortable throughout the hot summer months; experiencing uneven cooling, aka, hot and cold spots, can leave you anything but comfortable. There can be a few reasons why you are experiencing uneven cooling in your home, but no matter the cause, it’s important to remedy the situation as soon as possible. Uneven cooling can put undue stress on your system as it tries to achieve more even cooling for your home. The AC specialists at Comfort Flow Heating can assist you with all of your air conditioning needs in Eugene, OR – just give us a call!

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