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Is It Time to Repair Your AC?

Monday, April 29th, 2019

When it comes to your air conditioner, you can think of spring as a time to test drive your air conditioner. If you’re having trouble getting your air conditioner to perform in the mild temperatures of spring then you’re sure to have trouble getting it to keep you cool in the hot heat of summer. If you think there’s a problem then now is the time to act.

Finding great air conditioning repair in Eugene, OR isn’t always an easy task. We understand how hard it can be to find a reliable cooling contractor in the area. That’s why we ensure that every member of our team is licensed and ready to provide your home with the comfort that you need. If you’re looking for a great technician in the area then make sure that you contact our team today at Comfort Flow Heating.

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Early Warning Signs You’ve Got AC Trouble

Monday, May 28th, 2018

air-conditioner-compressorsIf you’ve already arranged for a complete tune-up and inspection for your home’s air conditioner with our professionals, you should have a cooling system that’s ready for the summer weather. But there’s no way to stop all problems that might plague an air conditioner when it’s working. The best way to deal with potential malfunctions in an air conditioner is to know the early warning signs. That way you’ll be able to call for air conditioning repair in Salem, OR in time to have the issue corrected when it’s still small and before it can spread to create other malfunctions.

What should you watch for? Here are a few early signs of caution that it’s time to call our repair team:

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Is It Okay if I Leave AC Repairs for Next Spring?

Monday, September 18th, 2017

air-conditioner-repairsIf you’re asking this question, it’s probably because you’ve noticed something wrong with your central air conditioning system, but it isn’t affecting cooling performance. It may be an odd grinding noise, the compressor starting and stopping more often than normal, ice appearing along the evaporator coil, an odd odor from the vents, or hot spots in some of the rooms. With fall officially starting and our cool season about to set in, you want to know if it’s really worth it to schedule repairs with HVAC technicians for the last couple weeks of warm weather.

The answer is: Yes! It’s not only worth it, it can save you money and a lot of discomfort in the long and short-term. Air conditioner repairs should be handled as soon as possible after they’re noticed, no matter how outwardly minor they may seem. Call our Eugene, OR air conditioning repair professionals—anywhere you are in Oregon!—and we’ll see that your AC doesn’t end the hot season on a sour note that will lead to later trouble.

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Why Your AC May Cost So Much to Run

Monday, August 7th, 2017

air-conditioner-money-saverIt’s far enough into summer that you’ll already be used to the rise in the electric bills that always comes with running an air conditioning system in hot weather. If your bills have risen recently, or they simply seem higher than you expect them to be, there are a number of possibilities. One is that there are problems with the air conditioning system or the ventilation system. If you can’t match the increase in utility bills with an increased use of the air conditioner (for example, more people have been staying in your house and using the AC more frequently), then it’s a good idea to look into the HVAC system.

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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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Time to Test Your AC (And See if It Needs Fixing)

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

wall-clockIn our last two blog posts, we looked over the benefits of spring maintenance for an air conditioner and why it’s important to schedule it this time of year. As important as professional maintenance is, however, you still need to do testing of your own before the summer heat arrives. You don’t want to be surprised when you turn on your air conditioner for the first time during the year and find that it’s failed. Yes, even with regular maintenance, this can happen. We recommend you take your air conditioner for a test run during the spring to catch any lingering troubles early on.

Pick a day with cool or warm outdoor temperatures when you won’t mind having the air conditioner running for an hour or so, but when you don’t actually need it for comfort. Turn it on, and then take some time to watch for faults, small and large, that indicate you should contact our HVAC technicians for air conditioning repair in Eugene, OR or elsewhere in the state. Below are some behaviors to watch for that are warnings about malfunctions or a system that’s aging rapidly.

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The Many Benefits of Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, March 20th, 2017

AC-fan-bladesMarch and April mark the shift in the weather as we enter spring and start to move toward the heat of summer. This is the ideal time to arrange for your air conditioning system’s annual maintenance. Although there are a few basic jobs you can do on your own when it comes to maintaining an AC (such as regularly changing the air filter), full maintenance that makes an actual difference must be left to professionals. Only a trained technician can handle the numerous tasks, such as inspecting motors and electrical connection and cleaning coils and moving parts, that go into a complete maintenance check and tune-up. You can depend on our technicians to provide your AC with top quality maintenance each year.

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Fixing the Hot Spots in Your House

Monday, August 8th, 2016

One of the most common myths about air conditioning is that hot spots in homes are just inevitable and nothing can be done to stop them. Uneven cooling (and uneven heating during the winter) is a problem that many homes face, but there are ways to stop it and enjoy cool temperature throughout a house. Below we’ll look at some of the ways hots spots can be fixed. Our technicians are here to help you out: they’ll track down the cause of uneven heating and offer great solutions.

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Why Your AC May Be Tripping the Circuit Breaker

Monday, August 1st, 2016

The electrical panel in a home does the important job of shutting down electrical circuits when there’s too much electrical draw from one of the appliances, such as the air conditioner. If your air conditioning system suddenly stops working completely, one of the first things you should do is check the electrical panel to see if the AC’s circuit breaker has tripped. Resetting the breaker will usually solve the problem.

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Beware of Burned-Out Capacitors in Your AC This Summer!

Monday, July 18th, 2016

If you remembered to schedule regular maintenance for your air conditioning system during the spring, then your home’s AC has a great chance of making it through the summer heat without running into a major malfunction. That is, after all, one of the main reasons to have maintenance done in the first place.

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