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Watch Out for these Signs of a Furnace Emergency

Monday, February 18th, 2019

gas-furnace-flamesYou probably know when your heater is worse for wear—you can’t seem to get warm, your heating bills are super high, and your airflow is too low. Do you know when the status of your heater is about to put your home in danger? This happening is a lot more common than you think.

We don’t want to scare you. You shouldn’t think of your home’s furnace as something that is outright dangerous—it’s far from this. However, when you don’t give your furnace the care it needs, it can pose a real threat to the safety of your home. If you need reliable HVAC service in Salem, OR, then contact our team. Our services are prompt, dependable, and priced well. You can count on our team when you’re in a pinch.

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Rattling, Dust, and Low Airflow: The Signs You Need Heating Repair

Monday, February 4th, 2019

gas-furnace-flamesDo you know all the signs that you need heating repair? We don’t expect you to know them all. There are so many things you have to worry about as a homeowner, and after coming home from a long day out in the cold you probably don’t want to think about much other than turning on your heater and getting warm. Make sure that you’re not letting too much pass you by though. If you notice some subtle problems you shouldn’t ignore them. Make sure that you call for heater repair in Salem, OR from our conscientious team.

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3 Mistakes You’re Making that Cost You Money

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Do you know how to operate your heater correctly? You might be inclined to answer that question with an immediate “yes”, but it’s more than likely that you don’t. The best practices for your heater aren’t always the most convenient or perfunctory for homeowners. Our team here at Comfort Flow Heating wants to change that. Running your heater poorly will quickly result in unwanted repair services alongside a shorter furnace lifespan. No one wants that considering how big of an investment this is. If you need furnace repair in Salem, OR then make sure that you contact our team. We want to do more than just fix the issue at hand. Our friendly and conscientious team will help you become more acquainted with your home too.

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Is It Time for A New Water Heater?

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Plumber repairing an hot-water heaterYour hot water heater allows you to live a comfortable life. This system can last many years in your home, but every appliance has a finite lifespan—you can’t expect it to last forever even with proper care and maintenance. You should never procrastinate when it comes to replacing an outdated appliance in your home, but this is especially true of your water heater.

It’s also one of the most used appliances in your home. In fact, your water heater accounts for almost 17% of your home’s energy usage. That’s more than all your other household appliances combined. Make sure that it’s always working at its best. If you’re looking for a great water heater installation in Salem, OR then contact our team today. If you’re wondering when to replace, keep reading below.

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Why Modular Air Conditioning Is Great for Commercial Spaces

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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5 Things We Want Everyone to Know About Air Conditioning

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

checkmark-greenAir conditioning is so common today that people tend to take it for granted. On a hot summer day, you can walk into a business and find yourself in an oasis of cool. You can switch on your home’s AC on the same day and enjoy the most relaxing summer possible. It’s almost like magic.

Except it’s not. In many ways, it’s more interesting than magic.

Allow us to pull back the curtain and open up the magician’s kit and show you some important basics about “AC magic.” Below are 5 facts about air conditioning that we wish everyone knew—because it makes it easier to take care of an AC system.

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This May Be the Reason Your AC Overheated

Monday, July 9th, 2018

thermometer-going-redAn air conditioning system is designed to tackle the heat—but like any piece of machinery, it can overheat and stop working. Just like you wouldn’t want your car’s engine to overheat while you’re on a long drive, you don’t want your AC to overheat during a sweltering summer day.

If your air conditioner has overheated and tripped a circuit breaker, we recommend you call us to service your air conditioning in Salem, OR right away. We offer 24-hour emergency service, and our trained technicians can get to the bottom of what’s wrong quickly and fix it. You definitely need pros for this service because there are a variety of reasons an air conditioner may overheat, and it takes trained technicians to figure out exactly what it is that must be fixed.

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Air Conditioning Services to Help Lower Your Cooling Costs

Monday, June 25th, 2018

money-saving-piggy-bankIf you cringe at the thought of looking at your electrical bills during the summer, this post is for you. Running the AC during the hot months places an enormous demand on the electrical system. The air conditioner’s compressor motor is extremely powerful (it has to turn liquid refrigerant into gas, after all) and it creates a noticeable spike in electrical costs when it runs. There’s no way to avoid running the compressor if you want cooling from the AC—but you can find ways to run the compressor less often.

There are many simple steps you can take to reduce AC use: close blinds during the day, run the fan only, keep the thermostat around 78°F, reduce the use of larger appliances during peak heat. But in this post, we’re looking specifically at AC services our professionals provide that can make a big difference in summer cooling costs.

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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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