Air Duct Cleaning & Care Basics

High-quality windows, doors, and insulation make your home comfortable and energy-efficient, but they also can contribute to poor indoor air quality. No matter how clean your home is, it’s common for dust, mites, pollen, mold spores, and other air pollutants to build up within your ductwork and circulate throughout your home. Dirty air ducts put you and your family at risk of breathing in harmful indoor air pollutants. On top of their potential adverse health effects, dirty ducts can also pose serious fire hazards. Installing electronic air cleaners such as the Trane CleanEffects™ Air Cleaner and regular air duct cleaning performed by skilled HVAC technicians can help improve the air quality inside your home. Read more “Air Duct Cleaning & Care Basics”

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What Is A Heat Pump & How Does It Work?

In temperate climates like Oregon and Washington, a heat pump is the most common type of air conditioning system. This type of system is popular in moderate temperatures because it’s more energy efficient than a furnace or air conditioner. Heat pumps are also environmentally friendly because they don’t burn any fossil fuels to produce heat. But what is a heat pump exactly? And how do heat pumps work? Read more “What Is A Heat Pump & How Does It Work?”

Do It Yourself HVAC Portland OR Tips (And When To Call An Expert)

Your HVAC system is an investment that can send your utility and repair bills through the roof if it is not properly maintained. Protect your investment and your wallet by performing do it yourself heating and cooling maintenance on your Portland, OR home. Following these simple steps on a weekly, monthly, and yearly basis will keep your HVAC system in top shape, saving you time and money. For DIY help or complex HVAC challenges, contact your local HVAC professional. Read more “Do It Yourself HVAC Portland OR Tips (And When To Call An Expert)”

How Do HVAC Systems Work? Expert Answers from Vancouver WA

HVAC is an acronym that stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning. The primary function of the HVAC system is to make indoor spaces comfortable temperatures and improve indoor air quality. Both your office and your house have HVAC systems, although your office’s system is likely much more complex.

Let’s explore how the HVAC system works in your home.

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When To Clean Your Air Conditioner’s Vents

It’s not always easy to know when your air conditioner’s vents need cleaning, but Comfort Air is here to lend you a helping hand in all matters of air filtration, vent cleaning, and repairs near Vancouver, WA. Let’s take a closer look at how often you should clean your AC’s vents, and some warning signs that it’s time for a cleaning.  Read more “When To Clean Your Air Conditioner’s Vents”