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Home Comfort Expert(ise): What is R-22, Why Should I Care and Why so Expensive?

R-22, what is commonly referred to as Freon, is one of the gases used to “charge” an air conditioner. In 2004 the Environmental Protection Agency announced a phasedown schedule on production and distribution of this ozone-depleting chemical. As R-22 is phased out, it’s price has increased due to lack of availability, increased regulations and increased demand. Because R-22 was found …

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Summer’s Coming! Remember that Cold & Clammy Feeling?

Special thanks to Contracting Business Magazine for this blog. As your cooling system kicks on, you’ll soon experience a type of air conditioning that is remarkably uncomfortable. The air feels heavy and cold, but it’s also clammy. The thermostat says it should be comfortable, but you aren’t. What is that feeling, and what’s really going on with the system? Summertime …

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Air Conditioner Tune-Up Should be Part of Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

Thank you to Christine Satterfield for this list. Overall Spring Cleaning Chores Schedule your precision air conditioner tune-up from Home Comfort Experts. dust crown molding and baseboards dust ceiling corners dust baseboards and clean scuff marks dust/wash light fixtures and lamps dust ceiling fans wash doors (look for scuff marks) wash walls touch up paint vacuum or wash window curtains …

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Don’t Be Robbed Blind Again!

Save Big Money on Your Heating Bills with a Tune-Up! Being robbed is every homeowner’s worst nightmare!  You feel so vulnerable and it can cost a fortune to put your life back together afterwards. Believe it or not—there’s a stranger lingering around your home right this second!  In fact, he’s been lurking for a long time—and every heating season, he …

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Be Wary of Cheap Furnace Tuneups

By Todd Mann, president   HVAC companies usually lose money on in-home tune-ups, but we value creating a  trusting relationship with you; that’s why we do them at personal loss to the company. However, some companies undercut and undersell their tune ups to the point where they are cutting corners. YOUR corners. Know what you’re paying for. A precision tune …

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The Silent Killer: Carbon Monoxide Safety

It’s odorless, colorless, and dangerously lethal. Carbon monoxide (CO) is known as the silent killer because it’s so difficult to detect. More than 400 Americans die each year from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning. Even though it’s extremely dangerous, there are still several ways you can safeguard your home and protect your family from an accidental poisoning. Here are some facts …

Save Money with Home Comfort Expert’s Comfort Club

Our goal at Home Comfort Experts is to keep you more comfortable, when it comes to your home and your wallet. Besides our custom tailored heating, cooling and plumbing service, we also offer membership to our Home Comfort Experts Comfort Club. Becoming a member ensures that you will have more peace of mind, save money and receive priority service. Save …