Author: Ted Mumma

How to Recognize and Avoid Common Residential HVAC Scams

Heating and cooling is undeniably important to homes and homeowners everywhere. Unfortunately, there are unscrupulous contractors out there that capitalize off this fact. In this article, HVAC control systems specialist Air Comfort, Inc. talks about the most common HVAC scams and shares how homeowners can avoid falling victim to these fraudulent schemes. Continue reading “How to Recognize and Avoid Common Residential HVAC Scams”

When to Schedule & How to Prepare for an HVAC Service Visit

Your HVAC system works day in and day out to keep your home comfortable all year ’round. Needless to say, keeping your HVAC unit in optimal condition should be a top priority if you want to ensure everyday comfort in your home. When your heating or cooling units start to malfunction or begin to show signs of inefficiency, it’s time to call your go-to HVAC control systems specialist. Better yet, it’s time to schedule regular maintenance appointments to prevent major HVAC issues from happening in the first place. Continue reading “When to Schedule & How to Prepare for an HVAC Service Visit”

How to Achieve a Well-Maintained, Winter-Ready Furnace in Your Home

One of the most important things you need to prioritize doing before winter arrives is making sure that your furnace will be able to do its job during the colder months ahead. Preparation is key in many situations, and maintaining a warm home throughout the winter is no exception. Here are a few things that are essential to keeping your furnace up and running at all times, from heater repair and installation expert Air Comfort, Inc.

3 Ways Your HVAC System Could Be Making Your Allergies Worse

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, over 26 million people in the U.S. have asthma. Out of this figure, about 60% have allergic asthma, making it the most common type of asthma. Common triggers are pollen and pet dander, but did you know that your HVAC system could be exacerbating your symptoms as well? Here’s how:

Dirty Sock Syndrome: What It Is and What to Do About It

So your home stinks and you can’t quite figure out where the bad odor is coming from. All you know is that it smells like dirty socks and it’s driving you crazy! If you direct your attention to your HVAC system and the smell begins to intensify, you’re on the right track. The good news is, the smell doesn’t indicate that you need heater repair; it does, however, mean that you’re dealing with Dirty Sock Syndrome.