Snow covered house representing winter and how to save money on your electric bill in the winter.

How to Save Money on Your Electric Bill in the Winter

We have all been there: no heat in the dead of winter; or no air conditioning in the boiling heat. This winter we’ve seen a few storms already and the season isn’t over yet. Between the ice, snow, and freezing rain, there are numerous reasons to run your heating system. In order to keep yourself comfortable, you may run your heating systems at the max to keep your home at a constant temperature; however, there are a few things you can do to save money on your energy bill. So we’ve compiled some tips on how to save money on your electric bill in the winter. Read More

Types of Heating Systems – Which is Best?

In order to stay warm during cold winter nights, your heating system has to run practically non-stop. Some heating systems will run harder than others merely to keep up with the temperature changes while others take much less energy to operate. Depending on your heating system you may find a significant change in price, energy efficiency, and comfort levels in your home. A heating system may also have a significant impact on the environment. A good portion of our customers who are looking to install or replace their current heating system want to know what the best type of heating system is. The answer is entirely up to you because it depends on your preference, but let us help you choose one. Before that we have to learn about the various types of heating systems. Read More

Furnace Maintenance Tips

heating servicesWinter is here and it’s here to stay for a few months. The best way to stay warm is to stay indoors, so it’s time to ensure your heating system stays functioning. Many heating systems in PA are furnaces, and in order to keep them up and running, they require yearly maintenance. If your furnace shuts off for seemingly no reason at all, or is malfunctioning/inefficient, it may be a 10-second fix; however, it may also be something serious. Here are some quick furnace maintenance tips to keep your furnace up and running throughout the entire winter. Read More

When to Clean Your Air Ducts

air duct cleaningIn order to perform at the highest efficiency, your home needs to have a properly installed and maintained HVAC system. For example, in the winter you’ll want a furnace or boiler to function, along with thermostats, air ducts, and vents. If one of these components fails to do its job, you, your home, and your wallet will suffer. Most people always assume that their furnace or boiler is the beginning, end, and everything in between; however, this is not always the case. If your air ducts are beginning to clog up, they will in turn work less efficiently. Without proper cleaning and maintenance, your air ducts can become clogged and may even develop mold throughout the ductwork. But how often should you clean your air ducts? That’s a question that depends on your home. Read More

Getting Your Home Ready for Fall

fall choresThe summer season is ending and we are soon approaching fall and winter. With these seasons comes the cold weather and you don’t want to find out you’re without heat when it’s too late! Keeping your heat system serviced and repaired is more than just a suggestion in our eyes. Since you don’t use your heating system until it’s cold, you have no idea if it will actually turn on or not. Most people don’t understand that when you don’t use the system for so long it will put an extreme strain on it when the time comes to crank up the heat. If your furnace, boiler, central heating system, or hot water heater has broken or if you just don’t want to risk breaking your heating system with because of the strain, then here are some tips for preparing homes for fall. These tips include miscellaneous house chores and changes we recommend that aren’t always in connection to your HVAC system. Read More

What is HVAC?

Every home and place of business can’t function without proper heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC). HVAC is important in keeping a building at a consistent temperature to allow optimum comfort, and in a place of business, it can help ensure productivity. No matter where an HVAC is installed, it is absolutely necessary. Every HVAC system must consist of certain inner-workings. There is the main system located outside that pulls in air for the system to cool or heat accordingly. After, the air passes through the coils which will either heat or cool the air before being distributed throughout your home. Finally, the air goes through the ducts throughout your home. These ducts could be considered the vascular system of your home. Read More

Maintenance Agreements

Comfort Pro, a Reading PA HVAC company, logo for air conditioning unit maintanence program.Comfort Pro’s PACT Maintenance Plan is a proactive and convenient way for you to budget your maintenance needs, while greatly limiting unpredictable and costly emergency situations. It is a fact that regularly maintained equipment equals improved efficiencies and less unpredictable breakdowns.[more…]