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…]