Thursday, June 22, 2017

Are Expensive Air Filters Worth It? A clogged, gunky air filter can cut your air flow down to a dribble. An air filter is a small thing, and decidedly not an exciting part of home improvement, but it keeps your entire HVAC system humming right along. A filthy filter can restrict airflow, preventing the system from working like it’s supposed to and that can eventually lead to a breakdown. Your air filter traps small air particles (dust, pollen, pet particles) smoke from the air. You may not suffer from allergies, but perhaps you have an in indoor Because of this, there’ll be an accumulation dust and dirt in your living quarters. Should you splurge for the more expensive air filter? Are they worth it? To improve indoor air quality with a new air filter, it’s wise to do your research or contact your local, professional AC maintenance and repair company directly. Complete Comfort Heating & Air in Lake Forest is a great resource. Also, get to know MERV! This is the Minimum Efficiency Reporting Values which scales AC filter efficiency on a scale of 1-20. Below are some typical choices: Fiberglass 1” spun fiberglass. It keeps big particles of debris out but does little to clean the air. MERV 2-3, $1-5 Pleated Polyester or Cotton Removes tiny spores, but must be changed frequently or your system will get clogged, overworked. MERV 6-7, $5-7 Electrostatic Electrically-charged cotton picks up tiny particles. One of the most attractive parts is that these are washable, cutting down on purchasing a new filter every other month. MERV 10, $10-20 Pleated, Permanent & Highly Efficient 4-5″ pleated synthetic cotton. Screens microscopic particles, utilized in hospitals. Should be professionally installed in a special housing to avoid any wobbling or leaking. MERV 15-17, $80-100 Cooling consumes a huge part of your utility bill, so get a higher-end filter. But you don’t necessarily need the super expensive pleated, permanent filter. At least every couple of months, simply pull out the old filter and slide in the replacement. The tough part might be remembering to do this each quarter. For the tech savvy, there are apps available such as FilterFresh, which tracks all the filters in your house. Happy Filtering! Want to learn more about our air conditioning services in Lake Forest? Call us today!

Thursday, March 30, 2017

How to Choose the right Heating & Air Conditiong Company

When you need to have your air conditioning system repaired or replaced, it is important that you work with professionals you can trust. However, knowing who is reliable out of the many technicians out there is difficult. Below you’ll find out how to choose the best HVAC experts Ensure that the contractor you settle on is insured. Ask them for their policy numbers to obtain confirmation from their insurance provider. Doing so is critical if you want to protect yourself against any legal suits or loss of property. You should also contact the Better Business Bureau to confirm that the company you are about to hire has not been blacklisted. Strive to only work with people who have a good reputation. You will have to shortlist a few companies offering air conditioning repair. Determine if the candidates have all of the relevant licenses and certifications demanded by the local authorities. If you are not aware of the paperwork to ask for, consulting a government official is recommended. Request for copies of the relevant credentials from any contractor you are considering. Request those close to you for recommendations. This may involve talking to friends, workmates, family or neighbors. One of them may just suggest a contractor that you may find helpful in your quest to repair your air conditioner. However, it is also important to do your own research before settling for any business you have been referred to. You can also search online for additional professionals. Get estimates from about three different firms. This will help you choose a contractor whose charges fall within your budget. In analyzing bids, there are various factors to take into account apart from pricing alone. You also need to evaluate the quality of materials a bidder proposes to use and the warranties they offer. This means that you do not have to necessarily settle for the lowest bid. Consider how a candidate has been reviewed online. It is important that you choose a Newport Beach air conditioner installation company that has great ratings. You can also visit the social media pages of your potential contractor to check how they relate with their customers. In addition, you can ask them for contacts of at least three clients who they have worked for recently. Go for people who are willing to visit your home to understand the issue with your air conditioning system. A good contractor should send their technicians to identify the fault that you want to be resolved before they can offer an estimate. The exercise usually involves thoroughly inspecting the equipment for leaks and measuring airflow among other things. Be wary of professionals who quote without visiting your residence. Look for people who will give you details of the repair job in a written form. Signing a binding contract is important and will help you resolve any disputes that may arise regarding the job. Details that should be included in the document are prices, material specifications and the dates the work should start and end.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Happy New Year

So here we are another year has passed and if you're like us here at Complete Comfort it has flown by so quickly, I feel like we went from January to December at lightening speed. As we sit here with the new year ahead of us in 2017 and reflect on the past year that flew by we are reminded of who we are as a company and what our mission as a company is and that is to Serve People, it is something that we do not take lightly. In a service industry it is so easy to get caught up in the hussle bussle of business and become very transactional but we stand apart in our industry by not falling victim to the norm. We continue to strive for excellence in our team, our company and the service we provide each and every one of you. A heartfelt thank you to those we have had the pleasure of doing business with in the past, those we continue to serve in the present and those we look forward to being of service in the future, you are what makes our company great! Happy New Year! #CompleteComfort #ServingPeople #HeatingandAC #Heating #AC #ACExperts #NewYear #Carrier

Monday, October 31, 2016

Trick or Treat! Happy Halloween! Click here for some safety tips for trick or treating tonight

Monday, September 26, 2016

Happy Fall

Happy Fall! If you were expecting cool weather, scarves and sipping on hot Pumpkin Spice Lattes you might have to wait a little longer. It might be Fall but it sure feels like summer. Stay cool this week.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

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Are Expensive Air Filters Worth It? A clogged, gunky air filter can cut your air flow down to a dribble. An air filter is a small thing, an...