Collier's Comfort Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Fort Wayne’

Why Furnace Cleanings Are Necessary

Monday, October 18th, 2021

One huge part of furnace maintenance inspections is the cleaning and adjusting of the system. Over time, a furnace system can get dirty or backed up with soot and grime that will ultimately inhibit the efficiency and efficacy of the equipment. This can be fixed with routine maintenance, or more specifically, with routine system cleaning.

We’re not just talking about cleaning the outside of your furnace and making it aesthetically pleasing. We’re talking about cleaning the interior components and improving the safety as well as the functionality of the system. Furnace cleanings as well as furnace repairs in Fort Wayne, IN are essential in keeping your heating system safe and effective.

Today, we’re going to talk about some common problems that can crop up with a dirty furnace. We’ll discuss why maintenance and targeted repairs are such great solutions for a furnace that’s getting dirty.

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Our Heater Maintenance Checklist for 2021

Monday, October 4th, 2021

It’s heating season! Or at least it’s quickly becoming heating season. There’s not a particular date that we just decide to switch our systems from cooling to heating, it really depends on each individual homeowner’s comfort preferences. If you’re really not happy with temperatures that dip below 50 degrees, then you might start the heater early than another homeowner. To each their own!

However, heaters require plenty of maintenance—both professionally and from homeowners themselves. If you’ve got a furnace as your primary source of heating in Fort Wayne, IN, then you’re going to want a professional to look at it before the heating season to maintain it’s efficiency and safety.

Here are a few things you can do in preparation for the heating season. Don’t forget to call our team and schedule professional maintenance as well, since that’s one of the best and most all-encompassing things you can do for your home comfort!

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Our Safe Indoor Air Quality Tips

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Indoor air quality is an important measure of comfort. If you feel like your home is the perfect temperature, that’s wonderful, but it shouldn’t just stop there. You should be willing to investigate how you feel, the kinds of contaminants you’re encountering in your home, and the possible solutions to the problem.

For instance, an air purifier in Fort Wayne, IN could be the best piece of technology to eliminate contaminants and keep your home safe. But it’s not the only thing you can do to improve breathing conditions in your house.

Today we’re going to talk about some safe practices for great indoor air quality—from keeping surfaces clean and dusting, to improving the humidity conditions of your air in the summer or winter. Just think of us as your indoor air quality gurus, and make sure you call us with any questions or concerns!

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What Is an AC Capacitor?

Monday, July 12th, 2021

Air conditioners rely on electricity in order to keep our homes cool—this is no mystery. What is a mystery to many homeowners is just how this process happens. How does your system turn electricity into cool, comfortable air at an affordable price? And how does it know to start and stop depending on the temperature set on your thermostat?

Well, the answer to this question is your capacitor. This is a little component that might not seem like it does much, but your air conditioner actually relies on it very heavily. Without it, it won’t know when to properly start or stop, and you’ll be needing air conditioning service in Fort Wayne, IN.

Today, let’s shed some light on this mysterious component and talk about why you might need to have your system’s capacitor replaced. Or, if you’re just curious about how your system works, we’ll fill you in!

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3 Great Things About Our HomeSavers Club

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Let’s be honest, savings and HVAC contractor aren’t two phrases that homeowners use together very often. People tend to think of HVAC service as a heavy expense, where it either costs a lot, or costs a little bit less than a lot. HVAC systems are expensive, and the cost of heating or cooling your entire home can be great, but that doesn’t mean you can’t save enough money to spend elsewhere in your life.

That’s why we invented the HomeSavers Club. Our vision was to make experiences like heating repair in Fort Wayne, IN cost less and also net you some pretty big bonuses as long as you were a part of our club. It’s an agreement, a commitment to better HVAC care and savings in the future.

We’re going to focus on three aspects of our HomeSavers Club. Hopefully, these can show you just how impressive our membership services are.

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3 Warning Signs That Your Furnace Is In Trouble

Monday, January 25th, 2021

furnaceInvesting in a great furnace, have it installed by qualified pros like us, and schedule routine maintenance. That’s all you need to enjoy the best heating experience possible.

Unfortunately, even the best heating experience is not a perfect heating experience. You are going to need furnace repairs in Fort Wayne, IN, at some point. Doing the above will keep those repair needs to a bare minimum, but even so—they’re coming eventually.

Staying out ahead of repair needs and contacting us for service at the first sign of trouble is definitely in your best interest. That also requires knowing some early warning signs to look for, though.  Keep these tips in mind, and reach out if you have any concerns at all about your furnace.

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4 Ways a Heater Tells You It Needs Repairs

Monday, January 11th, 2021

gas-jetsYou spent good money on your home heating system. You hired professionals to install it. And you’re smart enough to have enrolled in our HomeSaver’s Club, too. So your heater should be pretty much invincible, right?

Unfortunately, no.

Don’t get us wrong. Investing in a good system, having it professionally installed, and enrolling in a good maintenance plan will ensure you get the most reliable performance possible from your heater. However, never needing heating repairs in Fort Wayne, IN, simply is not possible. Even the best heaters serviced by the best technicians run into trouble here and there.

And that’s why we want to share some common warning signs with you today. Prompt repairs are always in your best interest.

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Why Are My Heating Bills Higher Than Normal?

Monday, December 28th, 2020

money-chimneyYou looked at the first month of your bills since your heating system turned on for the season—and you did not like what you saw. At all. You expect to see utility bills rise after the lull of the fall season between peak AC and peak heater use, but this rise is larger. What’s going on?

There are plenty of possibilities for why you’ve got the high heating cost blues, but be glad you noticed it early in the winter so you can help turn it around. In this post, we’re going to look at some reasons you have more expensive heating bills (aside from an increase in energy pieces) and what can be done about it.

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Is Radiant Heating My Best Option?

Monday, December 14th, 2020

alternative-heating-systemsChoosing a new heating system is a major decision. If you’ve started the process of shopping around for a new heater, you’ve probably already discovered 2 truths.

  1. There are a lot of options out there.
  2. Comfort doesn’t come cheap.

Here’s another truth for you—there’s no such thing as one “perfect” or “best” heater. There is a heater that is best for you, though. Finding it can be tricky, but that’s what we’re here for. Let’s take a closer look at radiant heating in Fort Wayne, IN.

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Should I Heat My Home with a Heat Pump?

Monday, November 30th, 2020

heat-pumpThat’s not really a question that we can answer definitively. There is no single heating system that is right for every home or for every homeowner. What we can tell you is that you should at least weigh your options and consider the heat pump and its benefits carefully. There may not be a single heating system that’s right for everyone—but the heat pump sure is right for a lot of homeowners!

We’ll dive into what makes the heat pump such a fan favorite in today’s post. But first, a quick reminder. You can spend your money on the best systems and equipment in town, but that doesn’t guarantee a great performance from those systems and equipment. To enjoy the best that any heat pump has to offer, you need to schedule your heat pump services with skilled, trained professionals.  Leave your heat pump services in Fort Wayne to our team in order to do so.

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