Comfort Solutions Pdx Blog

It’s Ending 2017….

2017 is coming to an end, which means that the 2017 Oregon Tax Credits will soon be coming to an end as well.  You can’t beat getting money back on a great HVAC system, and getting one that will save you on energy every month.   Now Is The Time To Act With the holidays [read more…]

Fall Back…Maintenance Time

Fall is just around the corner and that means saying goodbye to hot weather, and hello to cool, brisk mornings, leaves changing, kids back to school,  and daylight savings.  (Don’t know about you but I am looking forward to that extra hour of sleep.)  With the cooler weather coming, now is the time to get your furnace and heat pump checked out.

Do I need a Maintenance Agreement?

Here at Comfort Solutions Heating & Cooling, we understand that purchasing a furnace, air conditioner or heat pump is an investment for your home and comfort.  You expect comfort and value and you want to make sure you get the most out of it.  The last thing you want to deal with is having the equipment not run as it should or starting having to replace parts before every couple of years.  That is why we suggest a maintenance agreement.

Live in the Clackamas Area?

Comfort Solutions Heating and Cooling, Inc services the following Clackamas area zip codes: 97015, 97086 and 97089.

Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning

Portland, OR is going to see temperatures hitting above 100 degrees this week.  If you are lucky enough to have air conditioning then keep reading because this blog can help you with keeping your home cooler without relying heavily on your air conditioner.  That means less energy bills and money savings.  If you don’t have air conditioning, then read on for a few tips to help you stay cool this summer.

Do you live in the Portland Area?

Comfort Solutions Heating and Cooling, Inc services the Portland area.  This includes zip codes 97035, 97203, 97207, 97211, 97215, 97231, 97229, 97236, 97239, 97202, 97232, 97217, 97210, 97218, 97220,  97230, 97214, 97216, 97233,  97201, 97221, 97206, 97266, and 97219.

This Part May Save You Money

Although this sounds like one of the worst issues that could happen, it is usually one of the easiest problems to fix and avoid.  By making sure you are on an annual maintenance plan, you can eliminate a lot of the stress and costly repairs that can come from neglecting your heating and cooling equipment.  Also making sure you have a ClearView Ptrap installed can save you money as well.

Why Choose Carrier?

Carrier has been in business for over 100 years and is a leader in the HVAC industry.  Comfort Solutions Heating and Cooling is proud to be a Factory Authorized of the Carrier product line.

OREGON STATE TAX CREDITS ENDING

We are half way thru the year and just getting into the air conditioning season.  The last thing you are probably thinking about is heat, or at least heating your home.  A lot of us don’t worry about our gas furnace or heat pump until the cold weather hits, which is understandable, except if you wait too long this year, you may miss out on some extra savings.  The Oregon State Tax Credits are scheduled to be gone after December 31, 2017.

Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

The warm weather may finally be sticking around here in Portland, OR.  The sunshine is starting to be more frequent then the rain.  That means warmer temperatures.  Time to start cranking down the indoor temperature and get that air conditioner running.  This is also the time of year where we here at Comfort Solutions start getting a lot of calls on air conditioners that are frozen.

What Does Merv Rating Mean?

You pull out your filter from your furnace because you know its time for a filter change, and you notice it says Merv 8. You go to the store or call your local HVAC to see about getting a filter replacement. You are asked about the size and Merv rating? You may not know that there are several Merv rating and depending on your need your Merv rating may be different the the standard.

Air Scrubber – June Product of The Month

Here in Portland, OR we all dread the flu season and we all want to be at our best. When flu season comes, we hope the flu shot does what it should, or that the next respiratory illness doesn’t strike. Especially for those young and old, or with compromised immune systems, breathing clean air is a must

Key To Choosing an HVAC Company

There are many HVAC companies in Portland, OR and you want to make sure you pick one that is there for you, not your wallet. Any time you are looking for a heating and cooling company to bring comfort to your home, whether it is Comfort Solutions or another company, you may want to check out these tips to ensure that you are getting what you pay for.

What Does SEER Mean?

If you are looking at cooling your home, you may be seeing the word SEER come up a lot in quotes that you are getting, or in the research you are doing. Like many of us, you have no idea what it means. Many sales people don’t spend a lot of time explaining what it means. Instead they sell you the benefits of each unit and may barely touch on how it could help you in determining which air conditioner unit you want.

COOLING TIP

Dirty filters are a frequent source of issues when it comes to your heating and cooling system. Instead of calling an HVAC company first, you may be able to save yourself a little bit of money by checking out your filter.

Kinship House (Portland, OR)

Some of us were fortunate to grow up in loving homes, and some of us could have used the services of Kinship house to help us better understand the circumstances we found ourselves in. No matter what our background, we all want better for the children of today. We have found ourselves grateful for the love of our family and the love of our job. We do not consider Comfort Solutions just another place to work, but a second family. We know how lucky we are and want to pass that on to others.

Why Does My Air Conditioner Smell?

Here in Portland, OR we have had a couple of days of warm weather. Many of you may have turned on your air conditioner for the first time and noticed a smell. That is the air conditioner smell of mold and mildew coming thru your duct work.

WINDOW A/C VS CENTRAL A/C

Do you have a window air conditioner? Ever wonder what it would be like if you had central air or even if its worth switching? Are you concerned they are costing more than putting in central air?

WE LOVE YOU PORTLAND!!

Comfort Solutions is your top-rated Portland HVAC company for 16 years and still going strong.

NEST THERMOSTAT – PRODUCT OF THE MONTH

NEST Thermostat Our home is like a nest.  We seek warmth there on cold nights, shelter when the Portland rain comes, even cooling when the hot sun is beating down on us.  It is a safe place to raise our children, for others its where we can cuddle up by a fire with our significant [read more…]