Comfort Solutions Pdx Blog

Checks and Balances

Ever have one of those days where you know you have a list of things to accomplish, and you didn’t make a checklist. Then there is that nagging feeling that you forgot something.  The end of the day comes, you’re sitting on the couch, getting ready to watch Netflix, and you realize that you forgot [read more…]

The Best Compliment…

The best compliment we can receive is when you refer a friend or family member to us.  That shows the trust and faith you have in our ability to bring comfort to your home, and you want to share that positive experience with others. Our goal is to ensure you have comfort for years to [read more…]

Heating Tips For Your Holiday Party

Tis the holiday season, and holiday parties. Here are a few heating tips to help you and your guests stay comfortable and enjoy family, friends and fun during your holiday party. Check and change your filter before guests arrive. Get your HVAC system a maintenance check Clear away any debris on and around your heat [read more…]

We’ve Said It Over and Over….

And Over Again! CHANGE YOUR FILTER!!!!!! I know we have said it before, and we will continue to say it. It may be a little emphatic, but it’s so true. Some of you may think why? Or “I don’t even know where its located or how to change it!” Others think “As long as I [read more…]

TWO SOLUTIONS FOR YOU TO SPRING INTO SPRING!

Spring Cleaning is right around the corner. As our winter days close we spring into warmer, comfier weather. Thinking about the dreaded spring cleaning that we all do. Starting with removing the clutter, moving the stove out and cleaning behind it, getting the lawn mower tuned up and ready for the grass that is to [read more…]

3 Benefits of a Zone Control HVAC System

A zone control system utilizes several HVAC units for your home or business. Each zone has its own unit and unique temperature settings. You can even install a different unit in each room for the ultimate customization, but that’s usually not necessary. You’ll still get to enjoy these 3 benefits when you heat and cool [read more…]

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.