Frequently Asked Questions

Air Comfort Service, Inc. has compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions from our customers. If you still have questions, please don't hesitate to contact us - we're here to help!

What exactly does AC maintenance entail?

One of the benefits of regular AC maintenance is that it helps keep your system running smoothly and prevents unexpected breakdowns. During a typical maintenance visit, our technicians will:
  • Clean the condenser coil
  • Check the refrigerant level
  • Lubricate all moving parts
  • Inspect the electrical wiring and components
  • Check the thermostat
  • Monitor the system operation

Is it worth fixing the air conditioner?

There are a few factors to consider when answering this question. The age and condition of the air conditioner, the severity of the problem, and the cost of repairs all play into the decision. In most cases, it is worth repairing an air conditioner if it is less than 10 years old and in good condition. If the problem is severe, it may be more economical to replace the unit altogether.

Why is my heating system producing cold air?

There are a few reasons why your heating system might be producing cold air. One possibility is that the furnace may be too small for your home. If this is the case, you may need to upgrade to a larger unit. Another possibility is that there may be a problem with the furnace itself, such as a dirty filter or blocked airflow. A third possibility is that there may be an electrical problem with the circuit board. Lastly, your system could also have a lack of airflow due to dirty or clogged ducts. If you're not sure what's causing the problem, it's best to call in a professional to diagnose and fix the issue.

What should I do if my heating system isn't working?

If your heating system is not working, the first thing you should do is check the thermostat to make sure that it's set to heat. Next, be sure that the system fuse has not blown. If this is not the case, you may have a faulty circuit board. You might also consider calling in a professional to diagnose and fix the problem.

Is it possible to operate a heater without a filter?

It is possible, but not advisable. A filter is necessary to remove dust and other particles from the incoming air, which protects the heater's blower motor. The blower motor will last longer if it does not have to work harder because of a dirty filter. This also helps prevent fires caused by lint build-up in the unit's heat exchanger.

How often should you replace your furnace filter?

It’s generally recommended to replace furnace filters every month, especially during the winter when your home is in use more. However, if you have pets or allergies, you may need to replace them more often.

What is the difference between a furnace filter and an air filter?

A furnace filter is a type of air filter that is specifically designed to be used in furnaces. Furnace filters are typically made from fiberglass or synthetic materials and are designed to capture large particles of dust and dirt. Air filters, on the other hand, are not specifically designed for use in furnaces. Instead, they are designed to capture smaller particles of dust and dirt. Air filters are typically made from paper or cotton.

Feel free to contact us with additional questions. And don’t forget that if you need service right away we offer 24/7 emergency services too!