Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Keep Your Furnace Working Reliably

Monday, November 11th, 2019

digital-thermostatWere this a perfect world, we’d be using this post as an opportunity to tell you how you can make sure that nothing ever goes wrong with your furnace. This world is not perfect, though, and you can bet your bottom dollar that you’ll eventually need furnace repair in Hendersonville, NC. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but eventually, you will. Given that, however, there are plenty of ways in which you can help to keep any problems with your furnace as few and far between as possible.

It is important to keep in mind the fact that it’s not just money and your comfort on the line here. It’s your safety, as well. Are furnaces inherently dangerous, and unsafe to even have in your home? No, of course not. They’re immensely popular heating systems and for good reason. If you let problems with your furnace go, however, it is entirely possible that your furnace will wind up in unsafe operating condition. (more…)

Common Signs of Trouble with Heaters

Monday, October 28th, 2019

don't-forgetWinter weather here in North Carolina may not be quite as trying as the hot and humid days of summer can be, but it should go without saying that you need a great performance from your home heating system if you want to make it through the colder time of the year comfortably. Achieving a great heating performance simply is not possible when your heater is not in great working condition. You need to spot signs of trouble right away.

How does one do so? By educating oneself as to what those signs of trouble might look like. Or sound like. Or feel like. Or even smell like! Get your senses involved, keep the following information in mind, and remember to reach out to our team if you suspect that you need heating repair in Hendersonville, NC. That way, you’ll know for certain that you are working with skilled, experienced professionals that you can trust to do the job right. (more…)

It’s Time for Heating Maintenance

Monday, October 14th, 2019

gas-furnaceNah, I’m not ready to think about my heater yet. It’s not like it’s that chilly out right now. 

Sure, but it’s getting there. Nighttime temperatures have cooled off considerably as of late, and daytime temperatures are following suit. While you may not be running your heater consistently just yet, it’s only a matter of time before doing so becomes the norm for the winter season once more. And the fact of the matter is that you really want to get out ahead of that need, and prep your heater for the job that lies ahead.

To do so, you need only call our number. We offer outstanding heating maintenance, as well as any other HVAC service in Hendersonville,  NC, that you may need. Trust us, you’ll be happy that you scheduled annual heating maintenance when you finally do need your heater to be running on a regular basis. Contact us to schedule service or to join our maintenance plan today!

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The End of the Heating Season: A Great Time to Reflect

Monday, March 18th, 2019

RadiatorNo, we are not saying that you should reflect on your wins and losses throughout the course of this past heating season, though certainly, this type of introspection has its benefits. What we are recommending is that you take stock of your heating system and how it performed over the course of this past heating season. Were you satisfied with its performance in every way? If not, why? And, most importantly, what do you think you should do about it?

In some cases, replacing that heating system in Asheville, NC, may be the right decision. This is obviously a major investment for the majority of homeowners, so it is not a decision that you should rush into.  So, if you do think that this may be the last year for your existing heater, feel free to reach out to a member of our team. We’re happy to help you decide if a replacement is the right move for you.  (more…)

Late Season Heating Repairs Are Always Worth It!

Monday, March 4th, 2019

cold-manWe know, we know. We’re into March now.  Sure, the heater is making a strange sound. Sure, the heater is not putting out quite as much heat as you’d like it to. But, whatever—like we said, it’s March! Surely the issue can wait.

Well, no. Not really.

Is every problem with your home heating system going to cause a complete breakdown? No, of course not. Is every issue going to render the heater completely incapable of heating your home halfway decently? No. But this does not mean that it’s not worth addressing any problems with your home heating system as soon as possible. If you plan on waiting to schedule heating repairs in Asheville, NC, until next winter is upon us, we suggest that you reconsider.

Simply put, it is always in your best interest to schedule prompt heating repairs when something goes wrong with your home heating system. The longer you wait to do so, the greater the risk.

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Remember: Heat Pumps Use Refrigerant

Monday, January 21st, 2019

service-timeDo you use a heat pump to keep your home warm throughout the winter season? If so, then you probably don’t need us to remind you of just how incredible these systems are. They provide exceptionally efficient heating when the weather outside is cold, and they have the huge added benefit of providing cooling all summer long. This means that you get year-round comfort with just one system installed on your property. Like any other system, however, heat pumps can run into problems.

It should always be a top priority to have your heater repaired ASAP if you suspect that there is a problem with the system. Just keep in mind the fact that a heat pump does use a refrigerant cycle in order to heat your home. A refrigerant leak is one of those problems that represents a major threat to the integrity of your system at large. If you suspect a refrigerant leak in your heat pump in Asheville, NC, contact us right away.

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Forced Air Heater? You Need Fresh Filters!

Monday, January 7th, 2019

man-with-filterHeat pumps and furnaces, both gas and electric, are what we call forced air heating systems. That simply means that they heat air and then use a fan and ductwork in order to distribute that heated air throughout the house. In addition to this shared method of heat distribution, forced air heaters share another trait in common—their use of air filters. Know what else they share in common? The fact that a dirty filter will cause them problems.

How big of a problem could a dirty air filter really cause? Well, keep reading. We’ve got a whole blog post about it, so that should give you a hint about how serious of an issue your dirty air filter can really be. Not only is it detrimental to your system’s performance, but it can actually lead to the need for heating repairs in Asheville, NC, as well. Don’t let something as simple to handle as a dirty air filter cause big problems for you!

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Why Are Gas Furnaces So Popular?

Monday, December 10th, 2018

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Many homeowners in North Carolina have switched to natural gas furnaces to heat their homes during the chilly months. Have you ever wondered why that is? Well, we are here to tell you that there are many advantages to installing a gas furnace in your home. So, if you are looking for a gas furnace in Brevard, NC, Comfort Central, Inc. is here to help you! If you have found yourself curious about the many benefits of owning a gas furnace, keep reading! (more…)

Is Ductless Heating Right for Me?

Monday, November 26th, 2018

ductless-blowerMaybe. We’re sorry for not having a solid, concrete answer for you right off the bat, but there are just too many variables to consider before we can tell you with certainty which system is best for your situation. What we can tell you, though, is that ductless heating has a lot to offer. It also has a few features and benefits that you simply won’t find with other systems. In today’s post, we’ll look at what makes ductless heating so unique.

Because of its design, one benefit that we’ll be discussing is the convenience of installing a ductless mini-split in an existing property. Why spoil that now? Because we want to reiterate that, despite such convenience, a ductless mini-split still demands professional installation services, along with routine maintenance and repairs. The only way to get the most from your ductless mini-split in Asheville is to schedule service with professionals that you can trust. Now, let’s take a closer look.  (more…)

You Might Want to Replace Your Heater if It’s Doing This

Monday, October 29th, 2018

burner-assemblyWith the heating season just starting, it’s important to take stock of your home heating situation right now. If your current heating system is not up to the task of keeping your home warm and comfortable over the next few months, it might be a good idea to replace it now. You don’t want to risk having your heater break down permanently in the middle of the coldest months of the year, right?

The best way to know for certain whether or not your heating system is in need of replacement is to have a technician examine it for you. Barring that, though, there are some warning signs to watch out for which may indicate your system is in need of replacing. (more…)