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What Is a Heat Pump?

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When you are building a brand new home, you have many choices available to you. From picking out the type of siding, the types of shingles for your roof, or whether the floors are going to be carpet or wood, the choices are endless. When it comes to getting the right heating and cooling system, […]

Smelling Dirty Socks? It Could Be Your Air Conditioner

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If you can’t shake the smell of dirty socks in your home, the problem may not be your laundry detergent; it may actually be your air conditioner. Dirty Sock Syndrome is a term used to describe the foul moldy odor given by an air conditioning when you turn it on. Read on to learn the […]

How to Patch an Air Duct

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If you’re an average homeowner wondering how to patch an air duct leak, the answer is that you don’t. Only a trained professional should take on this job because it requires inspecting a lot of equipment and a high level of familiarity and expertise. You might be curious about what steps a trained professional takes […]

Why Is My Air Conditioning Making Noise?

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There are already enough stories of things that go bump in the night if you’re in the mood for a tale of horror. Your air conditioner doesn’t have to be one of them. If your air conditioner has taken to making noises it shouldn’t, it is probably trying to tell you something. Read on to […]

Heating and AC Operating Costs

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One of the biggest advantages of modern technology is one we often don’t think about until it breaks down. Your heating and air conditioning work hard to keep your home at a comfortable temperature, allowing you to focus on the tasks of your day and not the overwhelming heat or the numbing cold. However, as […]

Home Heating & Air Education

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How do you define comfort? Is it sitting in your PJs in your cool, air-conditioned home as you watch a movie? Or is it drinking a cup of hot tea while you’re warm inside on a chilly morning? While we all have different definitions of “comfort” in the HVAC world, there are some extremely key […]

COVID-19 Response

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As we continue to monitor the fluid situation of COVID-19, Comfort Masters wants to reassure its clients that we are continuing to operate at full capacity. As classified by the “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers” directive issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on March 19th, 2020, Comfort Masters is working hard to ensure the safety […]

The Magic of Air Balancing

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Before you jump to the conclusion that the ever-present cold spot in your living room is a sign of paranormal activity, you might want to try air balancing. What is air balancing, you may ask? It is the process of testing and adjusting your system to ensure that all parts of the home are heated […]

Are Air Conditioners Covered By Homeowners Insurance?

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In the dead of winter, most people aren’t thinking about their air conditioning units. Enveloped by the chilly weather, grey skies, and dim twilight of winter, it can feel like the warm brightness of summer is eons away. But warm weather will be back and sooner than it might seem, so it’s important to make […]

What Is a Gas Furnace?

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There are many heating options from which to choose for your home. Electric furnaces, gas furnaces, and convection heaters all have their strengths and weaknesses, so it can be difficult to decide which is the best for your family. The dedicated team at Comfort Masters Heating & Air Conditioning created an information guide for the […]