Imagine you are working in an office that lacks proper ventilation, and that has insufficient air circulation. In the summer, the air is stuffy and sweltering, and in the winter it’s cold and frosty. Sounds pretty miserable, doesn’t it? You wouldn’t be comfortable while working there. Now think about your home. If your home is […]Read more
5 Tips to improve Air Quality in your Home
1. KEEP SURFACES CLEAN A simple way to improve the air quality in your home is to keep surfaces clean. First, make sure to have floor mats on the outside and inside of all entry doors. This will help to prevent large amounts of chemicals and pollutants from entering your home on your shoes. Don’t […]Read more
10 Household Items That Need to Be Cleaned Every Spring
Spring is just around the corner, and this usually means that it is time to start organizing closets, washing winter clothes, and cleaning all the major household items. We have prepared a list of important household items that need to be cleaned so that you will be prepared for the summer. 1. COUNTERTOPS When possible […]Read more
Get your Air Conditioner ready for Summer now before you need it
Getting ready now will ensure that you have the time you need if your HVAC system needs to be repaired by a professional before the extremely busy summer season and HVAC appointments become a precious commodity that gets scheduled out several weeks after you request one. Follow these simple steps that you can do yourself to get your HVAC equipment […]Read more
Air Quality and Your Health
Each day, we are exposed to a number of pollutants in the air we breathe, including lead, formaldehyde, fragrances, chemicals, dust mites, and other irritants and impurities. These toxins can lead to the development or exacerbation of allergies, asthma, and other lung issues, especially among the elderly and the very young. If you’re concerned about […]Read more
What is a Ductless or Mini-Split Heating and Cooling System?
Imagine you wanted to add-on to your house with an expanded master bedroom or new living room. Adding additional air ducts and demands to your existing forced-air system, might not be possible. For a situation like this, adding a mini-split or ductless heating and cooling system could be the perfect solution. “The main advantages of […]Read more
Stayton Heating and Air Conditioning is now Home Comfort Inc.
In 2017 Home Comfort received a call from the owner of Stayton Heating and Air Conditioning. They were calling to ask the owner, Joe Flande if he would once again like to take care of the families in Stayton? More specifically, Joe was asked if Home Comfort would like to purchase and run the well […]Read more
Woodstove and Fireplace Safety
As the seasons change to fall and winter, many people are drawn back to the coziest gathering spot in their homes, the fireplace or woodstove. Beyond being cozy, fireplaces and woodstoves can provide a fantastic heat source for your home. No matter what type of fireplace or woodstove you have, there are a few key […]Read more
Winter Time Woes – Be HVAC wise
Winter, the temperatures drop and your furnace or heat pump quits working and you call us and then you get frustrated cause everybody and their brother has called before you and we can’t get to you as fast as you like and then we are frustrated because we can’t keep everybody happy and are running full […]Read more
What is the difference between an air conditioner and a heat pump?
We get asked all of the time, what is the difference between an air conditioner and a heat pump? In many ways, the two systems function the same (They even look the same in most cases), but heat pumps can, as the name implies, create heat AND provide cooling. Air conditioners function by removing the heat […]Read more