Climate Control Heating, Cooling & Plumbing Blog: Archive for March, 2019

Help for Flooding Victims in the Kansas City Area

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

Climate Control Heating & Cooling wants to help our neighbors in the KC area

Flooding and water damage can come unexpectedly.

If you are in the St Joseph area and you experienced recent flooding, you probably want to just get back to normal life as soon as possible. A lot of things are probably running through your mind like how you are going to clean up and how to repair water damage to your home. You may not realize this, but if your HVAC unit was submerged during the flood, you may have a whole list of other issues.

Sure, the outside of your air conditioner or furnace may look just the same as it did before the flood! It is highly likely that water-damaged HVAC equipment may not work or may not work for long after being flooded. Furnaces, heaters and boilers have gas valves and controls that are especially vulnerable to water damage. Even electric furnaces have coils that are susceptible to corrosion if flooded.

What should you do?

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We Offer Daikin Ductless Systems

Monday, March 18th, 2019

If you’re a homeowner in Kansas City, chances are that you’ve been using a ducted system.

These systems use ducts and vents to send cool and warm air through your home. They’re effective systems that have been used for decades.

However, there’s another option that just might change everything:

Ductless mini-split systems.

We’ve partnered up with Daikin, a company that offers some of the industry’s best warranties on ductless mini-split systems. If your new system doesn’t meet your expectations within one year after installation, they’ll be happy to resolve the issue at no cost (and that’s on top of a 12-year warranty).

That all being said, there’s plenty of reasons why you might want to switch from a ducted system to a ductless one:

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Don’t Get Sentimental About Furnace Replacement!

Monday, March 18th, 2019

old-furnace“Comfort Bear, why are you clutching that furnace?” you may be asking. Well, you see, this furnace has been with me since the very beginning. And now, I’m suddenly being told that I have to replace it!

We’ve been through some intense winters together. In return, I vowed that I’d always be there for it: through all of its maintenance checks, through all of its repairs, every time it fails to start, even during that one time it triggered the carbon monoxide alarm…

Well, okay, maybe I’m being a bit sentimental. I guess it’s time to let go. When I think about it objectively, I suppose there are a lot of good reasons for knowing when to replace your furnace:

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4 Realistic Ways to Cut Down Your Heating Costs

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

hairless-bear-inspects-thermostatComfort Bear, here. Earlier today, I did an internet search for “how to save money on heating,” and I decided I would try out some of the energy-saving tactics. As I type this, I’m now wearing five layers of clothes, three pairs of socks, I’m only eating hot soup (and washing it down with hot tea), and I have the oven open. I’ve also lit several candles because each one is supposed to heat the room by approximately 1 degree.

But I don’t see how anyone can live this way! There are much more reasonable ways to cut down on heating costs, and you can achieve them with just a few Independence, MO HVAC services.

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