Command Comfort Blog : Archive for November, 2016

Common Signs of Trouble in Your Ductless System

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Ductless heating and air conditioning systems are a natural fit for homes down by the shore here in Huntington Beach, CA, and our trained staff provides a full array of installation, repair and maintenance services for ductless systems. But like any other household appliance, your system will invariably run into problems, and the sooner you notice the signs of them, the better. Ductless systems benefit from a decentralized model, which means a problem affecting one unit likely won’t impact the rest of the house. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have to deal with issues when they do arise, or periodically check all of the units in your ductless mini-split system for signs of trouble. What kinds of signs should you look for? Here’s a quick run-down of some of the most common. If you spot them, turn off the affected unit and call a repair service:

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How to Make the Most of Your Ductless Heat Pump System

Monday, November 21st, 2016

We advocate ductless heating systems here in Long Beach, CA, because of their versatility and the way they can save money on heating and cooling bills. Many ductless systems utilize heat pump technology, which uses the principles of air conditioning (circulating refrigerant) to heat your home as well as cool it. It works especially well in mild climates like ours, and if you’re interested in a ductless system in your home, you would do well to look into the advantages of heat pumps. But once the system is in place, how do you make the most of it? Here are a few tips on improving your system’s heating efficiency.

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Causes of Corrosion in Ductless Systems

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Ductless heating and cooling systems offer a lot of benefits to coastal towns like Newport Beach, CA, but there are also some concerns about wear and tear on the system. Corrosion is a real problem: causing metal parts to rust and often creating serious breakdowns in the system. The good news is that ductless heating and cooling systems are decentralized, so if one runs into trouble, the others can compensate and still provide heating for most of your house. But the more you are aware of the issue, the better you can take steps to prevent it from occurring, and extend the life of your ductless system as a result. 

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Replacing Your Ductless Heating System

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Ductless heating systems can be a huge boon to larger homes in Huntington Beach, CA, but also any home which benefits from a more finely-tuned system. They heat each section of your home individually, using a series of smaller units instead of one big one. It allows for finely-tuned heating specific to your needs, as well as saving a great deal of money by letting you heat only those parts of the house that you’re using at any given time. That helps the system last a good long time as well, but what happens when individual components start to break down? 

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