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At Comfort Zone Heating and Cooling, we care about Heating & Cooling, and hope that our articles on Heating & Cooling bring you high quality information, insight, and trust in helping your choose the best heating and cooling contractor available. Our blog contains many articles about Heating & Cooling, as well as the topics of Air Quality, Discounts, Energy Efficiency, Energy Trust, Heating & Cooling, Air Conditioning, Duct Blasting, Duct Replacement, Ductless, Furnace Repair, Furnace Replacement, Furnace Tune Up, Heat Pumps, Heating, HVAC, Maintenance, Zoning Systems, Products, Values.

Happy Leap Year

Leap Year

The time it takes the earth to cycle around the sun isn’t a tidy 365 days. In fact, it takes 365.24219 days for the earth to cycle around the sun. This time frame that doesn’t exactly conform to the modern calendar and, before the invention of the leap year, wreaked havoc on birthdays. Luckily, more… Read more »

Dirty Ducts Got You Down?

Air Duct

Air ducts form the distribution network for your heating and cooling system. They spread throughout your house through your attic or crawlspace, moving productive air from the central unit to all of your rooms and walkways. Over time, this important network can accumulate dust, hair, and other intrusive particles that can have an adverse effect… Read more »

3 Steps to Get Ready For Colder Weather

Rainy Autumn

After a long summer, a preventative maintenance checkup for your heating and cooling system is important to keep it working at optimal performance. Like most homeowners, chances are you have been relying on your air conditioning unit to keep your home cool during the hot summer months. With fall fast approaching, however, it may be… Read more »

Record Heat in Portland

Heat Wave

The summer sizzle of our weather continues, with Portland breaking two records last Tuesday. Portland saw it’s 25th 90 degree day of 2015, breaking the record of 24 set back in 2009. So if you were just thinking that this was an usually hot summer, you were right. Also, the record high temperature for August… Read more »

Another 100 Degree Day Expected

Heat Wave

As we have already endured a very hot summer here in the Portland area, it’s important to know that the heat is not yet ready to let up. Portland had a high of 103 degrees yesterday, which is only 4 degrees shy of the record for the date of 107 degrees set in 1965. That… Read more »

Tips to Beat the Heat

Summer Heat

We all know that the summer heat can take a toll on us. Below are some quick tips to minimize the effects of the summer heat. Take care of yourself Drink more water than usual throughout the day and don’t wait until you are thirsty. Avoid alcohol and sugary drinks which will dehydrate you. Take… Read more »

Local Cooling Centers

Dog Days of Summer

With the weather turning up the heat in the next couple of days, many of of most vulnerable neighbors might need help staying cool. That is why it’s important to know where your local cooling center is located. Local cooling centers typically have games, activities and a great place to simply cool off from the… Read more »

4 AC Checks To Make Before Calling Us

Air Conditioner

With the warm weather finally arriving in the Portland Metro area, now is a good time to check up on your air conditioner. If your air conditioner stopped working, or it has “iced up”, try the following few A/C checks first. 1. Check the Thermostat Take a visit to your thermostat, and see where it… Read more »

Does Your Air Conditioner Need Replacing?

Air Conditioning Repair

Before the summer’s hot weather settles upon us in East Multnomah County and Gresham, it’s a good time to wonder whether your air conditioner needs replacing. It’s difficult for some home owners to know exactly when their air conditioning unit needs replacing. Obviously, if the system breaks down and you need to call CZ Heating,… Read more »

3 Furnace Repairs Yearly Maintenance Can Prevent

Furnace Repair

If you are a regular to our blog, you’ll know that we recommend an annual check up of your furnace. Regular maintenance on your furnace can help prevent some common repairs, like the following three. Fan Issues The fan in your heating system has several components that can fall into disrepair when left unattended and… Read more »

Committment to Community

At Comfort Zone Heating and Cooling we are passionate about supporting the wonderful communities of Sandy, Gresham, and the Greater Portland Metro Area in both the work we provide, and the nonprofits we support. We are a family owned and operated and proud to continue that tradition since we started our business in 1995.

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