Keep Comfort Simple

The perks of membership in our Total Service Program make home comfort easy!

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We install, maintain, service, and repair a wide variety of residential HVAC equipment and related components. We have access to all major heating and cooling brands so we can recommend the best fit for your home.

Enjoy a breath of fresh air every time you walk into your home. Our certified team of indoor air quality (IAQ) experts can recommend the right products and services for your budget and needs. Most of us spend the majority of our time indoors—let’s enjoy the freshest air possible!

Our professional plumbing staff can tackle all of your home plumbing appliances and fixtures. Whether you are looking for a new water heater or need our help with a leaky faucet, our knowledgeable technicians are here to provide you with peace of mind and quality service.

We have experienced on-staff fabricators and installers that can custom craft metal to fit any of your home or business needs. Our team also has a history of working with architects, builders, and facilities maintenance staff to design building additions and improve upon existing metal work.

Serving Homes Since 1968

Originally formed by the husband and wife duo of Corwin and Kay Stephan, C and K remains family owned today. We still strive to uphold the values that Corwin and Kay instilled in the company all those years ago. From time to time they like to stop in to check on us. It's a new era, but our foundation will always be those same ideals.

Read What Our Customers Have to Say

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Ames, IA 50010

“On time. Friendly. Efficient.”
- Liz K.

Duct Cleaning Repair in Clive, IA 50325

“Cameron Tritle was amazing and very respectful. Fixed the problem. Appreciate it, most definitely recommend him
And the business”

- Kelly B.

HVAC Repair in Ames, IA 50010

“Very meticulous, thorough and and pleasant!”

- J J.
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10% whole home air purifier

Turn to the Experts

From maintaining a consistent temperature, to helping keep your utility bills cheap, to cleaning and humidifying (or dehumidifying!) your air, Carrier products provide the means to fully manage your home’s heating and cooling quality, all while keeping you and your family comfortable.

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Turn to the Experts

From maintaining a consistent temperature, to helping keep your utility bills cheap, to cleaning and humidifying (or dehumidifying!) your air, Carrier products provide the means to fully manage your home’s heating and cooling quality, all while keeping you and your family comfortable.

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News & Information

Spring Money-Saving Tips

Spring Money-Saving Tips

Everyone loves to save money, and it’s a good idea to review different aspects of your budget now and again to see if there are more opportunities you have missed in the past. In the springtime, considering how you can reduce your energy bills is always a great idea.

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An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At C and K, Inc., we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months. You need to be able to rely on your air conditioner for your comfort here in Ames.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

What Does AFUE Mean?

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Iowa home and how much fuel is wasted. 

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What Is a Heat Pump?

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home more comfortable by using heat that already exists. It pushes heat from outdoors to indoors (to warm) or pulls heat from indoors to outdoors (to cool). 

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