Heating and AC Information

How to Winterize Your HVAC System
October 17th, 2019

If you live in Illinois, you know that winters in this area can be harsh. From freezing temperatures to snow, this area is known for its chilling winter months. By winterizing your HVAC unit, you can be certain that your home will stay warm and comfy throughout the season. Check your filter, clean out your outdoor unit, and do a few other things to winterize your HVAC system this year.

Check Your Filter

You want to check out your filter and change it if necessary. Your air filter...

Lower My Electric Bill
October 9th, 2019

During the cold months, your heaters are always running. This will provide your home with heat, but also increases your energy costs. There are ways you can decrease your energy bills during the winter.

Check Your Filters

The filters in the HVAC system should be regularly changed. Having the right filters that are clean will make certain air is flowing properly throughout your home.

Upgrade Thermostat

Your home's heating needs can be customized with a programmable thermostat....

Prepare Your HVAC System for Fall
September 19th, 2019

According to the federal government’s standards, the heating and cooling system in your home is responsible for at least half of your energy costs. When fall is upon us, it also brings unpredictable energy usage. Cost efficiency means preparing your HVAC effectively for the change in weather.

1. Perform an Air Filter Check

There are several major problems that result from something as simple as not cleaning air conditioning filters. That is why it is imperative that a new filter is...

Humidifier or Dehumidifier
September 10th, 2019

Humidity describes the amount of moisture in the air, and it must be properly moderated indoors to create a comfortable home environment. You may already be aware of how sticky you may feel when you are exposed to exceptionally high humidity outdoors. The effects of both high and low humidity are felt in other ways as well. A closer look at these effects reveals the need to schedule service with an HVAC professional for the installation of a humidifier or dehumidifier this winter.

Top 5 Most Frequently Asked HVAC Questions
August 22nd, 2019

A commodity that few people can live without is an HVAC unit. This unit provides heating for those chilly winter temperatures and air conditioning for the sweltering heat of the summer. In order to achieve maximum comfort in your home or business, the climate should be controlled. Yet for new homeowners and business owners, you may have many questions about HVAC units.

1. How Long Do Heating And Air Conditioning Units Last?

Perhaps one of the biggest questions that you may have is how...

Is Sound An Issue In An HVAC Unit
August 8th, 2019

While you may be used to the gentle hum of your HVAC unit when it's operating, there may be a few other sounds that can be alarming. Heating and cooling units can be loud. While they are considerably quieter than their older versions, they're still noisy enough to be placed outside. However, some sounds coming from your unit may indicate a problem.

A Gentle Hum

When your HVAC unit is running smoothly, you'll likely only hear a gentle humming sound when it clicks on. Sometimes, you...