Heating and AC Information

When Should I Replace My Furnace
November 21st, 2019

With winter fast approaching, soon it will be time to turn on your furnace. However, when you flip the switch, you may notice that it's not working like it did last year.

Whether your HVAC is slow to turn on or not coming on at all, you need to find out the reason. Most times, it's just a glitch or a minor repair. Other times, depending on the issue and the age of your furnace, you might need to consider a replacement.

Continue reading to learn when you should replace your...

3 Common Myths
November 14th, 2019

Home heating systems work hard to keep your interior warm all winter long. There are many myths that you may think are true about your heating system. It is important to sort through the myths and find out the real truth so that you can enjoy having an efficient HVAC system that runs smoothly.

One of the most common myths out there is that you should turn your heating system up when you get home so that it will warm your home faster. Another myth is that you should leave the...

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.