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Take Care Of Your Home By Joining Our Comfort Club

Spring is in the air. We’re all looking forward to warmer weather and we’re in the spirit of new beginnings and clean spaces. If you’re getting your to-do-list together and “schedule an appointment for AC maintenance” is one of your line items, we want you to take it the extra mile this year: join our Comfort Club.

Our Comfort Club makes your AC system more efficient, increases the lifespan of your system, and lowers your energy bills. We have a two-tier plan on our team to meet your needs.

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Help Your Heater Help You

hand-drawing-check-box-transparent-backgroundOne of the best kept secrets about home heating service is that you do need to help your heater a bit. We’re not saying you should have to manipulate your heater endlessly or put too much work into your home’s heater, but there are some best practices that can help your home. We specialize in heating in Shorewood, IL, so we know exactly how to help you with your comfort needs.

We’ve rounded up the best heating tips possible to help you stay warm for the rest of the winter. Yes, we only have a few weeks left technically, but you know that our cool weather lasts well into spring. We’re here to help you make the best of your home circumstances.

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5 Noises You Shouldn’t Hear from Your Furnace

On a normal day, your home’s furnace might make a little noise as it starts up, when it’s turning on, and then when it turns off. You can always expect to hear some noise from the furnace. The thing about this noise is that it should never be disruptive. In fact, it should be something that only people with a keen ear really notice. If the noises that your furnace makes are scaring the likes of you, your family members, and even your furry friends, you need to schedule an appointment with our team.

Weird furnace noises are your furnace’s way of asking for help. Don’t ignore a genuine plea for assistance. Instead, contact our team members for the work you’re looking for. We specialize in furnace repair in Plainfield, IL.

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7 Noises You Shouldn’t Hear from Your Heater

We’re all accustomed to certain sounds coming from our homes. The sound of your kettle bubbling up in the morning, the soft click of your thermostat kicking off your heater, or even the creak of that floorboard by the door are all comforting sounds. This is because they’re all indicative of your home. Although certain sounds are to be expected, you should never hear loud, disruptive noises.

If you’re looking for furnace repair in Plainfield, IL, you want to start with the professionals on our team. Sometimes, it can be difficult to differentiate between sounds that are okay and sounds that are bad news. We’re going to draw the line in the sand today.

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Let’s Calculate: Is It Time for a New Heater?

man-yellow-sweater-thinkingYou’ve made it this far through a frigid Lockport winter. That’s something to celebrate! You have to count your little wins.

Although making it this far is great, you need to consider the rest of the winter that we have ahead of us. If you’re starting to see the writing on the wall with your heater, you should be honest with yourself. Your heater can’t always last. Our winters would put any heater to the test. If you notice that yours is already starting to waver underneath the pressure, then it might be time for you to consider a replacement. “Replacement” can become a dreaded word to homeowners because of past experiences. We’re here to set the record straight. Trust us with your HVAC in Lockport, IL.

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IAQ Problems? You Might Need Furnace Repair

germs-black-background-blueNormally, when homeowners come to us complaining about indoor air quality problems during the winter, they’re expecting an indoor air quality based answer. We understand this line of reasoning. We want you to know that although some things may seem indoor air quality based, sometimes the root of the issue can go a little deeper. Your furnace might be to blame.

You can start the process of elimination here with this blog. If you find that you need furnace repair in Joliet, IL, we want to be the first team that you call. We take the work that we perform seriously. You’ll never have to worry about the quality of the service from one of our professionals who comes to your doorstep.

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Reasons You’re Getting Uneven Heating in Your House

cold-man-and-woman-in-parkasWhen you turn on your furnace or other heating system in your home on a cold winter day, you expect the whole house to warm up. True, some spots of a house will always be a bit colder just because of where they are, or the presence of windows and lower insulation. But you’ll still have a general expectation of an even spread of heating through the ventilation system and a family that feels comfortable.

However, you’re reading this (probably) because your heater is running but you’ve got cold spots popping up where they haven’t before. You may even have rooms that are getting hotter than normal. What is going on? And do you need the assistance of Orland Park, IL, HVAC contractors to repair the heater or some other part of your comfort system?

Let’s see what might be causing the uneven heating…

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What Maintenance Does for You

The word that’s on the tips of everyone’s tongues during this time of year is “maintenance.” It’s something that any HVAC contractor is going to encourage you to do if you’re talking to them during the fall or early winter season. If you’ve heard the word “maintenance” constantly but you’re still unsure if you should schedule an appointment for maintenance, we’re here to sway you in the right direction today.

We have an amazing residential maintenance program at our company. If you’re on the fence about maintenance, enrolling in our program will make things as easy as possible for you. We’re going to get into our maintenance services below…

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1 Simple Way to Help Your Heater

Intelligent home automation system: controlling house temperature with a multimedia touch screen display, mounted on an apartment wall and wireless connected to a main computer unit. Intelligent system for energy saving, climate control and environmental conservation. Temperature is expressed in Fahrenheit degrees (see more images from my portfolio for other units). Shows thermometer, warm and cold air conditioning icons, relative humidity and current temperature.If you want to improve the health of your heater, there are actually a few simple ways to do it. You can start with changing your heater’s filter, try scheduling an appointment for maintenance, or even consider adopting an indoor air quality system into your set-up. Have you already checked all these boxes? Are you still longing for something more? Then this is where considering a thermostat upgrade comes in.

We work with both Wi-Fi and smart thermostats in Joliet, IL. If you can’t decide between either model, you don’t know what brand to choose from, or if you’re not even sure if you should upgrade, then our professionals are the ones to call. Our heating and air conditioning technicians are the embodiment of “expertise.” We can help you find exactly what you need.

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What’s Wrong with My Furnace?

Heating_iStock_000008099675_Large_800x533Staying warm in Illinois is definitely a task during this part of the year, but it shouldn’t feel like a drag. If you feel like your furnace isn’t working the way you want it to, you need to schedule an appointment for your furnace in Orland Park, IL.

Make sure that you’re staying on top of your furnace system. You know that you’re going to need this unit more often than ever. You shouldn’t ever neglect your furnace system, but especially not during this time of the year. Come to us when you want quality furnace work for your home.

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