Johansen & Anderson Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Joliet’

Heat Pump or a Furnace: Which Is Better for Illinois?

Monday, September 18th, 2023

It’s about to get chilly out there again, folks. How happy are you with your heating system? Did it do a fantastic job last winter? Is it still relatively new? Or do you have some concerns? If your heater is getting older, would need repair in order to get running again, or just isn’t performing efficiently, it’s time to consider what you might want to replace it with. 

You’ve surely heard that heat pumps are incredibly efficient. But do they work in our climate in Illinois? Or would a furnace be better?

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Why Is My Commercial Walk-In Cooler Not Cooling?

Monday, August 7th, 2023

A commercial walk-in cooler is an absolutely critical part of many businesses. Not only does it make things more appealing, but it also ensures health and safety by keeping foods and beverages at a temperature that prevents bacterial growth.

In some medical or laboratory settings, a cooler preserves the integrity of medications, vaccines, or samples. Regardless of the type of business using commercial coolers, the one thing nobody wants is a cooler that isn’t cooling. If your commercial walk-in cooler isn’t staying cold enough, it needs to be addressed immediately. Here’s what you should know.

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4 Common Problems with Commercial Freezers

Monday, June 26th, 2023

A commercial freezer is a critical component of many businesses. When it doesn’t work the way it should, the business can suffer lost inventory or worse, health and food-safety concerns. But if you don’t have years of experience with commercial freezers, it can be hard to tell what’s a minor issue and what requires prompt repair. Here are four problems that commonly occur with commercial freezers. If you spot any of these, your freezer needs a qualified technician to perform repairs. 

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5 Signs You Need Boiler Repair

Monday, May 1st, 2023

Boilers are extremely effective and reliable heating systems. In fact, they’re based on technology that dates back to the 1600s! Today’s modern boilers are a bit more complex, but they apply the same principle.

Despite their reliability, there are times when something goes wrong. If you’re able to spot the signs that your boiler needs repair, you can catch issues early and keep problems from getting bigger. Here are five things to keep an eye out for, so you can get repairs when they are needed.

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The 5 Most Common Ductless Repairs You’ll Face

Monday, April 17th, 2023

Ductless systems are highly effective and efficient. We strongly recommend them for many homes. However, like any complex system, there are things that can go wrong. None of these issues are disasters and all can be repaired, especially if you get those repairs done promptly before problems multiply. Here are the five things that are most likely to go wrong with a ductless system so you’ll be prepared to take prompt action.

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Why Is My Water Heater Not Heating Up?

Monday, December 26th, 2022

A lack of hot water coming from your plumbing fixture is a thoroughly unpleasant problem to have, especially if you were trying to take a shower. But what could be causing it? Is your water heater broken? Do you need to call a plumber?

There are a couple of things you can check when your water won’t get hot, before you decide that your water heater actually needs repair. We’ll also give you some idea of the things that might be wrong if the water heater is the root of the problem.

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SEER2 Changes in 2023 to Impact HVAC Customers

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

Here at Johansen and Anderson Inc, we value our customers. This is why we want to ensure that you are always informed of changes in the HVAC industry that may have an impact on your budget and your comfort. With that, it’s important that we inform you of an impending law change and its deadline. 

Beginning January 1, 2023, the minimum efficiency standards–SEER2 (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating)–will be much higher than it is now. This change is being implemented by the US Department of Energy, and it will dramatically impact the costs to purchase and install new total comfort systems like air conditioners and heat pumps

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Our Guide to Replacing Your Air Filter

Monday, August 8th, 2022

Do you know one of the best things to do for your air conditioning in Joliet, IL is also one of the easiest? We’re talking about replacing your air filter!

Your air conditioning unit relies on a filter to clean the air before it enters your home. But air filters aren’t only for improving indoor air quality; they play a pivotal role in keeping your system clean and functional.

Read on to learn how to change an HVAC air filter, and why regular replacements are such an important part of good AC maintenance.

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How HVAC Maintenance Saves You Money

Monday, July 25th, 2022

As a homeowner, you’re probably always looking for ways to cut corners and save money. In fact, you might even think that skipping regular HVAC maintenance isn’t that big of a deal. After all, why should you spend money when it’s not broken?

While this way of thinking does make superficial sense, not scheduling HVAC maintenance in Joliet, IL could end up costing you much more than you bargained for. 

If you’ve been wondering whether HVAC maintenance is really worth it, here are three good reasons that just might convince you. 

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Why It’s Important to Act Fast on Your HVAC Needs

Monday, June 13th, 2022

The world has changed a lot in the past few years. As we all know, supply chains are in a tight space and as we march further into the warm weather season, more HVAC contractors are in demand. The combination of these two things can put the HVAC industry in a pressure cooker. As a result, lead times are crazy right now! This is why it’s so important to act quickly and proactively when you need to schedule HVAC services. 

This is only heightened when you consider that you’re in charge of running a commercial space. Commercial spaces are a higher stakes game because you’re not just controlling your comfort, you’re in charge of your comfort and your potential customers, residents, and team members. The best thing you can do to stay prepared is to have a team of professionals you can trust. We can be that team for you. We understand everything commercial HVAC in Joliet, IL

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