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How to Identify a Refrigerant Problem

two-techs-working-on-air-conditionerRefrigerant problems are a major issue for your air conditioning. This isn’t something that you want to ignore for any amount of time because refrigerant is such a vital part of the air conditioning system. If you need air conditioning repair in Plainfield, IL because of refrigerant troubles, then we’re the team you can rely on.

Today, we are going to run through some vital things that you should know about your home’s air conditioner and its refrigerant. Let’s get into potential refrigerant issues.

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Want Lower Cooling Bills?

hand-drawing-check-box-transparent-backgroundWe’re sure you do! The better question might be: Do you know how to get lower cooling bills? If you don’t, you will today after walking away from this blog.

There are many things you can do to lower your cooling bills. We’re going to give you the easiest, most accessible ways to do this. If you want lower cooling bills, then you need to know these tips and tricks regarding your HVAC in Plainfield, IL. If you’re left with any lingering questions after reading through this blog post, you’re more than welcome to get in contact with our team directly. Our professionals are just as friendly as they are informed. They’ll answer any questions you have.

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Don’t Wait on AC Repair…

an-air-conditioner-in-need-of-serviceIf you’re already noticing problems with your air conditioner this spring, then it’s time for air conditioning repair.

We know what you’re probably thinking—“Already?” If you’re having trouble now, you’re bound to have problems later. So, yes, you should call our professionals now to have us handle it as soon as possible. We understand that you’re not jumping for joy to have a professional come to your home to handle these issues. But we promise to make it as easy as possible for you. Our team members specialize in AC repair in Plainfield, IL.

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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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What Does That Noise Mean?

Woman-covering-her-ears-from-loud-noiseYou turn on your air conditioner to cut through the still heat of a Plainfield afternoon and there’s that weird sound … you don’t know exactly what’s going on, but you know that something is off. But you don’t know if it’s so “off” that you need to call up an air conditioning professional.

If you walk away from this blog remembering only one thing, make sure it’s this: any air conditioning sound that’s out of the ordinary is enough reason to call a professional. Your air conditioner shouldn’t pick up new tricks over time. If it does, then it means that you need to call us for AC repair in Plainfield, IL.

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Why You’re Having Water Heater Trouble

water-heater-to-shower-graphicHave you noticed that your water heater isn’t working like it used to? This can be frustrating especially in winter. There’s nothing better than starting or ending your day with a hot, steaming shower this on a cold winter day. Especially now that we’re experiencing these truly frigid temperatures in the Midwest. It’s not as great when you’re having water heater trouble that makes your water lukewarm throughout your home. You tend to rely on your hot water heater more during these winter months, so more of these small and frustrating inconsistencies arise.

If you have a big water heater problem on your hands and think you need water heater repair in Plainfield, IL make sure that you contact our team. We ensure that our technicians are NATE-certified and trained on a continuous basis so they’re always up to date with the latest in HVAC.

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Get the Most Out of Your Heating System This Winter

Young woman shivering during the winter seasonDo you run into high heating bills every winter? It’s understandable here in Plainfield because our winters are so long and cold. We take care of many homeowners here across Illinois, we understand that many come to expect the higher heating bills in winter along with other minor inconveniences to your heating system. But there are many ways for you to get the most out of your heating system while avoiding all these problems. If you need great HVAC services in Plainfield, then you need our team. If you want to know how to get the most out of your heating system, then keep reading below.

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Can I Put More Refrigerant Into My AC on My Own?

air-conditioning-manometer-pressure-refrigerantWe can answer this question in two simple responses:

  • No, you can’t
  • You don’t need to*

Homeowners often ask this question about refrigerant because of a basic misunderstanding about what refrigerant is and what it does. We’re going to go into more detail to address the question because it helps people grasp how air conditioning systems work, and because it can help alert to a serious AC repair issue.

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Could Your Furnace Be Unsafe to Run?

old-basement-furnaceConcerns about the safety of natural gas furnaces are common. We often have customers ask us if it’s really safe to have a natural gas furnace in their home.

The first thing we tell people is that gas furnaces are the most common type of heating system found across the U.S. If furnaces had any type of bad safety record, they wouldn’t be allowed so extensively into homes. The manufacturers of modern gas furnaces are required to design their systems with numerous safety features and to meet many national, state, and local requirements. When you see the ENERGY STAR label on a furnace, it not only means the furnace meets the standards for energy conservation, but it was also built to meet demanding safety standards.

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