Chicago HVAC Company

November 19th, 2020

The cost to repair or replace a badly damaged HVAC unit can be a little pricey. Today, not everyone has that type of money set aside for such a repair. Fortunately, depending on what damaged the HVAC unit, homeowners' insurance may cover some of the costs.

HVAC Systems Fall Under Dwelling Coverage

Insurance coverage for an HVAC system falls under the dwelling coverage of a homeowners' policy. Your home's furnace and central air conditioning units are considered built-ins and are part...

November 5th, 2020

With extra people in your home for the holidays, your HVAC unit needs to work harder to warm the house and keep everyone comfortable during the holiday season. This not only increases monthly energy bill costs but diminishes the effectiveness and lifetime of the appliance. Here are a few tips you can take for the holidays:

Schedule a Tune-Up

Annual HVAC tune-ups reduce the workload on the appliance, improve efficiency, and prolong lifetime. A professional tune-up includes an...

October 22nd, 2020

Here in the U.S., we often take the amount of success of our air conditioning options for granted with much of our equipment we now use having its roots in ancient history. The first advances in the HVAC systems we now take for granted were only made in the early-20th-century when the U.S. took control of heating and cooling its homes. We now use around as much energy to heat and cool our homes as the continent of Africa in total each year.

How Heating has Evolved

When we set out on a...

October 8th, 2020

As summer comes to an end and the afternoons get chilly, Halloween looms on the horizon with the promise of spooky fun. Soon, it will be the season for candy and costumes, as well as homes decorated in fake cobwebs and ghosts. As the spooky season creeps closer, it is important to keep HVAC system safety in mind to ensure yourself a safe Halloween. Follow these tips to keep your HVAC and Halloween running smoothly.

Keep Your Vents Uncovered

Decorating your house with fake cobwebs and...

September 24th, 2020

Most people don't give their home's HVAC system much thought until something goes wrong with it. However, it is always a good idea to understand what makes up your system that works so hard to keep your home comfortable. Here are a few HVAC basics that help demystify the components in your system.

What Does HVAC Mean?

HVAC is an acronym for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. You often hear about heating and air conditioning, but these two things would not be possible without...

September 9th, 2020

Your family wouldn’t be the same without your pet. Because of this, you need to do what you can to keep them healthy and happy. This includes providing them with clean air in your home and a working HVAC system. Here are five ways that you can ensure that your HVAC system is working properly.

Change The Filter Regularly

The filter for your HVAC system is an integral part of you and your pet’s health. Dirty filters can make the air unhealthy to breathe. This is why it’s imperative that...

August 27th, 2020

Pregnancy is always a time for joy and expectation for expecting parents. A primary rule of pregnancy for expectant mothers is to remain healthy, not only for them but also for the baby. Expectant mothers should be wary of the quality of the air they breathe. Since they spend most of their time indoors, expectant mothers should be aware of the invisible threats present in the air.

Studies conducted have shown that breathing polluted air can adversely affect expectant mothers and their...

August 14th, 2020

One of the key components of your heating and cooling system is something you may not think about too often - the filter. However, HVAC filters perform essential functions, from keeping dirt and debris out of your ductwork and comfort equipment to boosting your indoor air quality. When it comes to filters for different heating and cooling systems, there are several types that can be used. Here's what you need to know about some of the more common HVAC filter options.

Fiberglass Air...
July 23rd, 2020

HVAC systems can be quite expensive to install, making it necessary to carry out constant servicing routines. Keeping your HVAC system in good condition has its benefits, such as lowering utility bills, a healthier air output, longer life of the system, better efficiency, and fewer costs on repairs.

Despite these advantages of servicing HVAC systems, many people still hold myths on whether they need to repair their systems. Below are five of the main myths that you may hear around,...

July 10th, 2020

COVID-19 has taken the nation by storm. Apart from following the recommended government guidelines, we're all striving for more ways to protect our family from the virus. Air purifiers have been a hot topic of debate when it comes to their usefulness for preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Understanding How Air Purifiers Work

Air purifiers work to filter the air that is inside of your home. They can be installed as part of your traditional HVAC system or as independent units in rooms...