June 1st, 2017
Summer is right around the corner and while most are gearing up for afternoons at the beach, some just can’t take the heat and would rather stay indoors with a trusty air conditioning system. However, there may be instances where your air conditioner just won’t work right.
Just because it won’t start or it won’t cool properly doesn’t mean you have to call in an HVAC technician right away. There are a couple of do-it-yourself measures you can...
May 15th, 2017
Your HVAC system is one of your greatest investments. This is why it is only right that the service provider of your system is not only well-trained, but is also the best company for your needs. After all, there are various safety issues involved, which could greatly affect you and your entire family. You have to admit that ventilation is a separate technology altogether, which involves indoor air quality and safety.
The role of your HVAC contractor is crucial....
May 1st, 2017
It is important that your AC unit is ready for summer. You should get regular maintenance done on your air conditioner before summer even approaches. It will prevent you from making costly mistakes. At the same time, your system will function with efficiency all throughout the season.
You can do certain cleaning and maintenance tasks to avoid extra professional charges. Here are a few things you can do at home to maintain your AC’s efficiency:
April 15th, 2017
Buying a home is undoubtedly an exciting experience, but it can sometimes be quite stressful and challenging since there are a lot of factors to take into consideration. Something that should not be overlooked is the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems since they play a huge role in maintaining comfort in every home.
Besides, purchasing a home without knowing certain things about your HVAC system may leave you dealing with unexpected breakdowns and expensive repairs. Make...
April 1st, 2017
SEER means Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio which means it is the ratio rating of the cooling output of an air conditioner on certain seasons. A SEER rating is divided by the energy it consumes in Watt-Hours in order for you to identify the ratio.
The SEER value of modern air conditioners will range from 13 minimum SEER to a maximum of about 25 SEER. Along with this issue, a lot of confusion has been going around town and it’s time to further explain what SEER really means.
March 15th, 2017
As spring is nearly approaching, it’s important that your HVAC system is in a good condition and ready to work efficiently during the hot season. Here are a few useful tips to help you get started for a hassle-free spring time season with your heating and air conditioning system:
Clean Or Replace Your Filters
During winter, a lot of dust and dirt had been stuck inside your filters and your coils are surely covered in grime by then. If you’re using a durable air filter which can be washed and...
March 1st, 2017
Do you sometimes feel that it is still way too hot in your house, despite turning the cooling level of your HVAC unit to its maximum capacity? Does it take longer than it used to for your air conditioning to cool down your house? If you’re facing these problems, then there must be something wrong with your thermostat.
Here are signs to pay attention to and some helpful ways to check if your thermostat is working properly or not.
Must be the Switches
Check whether the thermostat...
February 15th, 2017
There is arguably nothing worse in the summer than having the air conditioning system break down all of the sudden. However, many homeowners wait for their air conditioning unit to fail before they bring in technicians to service and repair it. To avoid unnecessary discomfort, it is a wise practice to have your air conditioning system serviced in the spring.
Spring is usually the best time to have your air conditioner serviced because you would have a lot of time to look for a good HVAC...
February 1st, 2017
What is the fuss about humidifiers and why do you need one? Do you or your family get dry skin, nosebleeds or chapped lips during the winter and colder seasons? If the answer is yes, then it’s time to get a humidifier. Or if you already own one but still experience the harshness of the cold weather, then it may be time to replace it.
You do need to make a fuss about getting a humidifier especially if the cold weather conditions have nasty effects on your health and to the...
January 15th, 2017
Many Chicago homeowners have certain bad habits when it comes to their heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. It may seem like it doesn’t really affect your home, but in reality these bad habits can lead to a lot of problems such as issues with comfort, an increase in utility bills, and it shortens your system’s lifespan.
So here are five common mistakes homeowners make and how to avoid them, hopefully saving you some money and helping your HVAC system out:...