Simple Tips for More Efficient Heating

October 17th, 2016

We don’t often advocate DIY projects on this blog, and we must remind you that any service dealing directly with your HVAC system must be completed by trained professionals. That being said, with the specter of the heating season looming large, you’ll understandably want to ensure that you are heating your home efficiently. There are a few ways in which to go about doing so, and some of them you can handle on your own. Read on, and dial our number if you need any heating services in Bolingbrook, IL.

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Why Is My Furnace Shutting Off and On So Rapidly?

October 10th, 2016

Chances are that you’ve run your furnace a bit already this year, if only to take the chill out of the air at night. Even if you’ve been resistant to using your heater and have instead opted to throw an extra comforter on the bed for the time being, you may have started up the furnace just to test it out. Whatever the case, if your furnace seemed to be running in short bursts, then you’ve probably got a problem on your hands.

The phenomenon of a furnace starting up, running briefly, and then shutting back down is known as short cycling. Short cycling can negatively affect your comfort and your heating system itself in a number of ways. If you notice this, or any other problem with your furnace in Bolingbrook, IL, contact a member of our team to have it resolved.  Continue Reading

Benefits of Forced Air Heating

October 3rd, 2016

Last week, we talked a bit about some homeowners swear by their radiant heating systems. While it is true that radiant heating systems have a lot to offer, we feel that it is important to reiterate that forced air heating systems, such as furnaces, do as well. In truth, there is no such thing as one “perfect” heating system. It all comes down to the needs and design of your home, as well as your own personal user preferences.

If you are in the market for a new heater in Bolingbrook, IL this year, be sure to consider the use of a forced air heating system. If you have any questions, remember that you can dial our number for answers. With our help, you’ll be able to choose your new home heating system with well-earned confidence. Continue Reading

Need a New Heater? Consider a Radiant Heating System

September 26th, 2016

When the coldest time of the year strikes in the this part of the country, it can really pack a punch. That is why you need to know that your heater is ready and willing to punch right back. If you are thinking about having a new heater installed in your home, we strongly recommend that you consider radiant heating in Bolingbrook, IL.

While there is nothing wrong with using forced air to heat your home, the fact of the matter is that radiant heating simply has some benefits to offer that forced air cannot match. Read on to learn more. If you decide that radiant heating is for you, we’re here to get the installation done properly.

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Why Does My Furnace Smell Like Burning?

September 19th, 2016

Have you fired up your furnace yet on a particularly chilly night in your home? Have you just turned it on and let it run a bit to assess its performance? When you did so, were you concerned to find that your furnace smelled of burning? It’s a common issue, and one that has a number of different potential causes.

Not all issues resulting in a burning odor from your furnace are terribly serious. There is a chance that you may have a serious issue on your hands, though, so read on to learn more. Should you suspect the need for professional intervention, dial our number right away.

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Don’t Wait too Long to Get Your Heater Tuned Up

September 12th, 2016

We know that you are not going to be putting your home heating system into regular rotation for a few weeks longer. That being said, though, with nighttime temperatures regularly dipping into the 50’s in the coming days, it really is only a matter of time before the AC cycles off for the last time of the year, and the heater is fired up. The last thing that you want to do is realize too late that your heater has not been tuned up.

Act now, and save yourself a lot of trouble once the need for your heater arrives. We are more than happy to handle your heating maintenance in Bolingbrook, IL. Read on to learn a bit more about why a heating tune-up is so integral to the successful operation of your home heating system.  Continue Reading

Is Your Thermostat Behind Your Subpar Cooling Experience?

September 5th, 2016

When you come home on a hot summer day, stepping into your cool and comfortable living space is a welcome breath of fresh air. Unfortunately for some, there is no guarantee that you’ll experience that. You may find that your home is warmer than you’d like, or that certain areas of the house just are not as comfortable as others.

If this is the case, then you need to contact a member of our staff. We’ll figure out what’s behind the subpar performance of your air conditioner in Bolingbrook, IL. Give us a call and start living in the comfort that you deserve.

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What Are the Benefits of Using a Whole-House Dehumidifier?

August 29th, 2016

If you are serious about living in great comfort, you need to do more than just control the temperature of the air in your home. You must also maintain proper humidity levels therein. If you are not able to do so, you are going to encounter a few different problems, which we’ll get into a bit more below.

Using a whole-house dehumidifier in Bolingbrook, IL is a great way in which to resolve problems with excessive humidity in your home. Give us a call today to learn more. Whatever problems are impeding your comfort, we are here to help.

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Why Might an Air Conditioner Blow Warm Air?

August 22nd, 2016

We may be approaching the end of the cooling season, slowly but surely, but that doesn’t mean that you can afford to begin ignoring signs of trouble with your system. If you really want to protect your comfort throughout the remainder of the summer, as well as the overall condition of your air conditioner, you need to have any issues with your system resolved as soon as possible. One of the most problematic is hot air coming from your AC in Bolingbrook, IL.

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3 Problems Caused by Dirty Air Filters

August 15th, 2016

We’ve mentioned before how important it is to keep your air filters in your HVAC system fresh. It may sound like a minor detail, but it is far and away the most important maintenance step that you yourself can take to keep your air conditioner functioning properly. A very simple, routine task such as changing your air conditioner really can benefit you in a big way.

Review the following post to learn a bit more about some problems that may be specifically caused by dirty air filters. We think you’ll see the benefit of a keeping a clean filter in your air conditioner in Bolingbrook, IL. Contact us with any questions that you may have.  Continue Reading