Temperatures may be breaking into the low 70’s here and there, but we certainly are not yet embroiled in the hottest time of the year currently. Before long, though, we will be, and you don’t want to discover that your air conditioner is costing a small fortune just to cool your home effectively when that time arrives. Even if you have a highly efficient system in place, though, there are plenty of issues that can cause your system to cool your home at reduced efficiency levels. In the following post, you’ll learn about some of the more common causes of inefficient cooling. Contact a member of our staff to schedule any necessary AC services in Bolingbrook, IL. Continue Reading
If you are thinking about replacing your home cooling system for any reason, be sure to take your time when choosing your new system. There are a lot of options out there, and you really don’t want to miss out on the system that is right for you just because you failed to weigh your options carefully. One option well worth your consideration is the ductless mini split air conditioner. If you are not familiar with this type of system, let’s just say right off the bat that using ductless air conditioning in Bolingbrook, IL can benefit many homeowners greatly. Read the following information, and let us know if you think that going ductless is the right option for you in your quest for outstanding residential cooling. Continue Reading
We are not really going to quiz you on this, as the fact of the matter is that most residential property owners are not familiar with mechanical components within their air conditioners, such as their capacitors. There’s really no reason for you to be, as you are not going to be working on your air conditioner yourself. Even so, we think it’s a good idea for all homeowners to have a basic understanding of how their home cooling systems work, which is why we’d like to take this opportunity to give you the low down on capacitors. Continue Reading
If we were to ask you to make a list of the most exciting ways in which you may choose to spend your hard-earned money, we doubt very much that investing in a new air conditioning system would really be near the top of that list. That being said, though, it is important to keep in mind the fact that no air conditioning system is going to last forever. If you have reason to believe that replacing your AC may benefit you, now is a great time to schedule your air conditioning replacement in Bolingbrook, IL. There are many reasons to consider doing so. Continue Reading
A key component of rust protection in tank water heaters, anode rods are made of magnesium, zinc, or aluminum that surrounds a steel core wire and is screwed into the top of the tank. Many people aren’t even aware that an anode rod exists, yet this is the most important factor in determining the life of your water heater. When your water heater tank is filled with water, the anode rod sacrifices itself to protect the exposed steel of the water heater, by going through a process called Electrolysis. Continue Reading
Though we may still have a couple of cool months left ahead, soon enough the weather will warm up, and when it does you’ll want to ensure you have a properly functioning air conditioner. Making a preventive maintenance appointment at least once a year is essential to keeping your system in good working condition. Hopefully you won’t have any detrimental problems the first time you go to turn on your AC this year, but we’ve shared some signs below that indicate you might have a refrigerant leak, in case you are having issues. Continue Reading
With weather as cool as it has been here in Bolingbrook, IL, air conditioning is likely far from your thoughts. If you haven’t had an air conditioning maintenance appointment in the last year though, you should schedule one now. You don’t want to get to our first day of warm spring weather to discover your AC needs repairs or, even worse, needs to be replaced.
During your AC maintenance appointment, an HVAC professional will fully inspect your equipment, checking for damaged or worn parts and notifying you if anything needs repair or replacement. The earlier this is done, the better. Handling any issues this far in advance means you don’t need to worry about scrambling to get repairs done in a couple of months.
How Will AC Maintenance Benefit Me?
Air conditioning maintenance helps you to potentially avoid emergency repairs, as mentioned above. But it’s about more than just that. Read on to discover the numerous benefits that maintenance provides.
AC systems most often prematurely fail due to lack of maintenance. Regular upkeep and inspections helps your AC run well over its entire lifecycle. A yearly maintenance appointment helps to ensure your system will function for years to come.
Better Energy Efficiency
During maintenance, HVAC technicians clean cooling coils, fan blades, and various other components of your air conditioner. This helps to cool your indoor air more effectively and efficiently, preventing your system from working too hard, and saving you money.
Improved Air Quality
A small amount of dirt in and around your air conditioner is normal. However, as particles accumulate inside components of your unit, its cooling capacity is decreased. These particles get released throughout your home, degrading your indoor air quality. During maintenance, your HVAC technician will clean away this dirt and debris.
Contact DuAll Heating & Cooling to schedule a maintenance appointment today!
Did your heating system get a workout this year? With a good amount of chilly weather still ahead of us in Bolingbrook, IL, you are likely wondering if your heater will survive another season. If your system is aging or otherwise not in good working condition anymore, it may be time to think about a replacement.
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