DuAll Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for October, 2015

Do You Need a New Hot Water Heater before This Winter?

Monday, October 26th, 2015

There are a lot of annoying things to deal with in cold weather: scraping ice off car windows, shoveling, and navigating icy, snowy walkways. One thing you don’t want to add to the mix is a lack of hot water due to a failing hot water heater. It can be hard to tell when your hot water heater is ready to call in its chips, so to speak, because water heaters typically reside in areas of your home that aren’t very visible. Here are some factors to keep in mind if you think it may be time to replace your hot water heater in Bolingbrook:

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You Still Need a Good Air Filter in Cold Weather

Monday, October 19th, 2015

To allergy sufferers, the cooler weather in Bolingbrook means the first frost is not far away. And if you are an allergy sufferer, you know that the first frost means that your outdoor allergies have officially come to an end. But what about all the pollen that was tracked into your home during the warm months, or the indoor allergies that may be bothering you? It can be tempting to change to a lesser quality air filter to save money, but if you or your loved ones are aggravated by allergies, it’s best to stick with an air filter that will help relieve allergy and asthma symptoms.

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What Is AFUE?

Monday, October 12th, 2015

We know you don’t really want to think about heating season yet, but it is just around the corner. If you need to replace your existing furnace or boiler or have a new home that needs a heating system and you are opting to go with a furnace or boiler, you’ll want to know what AFUE is. The heating experts at DuAll Heating & Cooling can help you determine how AFUE will affect your decision in choosing a new heater, but it’s important to understand the basics.

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Should There Be Rust on My Furnace?

Monday, October 5th, 2015

As we edge closer to heating season here in Bolingbrook, you may have taken a closer look at your heating system. If you have a furnace and have noticed a considerable amount of rust on it, it’s good to take note of this. Rust on a furnace is never normal, and once corrosion takes hold of the metal on your system, it is very hard to contain it. The heating experts at DuAll Heating and Cooling can help assess whether or not the rust on your furnace is a spot that can be repaired, or if the rust is an indication of a bigger problem.

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