DuAll Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for January, 2017

Why Use an ERV in My Home?

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

family-enjoying-their-comfortThere are many great heating systems on the market today, and homeowners have plenty of options when it comes to manufacturer, make, and model. The ability to heat your home successfully is certainly not out of grasp. The problem that many homeowners struggle with is how to heat their homes effectively while also doing so efficiently, and without putting their indoor air quality on the chopping block.

It may sound like a tough balancing act, but there is a single piece of equipment that allows you to achieve this seemingly lofty goal. Give us a call and have an energy recovery ventilator installed in your home. With an ERV in Bolingbrook, IL, your indoor air quality is protected, along with your budget and your comfort. Sound too good to be true? Well, we’re happy to explain how it’s possible. 

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Don’t Let Dry Air Cause Problems This Winter

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Heating your home successfully is a vital part of ensuring your comfort during the long winter season. Equally important, though, is maintaining great indoor air quality. This extends beyond removing pollutants from the air in your home. You also need to maintain sufficient humidity in your living space.

Air conditioners actively dry out the air in a way that heaters do not. However, during the winter, you are already dealing with air that is dryer than during the summer season. That is why a whole-house humidifier in Bolingbrook, IL can be such a powerful ally.

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Make Sure That Your Heater Is Properly Sized

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Living in Illinois means cold winter weather. If for any reason you find yourself in need of a new heater in the middle of the winter season, it’s understandable that you might want to rush through the system selection and installation process. When you work with us, the job will be done fast, but it will also be done right every step of the way.

You really don’t want to overlook key aspects of your new heater, such as its size. Only trained professionals can guarantee that your new heater in Bolingbrook is of the right size for your home. We can help you to avoid many problems associated with improperly sized heating equipment.

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Don’t Leave a Dirty Filter in Your Heater

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

If you use a forced air heating system, be it a furnace or a heat pump, then you need to be sure to change your filter. It may not sound like that big of a deal, but failure to do so on a regular basis can result in some pretty serious issues. Fortunately, it’s a very simple thing to handle.

Now, you may think that it’s enough to leave your heating maintenance to a professional. It’s true that your filter will be changed during annual maintenance. However, you cannot leave it up to your professional just once a year to change the filter in your heater in Bolingbrook, IL.

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