DuAll Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Bolingbrook’

Heating FAQ: Is it Time for a Replacement?

Monday, December 10th, 2018

gas-furnace-cover-openIt is probably quite safe to assume that you have been running your heater for some time now. Temperatures here in Illinois are already in the 30’s, and we still have a long, cold winter ahead of us. If you have found yourself dealing with a problematic heater, it might be time for a replacement. Here at DuAll Heating & Cooling, we can help you decide which new heating system is right for your home. We provide excellent heating service in Bolingbrook, IL.

Below, we have provided some tips to jump-start your search for a new heater.

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The Benefits of Annual Heating Maintenance

Monday, November 26th, 2018

chimney-moneyWhen winter hits Illinois, it can hit pretty hard. You need a great heater in your home if you want to make it through the winter season comfortably. However, a great heater is really only going to get you so far. In order to get the very best performance that your home heating system can muster, you need great heating maintenance. Reading this post right now means that you are well on your way to achieving that goal.

The benefits of annual heating maintenance in Bolingbrook, IL, really cannot be overstated.  Neither can the benefits of enrolling in a great heating maintenance program. More on that below. Just keep in mind the fact that routine maintenance is not something that you can handle for yourself. No, not even if you’ve watched plenty of online tutorials and you’ve printed out some hackney DIY checklist! This is a job that you always want to leave to skilled, experienced professionals—like our technicians!

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Why Use a Humidifier This Winter?

Monday, November 12th, 2018

hello-winterWhat do you think of when you think of keeping your home comfortable throughout the winter season. Your heater, right? Of course, always with the heaters. Yes, your heater is definitely going to take the spotlight when it comes to the systems that you use in your home throughout the coldest time of the year. Keeping your home warm and cozy shouldn’t be where it all ends, though. You also need to maintain great indoor air quality in your home.

That is not always as easy as it may seem. In fact, many homeowners are surprised to learn that the air quality in their homes is worse off than that outside! We’re not going to be focusing on pollutant levels in today’s post, however. Instead, we’re going to discuss humidity levels. Particularly, why you may want to use a whole-house humidifier in Bolingbrook, IL! If you don’t have a whole-house humidifier in place, you may find yourself in a tough spot when winter sets in.

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Catch Heating Problems Early On

Monday, October 15th, 2018

cold-couple-on-couch“Oh, come on. It’s still early October. Why are we already talking about the things that could go wrong with my heating system this winter?”

Well, because heating problems can strike any system, anywhere, at any time. We are not trying to alarm you—this is just a fact, alarming of one as it may be. You already know that routine heating maintenance is the best way in which to keep your heater functioning at peak performance levels. However, even this is not enough to make your heater 100% reliable. At some point, you are going to need heating repairs in Bolingbrook, IL.

When you do, you want to schedule them—with us!—as soon as possible. Acting swiftly will help you to minimize any negative effect that problems with your heater may have on it in the long run. The sooner that we can intervene, the less likely that serious, costly damages are. And, the less risk to your comfort, as well.

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How to Prepare Your Home for The Cold Season

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Winter-HomeWe’re almost into heating season now, though judging from the current weather it may not seem like it. The days are only going to get colder as we move towards the end of the year, which means now is the perfect time to make sure that your home is ready for heating season. There are a lot of different steps you can take to make sure that your home is properly prepared for the falling temperatures. Have a look below to get a sense of some of the best ways you can make sure that your home will stay nice and warm when the cold weather arrives.

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How a New Thermostat Can Benefit Your AC

Monday, August 20th, 2018

thermostatOh great, here we go. They’re going to try and sell me equipment that I really don’t need. Typical company, right? Quite the contrary! Today’s post is about why you may want to upgrade a component of your HVAC system, but is also about how doing so is one of the most effective—and cost-effective—ways in which to boost the overall performance quality of your home cooling system. We’re not just in this for the money, after all.

Will investing in a brand new air conditioner get you even better results? Well, sure. However,  we’re well aware of the fact that not everyone has the money lying around to upgrade their entire AC—especially not when it is still functioning decently. That is why we’re focusing on the thermostat specifically. This one small component can be the key to unlocking the potential of your air conditioning in Bolingbrook, IL.

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What Dirty AC Coils Mean for Your System

Monday, June 25th, 2018

two-condenser-unitsLook, we get it. You don’t want to focus on the negative. Why would we spend a whole blog post talking about potential problems that you may encounter with your air conditioning system? Well, because the more you know about how various issues could affect your air conditioning system, the more likely you are to handle any such issues before they are able to. By understanding how dirty coils can negatively affect your AC, you can ensure that you don’t let such problems develop.

Many homeowners may not realize that their air conditioners even have components called “coils.” Of course, we don’t expect you to be the expert when it comes to all things air conditioning. That’s what our professional technicians are here for. Even so, it is definitely beneficial for you to have some idea of what these coils do, and why dirty coils are such a serious matter. So read on, and leave your AC repair services to the pros on our staff.

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Is Your Air Conditioner in Need of Repair?

Monday, May 28th, 2018

ac-toolsIf so, then you really need to jump into action right away. The longer that you wait to do so, the worse off your air conditioner and your comfort, not to mention your budget, are likely to be. While we will admit that certain air conditioning problems are more serious than others, we don’t really agree that there is such a thing as a “minor” air conditioning problem? Why not? Because any problem with your air conditioning system is going to result in serious eventually.

The moment that you have any reason to suspect that there is a problem with your AC is the moment that you should be scheduling professional air conditioning repair in Bolingbrook, IL. Even those problem that you believe are “minor” enough to ignore are going to come back to bite you if they are not resolved promptly. This obviously begs the question of how you are supposed to recognize that there is trouble brewing with your system to begin with, though.

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Don’t Skip Your Heating Tune-Up

Monday, October 30th, 2017

chilly-manAfter a long, hot summer season, the cooler days of autumn can feel like a very welcome respite from the heat. That being said, winter will soon follow. At that point, the weather makes the switch from cool and comfortable to very cold. That is why you need your heating system to be ready for anything that the winter season can throw your way, weather-wise. In order to ensure that this is the case, schedule your heating tune-up with the professionals on our team.

Chances are that heating maintenance is a more involved process than you realize. It requires much more than the cleaning of a cabinet and the changing of an air filter, though these are certainly a couple of important steps in a heating tune-up. No matter what type of heater you use to keep your home comfortable throughout the winter season, it is your responsibility to keep it in great working condition with annual maintenance. Our team will make sure that you enjoy reliable and effective heating in Romeoville, IL.

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Signs That Heating Repairs Are Needed

Monday, September 18th, 2017

furnace-wiringLooking ahead in the forecast, you’ll see that we’re getting a bit of a warm weather bonus this September. Nights are cooling off, but we’ve got plenty of days in the high 70’s headed our way, with the 80’s making an appearance and maybe even a guest spot from the 90’s! That being said, looking ahead to October shows business as usual, and we are definitely on the tail end of the air conditioning season. That means that your heater is going to be stepping up to bat before long.

In our last post, we discussed why you may want to replace your heater moving into this fresh heating season. We’ll certainly be addressing the need for an annual heating tune-up before long. Today, though, we want to give you some pointers for spotting signs of trouble with your heater in Bolingbrook, IL. Even after your system is tuned up, there is no guarantee that it is going to make it through the season without issue. Prompt heating repairs are always in your best interest, so here are some tips to keep in mind. 

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