Shavitz: Signs That You May Need Heat Pump Repair

October 3rd, 2022

If you have a heat pump in your home, you know that it is the most crucial component that keeps your home warm in the winter. You may not think much about your heat pump when it’s working well – but what happens when something goes wrong? The thing about heat pump repairs is that they don’t pop up overnight. 

Usually, something relatively small goes wrong and then spread throughout your system until your heat pump stops working. But you don’t have to wait to address repair needs until your heat pump stops working completely. Instead, you can invest in heat pump repair the moment you know that something is wrong instead of putting it off for later. Keep reading to learn the early signs that you may need a heat pump repair.

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Should You Consider a Heating Installation This Year?

September 19th, 2022
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You never want to completely overhaul your heating or cooling system because it’s a big project to take on. But with each passing year, you get closer to needing a new heater installation. After all, heating and cooling systems are only designed to last for so long. Is this the year for a new heating installation in your home? 

If you’re wondering if the time is right for a heat pump installation, we can help. Ideally, you want to install a new heat pump before winter sets in, so fall is a great time. You still have a couple of months before the cold really sets in, so be sure to give us a call sooner rather than later. In the meantime, learn more about the benefits of a heat pump system. 

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Why It’s Never Too Late for an AC Tune-up

September 5th, 2022

Fall is just around the corner – weeks away in fact. Does that mean it’s too late in the season for an AC tune-up? Never! An AC tune-up is always a good idea, no matter the time of year. Prioritizing AC maintenance is a great way to ensure that your unit is running at peak condition year round. 

And in fact, the end of summer is an especially good time to schedule an AC maintenance appointment because your unit has been working hard all summer long. Soon your HVAC will be working equally hard to warm your home in the winter, and you want it to do that job well. So if you think you need an AC tune-up, our team can help.

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What Actually Happens During AC Maintenance?

August 22nd, 2022

AC maintenance is a popular topic on our blog. We’ve told you why you need it and outlined the signs to watch for so you can stay ahead of AC repair. Having an expert tune-up your AC unit is an investment in the life of your system. But the bottom line is that maintenance costs money. And for this reason, many homeowners consider it a maybe instead of a must. 

But what actually happens during an AC maintenance appointment? If you are ready to schedule AC maintenance in Chicago, give us a call. In the meantime, you can read on to learn what our experts do at each AC maintenance appointment. Understanding what maintenance entails can help you feel confident in your financial investment in our services. 

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Don’t Believe This Refrigerant Myth!

August 8th, 2022
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Your air conditioner is running, but your home is warm. When you place your hand near the air coming out of the vent, it does not feel cool. Could it be the refrigerant? It could be, but it’s important to understand what this is. There’s a common belief that refrigerant is some type of fuel. It is not. It does not deplete over time.

In fact, the amount of refrigerant placed into the system by the manufacturer is enough to last the entire lifespan of the system. So, why isn’t your air cool? When you call on a team for AC installation in Chicago, you can find a bit more about why this happens.

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Broken Compressor: Do You Repair or Replace Your AC?

July 25th, 2022
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At some point, you’re going to run into issues with your air conditioner. You might notice warm air blowing from the vents or hear strange noises coming from the unit when you turn it on. One of the less common issues comes from a broken compressor, which is responsible for helping the refrigerant do its job– cooling down your home and keeping you comfortable in the heat. When this happens, you have no choice but to seek professional air conditioning repair in Northbrook, IL.

While there are some cases where a damaged compressor can be repaired, most of the time, it will require you to replace the component. But here’s the issue, compressors are the most expensive parts of the AC unit. That means it might make more financial sense to replace the entire air conditioning unit.

In this article, we’ll help you figure out when it’s best to replace just the compressor itself or opt for an entirely new AC. Then we’ll discuss some of the signs that you have a failing compressor on your hands.

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What Type of AC Is Best for Your Home?

July 11th, 2022
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Choosing the correct type of air conditioning unit for your home can affect how you feel about your heating and cooling system for years. A good air conditioning unit is a must for most people, but buying and installing a unit can take up a large portion of a homeowner’s appliance or home upgrades budget.

This is why people shopping for AC installation in Northbrook, IL, need to think about what type of AC is best for their home. The good news is that there are plenty of different options! However, that means you should know what you want going in to ensure you are happy for years. Keep reading to learn about five types of air conditioners we install.

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5 Sounds You Shouldn’t Hear Coming from Your Air Conditioner

June 27th, 2022
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We get used to the noises that we hear from our air conditioning in Winnetka, IL. While a dull hum and the occasional **click** are normal, there are some sounds you don’t ever want to hear and are signals that are something that needs your immediate attention.

In this article, we’ll tell you about 5 common air conditioner noises that spell bad news. If you start hearing any of these listed below, then that’s a tell-tale sign that repairs are in order. We’ll let you know who the usual culprits are and what those repairs will likely be. Remember, you don’t want to ignore what your AC is telling you because the worst thing is being stuck in a hot home this summer.

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The Best Way to Boost AC Efficiency and Save Money!

June 13th, 2022
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In order to stay comfortable in our part of the world, it’s absolutely vital to have a powerful air conditioner. But when it comes to cooling your home, you want to do so affordably as well, right? 

With rising energy prices, many homeowners today are looking for ways to bring down their financial obligations. This might mean even avoiding the use of their air conditioners even though they’re really uncomfortable. The good news is, you really don’t have to avoid using your air conditioner. In fact, there are ways you can use it better that will make more efficient use of your energy and therefore, save you money. Read on to learn more! 

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Heed These Signs That Indicate You Need An AC Repair

May 16th, 2022
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Summer is on the horizon, which means sunny days and enjoying the great outdoors. It also means that we’ll all be turning up the AC to counter the heat that comes with the warmer months.

As you’ll be using your AC far more than you would in the cooler months, it’s important that you look out for a few signs that may indicate it’s time to call in the AC professionals.

In this article, we look at a few of these signs.

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