Should a Heat Pump Be Your Next HVAC Installation?

January 23rd, 2023

If it’s nearing time for you to invest in a new air conditioner or heater, you may be thinking about a heat pump. After all, it’s an all-in-one solution for both heating and cooling. You don’t have to have two different systems in your home, and heat pumps are also very reliable.

But how do you know a heat pump is right for you and your family? Our team is happy to answer any of your questions about heat pump installation in Wilmette. We can even offer a free on-site assessment and outline your options so that you know whether that’s the right choice based on your unique home. 

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Signs That You Should Invest in an Air Cleaner

January 9th, 2023
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Have you ever woken up one day and noticed that your home is particularly dusty? Maybe you can’t remember the last time you wiped down the surfaces, but it still doesn’t seem like your home should be quite this dusty. High dust levels can actually be caused by your air conditioner or heater.

And dust isn’t just an inconvenience. Dust is made up of dirt, pollen, dust mites, and many other contaminants that can impact your health. If dusting your home seems like a never-ending task, then you may need a whole house air cleaner. Learn more about the signs that an air cleaner would be a great investment for your family and home.

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The Perks of a Whole-House Humidifier Vs a Portable System

December 26th, 2022
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Did you know that the humidity levels in your home have a great impact on how comfortable the air temperatures are? You may think that humidity in the air is up to fate–whatever is going on outside your home is what you have to work with inside your home. But that’s not really true.

While your HVAC system does help some to control humidity levels, it can’t add a lot of humidity into your home if there isn’t any. That’s where a whole-house humidifier comes in. If your air is too dry, it can add moisture that you so desperately need to the air. When your home reaches the desired level, the humidifier shuts off until the levels dip down again. 

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Have You Scheduled Your Heating System Maintenance Yet?

December 12th, 2022
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We’re well into fall, and time is ticking down on your opportunity to stay ahead of heating maintenance for this heating season. In fact, we have less than a few weeks until winter is here. And once the heating season really sets in, our team will begin to take more calls for emergency service – mostly for homes that didn’t invest in heating maintenance this year.

If you’re ready to invest in furnace maintenance in Skokie before winter sets in, now is the time to call us. Not sure if heating maintenance is right for you? Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of furnace maintenance for your home. 

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Should You Have a Steam Humidifier Installed?

November 28th, 2022

When it comes to staying warm in the winter, you want to take every action you can to maximize the warmth in your home. There are a variety of ways to increase your heater’s efficiency to lower your energy costs and feel even more comfortable on the coldest days of the season.

Did you know that a steam humidifier can help your home feel even warmer? It also offers the added benefit of improving your health at the same time. Dry air naturally feels colder than warm air, even if the temperatures are the same. If you’re interested in having a steam humidifier installed in your home, keep reading to learn more about the benefits. 

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Here’s How You Can Benefit from a Boiler Installation

November 14th, 2022

If you haven’t already turned on your heater this season, you will be soon! But is your heating system strong and efficient enough to heat your home this winter season without any problems? If your heater has some age on it, you may be considering a new system altogether. 

There are many types of heaters from heat pumps to furnaces and even boilers. If you’re not familiar with how a boiler works, keep reading to learn more about this type of heating system. Then give us a call for your boiler installation when you’re ready. 

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Help! My Heat Pump Won’t Change Modes

October 17th, 2022
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Temperatures are lowering a little each week as fall is setting in. Winter is just around the corner, and then our truly cold temperatures will be here to stay for a while. Your heater or furnace will need to work hard every day around the clock to keep your home at a comfortable temperature. But what happens if you switch your thermostat over from cooling to heating and nothing happens? 

That’s the last thing you want to deal with when it’s getting cold outside, but it is a common problem for homeowners – especially if you didn’t schedule regular maintenance at the end of the last winter season. If your heat pump won’t change modes, give us a call for heat pump service and our team can get you back in business. 

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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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