Tips for End-of-Season Heating Maintenance

February 19th, 2024

Winter is coming to a close. Soon we will spring forward into warmer weather and switch over from heating to cooling. But before you turn your heater off completely, there are some steps that you can take to ensure that your heater is well taken care of until you need to turn it back on again for heating.

Part of this is scheduling professional heating maintenance in Winnetka. Whenever you need us, our team is here to help. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn about some of the steps that you can complete as a homeowner at the end of the winter season.

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Furnace Replacement: How to Choose a New One

February 5th, 2024

If it’s time to replace your older furnace, you have a lot of options to consider. Modern furnaces are much more efficient compared to furnaces that were installed 15 to 20 years ago. There are also more options available than there were in previous decades.

How do you know if you’re making the right decision? When you need a furnace replacement in Skokie, give our team a call. We can be there to help you every step of the way. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about some of our tips for how to select a new furnace for your home.

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Is it Too Late for Heating System Maintenance?

January 22nd, 2024

We talk a lot about scheduling heater maintenance either before or after the winter season. Scheduling it before winter is a great way to make sure that your heater is ready for the coming season. Scheduling it after winter is a great way to have peace of mind that you’re not leaving any problems unaddressed.

What if you skipped out on heater maintenance last year? The good news is that there’s always time to schedule Evanston heater maintenance. Our team is here to help whether you want to schedule the service before, during, or after the winter season. You can keep reading to learn more about the benefits of heating maintenance and why it’s not too late to schedule service even if you’ve been putting it off. 

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Why Boilers Are Still Great Radiant Heating Systems

January 8th, 2024

Boilers don’t get as much love lately as they deserve. These unique radiant heat systems are excellent at providing fast and efficient heat across your entire home. However, since they are very difficult to install, not many homeowners turn to a boiler for a new heater installation.

If you’re interested in boiler installation in Winnetka, give our team a call. We would be happy to visit your home and talk about how a boiler would be installed and set up. You can also keep reading to learn more about the many benefits of having a boiler as a heating system in your home.

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Can a Boiler Explode from Overheating?

December 25th, 2023

If you have a boiler, you probably know that it has pressure gauges measuring the internal pressure at all times. While low pressure can have a negative impact on operation, high pressure inside of a boiler is an even bigger concern. Too much pressure building up inside of a boiler can lead to an explosion.

While it is rare for this to happen, it’s still a possibility. If you have a boiler in your home with gauges that are consistently showing high-pressure readings, you need to give our team a call to schedule an appointment for a boiler repair. Keep reading to learn more about factors that can cause pressure increases for your boiler and what you can do to help your boiler stay within a healthy pressure range.

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Will A Heat Pump Keep My Home Warm in Winter?

December 11th, 2023

Heat pumps are very popular systems since they offer both heating and cooling all within a single unit. A heat pump eliminates the need for separate heating and air conditioning systems, ultimately saving you some space inside of your home. But heat pumps do have a potential downside for homeowners who live farther north like us.

A heat pump may not be able to work as efficiently on the coldest days of winter, and we’re going to explain why below. Keep reading to learn more about why your heat pump may suffer in performance when trying to meet your heating expectations and when to schedule heat pump repair in Evanston.

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Gas or Electric Furnace: How to Choose

November 27th, 2023

If you’re shopping around for a new furnace, you may be deciding between a gas or electric model. Both heating systems offer their own unique benefits. There is no right or wrong answer in which type of furnace you choose, and it really comes down to personal preference.

If you need help choosing between gas or electric furnaces in Skokie, give our team a call. We can help by offering an in-home assessment and walking you through how each type of furnace would work in your home. You can keep reading to learn more about the differences in gas and electric furnaces and why you might choose one over the other. 

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How to Stay Warm While Awaiting Furnace Repair

November 13th, 2023

A furnace breakdown is a problem that nobody wants to face. Yet, when the problem does strike your home and you find yourself without heat, it is possible to be prepared until our team can visit for a service appointment and get your central unit fixed. You can stay warm and comfortable temporarily if your furnace is on the fritz. 

When you need furnace repair in Evanston, our team is here to help. You can keep reading to learn more about how to stay warm while you wait for a repair appointment and why it’s important to prioritize professional service. After all, furnace breakdowns never happen at a convenient time.

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Yes, Your Heat Pump Needs Twice-a-Year Tune-Ups

October 16th, 2023

If you’ve already scheduled heat pump service once this year, you may think that you are done. However, it is important to schedule heat pump maintenance twice per year. After all, your heat pump is operating as both the heater and air conditioner for your home without many breaks in the off-season.

Now is the time to schedule heat pump service in Wilmette for your heat pump as a heater. It’s the best way to stay ahead of heat pump problems over the winter season. You can keep reading to learn more about the benefits of scheduling heat pump service again now even if you already had a tune-up earlier in the year.

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The 5 Most Common Boiler Problems

October 2nd, 2023

Boilers are an excellent way to heat your home, but that doesn’t mean they’re without problems from time to time. The best way to stay ahead of boiler problems is to know what to look for so that you can identify the signs before things get too bad.

If you suspect that you need boiler repair in Winnetka, then give our team a call. We can schedule an appointment for boiler maintenance and figure out what is wrong with your boiler. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about the five most common boiler repairs that we see and the signs of each one.

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