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Benefits of Choosing a Boiler to Heat Your Home

Monday, November 6th, 2017

women sitting on couch looking warmWhether you’re having a new home built or need to replace a dying heater, making a decision about what type of heating system to equip your living space with can be overwhelming. The most common way to heat a Chicagoland home is with a furnace, which requires a network of air ducts to carry heated air into the various rooms. Heat pumps are another popular form of forced-air heaters that rely on a ventilation system, and they can also be installed as a ductless system.

A Chicago, IL boiler installation can benefit you in many ways. Boilers operate differently from forced-air heating. They use a process called radiant heating, which is heating up objects in rooms so they send out heat waves throughout the space. Boiler systems may utilize radiators, baseboard heaters, or in-floor piping to spread warmth throughout a space.

Selecting a new boiler system for your winter comfort can be a hard choice, but there are a number of reasons why it’s a good choice.

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