Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Professional Heating Services’

Midwinter Furnace Troubles to Watch Out For

Monday, January 15th, 2018

man wearing turtleneck looking very cold standing in front of a thermostatThere aren’t many appliance repair needs that are more concerning than a broken down furnace right in the middle of winter. When you live in our climate, it’s vital that you have a fully operational and efficient heater in your home. To accomplish this, you want to make sure you schedule annual maintenance as needed. Or, if you’re using a heat pump, this should be twice a year.

Next, you’ll want to make sure that you fixed any small Park Ridge, IL furnace repair needs you were made aware of during maintenance. If you skipped this step, however, then you may run into one of the two repair issues we tend to get the most calls for this time of year—either a furnace that won’t start up, or one that won’t stop running. Read on to learn about what’s happening in either scenario.

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6 Signs Your Boiler is Struggling

Monday, January 1st, 2018

white question mark on blue backgroundThe only way that your boiler system has any hope of working as it is supposed to is if you care for it properly. This means many things: that it should be professionally installed, that you should schedule routine maintenance for the system, and that you should only trust professionals for adequate Evanston, IL boiler repair.

Of course, it’s also important to remember that even with this level of care, there’s still a chance that something will go wrong with your boiler system in the future, and eventually it will wear down to the point that it may need major repairs, or even replacement. However, do you know what indicators to look for when it comes to a boiler that’s struggling to do its job effectively and efficiently anymore? Check out these 6 signs, below.

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Which Furnace Is Better: Gas or Electric?

Monday, November 20th, 2017

technician servicing the inside of a furnaceWe doubt you needed a reminder, but winter is well on its way! Because our winter weather can range from pretty mild to bitterly cold, it’s best to be prepared for anything. This means making sure you’re caught up on heating system maintenance, amongst other home preparation tasks. And if you’re considering a new heater, we recommend a Glenview, IL furnace installation.

Since temperatures are already dipping pretty low, we understand that you may feel rushed to get whatever furnace you can find in your budget. But there are a number of factors to consider before you have a furnace put in, and we want to help you do your due diligence in deciding on a furnace. One factor in particular that you should take notice of is whether you want a gas furnace or an electric system.

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