Cooling Archives - Ravinia Plumbing


How to Keep the Upstairs Cool in the Summer

  • Categories: Cooling
  • Date: August 6, 2021

Picture this: you’ve spent the past few hours on a recent summer evening relaxing in the downstairs living room in a comfy 72 degrees – exactly what you set your thermostat to. But when it’s time to call it a night and you begin to walk upstairs, you slowly notice the temperature starting to rise. […]

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How to Tell If Your AC Is Short Cycling

  • Categories: Cooling
  • Date: July 16, 2021

Summers in Lincolnshire, IL and Chicago can be hot and humid, which is why you need a reliable air conditioning system to provide relief during the dog days of summer. But, unfortunately, like all appliances and electrical equipment, air conditioners do tend to break down from time to time, leaving you to sweat it out […]

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Tips for Hiring an HVAC Contractor

You’ve decided to buy a new air conditioning unit. We’re hoping you buy it from us! After all, we are the leading air conditioning contractor in Chicago’s North Shore and Chicago’s Northwest suburbs. But if you do decide you need to shop around, here are some tips. After all, the last thing you want is […]

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Five Tips for Buying a New AC

  • Categories: Cooling
  • Date: June 28, 2021

You’re buying a new central air conditioning unit for your home. Maybe by choice. Maybe because your old unit is not running efficiently, or needs frequent repairs, or is emitting strange sounds or smells. Whatever the reason is, here are some tips for buying a new air conditioner. Trust a professional. Buying an air conditioner […]

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10 Signs You Need a New Air Conditioner

  • Categories: Cooling
  • Date: May 28, 2021

A new air conditioner is a significant investment. So, you don’t want to replace your existing unit too soon. On the other hand, you don’t want it to go out in the middle of summer when it’s blistering hot out. So right now, stop, look, and listen for these warning signs that your air conditioner […]

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HVAC New Year’s Resolutions

The Christmas tree is up. The ball is about to drop from Times Square. And you’re making your new year’s resolutions. Does your list include reminders to be nice to your HVAC system? If not, here are 12 suggestions (hint: not “one a month”; take care of them as quickly as you can). Change your […]

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Smart Thermostats

In the “old days” operating a thermostat was simple. You’d go to the thermostat and, using a dial or switch, you would set the temperature in your home to the desired level. If you wanted to change the temperature, you’d have to go back to the thermostat and repeat the process. Enter the programmable thermostat. […]

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How to Avoid a Home Cooling Emergency

Some surprises are fun – surprise parties, winning raffle tickets. But all too often surprises related to critical appliances bring unwelcome expense and days of discomfort. In these hazy days of summer, no Chicagoan wants the ‘surprise’ of a failed AC unit. So, how can you avoid such a cooling emergency? Here are some common […]

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