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The Benefits of Radiant Floor Heating

  • Categories: Heating
  • Date: January 29, 2021

You wake up on a frigid morning relatively warm because your furnace is keeping you comfortable. But then you plod into the bathroom and you’re greeted by a cold floor that sends shivers through you. Solution? Today many people are installing a radiant heat system under their floors to keep their feet warm. While used […]

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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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Want to Drop Your Utility Bill? Try these Tips this Winter

Responding to restrictions imposed by COVID-19, retailers cleverly offered their holiday sales long before Thanksgiving.  Sadly, utility companies do not offer “Black Friday” sales, but you can give yourself a discount on your bill by following a few simple tips. 1. Maintain your system Performing routine maintenance on your furnace and ductwork will increase the […]

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The Next Big Thing Happening in Furnace Technology

It’s easy to see how technology has advanced computers, telephones, and automobiles, but we often overlook similar advances in heating technology.   Smart HVAC Systems New smart technology gives your furnace a voice! Sensors located at various places in the heating system monitor the temperature throughout the system and communicate significant information to you as well.  […]

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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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Professional Tips on How to Increase the Life of Your Furnace

Our health professionals have all kinds of advice on how to live longer so it’s no surprise that our HVAC professionals have some good tips to help us increase the longevity of our heating systems, particularly our furnaces. Follow the recommendations below to add years to the usefulness of your HVAC system. Annual Check-up A […]

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Now is the Time to Make Sure Your Home is Ready for Winter

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, you likely looked at your house with new eyes and, like so many Chicagoland homeowners, went into a frenzy of home improvement. New paint, new plants, new pictures. But before you settle into your newly designed home office and wait for the first snowflakes to appear, you need […]

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Buying a New Furnace

If you’re considering buying a new furnace, now is the time, before the weather gets super cold. When shopping, you’ll want to consider these factors. Size You need the right-sized unit. An undersized unit will not heat your home appropriately. But too big will waste money generating heat you don’t need. Size is a function […]

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