If you live in Chicago’s Northwest suburbs or Chicago’s North Shore, you know how cold the winters here can be. That’s why it’s imperative to own a properly functioning heating system to keep you and your family warm, comfortable and safe during the cold-weather months.
For more than 100 years, the HVAC technicians at Ravinia Plumbing, Sewer, Heating & Electric have provided high-quality, affordable heating maintenance, repair and installation services. Contact us today to schedule an appointment for heating services, including 24/7 emergency heating services.
Quality Heating Services
Like all appliances, furnaces do tend to break down over time, especially if they’re older and inefficient. A simple HVAC repair will often get your furnace back up and running again in tip-top shape. It’s important to have your furnace serviced at the first sign of trouble; the longer you wait to have your system repaired, the more serious and expensive issues can become. Some common signs your furnace needs to be repaired include low indoor air quality, inconsistent heating, low airflow, short cycling and strange noises or smells. The heating and air conditioning technicians at Ravinia Plumbing can handle any furnace repairs you might face.
All furnaces have a shelf life. Well-maintained furnaces can often last about 15-20 years on average. If your furnace is up there in age, it may be time to replace it with a new, energy-efficient unit. Upgrading to a new furnace can save money on your monthly energy bills and prevent a complete system breakdown on one of the year’s coldest days.
Some common reasons it might be time to consider heating installation and replacement services include:
- The system is over 15 years old
- Carbon monoxide leak
- Frequent repairs
- High energy bills
- Short cycling
- Inefficient airflow
Contact the heating and cooling professionals at Ravinia Plumbing to learn more about furnace installation and our flexible financing options.
Regular furnace maintenance is the number-one way to keep your heating system running efficiently and prolong your unit’s lifespan. During a furnace tune up, an HVAC technician will inspect all of the unit’s parts, clean necessary components and recommend fixing minor issues before they lead to something more serious. Ideally, furnace maintenance should be performed in the fall before the arrival of cold weather.
Some of the benefits of furnace maintenance service include:
- Increased system lifespan
- Improved efficiency
- Lower energy bills
- Fewer repairs
Boilers & Radiators
Boilers and radiators may seem a bit outdated because they’ve been around for so long, but they are a highly effective way to heat your home. Whether you currently own a boiler or are looking to buy one, Ravinia Plumbing can offer high-quality maintenance, repair and installation service for radiators and boilers.
Ductless Mini Splits
Ductless mini split heat pumps are growing in popularity – and for good reason! When paired with a heat pump, ductless mini splits can provide both heating and cooling for year-round comfort. Ductless mini splits consist of an outdoor condenser unit and several individual air handlers that are installed throughout rooms in your home. A conduit runs between the indoor and the outdoor units, connecting the power cable, refrigerant pipes, and a condensate drain. Each indoor air handler has its own thermostat, allowing homeowners to create temperature “zones” across their homes. This gives them the ability to adjust the temperature accordingly in rooms they rarely use for increased energy savings.
Radiant heating systems are growing in popularity as a way to quickly and efficiently heat homes. With a radiant heating system, coils or tubes or placed under the flooring. As the tubes or coils heat up, the floor heats, and that heat rises to heat the entire room. Some of the benefits of radiant heating systems include greater energy efficiency, increased temperature consistency and no ductwork.
High Velocity HVAC Systems
High velocity HVAC systems are similar to traditional heating and cooling systems. The biggest difference is how they distribute air. With a high velocity system, the air is distributed through tubes that are two inches in diameter. High velocity systems quickly force air through these tubes to accelerate heating and cooling for improved efficiency.
Contact Ravinia Plumbing for High-Quality Heating Services
It’s important to ensure you have a properly functioning heating system before the cold weather arrives in the Chicago area. Ravinia Plumbing, a trusted heating and cooling company, can help by offering a heating service that homeowners can rely on. We also offer indoor air quality and air conditioning service. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.
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