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How an Air Scrubber Helps Your Home Indoor Air Quality

December 10th, 2018

Sick woman blowing her noseIf you’re a homeowner here in Joliet who understands the importance of your indoor air quality, you’re already a step ahead. Your home’s indoor air quality is often a lot worse than the outdoor air quality here in Illinois. Are you suffering from allergies, difficulty breathing, dry or itchy eyes, sneezing, or wheezing? You can benefit from a home air purification system. There are many different styles of air purifiers that you can choose from, but we recommend an air scrubber. If you’d like an air scrubber in your Joliet home, contact our team. We can assess your space and ensure that this system is the best for you.

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What Are the Benefits of a Furnace?

November 26th, 2018

hvac-technician-inspecting-furnaceAre you looking to install a new heating system in your home before winter? Homeowners have more options than ever for heating systems from furnaces to boilers or ductless systems. But how do you determine which one is right for you? Furnaces are the most common heating system in America because they’re so effective and energy efficient. We suggest this system to many homeowners. If you need expert furnace services in Joliet, then contact our team. If you want to know how a furnace can benefit your home, then keep reading below.

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How Your Furnace Affects Your Indoor Air Quality

November 12th, 2018

virus cells on a dark backgroundYour furnace is the reason your home stays comfortable all winter long here in Joliet, but without the proper maintenance, you can decrease your indoor air quality in the process. There are many aspects of your furnace and overall HVAC system that need annual maintenance to remain fully functional. If you’re suffering from the effects of low indoor air quality this winter then consider upgrading your Joliet, IL home with one of our indoor air quality services.

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The Importance of Furnace Maintenance

November 5th, 2018

BurnerHeating season is here, which means it’s time to get your furnace in proper shape to deal with the next few months. You’re going to be putting the system under a lot of strain over the next few months, which is why it’s so important that you schedule preventive maintenance for it. The last thing you want is to have your furnace break down on you in the middle of the coldest months of the year. Preventive maintenance is the single greatest thing you can do to ensure that your furnace stays as healthy as possible over the fall and winter season. Read on to find out why you should be scheduling this for your system as soon as possible.

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Why It’s a Good Idea to Have Your Air Ducts Cleaned

October 15th, 2018

Duct-CleaningHaving your air ducts cleaned may seem like a pretty minor thing compared to the rest of the HVAC services you often schedule. How important can cleaning your ducts out really be compared to making sure that your air conditioner or heater are working properly? Here’s the thing, though. While it may seem like your ducts are just a minor part of the entire HVAC system, they’re actually very important to the operation of both. If you want to keep your various climate control systems functioning properly, and keep your indoor air quality high this season, then you should make sure that you get your ducts cleaned.

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Air Conditioning Tips to Keep Your System Healthy

October 1st, 2018

air-conditioner-techWe’re nearing the end of summer, but we’re not quite there yet. There are still going to be a few days over the coming weeks when you use your air conditioner during the day, which means you still can take advantage of these tips to help it finish the season as strong as possible.

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Why is My Air Conditioner Frozen Over?

September 17th, 2018

Frozen-ACBecause someone told it to chill. Get it? Look, if you can’t have fun at work you’re in the wrong field. Anyway, air conditioner ice is not a good sign. If your air conditioner already has a lot of ice on it, you’re going to need to call a professional and have them repair the system for you. While you’re waiting, though, take a look below at why it happens. You may even be able to prevent it from happening in the future, depending on what caused it this time.

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How You Can Benefit From Using a Ductless System

September 3rd, 2018

Ductless-ServiceThere are a lot of air conditioning systems available on the market today, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. Not all air conditioning systems are going to be equally suited to an individual home, though. If you’re in the market for a new air conditioning system yourself, you need to carefully evaluate which of the many air conditioning types is going to be best able to meet your needs. Of course, if you want the best possible advice on this topic you should consult with a professional in-person. They’ll be able to walk through your home with your and suggest the best system for your situation. In the meantime, though, have a look at how a ductless system might be the one for you.

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3 Warning Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs

August 20th, 2018

Central-Air-ConditioningAir conditioner problems are rife during the summer season, and it’s no wonder. The average air conditioner is put under a lot of stress during this time of year, and that stress often manifests itself in various problems and malfunctions. Preventive maintenance is a great way to reduce the odds of a serious problem occurring, but it’s not a guarantee by any means. You still need to keep an eye out for any and all signs that your air conditioner is in trouble, and know when to call for repairs. Let’s take a look at three common warning signs that your air conditioner is in need of repairs.

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Why Do I Need to Get My Air Conditioning System Cleaned?

August 6th, 2018

Air-FilterWhen people think of air conditioning maintenance, they often think of fixing or even replacing worn out parts to keep the system running smoothly. That is certainly a big part of it, but it’s not the only thing you need to do to keep your air conditioner in good shape.

You also should have your air conditioner cleaned at least once a year in order to keep it functioning properly. Why is it so important to have the air conditioner professionally cleaned? Have a look below.

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