Comfort First Heating and Cooling, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Furnace’

What’s the Best Setting for My Furnace Thermostat?

Monday, December 9th, 2019

man-standing-by-thermostat-shiveringGenerally speaking, your thermostat is a fairly simple device. This is particularly true if you are still using an older, manual thermostat with a dial and a slider. When you want more heat in the wintertime, you just turn up the thermostat and get the extra heat. And when it’s too stuffy? You turn the thermostat back down. Pretty basic stuff, right?

But, adjusting your thermostat with this “up-and-down” pattern based on how warm your house currently feels can waste energy without providing better comfort—it can even shorten the service life of your heating system due to the extra strain.

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What Are the Benefits of a Furnace?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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