What Is Done During Furnace Maintenance?

September 17, 2021

You should schedule your furnace maintenance twice a year, once in the spring before you turn your air conditioner on and again in the fall before the heat comes on. Having regular maintenance can help to prevent issues that may cause your HVAC system to malfunction. Inspecting the Parts of the HVAC System When the technician arrives at your home, the first thing they will do is inspect both your indoor and outdoor units. This will include checking things like your pilot light, the fan motor of both units, and wiring. If there are any issues present, they can repair...

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3 Reasons Why Heating System Safety Checks Are Important

November 18, 2020

Cold breezes and snow from Lake Michigan will soon arrive in Wheeling, IL, and the surrounding areas, which means that it’s time to make sure your heating system is ready to efficiently and safely warm your home. A safety issue with your home’s heating equipment puts you and your family at risk of illness or injuries. Consider these three reasons why heating system safety checks are important. 1. Maintaining Good Indoor Air Quality A heating system that isn’t properly burning fuel contributes a lot of particles to your home’s air. Those particulates cause poor indoor air quality. If you breathe...

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5 Common Boiler Problems

December 17, 2019

Although boiler problems can occur any time of year, they’re most likely to pop up after your boiler has been idle for a long time, such as at the end of summer. In the heating and cooling world, boilers have a reputation for being very dependable, but even the sturdiest boiler can experience performance issues. Boilers aren’t easy to fix on your own, so we recommend leaving repairs to the experts at in Wheeling, IL. Keep an eye out for these common boiler problems. 1. Inconsistent Heat and Hot Water If your boiler stops making heat and hot water or...

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3 Tips for Maintaining Your Furnace This Winter

November 12, 2019

One of the homeowner’s biggest fears is having a furnace breakdown in the dead of winter. If you want to avoid frozen days, then you need to make sure your furnace is in top condition and deal with any problems as soon as they arise. However, some preventative measures can go a long way. To make sure that your heating system works when you need it most, consider these three easy tips. 1. Test the Furnace Before You Need It Even if it’s only the end of summer or beginning of fall and it’s not too hot out, you should...

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Fixing Uneven Heating in Your Home

October 15, 2019

Having even heat in your home can make it a pleasant space in which to spend time. If you’re noticing that one of your rooms is cold while others are hot, there are steps that you can take to fix the uneven heating in your home. Regardless of the age of your home or the style of your heating system, you deserve to have a comfortable residence. Run the Fan The default setting for most heaters is to have the fan on “auto.” In this setting, the fan only runs when the heater is turned on and heating. If you...

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