Proven Budget-Friendly Strategies to Winterize Your Home

November 20, 2020

Combined with its brutal winters, the Windy City’s harsh, frigid gusts make Chicago’s cold season nearly unbearable. In addition to how miserable the Chicago area’s winters can be, utility bills during that time of year are notoriously high. These high prices are caused by local electricity providers having to outsource energy from nearby power grids, costing significantly more than the municipality’s self-generated power. Rather than complaining about lofty energy expenses, you should take action by winterizing your home as soon as possible. First, Turn to Weather Strips Windows and doors are must-have features of any home.

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Should I schedule fall HVAC maintenance?

October 20, 2020

Do I Really Need to Schedule HVAC Maintenance in the Autumn? Fall is a beautiful time when the summer heat has backed off and the trees are starting to change color. It is also the time when the ads for fall furnace tune-ups and maintenance are prominent. You see them in your mailbox, all over the internet, and on billboards. If you have never received a cheap discounted maintenance visit or had a tune-up, you are probably wondering what is it all about. After all, your furnace has run for years without any problems.

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How To Protect Your Family From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

September 20, 2020

You must have heard or read of carbon monoxide poisoning. There is also a good chance that you understand what it is. However, if you are like most American homeowners, there is a probability you don’t know what it is or why it could be dangerous to you and your family. You might have heard of warnings issued about carbon monoxide poisoning, but you still don’t find a reason to worry. There is no specific scale that determines where carbon monoxide poisoning can occur. Therefore, you should be aware of the potential signs that you may be

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Everyday Things That Decrease Your AC Efficiency

August 8, 2020

During summertime, temperatures can rise quite dramatically. Therefore, you may rely on your AC unit to keep you cool and comfortable when indoors. Unfortunately, there are certain scenarios where you are likely to notice that your AC system is underperforming. If this sounds familiar, there is a good chance that your equipment is malfunctioning. In some situations, your equipment’s performance may simply be getting affected by everyday household habits. Finding out what you’re doing wrong and correcting it could go a long way in terms of improving your indoor comfort. Do not overlook the importance of these issues when it

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5 COOL Facts About Air Conditioning

July 12, 2020

When summer arrives in Arlington Heights, it can get sizzling hot. The temperature may rise enough to almost burst the thermometer. That’s when it feels so wonderful to rush into a building that’s blasting with air conditioning. Today, almost 80% of U.S. homes have air conditioning. However, for an appliance that has become a near essential for Americans, the air conditioner’s contribution to our health and comfort may still be underappreciated. Here are some interesting facts about air conditioning that you might not know. 1. Summer Blockbuster Do you know the first

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How to Tell if You Need Air Conditioning Repair Work

June 13, 2020

Your AC unit is one of the most important parts of your home. It keeps the house cool in the summertime and regulates the temperature overall. However, your AC doesn’t last forever and is susceptible to damage over time. Eventually, you’ll need to seek out repair service when the unit begins to malfunction. Here’s a look at how to tell if your AC needs repair work. 1. Random Noises Random noises are never a good sign for an AC unit, as it means that there’s a loose part in the interior. When a nut or bolt

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