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3 Often-Forgotten Reasons A Furnace Will Not Come On

19 December 2018
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You operate your furnace all throughout the cold Illinois winters to keep your home warm, so the unit really does work hard. In the event the unit stops working altogether, you likely know all the usual suspects that can be to blame, such as the breaker panel or power supply. However, there can also be some often-forgotten reasons a furnace will not power on. Take a look at some of these causes so you are better equipped to handle a dysfunctioning furnace when it occurs. Read More …

5 Troubleshooting Tips For When Your Furnace Won’t Turn On

12 November 2018
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In many regions of the country, it's starting to get cold. If you're thrifty, you likely delay turning the heat on as long as you can, but eventually, the switch needs to be flipped. Except, what happens if once you move the slider to the "on" position, nothing happens? Here are five troubleshooting tips to get your furnace up and running. 1. Check Your Electrical Panel The first thing you want to check is to make sure your furnace is receiving power. Read More …

Five Common Problems To Watch For Once Your Furnace Turns 10

10 October 2018
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Although many furnaces last longer than 10 years, this is the age at which certain components start to give out and furnace repairs become more common. If your furnace is approaching 10, then it's time to keep a closer eye on its condition. Here are five problems to be particularly on the lookout for. 1. Worn Bearings The bearings in the blower motor sometimes start to give out around this age. Read More …

HVAC Care For Pet Owners

10 September 2018
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If you own pets, then your HVAC system needs more TLC than HVAC systems in houses without pets. This is because the presence of pets is likely to affect your HVAC's operations in several ways. How They Affect Your HVAC Accelerated Filter Clogging Pets contribute to accelerated filter clogging by shedding hair or fur and dander; some pets also track outdoor dirt indoors. Some of this debris will eventually find its way into the HVAC filter and clog it, and clogged filters reduce your HVAC's efficiency. Read More …

Just A Little More: How To Make Your Home Really Feel Cool

7 August 2018
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Heat waves are increasing in number and severity, and that's putting a strain on people's air conditioning as everyone tries to maintain their usual preferred indoor temperature. However, air conditioning units can really only cool to about 20 degrees or so below the temperature outside. On very hot days, that can make it seem like your home just isn't cool unless you occasionally hop outside for comparison. A few extra steps can help make your home seem much cooler even if the thermostat can't go any lower. Read More …