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3 Winter Indoor Air Quality Concerns

As you spend more time indoors during the cold Chicago winter, you might notice that your home’s air quality isn’t as healthy as you would desire. Learn about three common indoor air quality concerns and how to address them. Pet Dander When you spend more time indoors, chances are your pets do, too. That means family members allergic to pet dander are much more likely to experience reactions or full-blown allergy attacks. You can decrease the amount of dander accumulated …
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Filter Changes Keep Your Furnace Operating Efficiently

One of the simplest and most effective things you can do to keep your HVAC system operating efficiently is to change the furnace filter regularly. The filter is your system’s first line of defense against dust and other debris and is a key factor in keeping your indoor air clean. Why Is the Furnace Filter So Important? The primary job of the filter is to keep the air flowing through the ductwork clean. Unfiltered air leads to a buildup of …
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How Zoning Systems Can Keep You Warmer in Chilly Weather

With frigid winters in the Chicagoland area, maintaining comfortable temperatures throughout your home can be quite a challenge. Zoning systems can help to make a difference in temperature control and comfort for key areas in your home, even when it’s freezing outside. Control Each Zone Individually No matter the size of your home, maintaining a consistent temperature in each room isn’t an easy feat. When your HVAC system operates on a single thermostat, you are bound to have cool zones …
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Furnace, Heat Pump or a Hybrid System: Which is Best for You?

When choosing a heating system for the home, Chicago residents usually have three main choices: a furnace, a heat pump or a hybrid system. Each has advantages and disadvantages to consider before making the investment.

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What is Included in a Furnace and Boiler Tune-Up?

When you live in Gold Coast Chicago, a good furnace is needed to stay warm and comfortable during the long winters. Unfortunately, your furnace and boiler may not be providing the level of comfort you need because it hasn’t been properly maintained. Most home and business owners have good intentions, but they forget to schedule preventative maintenance for their furnace until they are noticeably uncomfortable.
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