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4 Ways to Stay Warm on a Budget

When winter arrives in the Chicago area, many homeowners crank up the heat to stay warm. Instead of juggling excessive energy bills this winter, try these four ways to stay warm on a budget. Winterize Entrances You can lose more heat than you might realize through your home’s windows and doors, where cold air can seep in while warm air leaks out. To stop energy loss, add weatherstripping around the frame, and add a door sweep to the bottom of …
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Strange Furnace Odors: What to Do and When to Worry

Turning on your furnace for the first time in your Chicago-area home can result in some strange and unpleasant odors. While many furnace odors are completely normal, there are a few things you should watch out for, particularly if the problem is electrical in nature. Make sure you know what smells are acceptable and what signals a real problem. Pungent Dusty Odors When you turn on your heating system for the first time in the heating season, you will typically …
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