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HVAC Considerations for a Home Addition

A home addition can be an exciting upgrade to your Chicago-area home. There is much to be considered when expanding, and finding a good contractor is essential. Along with floor plans and electrical diagrams, be sure to give special attention to the following HVAC considerations when adding on to your home. Conduct an Energy Audit Increasing the square footage of your home means adding extra area that will need to be cooled and heated. Your air conditioner and furnace must …
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Do You Need a Thermostat Upgrade?

If your home has a manual thermostat, you likely can reduce your monthly energy bills with an inexpensive thermostat upgrade. A programmable thermostat can adjust your heating and cooling temperatures automatically so that you consume less energy at night or during times when your home is unoccupied.

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Fall is Coming to Chicago, Be Ready With These Home Maintenance Tips

With summer in the rear-view mirror (how did THAT happen so quickly?), it is time to look ahead and take steps to get your home ready for cold weather. The mild days of autumn are the ideal time for inspecting your house and making minor repairs. Your fall home maintenance projects should focus on things that will help keep warm air inside and unwanted moisture outside during the cold winter months. You can do a lot of your own fall …
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