My Steam Boiler Won’t Turn On

Are you having difficulties with your steam boiler? First, low water cut off controls can be your problem.  Is there enough water in your boiler? The site glass on the side of your boiler will show you the water level.  If the water level is half way up the glass or more than half way, […]

Chicago Furnace Problems

Chicago furnace problems associated with the mild winter. Chicago furnace problems and mild winters means you may not have had to run your heating system as much as expected. Unfortunately, this can lead to heating issues with your furnace because of the intermitted use. This is a normal occurence believe it or not. If you have your furnace/heating system maintained annually […]

Furnace Service Chicago

Furnace Service Chicago and older piloted type of furnaces Q: I have an older type of furnace and the pilot light keeps going out, what can I do to stop that? A: There are a couple of items that can be causing this problem, 1 the thermocouple may be defective. 2 the gas valve internal […]

Boiler Maintenance: 5 Steps You Can Take At Home

One of the best forms of heat out there comes from boiler heat.  However, a boiler intimidates many homeowners.  However, there are several steps you can and should take if you own a boiler:

5 Signs That You Need A Chicago Furnace Repair

Even though it is warm outside right now, us Chicago natives know this warm weather  will not last, and we will be kicking our furnaces back on sooner rather than later.  (I’m hoping not tonight!)  However, there are a few signs that you may need a Chicago furnace repair:

Troubleshooting Chicago Furnace Repairs

If you live in the Chicago area, you will know that we have a Chicago snow storm heading our way.  It is suppose to drop anywhere from 6 – 12 inches depending on where you live in the Chicagoland area.  The wind is also suppose to pick up, and we will all feel as if […]

Furnace Troubleshooting Part 2

In furnace troubleshooting part 1, we talked about how to determine which efficient furnace you have as well as determining your pressure switch problem on your furnace. We also discussed the thermostat and the low voltage circuit connected with the thermostat. Hopefully that was helpful. This segment of furnace trouble shooting, we will talk about […]