Air Conditioning Maintenance

Air Conditioning Maintenance is as important as having your automobile oil changed or tuned up. Preventive maintenance tells you the condition of the air conditioning system. Air conditioning maintenance prevents unwanted breakdowns especially on those really scorching days. Does air conditioning maintenance prevent the air conditioner from breaking down? Not a 100% but increases the […]

When it comes to your home, going green is good for both the environment and your pocketbook

BMO Harris Financial Tip of the Week: Chicago, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — As part of BMO Harris Bank’s ongoing commitment to financial literacy and Helping Make Money Make Sense BMO Harris is providing weekly financial tips. This week’s tip teaches how “Going Green” is surprisingly simple and cost effective. BMO Harris Bank provides several strategies […]

10 Ways To Beat The Heat This Summer

Here in Chicago, it already feels like it is summer.  I think we have had over 6 days in a row over 80 degrees.  It is definitely time to start thing about your air conditioning and if it is ready for this summer.  Here are a few tips to get through the summer:

What Furnace Maintenance Do I Need To Do?

It always amazes me that people often times do not know what kind of maintenance needs to be done to the various working parts of their home.  When you sign on the dotted line when you get your mortgage, they should also hand you a guide to home maintenance.  Like everything else in your life, […]

When do I need to replace my HVAC equipment?

If you are like myself, you like to be proactive when it comes to needing new things for your home. There is nothing worse than having your furnace going out in the middle of the night on the coldest night of the year, and you don’t have time to research the best furnace for your […]

10 Ways To Reduce Your Heating Bill

Everybody wants to save money.  In the winter (especially here in Chicago land), it is cold, and we watch our heating bills climb ever so higher.  Instead of cursing at your heating bill, try a couple of these suggestions to lower your heating bill.

Furnace Life Expectancies

  In 1978, we saw a change in furnace designs from natural draft furnaces to furnaces with the draft inducer motor.  In the 1980’s and early 90’s, the efficiency levels raised from 78% and greater.  Now, furnace efficiencies have increased to 80% and up to 98% efficient. We get calls on a regular basis concerning […]