Spring is in the air, and we all know what that means—spring cleaning! After a long snowy winter, there’s nothing more satisfying than opening the windows and getting your home in tip-top shape once again. Spring is a season for new beginnings, and that includes your home, too. After you’ve cleane...

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For people that suffer from dry skin, Chicagoland winters can be a nightmare. What should be a beautiful and whimsical season quickly turns into an annoying cycle of trying to keep skin hydrated and moisturized. Cracked lips, chapped hands, and overall dry skin are the sad reality for many Chicagola...

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As an HVAC company that has been around since 1971, we’ve answered thousands of customer questions. One of the questions we hear over and over is this: “Are furnace tune-ups really necessary?” If you’ve read our blog before, you know that we are strong believers in getting a furnace tune-up every...

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It’s every homeowner’s worst nightmare. The snow is coming down, the kids are bundled up in blankets, and the house is growing colder by the minute—but the furnace won’t turn on! You hear it clicking, but it won’t produce heat.  When faced with this issue, many Chicagoland homeowners turn to...

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Winters in Chicagoland rarely come in slowly. Without warning, temperatures will start to plummet, and families across the area will fire up their furnaces. Some of those furnaces will fail to turn on, leaving homeowners in a bind.  Furnace breakdowns and malfunctions are not usually loud...

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Summer has ended, and you're starting to feel a nip in the air. It's that time of year--when you're forced to turn on the heat.  You switch the furnace on, and your home begins to warm, but...what is that burning smell?  If this is your situation, don't panic. Turn your furnace o...

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Investing in a cooling system for your home is an important decision. It cools your home, keeps your family safe, and makes summer an enjoyable time despite the heat. However, many homeowners are inadvertently shortening the lifespan of their central air conditioning system by skipping the maintenan...

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As HVAC professionals, we talk a lot about indoor air quality. Considering that air quality impacts your overall health and well-being, it’s an important conversation to have! The EPA estimates that indoor air is up to FIVE times more polluted than outdoor air. While it seems simple enough to j...

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Every few years, our homes build up high levels of dust, dirt, and debris in our ductwork. Though it's natural for dust to accumulate, it's difficult to tell when our ducts could benefit from a professional cleaning. When is duct cleaning necessary? How can we prevent nasty contaminants like mold, b...

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At Four Seasons, our duct cleaning specialists have found that while many homeowners understand the value of a professional duct cleaning, the majority are unable to tell whether or not their home needs one.  Indoor air quality normally degrades little by little, and we naturally acclimate to t...

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