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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When it’s 95° outside and sweltering inside your home, the last thing you want is to encounter a foul smell when you turn on your A/C. No family should have to choose between being uncomfortable in their own home or being forced to breathe in nauseating smell.  Are the gross smells coming from...

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Chicago is known for its harsh winters and freezing winds, but most Chicagoland residents will agree that the city is no stranger to thunderstorms, either. Every summer, Chicagoland gets hit with thunder, lightning, tornadoes, and other potentially disastrous storms--including hailstorms.  Ever...

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Air conditioners are normally expected to last for around fifteen to twenty years with yearly maintenance. When your A/C is reaching the end of its lifespan, it can experience difficulties and breakdowns that require repairs. With the help of a skilled technician, you can avoid the cost of an A...

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Many air conditioners function with the help of Freon, a solvent that can be repeatedly changed from a liquid to a gas. When this phase changes happens, a natural cooling effect occurs. Because of this, Freon is often a key component of cooling systems.  Without the proper amount of Freon, your...

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We sometimes get asked “Why do you schedule in-home estimates instead of just selling the equipment?” Reputable HVAC companies take this extra step instead of just selling you equipment for an important reason: in-home estimates let us know what size A/C you need!  Two homes can buy the same mo...

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With a hot Chicagoland summer approaching, it's time to think about your A/C. Nobody likes having to blow their summer budget on ridiculously high energy bills, so it's useful to find ways to curb the cost of your home cooling system.  A common--and important--question that homeowners often h...

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Annual A/C cleanings are an essential part of owning and operating an air conditioner in your home. Every year, Chicagoland homeowners get all sorts of coupons from contractors offering the same services at radically different prices.  With A/C tune-ups ranging from $40 to over $200, choosing t...

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