Have you noticed that your skin is cracked, your throat feels scorched, or that your nasal passages are dried out? If so, you probably have dry air in your home. Dry air is especially common during the cooler months when your heating system is running on overload, and it can lead to an uncomfor...

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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 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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Dry winter air can be a pain. While some homeowners combat dry air in their home by boiling water on the stove, keeping plants indoors, or laying out bowls of water in their rooms, nothing tackles dry air better than humidifiers.  There are several different types of humidifiers, but we re...

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Air fresheners, candles, and plug-ins are a quick way to make your home smell better. But what if you could get to the root of the problem rather than just mask the issue? If you've relied on disinfectant sprays to make the air in your home seem fresher, it's time to tackle the source of the bad air...

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We've all heard the horror stories of disreputable companies pretending to offer duct cleaning services but offering shoddy work, a steep bill, and a sharp headache instead.  At Four Seasons, we hear these cautionary tales every day. Whether it's companies using Shop-Vacs or a $50 duct cleaning...

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During rainy and hot Chicagoland summers, humidity can be a big problem. If you live in a humid area, you know how miserable it can be. Like your neighbors say, "It's not the heat. It's the humidity!"  Humidity occurs when water vapor accumulates in the air. If left unchecked, humidity can caus...

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