What is Freon and Why is It Important? The AC system in your home is one of the most misunderstood appliances that homeowners have trouble diagnosing. While many people are used to hearing that an AC system may need more freon, many do not understand exactly what freon is and what it does. Our C...

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When it comes to owning a home, your AC unit is one of the most expensive appliances you’ll ever purchase, maintain, and eventually replace. Whether it’s the initial cost of installation, your monthly electricity bill, repairs, or replacement—the AC unit can end up costing you quite a bit of mon...

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Nothing puts a strain on your air conditioning system quite like the high temperatures of the summer season. The hot summer months mean that your AC is working overtime to keep your home at a comfortable temperature for you and your family to live in. If your AC system is not properly prepped fo...

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Having your AC system go out—especially in the heat of summer—Is never a fun experience. Throw younger kids or older family members who may be sensitive to higher temperatures into the mix and you could be in for a stressful day. However, before you schedule your AC service, there are a few thi...

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It’s the middle of the spring season,which means that summertime is just around the corner. For homeowners living in the Midwest, it’s a well-known fact that a working air conditioner is a crucial component to keeping a happy home over the hot summer months. After all, we rely on a perfectly maintai...

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As a homeowner, you know how important it is to keep up with the maintenance and repairs of your home and property. One of the most common appliances in need of constant upkeep and attention—especially just before the summer begins—is the air conditioning system in your house. AC units don’t last fo...

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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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Basic science tells us that hot air rises while cold air sinks. This concept naturally also applies to the air inside your home. In fact, it’s also a major factor in a common HVAC issue that happens when the upper levels of a home are hotter compared to t...

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Does your home suffer from uneven cooling? If you turn on your air conditioner and find that your home gets cold in some rooms and not in others, or is cold on the first floor but feels like a sauna on the second, there may be a problem with your home HVAC system.  There are a variety of factor...

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