Air conditioners are one of the most important parts of a home. During the hot summer months, they provide an invaluable service, keeping indoor environments cool and comfortable for family and friends. Like many of the devices inside our homes, it’s easy to forget about our air conditioners. We t...

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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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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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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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Even though the vast majority of households own an air conditioner, not many people understand how they actually work. To most homeowners, it's a mystery how the unit on their wall produces the precious cold air we all love so much during hot Chicagoland summers.  Less scrupulous HVAC companies...

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