3 Ways to Clean Your Furnace

November 11, 2019

Your furnace works hard to generate heat and circulate warm, comforting air around your Joliet home. Just like any other part of your house, your furnace will get dusty and dirty over time; however, unlike your furniture or belongings, a heating system can be damaged by dust. A dirty furnace can lead to lower energy efficiency, higher bills, worn-out parts, and decreased indoor air quality. You can keep your furnace clean with the following tips from : 1. Change the Filter Inside your furnace is a porous screen called a filter. The filter removes dust and detritus from the air...

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5 Ways to Save Energy this Fall

October 16, 2019

During the fall, you don’t want the heating system to operate for longer than necessary. There are ways, though, to ensure efficient heating and low energy bills; below are just five of the most prominent. 1. Sealing Cracks Using caulking, spray foam or foam tape, you can seal up the cracks in windows, doors and whatever else provides an opening to the outside. This prevents drafts and keeps the warm air in your home where it belongs. 2. Adding Insulation Your home most likely has insulation in it already. Areas like the attic may do with more layers, of course,...

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Why You Should Inspect the HVAC System Separately Before Buying a New Home

September 16, 2019

General home inspections are routine when buying a new house; however, they do not cover a thorough examination of the HVAC system beyond turning the furnace and AC on. When making such an important cash outlay, you need to be absolutely sure that you are getting a functional HVAC system. Let’s look at the reasons why you need to arrange for a separate HVAC inspection for your prospective new residence. It Can Be Costly Not To Depending on the degree of the potential damage that a faulty HVAC system may have, it can cost you thousands of dollars to conduct...

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