How Is The Air Quality Index Determined?

March 12, 2020

The Air Quality Index (AQI) is used to report daily air quality, and it can change on an hourly or daily basis. This index was developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as well as local air quality agencies to make information about outdoor air quality understandable and easily accessible to the public. Knowing your air quality index is important for you and your family’s health. provides thorough, eco-friendly, indoor air quality tests in Joliet, IL, and the surrounding areas. How Is the Air Quality Index Determined? Values of the AQI range from 0 to 500, and the higher the...

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How To Improve Indoor Air Quality Naturally

February 16, 2020

One of your most important duties as a homeowner is to make sure that your indoor air quality is always fresh. This can be difficult to do when you have many people constantly coming in and out as well as dirt and dust particles getting captured in your furniture. All hope isn’t lost, however. The following are a few easy ways you can naturally improve indoor air quality. 1. Keep Furniture Clean For starters, you can make sure all of your furniture is clean. The materials that many pieces of furniture are made out of can easily capture dirt and...

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Importance of Hiring a Licensed HVAC Contractor

January 9, 2020

No one likes to think about household repairs and the expenses that often go along with them. Nevertheless, most of us will be required to have a household appliance repaired at some point. Your HVAC system is one of the most extensive and most important systems in your home. While it may be tempting to have a family member or friend do small fixes to save money, it is always best to have a licensed technician handle all things HVAC-related. Experience and Expertise While there are tutorials to help you complete virtually any task, step-by-step instructions don’t compare to years...

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Furnace Tips for the Holidays

December 17, 2019

The holidays are a time for having large dinners or other events with family members and friends. Therefore, it is essential that your furnace is ready to keep everyone warm and safe while at your house. Let’s go over some ways that you can ensure that everyone can stay comfortable at your place this holiday season. Schedule a Furnace Inspection or Service Appointment The team at in Joliet will be more than happy to come to your home and inspect your furnace. During an inspection, a trained technician will change out the air filter, check electrical connections, and take other...

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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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