Furnace Safety Tips to Protect Your Home

September 15, 2021

Your heating system keeps your home warm, but it can be dangerous if it’s not properly taken care of. Ensuring that your furnace is in excellent shape will help it to work better and increase its life expectancy. Vacuum Frequently When lint and dust get around your furnace, it can cause a fire hazard. To ensure that this dust does not build up, you should vacuum the area at least once a month. You can look at your maintenance instructions for how to properly clean your furnace, or you can call a professional out to clean your furnace if it...

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How Do High-Efficiency Furnaces Attain Their Efficiency Levels?

December 3, 2020

The more efficient your gas furnace is, the lower your energy bills will be. Heating your home makes up a large part of your winter energy bills. There are a few ways high-efficiency furnaces attain higher efficiency levels than conventional ones. Two-Stage Heating A conventional gas furnace is either working at full power or is turned off. High-efficiency furnaces feature two-stage heating. They work at a lower stage of heating whenever it’s not that cold outside. This stage consumes less energy, so you save money on your energy bills. When needed, a high-efficiency furnace will turn on its higher stage...

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4 Reasons Your Furnace is Blowing Cold Air

October 20, 2020

When the winter months finally arrive and it is time to turn your furnace on, the last thing you and your family need is the feel of cold air coming through your vents. There is nothing quite like the frustration of dealing with a furnace that malfunctions when its services are most needed. The good news is the fix may be relatively simple once you discover what it is. 1. Furnace Not Yet Warm A furnace that has been inactive for months will likely send a burst of cold air through the vents in your home when it’s first turned...

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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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