How long will your HVAC system last? This Old House says that a furnace will last between 15 to 25 years and an air conditioning unit between 10 and 15 years on average. The team at Lakeview Heating and Cooling has seen units last far longer with diligent maintenance, and we’ve also seen customers prematurely need new HVAC systems — which don’t come cheap — because of neglect. So how can you prolong the life of an HVAC system? Continue reading
It’s easy to keep your home warm when the temperature’s in the thirties, but when the thermometer’s at or below zero, it lays bare some flaws you may not have known your old system had. If you’re thinking of a new furnace or boiler, getting the right system — in the right size — is vital, and Lakeview Heating and Cooling can help. Continue reading
Spring is inching closer and warm weather is right around the corner. It won’t be long before air conditioner season is in full swing.
Before that sets in, you want to make sure that your air conditioner is up to the task. This requires checking your AC to ensure that it is not suffering from any problems. What should you look for to determine this?
Here is how to know if you require professional air conditioner maintenance in Chicago. Continue reading
When winter comes rolling around, the air gets much dryer. This is due to the air’s coolness. The cooler air is, the harder time it has holding moisture.
While there’s essentially nothing you can do to moisturize the air outside, there is something you can do to moisturize the air in your home. Namely, you can invest in a humidifier.
But perhaps you’re skeptical? Maybe you don’t quite understand how a humidifier can help you? Here are 6 benefits of a humidifier. Continue reading
We’ve been hearing plenty of talk about smart homes lately, but there’s one fundamental fact that you can’t escape: there’s no substitute for a smart home owner. Keeping your home toasty and safe in cold weather means being smarter about your home heating system. That means proper furnace maintenance, and sometimes it means something you’d probably rather not think about: buying a new furnace. Lakeview Heating and Cooling helps you figure out when to replace your furnace. Continue reading
Like with any machine that exists in this world, a furnace needs to be cleaned and maintained. If it’s not cleaned, it leaves itself open to a number of issues, from malfunctions, to safety hazards, and more.
But how exactly do you clean a furnace? Continue reading
If you wake up with a dry mouth, a nosebleed, or a raspy voice, the culprit might surprise you. WebMD points out that dry indoor air can lead to those problems and a number of others, especially during the cooler and drier fall and winter months. Choosing the right humidifier can be a simple solution, and Lakeview Heating and Cooling is here to help. Continue reading
For all the talk about smart homes and the Internet of Things, there are still plenty of things we can’t do when it comes to the boiler in our home. You can’t very well walk down to the basement and… Continue reading
You probably take your boiler for granted. Don’t. It’s practically the only thing standing between you and the freezing cold of Chicago winters. Proper maintenance from a qualified HVAC provider like Lakeview Heating and Cooling keeps your boiler running great… Continue reading
You make sure your home stays clean, but are you doing the same for your HVAC system’s air ducts? Regular air duct cleaning could make all the difference in a range of areas. Here are the top five reasons Lakeview… Continue reading