In most cases, furnaces will hold up for between 15 and 20 years. However, in order for them to do so, they must be properly maintained.
The fact of the matter is that, at some point, your furnace will inevitably run into a problem that will require a repair of some kind. Fortunately, if you can catch this problem early, and have it repaired in a timely manner, you can lessen the amount of long-term damage that is done to your furnace.
Perhaps you’re building a new home? Maybe you’re looking for a new way to heat your existing home? In any case, you’re in need of a new heating system.
Although there are a variety of heating systems available, two of the most popular heating options include furnaces and boilers. Furnaces and boilers both have their upsides, and their drawbacks as well.
To help you decide between the two, we will compare each option below. Continue reading
In most cases, air conditioners can thrive for around 10 to 15 years. In cases where they don’t reach this range, they are usually not well maintained. In order for an air conditioner in Chicago to live a long life, it will need to be properly cared for and looked after.
When most people think of air conditioning, they think of cool air. While it’s obviously true that air conditioning produces cool air on command, there is so much more to air conditioning than just a chilled room.
Air conditioners in Chicago provide a variety of different benefits, not only helping to make your home more comfortable, but helping to protect your home and your possessions as well. Wondering how exactly air conditioning can benefit you? Read on to find out! Continue reading
While air conditioner problems may not present themselves frequently, they will inevitably occur at some point. When these problems present themselves, they should be eliminated as quickly as possible to ensure that your home remains comfortable at all times.
The question is: how do you know when your air conditioner has encountered a problem? The answer: by looking out for some specific signs.
They say only two things in life are certain: death and taxes. We’d add a third to the list: rising energy bills. Gas and electric aren’t getting any cheaper, after all. But you can at least pay less on your utility bills if you know where to start: namely, a new HVAC system from Lakeview Heating and Cooling, the premiere air conditioner installers in Chicago.
Spring is here, bringing warmer weather in its wake. And allergens. Lots of allergens. Some of you may be tempted to just hunker down indoors and ride out the worst of your seasonal allergies, but your indoor air quality can make you every bit as miserable as the outdoor air if you’re not careful. Fortunately, the professionals at Lakeview Heating and Cooling can help improve your indoor air quality. Continue reading
As the weather warms up in Chicago, it’s time to start thinking about the spring and summer months ahead. Make sure your air conditioner is in good shape for those peak months of use with these simple tips from Lakeview Heating and Cooling. Continue reading
If you want a comfortable and healthy home, you’ve probably already given considerable thought to your home’s heating and cooling needs. But there’s another factor, besides the temperature, that has a lot to do with how your home feels: humidity. The amount of moisture in your indoor air can be influenced by many different things, some of which will be beyond your control. Lakeview Heating and Cooling explores the reasons to buy a dehumidifier and how to choose the right dehumidifier for your home. Continue reading
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