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, […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?
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, […]