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. The question is: how […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
The first air conditioner was invented in 1902. While it was originally used to control indoor humidity in order to protect paper and other vulnerable items, it eventually became a means of keeping homes, offices, and factories cool in hot outdoor weather conditions. Here in Chicago, we know all about the need for a quality […]
Warm weather is beginning to show itself as spring marches on. Is your air conditioner ready to handle the heat? Before the season when you’ll need it every day, set aside some time for important seasonal maintenance. A few of the items on the list: 1. Change your filters. According to the Department of Energy, […]
It is a widely-accepted premise that regular seasonal service and maintenance of your air conditioning system, will help keep your energy cost in check and extend the life expectancy of your unit. This would include things like regularly changing your filters, keeping debris cleared away from the unit, getting seasonal “tune ups”, keeping the condensation […]