If you live in Chicago, you realize the value of a good furnace in the freezing winters. But do you know how it works? Are you aware of the technology behind the furnace that produces heat and helps in maintaining the comfortable temperature in your living room? In this article, we’ll aim to discuss the […]
While boilers are typically fairly reliable, they’re not impervious to problems. From time to time, your boiler will encounter issues, and will need to be repaired. 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 […]
When it comes to home heating systems, there are two primary options to choose from: furnaces and boilers. Both of these options have a number of upsides, but some disadvantages as well. Are you thinking about installing a new heating system in your Chicago home? Need help choosing between a furnace and a boiler? Perhaps […]
Do you want to maximize the lifespan of your furnace? Curious as to what furnace maintenance entails? The best way to avoid major furnace problems is to schedule a simple check-up to ensure your furnace will work at optimal efficiency throughout the winter. Your furnace controls the temperature by circulating warm air throughout your home […]
Regardless of the make and model of your furnace, it will eventually encounter problems. There is very little you can do to prevent these problems from eventually arising. While regular maintenance will lessen the chances of problems occurring, it won’t eliminate them. Instead, what you should do is act fast after problems arise. How can […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?