Resources

AC Tune-Up

Some people might be fans of cold weather here in Aurora, Oswego, Plainfield, Naperville and Lisle (IL), but we're guessing just as many if not more are always ready for the six-month run from spring to fall. It's a time for opening windows, getting outdoors, wearing lighter outfits and, ideally, welcoming plenty of sunshine. As… [...]

Why Is My Furnace Making a Humming or Buzzing Noise?

Let's say you're simply relaxing at your home in Aurora, Oswego, Plainfield, Naperville or Lisle (IL). Maybe you're making dinner, watching TV or reading the paper. It's a bit cool outside, so the furnace starts up to maintain your temperature setting. Suddenly, you notice the furnace is making a strange humming or buzzing noise. You… [...]

What Does My Furnace Capacitor Do?

Those of us in Aurora, Oswego, Plainfield, Naperville and Lisle (IL) all understand what a furnace is and what it does. However, we might not always give much thought to its inner workings and how different parts play vital roles in keeping us warm and safe in the cold. A furnace's main function is to… [...]

What to Do If the Heat Goes Out

Anyone who has stepped outside lately here near Aurora, Oswego, Plainfield, Naperville and Lisle (IL) has surely felt winter's bite. Even a couple of minutes in the frigid air can seem too long, especially if there's a wind chill. At least we have the comfort of knowing we have a home to stay warm and… [...]

What Is the Life Expectancy of a Commercial HVAC Unit?

As a business owner or manager in Aurora, Oswego, Plainfield, Naperville or Lisle (IL), you have operational expenses that you budget and monitor, including variable overhead costs. Some might be consistent, some might appear unexpectedly and some might be an infrequent line item. Your commercial HVAC system could be one of the less frequent costs.… [...]

How Much Does It Cost to Replace an Igniter on a Furnace?

As winter moves in and settles over Aurora, Oswego, Plainfield, Naperville and Lisle for the next few months, our thoughts will turn to staying warm until we see that welcome first sign of spring again. Many conversations about heating during the season will focus on furnace repair, replacement and maintenance, so we thought today we’d… [...]

Low-Cost Furnace Clean & Check: Is It Really a Value?

It's starting to get cooler here near Aurora, Oswego, Plainfield, Naperville and Lisle. This is when the temperatures start nudging us to make us think how our heating system will work for us during the next few months (we all know how it can get between January and March). HVAC service providers are thinking the… [...]

HVAC Maintenance

Fall has returned here in Aurora, Oswego, Plainfield, Naperville and Lisle, which means we shift from keeping our spaces cool to ensuring they are warm enough. The earlier in fall you schedule inspection and maintenance for your HVAC, the better prepared you will be when temperatures start dipping in October and November. The good news… [...]

Air Filtration Oswego IL

The quality of the air we breathe indoors here in Oswego has always been an important subject. Since the onset of COVID-19, it has gained even greater attention because of all the extra time we’ve spent within our homes. In this post, we’ll review some of the main issues concerning air quality and how a… [...]

When to Replace Your Sump Pump

Summer 2021 has had its share of rain here in the Aurora, Oswego, Plainfield, Naperville and Lisle area. Ideally, your sump pump has been working as it should to keep all of that water outside where it belongs. Your sump pump keeps your basement dry by collecting excess water and directing it away from the… [...]