Spring Allergies and HVAC Maintenance

The spring season brings warm temperatures and beautiful blossoms. Unfortunately, allergies are also part of the transition from winter to spring. HVAC maintenance should be done on a seasonal basis to improve air quality inside the home. Allergens from the outside might find their way into the ducts and vents of residential heating and cooling … Continued

Is Your A/C Unit Ready?

It sure looks like warmer weather is on its way. This is the perfect time to make sure your A/C system is in peak condition. By having your equipment properly maintained, it will perform to factory specs when needed. There are some units that needed repairs last year but were put off because it was … Continued

How is the Air Flow in your Home?

Almost every home has one room or one level that suffers comfort due to poor air flow. Most people just live with the problem because they are not aware of any solutions. Fortunately, we have the technology available that can resolve most of these comfort related problems in the vast majority of cases. There are … Continued

Spring is Upon Us

For many people, spring is the beginning of the allergy season. Many of the contributing factors of allergies and respiratory problems are beyond our control. However, when it comes to I.A.Q. (Indoor Air Quality) we can definitely control and condition the air quality within our homes. Hopefully, no one would live in a home without … Continued

5 Reasons You Need Furnace Repair in Crystal Lake, IL

Did you know that an unmaintained furnace is prone to breakdowns, less energy efficient and potentially hazardous to you and your family’s health? Before your furnace fails and potentially pumps hazardous gases into your home, get your furnace inspected and repaired by our furnace repair technicians in Crystal Lake. Signs You Need Furnace Repair Crystal … Continued

What is the difference between Duct Cleaning & Duct Sealing?

Duct Cleaning As the name implies, duct cleaning is done via a mechanical device that is inserted into each duct and scrubs the interior of all debris and simultaneously vacuums everything into a canister. Upon completion, many homeowners have the ducts sanitized, especially if there was a mold or mildew problem. Duct Sealing Duct sealing … Continued

How Is Your Humidifier?

It is a universal truth that proper humidity levels make for a more comfortable and healthy home. With the wide temperature swings that we have had this winter, your humidistat has gotten quite a workout. The mechanical room is probably the most neglected room in the house. Unless there is an obvious mechanical failure, most … Continued

Everything You Need to Know About Carrier Infinity Gas Furnaces

Infinity 98 Gas Furnace with Greenspeed™ Intelligence Also called the 59MN7, the Carrier Infinity 98 is a variable-speed, condensing gas furnace with efficiency ratings of 98.5% AFUE. It’s meant for multi-position, flexible installation, including downflow, upflow and horizontal. The Infinity 98 gas furnace is Hybrid Heat compatible and Energy Star certified — if coupled with … Continued

Proper Sequence for Furnace Operation

During the winter months, everyone takes for granted that their furnace will keep them comfortable but how does a furnace do that? How a Furnace Works When the room temperature drops below the set point on the thermostat, it sends an electric signal to the furnace. at that point, the inducer motor starts (to make … Continued

What Can Go Wrong With A Heat Exchanger?

Most homeowners have heard about heat exchangers but very few know what it actually does. Heat exchangers transfer the heat from the burners into your duct system via the blower. They also transfer the combustion gases out to the flue. For residential furnaces, there are two designs: tubular or clamshell. Years ago the heat exchangers … Continued