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

How Much Air is Your Ductwork Losing?

Most homeowners only think about their furnace or A/C if there is a mechanical failure. As long as the equipment heats or cools the house, everything is okay. Unfortunately, there are many other issues going on that could affect the safety, longevity and efficiency of the equipment. One of the biggest problems that most homes … Continued

How Should Your Furnace Operate?

I recently spoke with a customer who stated that his furnace was running but the temperature in the house was dropping. He said his thermostat was set at 70°F but the room temperature was 63°F. It was obvious that there was a problem with the heating cycle even though his blower was running. The sequence … Continued

What is New at Official?

Carrier Corporation has just announced that Official Heating & Cooling is the recipient of their highest award, the “President’s Award”. Only 2% of all Carrier dealers nationwide receive this honor. This will be the third time in four years that we have won this award. There are numerous metrics used in determining the winners, but … Continued