AC Condenser amongst plants in the spring.

Your AC unit is responsible for keeping your home cool and comfortable throughout the year. And it does this well – unless something goes wrong with the condenser.  The AC condenser unit is responsible for helping your system manage both humidity and temperature. This is what keeps you warm in the freezing winter months and [...]

Summer is coming. With it comes sweltering heat. For most of us, that means it’s time to kick the AC into gear for the first time since early fall.  However, every homeowner knows that keeping their home comes at a cost - literally. The energy your AC uses to keep your home cool equates to [...]

outdoor ac unit with the text "what happens if you skip ac maintenance."

The weather is getting hotter. That means soon you’ll be switching your AC on for the first time this year. As one of the most important systems in your home, you’ll depend on it to keep you cool in the coming months. And that’s why it’s so important to never skip AC maintenance.  But what [...]

If you're looking to sell your house and move into a new one, you must leave behind an HVAC system that's well looked after. If an issue with your HVAC appears during a pre-closing inspection, you can forget about closing as planned.  Unreliable air conditioning or old furnaces can completely derail your sale, but they [...]

As a home or business owner, your HVAC system makes your space comfortable to all who visit, and you have your plenum to thank for that. You may be asking yourself, “what’s that?” – and you are not alone. Even though the number of sold HVAC units in 2024 is projected to surpass 151 million, [...]

Outdoor HVAC system outside. Cental Illinois

Spring is in the air and your HVAC system finally gets a break as the temperatures are mild. But this won’t last forever. Soon you’ll need to cool your home rather than heat it. However, your cooling function hasn’t seen action since the fall.   So, before summer gets here, it’s time for some HVAC maintenance [...]

Furnace in Central Illinois

It makes sense to try to repair your heater as many times as possible before replacing it. However, not all furnaces can last forever. If you can diagnose your malfunctioning furnace using these warning signs before it goes out, a technician may be able to replace it.  Most furnaces last 20 to 30 years, but [...]

Blue furnace flames flame sensor

When your gas furnace shuts down repeatedly or shortly after turning it on, you may have a furnace flame sensor issue. Although many homeowners experience furnace flame sensor problems, they rarely need to make expensive heating repairs. You can identify a faulty furnace flame sensor when you understand why it is essential to its proper [...]

HVAC employee looking at a furnace in Central Illinois

Modern furnaces come equipped with built-in safeguards, one of which is the furnace limit switch, this switch is important to the daily operation of your furnace. You can learn what a furnace limit switch does, how it works, and how you can keep it in good shape. During a heating cycle, your furnace's burners need [...]

Dripping water with text Furnace leaking water? Here are some common reasons why.

Water leaks are common issues among homeowners; however, you should be concerned if you discover water near your furnace. If you have a water leak from your furnace, it could cause damage to your home. You could face costly repairs and mold growth, which could damage your home and jeopardize your health. The best way [...]