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  • Summer air conditioning for the elderly

    Summer air conditioning for the elderly

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling May, 12, 2018

    If you live in Chicago, you know how important Chicago air conditioning is during the hot summer months.  Having reliable HVAC service during the summer months is very important when you live in an area that can experience extreme temperatures.  However, it is even more important for those who are more susceptible to heat strokes such as the elderly. The elderly in Chicago depend on their Chicago cooling unit to keep their homes cool during the summer months when temperatures can reach unbearable levels for the elderly.  The elderly are…

  • Taking Care of Your Heating and Air Duct System

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Apr, 29, 2018

    As we are approaching the end of summer, it is the perfect time to schedule an inspection of your duct systems.  Most homeowners forget that their ductwork needs to be inspected and cleaned on a regular basis to maintain good air quality in your home as well as keep your heating and cooling system operating efficiently.  24 Heating and Cooling specializes in duct cleaning, inspection, installation and repair.  We can handle all of your duct work needs to make sure that your ductwork is in the best condition possible for…

  • Why should I schedule regular checkups for my boiler?

    Why should I schedule regular checkups for my boiler?

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Apr, 16, 2018

    The first thought that comes to mind when someone asks me this question is that you do not want to pay an emergency service call in the dead of winter when your boiler goes out and your family is freezing.  By not scheduling regular checkup and maintenance for your boilers, you are simple tempting fate that you and your family will stay warm in our frigid Chicagoland winters and that your boiler will make it until next spring. Advantages of Boiler Maintenance In addition to the biggest advantage, keeping you…

  • Why do you need to install a home humidifier in Chicago?

    Why do you need to install a home humidifier in Chicago?

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Apr, 05, 2018

    Most people hate the humid summers that we can experience and are thankful when humidity levels and temperatures begin to drop. However, while dealing with high levels of humidity may be uncomfortable, having humidity levels that are too low can also cause as many health problems and comfort problems as high humidity does.  While small room humidifiers may take care of some of the problems, contacting the indoor air quality professions at 24 Heating and Cooling can help you take care of the problem once and for all. Installing a…

  • What Happens During A Routine Heat Pump Maintenance Call?

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Mar, 28, 2018

    Heat pumps provide reliable and cost effective cooling and heating services all year long.  They are a high efficiency, energy-saving way to keep our homes in Chicago cool in the summer and warm in the winter.  No matter what the temperature may be outdoors, we can always count on our heat pump to keep us comfortable inside. However, as with any other type of home system, heat pumps must have regular maintenance in order to continue to perform at peak performance levels. Even though the temperatures are still mild, even…

  • Important Things to Know about Maintaining Your New Central Air Conditioning

    Important Things to Know about Maintaining Your New Central Air Conditioning

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Mar, 12, 2018

    So, you just had a new central air conditioning system installed in your home.  Hopefully the Chicago heating and cooling company you used as your contractor gave you instructions about the ongoing maintenance your new system needs.   Here at 24 Heating & Cooling we always do that, but some other companies might not.  Or, you might have received oral or written maintenance instructions, but now you’ve forgotten or lost them.  We want you to get the maximum benefit from your new system.  So just in case, here are a few…

  • Save Money by Installing a New Thermostat

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Mar, 01, 2018

    Wouldn’t you be thrilled if your utility bills were lower every month?   Of course you would!  Who doesn’t love to save a little money here and there – especially if the way to do it is easy? With another harsh Chicago winter coming soon, now’s a good time to talk about the benefits of installing a new thermostat for your heating and air conditioning system.  If you’re like most Chicago-area residents, your thermostat is probably the most overlooked part of your heating and air conditioning system.  You diligently change the…

  • Why Do Boilers Leak?

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Feb, 22, 2018

    Your boiler is an important part of your heating system especially with the harsh winters that we have in the greater Chicago area.  High quality boilers are designed to last for years; however, not boiler will last forever.  Furthermore, all boilers require regular maintenance and service to continue operating efficiently.  Because boilers use heated water to heat the home, many homeowners worry about leaks.  Boiler leaks can become a problem as boilers age; however, the skilled and experienced boiler technicians at 24 Heating and Cooling are trained to find and…

  • Upgrading your windows saves on energy costs

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Feb, 14, 2018

    As we face another bitter winter in Chicago, we all search for ways to cut our heating costs.  Contacting a Chicago duct cleaning service and scheduling HVAC service is one way of making sure that you are ready for the winter heating season. Having an energy efficient HVAC system is a way that you can reduce your heating costs this winter.  Sealing ducts, window and door frames and making sure that you have sufficient insulation are other ways to help reduce the cost of heating your home during the bitter…

  • Choose a Replacement Air Conditioning System That’s The Right Size

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Jan, 16, 2018

    Sooner or later you’ll need to replace your air conditioning system, no matter how well or how often it’s been serviced and maintained.  It’s inevitable.  As time goes on, the components of your HVAC unit will fail more and more often.  Eventually it will make more sense to replace the system than it does to have your Chicago heating and cooling company continue to repair it. When it’s time to replace your air conditioner, a consultation about the right size for the replacement unit is one of the professional Chicago…

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