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  • When should you turn your furnace on for winter?

    When should you turn your furnace on for winter?

    spradm Nov, 20, 2020

    Winter is just around the corner. Furnace Service in Elmhurst recommends that you check on your furnace so it is in working order when that day arrives. The first thing to do is to see if it starts. By turning on your thermostat a few degrees higher than the current temperature in the room, you should hear the furnace kick-in. Next, check your filter. It is easy to take out and clean or replace with a new one. This should be done every three months and with pets in the…

  • Signs of a heat stroke

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Sep, 15, 2017

    With summer approaching, 24 Heating Cooling wants to make sure that you have scheduled your HVAC service.  It is important that your Chicago air conditioning system is operating correctly before the hot days of summer arrive in Chicago.  As Chicago prepares for another great summer, it is important to remember that while you are enjoying the summer weather, it is easy to become overheated while participating in outdoor activities.  While you may not think it could happen to you, heat stroke can happen to anyone very quickly if the conditions…

  • Tips to Help Your Furnace Run More Efficiently

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Apr, 10, 2017

    Along with a lot of other everyday expenses, home heating & air conditioning costs have risen to levels that are almost shockingly high.  These rapidly escalating expenses make it important to know how you can help your furnace run more efficiently. When you’re paying too much for home heating and you can’t or don’t want to replace your current furnace with a new high efficiency model, following these tips can help you lower your home heating costs by helping your furnace run more efficiently.  Although some are more effective than…

  • What Are These Things Called Heat Pumps?

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Apr, 03, 2017

    You might have heard of them, but lots of folks don’t know what they are.  Basically, a heat pump heats and cools a home, doing away with separate furnace and air conditioner units.  Heat pumps are most common in the Deep South, but they’re also used up north. Would a heat pump be good for Chicago air conditioning and heating?  The short answer is “maybe.”  As mentioned above, heat pumps can be used to both heat and cool a building.  In some situations, a heat pump is better than using a separate…

  • Chicago’s Climate Means Reliable Heating and Cooling are Important

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Apr, 01, 2017

    Most people think Chicago’s a terrific place to live.  There’s so much to see and do here, who could get bored?  Sure, the traffic can get bad, and the climate’s pretty harsh, but most of the time they’re not that big of a deal. By sticking to side roads, you can avoid a lot of the traffic.  If your job doesn’t require it, you can also avoid driving during rush hour.  The worst of Chicago’s weather can be avoided too – our homes and cars are heated and air conditioned. …

  • What’s Up with Annual Furnace Service?

    spradm Mar, 28, 2017

    Most HVAC service providers recommend that homeowners and businesses get their furnaces checked and serviced at least once a year.  Some Chicago air conditioning and furnace contractors even call you up out of the blue to offer a special price on a furnace checkup. What’s up with this emphasis on annual furnace service?  Why is it a good idea even if you’re not having any problems? It all boils down to this:  annual furnace inspections, along with service and maintenance, are the best, easiest and least expensive way to ensure…