Furnaces Articles

How Do I Know When I Need a New Furnace?

November 15, 2021
How Do I Know When I Need a New Furnace?

Let’s face it—there’s never a good time for the heat to go out in your Illinois home. You certainly don’t want to wait until your heating system stops working for you to realize you need a replacement!

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

October 12, 2021
What Are Zone Control Systems?

If you have a large home with multiple stories or a large household with family members who prefer different temperatures, consider installing a zone control system.

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

September 16, 2021
man performing fall maintenance on an AC

Maintaining your heating and cooling equipment ensures it’ll run smoothly the way it should when you need it. Investing your time and money in these seasonal maintenance tasks goes a long way to protect both your Illinois home and your HVAC investment, including your wallet.

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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

February 11, 2021

At Chris Mechanical, we want to help you achieve the highest comfort in your Batavia home at an affordable price.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

December 14, 2020
hand turning on heat pump

Looking to install a new heater in your Batavia home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

October 16, 2020
A gloved hand repairing the inside of an appliance | 5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check | Wheaton, IL

When you schedule your furnace clean and check regularly on an annual basis, you are preventing breakdowns. By having one of our seasoned experts inspect and clean your system, he or she can spot any impending repairs or weaknesses. This alerts you so you can take care of the issue in a timely manner, circumventing middle-of-the-night emergencies when emergency services will cost you more.

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

January 23, 2020
Cold man waring winter clothes.

We at Chris Mechanical want you to be comfortable at home; you deserve to be! Here are seven furnace problems that could be causing uneven heat:

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

November 12, 2019
Horizontal photo of vacuum cleaning inside heater floor vent with Red Oak Floors in background. 7 furnace maintenance tips.

It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many Wheaton homeowners follow the mantra of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Everyone is busy and many seemingly more important priorities tend to creep up every month to consume time and money. However, the last thing you want to worry about when the…

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

September 16, 2019
A quiet village street in autumn. 5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check.

Once the cooler weather hits here in Wheaton this fall, you are going to want the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means turning on your furnace. Long before the first night you’ll want to use it, you should have your furnace cleaned and checked by a professional from Chris Mechanical. You may…

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Why Is My Thermostat Blank?

February 11, 2019
Blank thermostat.

It’s an “Oh no!” moment when you approach your home’s thermostat and see its screen is blank. Is it serious? Does it mean your furnace, heat pump, or air conditioning is broken? Not necessarily. In fact, most of the time, it’s something minor and can be easily fixed. Here are some of the most frequent…

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