Maintenance Articles

Common HVAC Myths Debunked

February 13, 2023

When it comes to knowledge about HVAC systems, there are a lot of misconceptions out there. From claims that turning up the thermostat will make a room cool faster, to believing that a bigger HVAC unit is the most efficient choice, these myths can lead to a lot of confusion and even costly mistakes. So,…

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How Often Should I Change my Filter?

January 4, 2023
Air filter.

Maintaining your furnace is important for a number of reasons. Not only does it ensure that your heating system is working efficiently, but it can also help to extend the life of your furnace and save you money on energy bills. One simple, yet often overlooked, aspect of furnace maintenance is changing the filter. In…

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Elevate Your Home Comfort: The Benefits of the Ecobee Thermostat

December 26, 2022
ecobee pro

When it comes to controlling the temperature in your home, a smart thermostat like the Ecobee can be a game-changer. This state-of-the-art device offers a wide range of features that can help you to improve your home comfort, lower your energy bills, and make your home more energy efficient. In this blog post, we’ll take…

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HVAC not working? Try these simple troubleshooting steps

December 6, 2022
man performing fall maintenance on an AC

If you’ve ever experienced issues with your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system, you know how frustrating it can be. Unfortunately, HVAC problems are a common occurrence, but the good news is that many of them can be easily fixed with a little troubleshooting. In this blog, we’ll go over some of the most…

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Is HVAC Preventative Maintenance Worth It?

March 14, 2022
Is HVAC Preventative Maintenance Worth It?

Want to know the best way to stop problems with your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system before they start? Create a preventative maintenance plan.

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Make your Home Energy Efficient Today

January 15, 2022
Energy Efficient

When it comes to keeping your home energy efficient, there are many different things you can do to reduce your energy consumption and lower your bills. From simple changes like switching to energy-efficient light bulbs, to more complex upgrades like installing a programmable thermostat, there are many ways to make your home more energy efficient.…

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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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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

April 10, 2020
Technician taking a cover plate off an air conditioner condenser.

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Chris Mechanical, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year.

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