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Warm Thanksgiving Wishes.

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 21, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving, from our family to yours!

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5 Reasons to Schedule Fall Furnace Maintenance

October 8, 2018

Once the cooler weather hits here in West Chicago, IL, 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 it, you should have your furnaced cleaned and checked by a professional from Chris Mechanical. You may…

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Bryant humidifer.

Humidifiers In The Fall

September 27, 2018

In Chicago, evidence of fall’s presence is obvious as the leaves on trees begin to turn over, but many will notice fall from the sudden drop in humidity. We can all agree fall brings cooler weather, and dry brittle air.  Cooler air simply can’t hold as much moisture as warm air, which results in the…

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5 Fall HVAC Myths.

5 Furnace Myths

September 10, 2018

Myth 1 My house will heat up faster if I set my thermostat to the highest setting. Fact It doesn’t matter if you set your thermostat up 2 or 10 degrees, your single stage furnace is going to heat at the same rate. Setting your thermostat 10 degrees up will only leave you with higher…

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?

September 1, 2018

Indoor air quality (IAQ) often goes unthought of in most people’s home and businesses, but if left neglected IAQ can have detrimental health effects. Recently the EPA found people spend an average of 90% of their time indoors with air quality 2-5 times more polluted than outside air. For most, this may come as a…

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Wall-mounted ductless air conditioner.

Ductless Heating and Cooling

August 14, 2018

Originally from Japan, ductless heating and cooling (AKA mini-split systems) was introduced to the US about 30 years ago. Sales and popularity have been growing since then due to their high efficiency levels, affordable price tag, and flexibility of installation. Ductless systems can be used in numerous applications. Below are 5 common mini-split applications: 3…

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Air filter.

DIY How To Chose The Right Filter For Your Home

June 26, 2018

How to pick your Filter The furnace filter is often the most forgot about household item   The overall effectiveness of a filter is rated based on the Minimum Efficiency Rating Value (MERV) scale developed by The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). The MERV scale ranges from 1-20, 1 is the…

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Why is My Air Conditioning Blowing Hot Air?

June 15, 2018

Why is your air conditioner unit starting to blow warm air? There are a couple reasons this may be happening, but one thing we know is no AC is unacceptable in West Chicago, IL. At Chris Mechanical we want you to keep cool, so here are a few minor items you may want to look at before you request…

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Ice-covered air conditioner.

Frozen Air Conditioner?

May 17, 2018

A freeze up is when a layer of ice forms on the outside of your AC unit. Whether you have a window unit or a central air system the causes and effects of this, as well as the solutions, are the same. The ice build up on your AC unit creates an inability to cool…

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7 energy saving tips.

7 Tips To Cut Energy Costs This Summer

May 9, 2018

1.Install a wifi thermostat Not only will this save you up to 20% in energy costs each year it also allows you to alter your thermostat schedule on the go. On the go scheduling gives you the ability set your thermostat back longer if you find you’re not going to be home at your normal…

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Chris Mechanical Services proudly provides HVAC service to Batavia, Bloomingdale, Geneva, Glen Ellyn, St. Charles, Warrenville, West Chicago, Wheaton, Winfield and the surrounding Illinois communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 630-206-5093, or request service online today.