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5 A/C myths.

5 Air Conditioning Myths

April 30, 2018

Myth 1: My Air Conditioning will work faster if I set my thermostat back 10 degrees. Truth: It doesn’t matter whether or not your thermostat is set back 10 or 2 degrees your air conditioning unit is going to cool at the same rate. Setting your thermostat 10 degrees back will only cause potential system…

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Window A/C unit.

Three Signs You May Need a New AC Unit

April 15, 2018

Air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in West Chicago, IL. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years. So how do you know if you need repairs for your unit or if you need a replacement? Age How…

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Central Air Conditioning Basics

March 30, 2018

There are 4 major components to your Air Conditioner: Compressor This is the first stop in the Air Conditioning cycle, and is located inside your outdoor unit. The compressor is responsible for taking low temperature, low pressure gas and pumping out high temperature, high pressure gas to the condenser. Condenser This is the outdoor casing…

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Technician adjusting water heater settings.

What To Do If You Have No Hot Water

January 5, 2018

There are few things more annoying than running out of hot water in the middle of a shower. But don’t panic. It’s more than likely something with your hot water heater. Typically it may be something simple that you can take care of yourself. However, some things do need the assistance of a professional plumber.…

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