Furnaces are meant to make noise because well, they’re not perfect. Once we’ve perfected it well let you know, but until then we think you should a few danger noises your furnace may make. It’s important to know if you hear unusually loud noises coming from your furnace to shut it down immediately. Help is…Continue Reading
What is a Heat Exchanger? The heat exchanger is a series of sealed chambers in your furnace that separates the combustion process from your breathing air. The combustion process begins at your burners and ends where your exhaust is vented from your home (either your chimney or PVC venting). The air is heated as it…Continue Reading
Every Child Deserves a Little Christmas The mission of the Marine Toys for Tots Program’s mission is to collect new unwrapped toys and distribute those toys to less fortunate children at Christmas. The program helps to spread the message of hope to the less fortunate children and help give them the special Christmas they deserve.…Continue Reading
There are few simple things to take into consideration when thinking about a new furnace. How Old Is Your Furnace? According to the Department of Energy the average lifespan of a furnace is 15 to 20 years. As your furnace approaches this age range you should start to watch for warning signs your furnace may…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
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