Martin Enterprises Heating and Cooling Blog

Choosing a Thermostat – Regular, Programmable or Smart?

There was a time when raising the household temperature meant tramping downstairs to the basement to shovel coal into a furnace. Offering automatic on/off operation, thermostats changed the budding HVAC industry. Programmable thermostats further advanced the technology, allowing you to pre-set temperatures according to your family’s schedule. Today, your choices for thermostats include devices that…

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Signs Its Time for a New AC System

Lake Zurich central air conditioning systems can last 20 years if treated well. However, not all AC systems achieve this milestone. If the unit hasn’t received annual maintenance, it will almost certainly miss the mark. How can you tell when your AC is approaching end-of-days? Here are three signs that the unit is nearing the…