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Why You Need a CO Alarm If You Have a Gas Furnace

When temperatures in Lake Zurich take a nosedive, a gas or oil furnace provides you with whole-home comfort. Like a gas stove or fireplace, these heating systems work by burning fuel. Your furnace is designed to exhaust byproducts generated during the process safely outside. If the equipment is damaged, however, toxic substances like carbon monoxide…

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Choosing a New Furnace

Making sure your family stays warm inside your home can help you stay happier and healthier this winter. If your furnace is showing signs of age or experiencing frequent breakdowns, it may be time to consider a replacement for this important system. Here are three important factors to consider when choosing a new furnace for…

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Getting Your HVAC Ready for Cooler Weather

The best time to get your heating, ventilation and air conditioning system ready for winter is before cool weather arrives. In Lake Zurich, Illinois, the first frost can arrive as early as mid-September. Doing simple maintenance improves performance and comfort. Here are a few do-it-yourself tasks that help you scheduling a furnace tune-up before turning…

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Best Practices for Energy-Efficient Cooling

Almost half the energy used in a typical U.S. household is for heating and cooling. Using less energy reduces the amount you pay on utility bills. It also helps the environment by decreasing the need for power generation, especially at peak times. You can increase energy-efficient cooling for your home or business without loss of…

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Fight Allergies by Improving Your Indoor Air Quality

When the American Lung Association released their 2018 State of the Air report, they revealed that the quality of air in Chicago has taken a downward turn. This is concerning to the professionals at Martin Enterprises due to our proximity to Chicago. Our commitment to helping our community improve indoor air quality is stronger than…

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Keeping Your AC Strong All Summer

To keep your Lake Zurich, Illinois, AC in high-performance mode this summer, there are a few Preventive maintenance can pinpoint potential problems so you can take corrective action before breakdowns occur. Tuneups prepare your cooling system to perform like a champ during the hot summer days ahead. As an added bonus, industry studies confirm that…

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What To Notice When Turning Your AC On

It’s natural to forget about your furnace and think about your air conditioner when the Lake Zurich weather turns warm. However, both AC and heating systems need preparation as you move from one system to the other. Putting Your Furnace to Sleep Shutting off the gas intake and turning the heater’s power switch to “Off”…