Furnaces Articles

7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

September 17, 2022
Man fixing furnace. 7 Furnace Maintenance.

It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many Lemont homeowners follow the mantra of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Everyone is busy and many seemingly more important priorities tend to creep up every month to consume time and money.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

February 10, 2022
What Does AFUE Mean?

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Illinois home and how much fuel is wasted. 

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

January 14, 2022
how does my gas furnace work?

On a frosty winter’s day here in Illinois, your gas furnace is hard at work, keeping your Lemont home warm and cozy. Feeling grateful? You’re not alone—it’s one of the most popular forms of heating, as American as apple pie.

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