Furnaces Articles

What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

December 15, 2022
A woman ponders with papers on a table. What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. For instance, a dull hum is to be expected. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your heating unit’s components.

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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

October 13, 2022
Image of someone repairing a furnace. What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

A furnace is a major investment for any Willowbrook homeowner. Although it’s not something that will need to be done frequently, most people will face the decision of needing to purchase a new heating system sometime during home ownership.

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Video – Upgrade Your Furnace

September 30, 2022
Video - Upgrade Your Furnace. Woman sitting on her couch wrapped in a blanket, feeling cold.

Upgrade your furnace for increased energy efficiency and heating cost reduction.

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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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