Covering an AC For the Winter

Does an Air Conditioner Need to Be Under Wraps in the Cold Season? The best way to make sure your home’s cooling system lasts a long time is with proper maintenance. But what exactly does that mean? There are several ways homeowners can make sure their AC is in good working order, such as making…

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How to Cool a Home Office

Cooling a Workspace When Working from Home in the Summer We work out of our homes these days more than we ever did before. But for many of us, our homes weren’t designed with a home office, and so we’re making do with finding whatever space we can to get our jobs done. That is…

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Modern Furnaces 101: Even Temps

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How Multistage Heat Keeps Homes Consistently Warm Getting a new heating system is not just about replacing an old one that doesn’t work well. It is about ensuring you have the right unit for your home, which includes such factors as furnace size and taking advantage of the newest advancements in heating efficiency including multistage…

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Top Furnace Issues in Cold Weather

Programmable Thermostat can help prevent cold weather problems to furnaces

Top Heater Problems in Freezing Temps You should be able to rely on a good furnace to keep your home warm and comfortable for a long time, even for decades. At Maximum Heating & Air Conditioning, we often get called out to service heating systems that are more than 2 decades old. Our team of…

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Cracked Heat Exchanger

A Furnace Problem & Carbon Monoxide Threat There are many different kinds problems a furnace could have, especially as they get older. But while most furnace repairs that homeowners encounter are relatively minor and don’t pose a major concern, a furnace with a cracked heat exchanger is a dangerous problem that needs to be addressed…

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Best Furnaces to Buy in 2020

Lennox heater, one of the best furnaces to purchase in 2020

Comparing a Lennox Heater For Efficiency & Quality When making a big investment in your home, you should get the best for your money. Getting a new heating system installed in your home is a big investment. But fortunately, when getting a new heater, it is an investment that pays off. With a quality new…

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When Your Furnace Won’t Ignite

Understanding Furnace ignition sources

Homeowner’s Heater Checklist: Before You Call for Repair It can be a big problem to suddenly find yourself dealing with a broken furnace. Especially if you are discovering this in the middle of a freezing Illinois winter. We recommend that homeowners do a test run of their furnace well before winter hits. That way any…

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Is Your Furnace Ready for Winter?

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Why Now is the Time to Check Your Heating System Even though it still feels like summer, now is the perfect time to start thinking about your heating system. The snow and ice may feel like an eternity away, but the reality of a furnace or heater breaking down amid a frigid Illinois winter is…

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$500 HVAC Saving for Homeowners!

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How to Take Advantage of 2020 Federal Energy Tax Credit Save Money when Installing a New Furnace or AC! It was just announced this year that a federal tax credit has been extended for 2020. That means a big savings for homeowners, and a big reason why this year is the year to finally upgrade…

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