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8 HVAC Tips You Need to Know

As the weather gets warmer in the Chicago area, turning your HVAC system from heating to cooling requires it to work in new ways to keep the temperature in your home comfortable. Instead of keeping out the blustery cold of winter, it now has to work to reduce the humidity of summer and keep the […]

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Grill Safety 101: Fire Prevention

Once the weather starts to heat up, most people are ready to break out the grills and start spending more time outside. Picnics and backyard barbecues become a frequent event in many households across the US, and, while July is typically known as the height of grilling month, barbecues are used from May through August. […]

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How to Handle Frozen Pipes That Have Burst

In Chicago and the surrounding areas, we deal with our share of cold weather during the winter. Freezing temperatures can lead to frozen pipes, and if not insulated properly, frozen pipes can burst. When water freezes, it expands, causing extra pressure to build inside the pipes, which can leads to cracks and ultimately bursting. How […]

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