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Boiler Troubles: Some Tips to Help Avoid Disaster

Monday, March 03, 2014

If you're experiencing boiler troubles, such as an absence of heat or strange noises coming from the system, use this troubleshooting checklist to deal with the situation. You may catch a problem before it gets out of hand and out of budget.

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Costly Myths About Electricity Use That Can Add Up on Your Bill

Monday, February 10, 2014

When looking at ways to save on your energy bill and reduce electricity use, it helps to know about some common electricity myths and how they might be costing you money.

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Take Control With a WiFi Thermostat

Friday, February 07, 2014

Has the cold ever woken you up in the middle of the night, but you chose to stay in bed shivering because the thermostat was so far away? Well, you may not have to worry about that anymore. By installing a WiFi thermostat, you can use wireless technology to remotely control your home's temperature from anywhere you have Internet access (including your bed!), and that's not the only good news about these cutting-edge devices.

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Furnace Troubleshooting: Some Tips to See You Through Winter

Thursday, February 06, 2014

The infamous "polar vortex" that gripped the Midwest this season gave many homeowners newfound appreciation for the warmth provided by their furnaces, not to mention a sense of fear when they failed to fire up. And all the while, it gave heating contractors the chance to pass along some valuable furnace troubleshooting tips to help see everyone through one of the harshest winters on record.

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Insulation in Your Chicagoland Home — Why it is so Impactful

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Unless your home was specifically built with energy efficiency in mind, you can probably put a dent in your energy bills by adding insulation. Older homes in particular stand to gain from adding insulation. The thick blanket helps prevent outdoor air infiltration, keeping conditioned air inside where it belongs. Depending on your home’s current condition and the amount of insulation you add, you can expect to recoup your investment in just a few years.

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