ServiceMax Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Niles’

Those Noises Signal You Need Heating Repairs

Monday, February 8th, 2021

shocked-by-loud-noiseYou are settling in for the night while the wind is blowing hard outside. It is nice to know that you can be warm and comfortable indoors during wintertime–especially when the weather gets nasty like this–and it’s all thanks to your heater.

But you have a problem. Your heater is starting to make enough noise to rival the sound of the wind. Why is your system becoming so noisy? Is it a cause for concern?

The truth is that a noisy heater is one that likely needs a professional heating repair in Niles, IL. If you need help with your heating system, you can rest assured we are here to help.

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3 Ways to Ensure Your Home Energy Efficiency

Monday, January 11th, 2021

green-homeWinter is far from over even if the holiday season is done. We have months to go before the cold temperatures around here give way to some form of warmth. This means we will still be relying on our heaters for a good long while. And running your heating system day in and day out can add up if you aren’t careful.

When we talk about the efficiency of your Niles, IL HVAC system, it isn’t just because it’s good for the environment to use less—it’s good for your wallet too. We want you to enjoy great efficiency and comfort in your home. Here are some ways to help you do just that.

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Reasons We Recommend USB Outlet Installation

Monday, July 30th, 2018

electrical-outlet-wallOutlets have changed significantly over the decades. Once, homes only had two-pronged outlets. Later, three-pronged grounded outlets became the standard. Now GFCI and AFCI outlets help homes to maintain greater safety with even more powerful electrical loads.

One of the most interesting and convenient developments in outlets is the USB outlet, a completely new type of outlet that allows USB cables for tablets, phones, and other portable devices to connect right into the wall for charging. More new homes are coming with USB outlets already installed near the standard outlets. If you’re a homeowner, you don’t have to wait before you buy a new home to enjoy USB outlets: you only have to contact an electrician in Niles, IL to have these useful outlets installed.

Our licensed and experienced electricians offer USB installation (as well as GFCI and AFCI outlet installation). Here are the reasons we recommend homeowners call to schedule this service:

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Never Delay with Gas Furnace Repairs

Monday, January 1st, 2018

basemetn-gas-furnaceThe natural gas furnace is the backbone of winter heating in the U.S. Here in Chicago, it’s one of the best ways to heat a home through another tough winter: not only does a gas furnace provide a high level of heat output and work fast at delivering it, it also saves money compared to electric models because natural gas doesn’t cost as much as electricity.

There is a concern with gas furnaces, however, and it’s one you’ve probably already considered. Any natural gas-powered appliance is at risk of creating safety hazards because of the leak of toxic fumes and combustion concerns. We don’t want you to feel panicked by your gas furnace, since modern heaters are built with numerous safety features. If you have your gas furnace maintained each year by professionals and put carbon monoxide detectors around the house, you’ll be in good shape as far as safety goes.

One more important way to stay safe with your gas furnace: never procrastinate about calling for repairs if the furnace shows signs something is wrong with it. You can always call on us for heater repair in Niles, IL or elsewhere in Chicagoland, and we’ll come to your assistance any time of the day or night.

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