With jackets, sweaters, hats, and gloves starting to make an appearance, it’s clear that fall is officially here and in full swing. This change marks the start of the season for family, friends, and food, but also for HVAC problems! Proactively maintaining your HVAC unit is critical when temperatures get colder, and can save you thousands of dollars by avoiding costly repairs. As the temperatures continue to drop, remember to call the professionals at CRNE’s Environmental Control and make sure to keep these five tips in mind.
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Fall is here, and cooler temperatures are right around the corner. Is your furnace ready to handle the frigid cold of winter? Don’t wait until it is below freezing to find out. Your furnace might be on its last leg, and it could be time for an upgrade. The heating and cooling experts at CRNE’s Environmental Control want you to be aware of these signs that it is time to replace your heating system. Your Furnace Is AncientHeating units should be replaced after 10-15 years. If yours is nearing that 15-year age mark, you probably should replace it before it stops working altogether and you’re left in a freezing house this winter.Your Ducts Are DatedIs your home increasingly dusty? Do you have trouble keeping some rooms warm and some cool? Leaky ductwork could be the cause of these troubles. A professional can come and assess whether or not you need to … Continued
If you live in the Northbrook, Illinois area, you know how hot it can get in the summer and how hard it can be to keep your house cool during those sweltering months. Homeowners often see their electric bills double in the summer because running your AC accounts for about half of your power bill. There are some practical ways that you can reduce your cooling costs this summer and make your home more energy efficient. Here are some tips straight from the professionals at CRNE’s Environmental Control.
Let’s face it: HVAC systems and services are not cheap. And when it’s 90 degrees outside and your AC system breaks, the last thing you want to spend your hard-earned money on is HVAC maintenance or replacing your system entirely. Fortunately, your friends at CRNE’s Environmental Control understand the desperation of a broken system on the hottest day of the year, and they feel your pain when you get your bill and you’d rather be spending your money on anything else. That’s why we offer expert service, competitive rates, and some great specials that will make the AC repair process more bearable.
We’re practically throwing a party over here at CRNE’s Environmental Control. Spring is just around the corner in Illinois! We love winter as much as the next HVAC guy, but it has to come to an end sooner or later. And our team is ready for warm temperatures, open windows, and the smell of barbecues wafting through the evening air. However, before you get too lost in your spring routine, don’t forget to schedule your HVAC system’s bi-annual maintenance.
During the winter months, we tend to spend more time indoors. You may love curling up next to the fireplace with a good book, or you may feel pent up and ready for spring. Either way, you’re breathing more indoor air. So maybe it’s time you paid some attention to your indoor air quality, with a little help from CRNE’s Environmental Control.
We’ve heard the tale a thousand times. You get up early in the morning, still groggy from sleep. You turn on your shower and then step in only to find an icy-cold surprise. Your water is NOT heating up. You quickly throw on a robe and check the other faucets, but they tell the same story: No hot water. So you run to your water heater only to discover it has completely quit. It’s time to call a water heater repairman. Enter: CRNE’s Environmental Control.
It’s that time of year in Illinois. The temperatures are beginning to drop. The leaves are starting to turn more brilliant shades of yellow and red, and you’re beginning to think about turning on your furnace for those first few chilly nights. But before you start running your furnace full time, be sure to schedule a fall service appointment with CRNE’s Environmental Control for your furnace and HVAC system.
You’ve been trying to decide whether your home needs air duct cleaning. The service really wasn’t on your radar, but a friend recently mentioned getting his new home’s ducts cleaned. How do you know if your home’s HVAC needs a thorough cleaning? Consider these top-three reasons why you should have our crew at CRNE’s Environmental Control clean your air ducts.
Summer is just around the corner in Illinois, and our crew at CRNE’s Environmental Control could not be more excited. We love the change in weather, the time spent around the swimming pool or grilling out with friends. However, before you get busy with your summer plans, be sure to get your home ready for the change of season with these tips.