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What Does AFUE Mean?

November 7, 2019

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or Average Fuel Utilization Efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Illinois…

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Why does my furnace smell like gas when I turn it on?

Video—Why Does My Furnace Smell Like Gas When I Turn it ON?

October 29, 2019

You turn on your furnace, and you smell gas. What should you do? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your furnace and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at…

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

October 11, 2019

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need…

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Don't let your air become a health hazard

Video – Replace your air filter

September 27, 2019

The central air conditioning system is a simple pleasure of everyday life. Your home should be a place where you can relax. On a hot summer day in Grayslake, cool air is essential to your relaxation. If you take good care of your air conditioner with annual inspections and monthly filter swaps, it should last…

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

September 16, 2019

Once the cooler weather hits here in Hudson this fall, you are going to want the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means turning on your furnace. Long before the first night you’ll want to use it, you should have your furnace cleaned and checked by a professional from Chaves Heating & Air Conditioning.

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This picture is an air conditioner that may need to be inspected.

Video – When do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner?

August 27, 2019

Take a quick minute to check out a little video that shows the signs of a failing air conditioning unit. It may save you valuable time and money before it’s too late!

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Mature male peering inside an upper wall white grid air duct on a silver wall near a white ceiling. A guy inspecting a heating and cooling air register duct for maintenance.

Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

August 15, 2019

We at Miller’s Area Heating recommend getting a maintenance inspection at least once a year to determine the health of your air conditioner, regardless its age or noise level.

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Dop you want to reduce your energy bills? Man sitting at a desk looking at his bills.

Video – Do You Want to Reduce Your Energy Bills?

July 31, 2019

Upgrade your HVAC equipment to help you save money on your monthly energy bills. Call us at 847-223-0211 today for more information.

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Does Your AC Help With Allergy Symptoms?

July 2, 2019

Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, or ACs, when properly maintained, can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers. Air filters catch pollen, dust, and other irritants, producing higher-quality air. Air conditioners also act as humidity regulators, easing allergy symptoms. Miller’s Area Heating & Air Conditioning is proud to help you here in Libertyville, IL, breathe easier.

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Video – Should I Set My Thermostat to ON or AUTO?

June 25, 2019

On most thermostats, you can choose between On or Auto for your fan setting. On tells your HVAC unit to run its fans all the time, even when the air isn’t being heated or cooled. Auto means the fan only runs when your air is being treated. It might be a good idea to try…

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