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The Dangers of Excess Humidity During Chicago Winters

When you live in the Chicago area, you probably already noticed that your home gets very humid during parts of the year. Despite the fact that a little moisture around your home is normal because of cooking, bathing, and other normal activities, excessive moisture isn’t normal. The most common reason why you have an excess […]

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Five Signs That You Need a New Heating System

It is that time of the year again in Chicago and another Midwestern winter is setting in, and we all understand that the freezing nights ahead make having central heating absolutely necessary! And most people know that everyone should be concerned about their health just as much as they think about their comfort. When we […]

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Five Ways To Prepare Your Heating System For Winter

Chicago winters are generally harsh, we all know that. When the cold sweeps in, you need all the heating you can get to make it through winter. Heating systems are increasingly popular amongst those who want a convenient solution for all their heating requirements for protection from the cold climate. If you want them to […]

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How To Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

Frozen pipes can be one of the major issues that homeowners have to face during the winter months. They can lead towards expensive repairs and cause a lot of frustration by subjecting your home to water damage. And that is one major headache that lead to more problems that everyone should hope to avoid.   […]

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Three Reasons to Switch to a Tankless Water Heater

When winter comes around in the Midwest, having hot water is a must. But almost anyone who owns a house or residence knows that having hot water instantly and for long periods of time can be challenging. There is always some issue.   Whether two people have to shower at the same time or multiple […]

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Signs your Boiler Needs Servicing

A boiler is a common appliance that is used to keep our buildings warm and is especially useful in the wintertime. And while often we expect our boilers to work properly without much thought to their upkeep, they are  During this time of the year your boiler could be used nearly 24 hours a day […]

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Start Shopping For Your Next Furnace Now

With the weather still mild and warm despite the September date on the calendar, you may not even want to think about turning on your heating system and dealing with sub-zero temps like last winter. However, if you’re looking to make a new furnace purchase this year, it’s a good idea to start shopping now. There […]

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Shutting Down the AC as End of Season Approaches

It’s still warm outside but the calendar tells a different story: fall is coming and winter isn’t too far behind it. This is the perfect time to do some end of season maintenance around the home and yard — specifically to your AC system. Closing it up hoping it will just hop into action come […]

Outdoor Air
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Fresh Outdoor Air: 3 Benefits

We all know that getting outside in nice weather makes us feel good. Despite how cool our home interiors are this summer with the AC going full blast, it’s important to get outside regularly for some fresh air. Doing so can boost your health in more ways than one. Here at Builders Heating and Cooling, we focus a […]

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Why AC Preventive Maintenance Gives You Peace of Mind

We all have busy lives. It’s understandable. No wonder why so many people forget about things like AC maintenance. After all, we just have so many things going on in our schedules to bother, right? Well, that seemingly innocent oversight can have costly effects later on. Simple preventive AC maintenance today can save you a number of headaches […]