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Top 4 Most Common AC Problems

Now that we’re right in the middle of the summer, you’re probably relying a lot on that sweet cool air coming from your air conditioner. However, you may break out in a cold sweat when you start to perceive problems with your AC unit, whether you have a window model or central air. You’re not […]

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When to DIY and When to Call a Pro

When your HVAC equipment is giving you problems, your first thought may be to do it yourself to save money. However, while there are some small fixes you can handle on your own, other repairs and tuneups should be done by a professional. Saving yourself money now by doing a shoddy job will only serve to […]

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Why You Need a Summer Tuneup

We’ve all been waiting a long time to make it through winter and get to the warm sunny days of summer in Illinois. Now that summer’s here, you want to be sure your air conditioner is working at peak performance so you aren’t without its services on hot days. If you haven’t already done so, it’s time […]

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Why it Pays to Refer a Friend

Client referrals are one way local businesses gain new customers and leads. To reward existing customers who refer their friends and family, HVAC companies offer specials, discounts and gift cards to say thank you for business they wouldn’t otherwise have gotten. Here at Builders Heating and Cooling, we offer a Referral Program that rewards you for referring us […]

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Efficient Home Cooling

There are a variety of ways you can ensure your home is more energy efficient, but perhaps nowhere is this more relevant than with your home cooling system. Energy.gov recommends using a combination of fans, evaporative coolers, heat pumps, proper insulation, energy-efficient window and doors, daylighting, shading and ventilation to keep your home cool throughout the summer. To […]

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Getting the Financing You Need

HVAC repairs and replacements can get pretty costly. Especially in the case of unexpected repairs, many homeowners aren’t prepared financially to shell out hundreds or thousands of dollars. However, in order to stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer, repairs have to be made. What’s a homeowner to do? Financing programs are often available […]

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3 Benefits of Heat Pumps in Spring

When the temperature outside isn’t quite frigid but it’s still cool enough to warrant a little warmth in the home, you may switch on your heat pump to fill in the gaps. From savings on traditional heating methods like oil to versatility that doubles as an AC, heat pumps offer several benefits to the homeowner. Electric air-source […]

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3 Benefits of Maintenance Plans

Maintenance agreements on heating and cooling systems are designed to give our customers peace of mind. It can be frustrating and time consuming to worry about keeping up with maintenance on your AC and heating system. That’s where the beauty of maintenance agreements comes in: no hassle on your part. Just sign an agreement and we automatically perform […]

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Busiest Times of the Year for HVAC Contractors

Your local HVAC professional works hard all year long, but there are certain times of the year in which they are busier than others. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, HVAC technicians around the country make an average of $44,630 per year, with 14% job growth outlook through 2024, which is much faster than […]

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Think Spring: Cleaning Your Furnace Before the End of the Season

With the arrival of spring on our doorstep, it’s time to tackle that dreaded task of spring cleaning. However, while you may automatically think of cleaning the carpets, windows and cobwebs from the ceiling, it’s easy to neglect maintenance of your furnace. However, lack of regular maintenance on your furnace can lead to far greater problems […]