Roberts Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Winnetka’

The Benefits of Duct Sealing Your Home

Monday, October 24th, 2022
Ducts being sealed by a technician.

You turn your heater on, but it feels like it takes forever to bring you relief. Your home could be suffering from inefficient ductwork. Hot air is making it through each of your vents, but it could also be leaking at various points throughout your ductwork.

These leaks cost you money. Your heater has to run for longer, and that drives up your energy bill. It’s time to optimize your HVAC system with duct repair Winnetka IL residents trust time and time again, and this is why.

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3 Things to Consider About Retrofitting HVAC

Monday, September 12th, 2022

What does the term “retrofitting” mean when used in the HVAC industry? Basically, a retrofitted HVAC system is a combination of new technology, like a ductless heat pump or an inverter AC, mixed with a home’s old–but still in good condition– equipment, like air ducts or plumbing lines. It’s a good idea to invest in retrofitted HVAC equipment if you’ve got a well-built home that needs special attention to certain parts of it.

Simply put, an HVAC retrofit in Winnetka, IL doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, depending on the type of home you have and your comfort preferences, it can be a necessary next step in improving your efficiency and your home comfort.

This blog post is all about three specific things to consider when investing in a retrofitted HVAC system. If you have any additional questions about this type of work, feel free to call our team and speak to a real person!

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3 Rules for an Air Conditioning Replacement

Monday, August 15th, 2022

Air conditioning replacement is an eventuality. Your AC can work for a long time, but it just can’t work forever. Eventually, you’ll need to invest in a new system that’s hopefully more effective and energy efficient to fit your needs in the future. Until then, we urge homeowners to invest in prompt repairs and yearly maintenance.

However, if you’re confronted with an expensive repair right now, then we want you to look into how much a replacement would cost in comparison. It could be that an AC replacement in Winnetka, IL could be more cost-effective in a variety of different ways. The only way you’ll know for sure is by doing your own research and working closely with a trusted professional.

We’d like to help you out by bringing you three specific rules that can help you gauge whether or not your home is ready for an AC replacement.

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Late Season Maintenance Is STILL a Good Idea

Monday, August 1st, 2022

Having your air conditioner serviced each year is important for several reasons. If you’ve forgotten to call in the professionals and it’s late in the season, it’s still a good idea to have it maintained. Maintenance is a unique service that can help the longevity, efficiency, and performance of your air conditioning system.

In this article, we share a few reasons why late maintenance is still a good idea. Let’s start by looking at the longevity of your AC.

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The Benefits of Emergency AC Service

Monday, July 18th, 2022

We don’t need to tell you that it’s extremely hot right now. And, by the looks of it, it’s going to continue being hot for the next few months. There might be a break in the weather patterns here and there, and storms might help cool things down, but this is how the summer works and there’s really no getting around it.

However, air conditioning has come a long way in just the past couple of decades. What used to be a lucrative business full of amateurs and people vying for money and attention, has quickly turned into a specialized industry full of highly-skilled professionals and technicians. Calling for help is a lot easier than it used to be, as long as you’ve got the right team on the job.

So, today we’d like to draw special attention to one reason to choose us–24/7 emergency AC repair in Winnetka, IL.

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Get Ready for Warmer Temperatures!

Monday, April 11th, 2022

Hey folks, it’s the Roberts Heating & Air Conditioning team here! Normally springtime is a great period where we’d talk about air conditioning maintenance and ask about your new home improvement projects, but this post is going to be a little different. We realize that warm temperatures are on their way and many of our community members might be nervous about what that entails. Especially if you’ve got an air conditioner that was having trouble last year, you’re probably thinking about tips and tricks that will help improve the comfort and efficiency of your home.

Well, we’ve got your back! This post is going to go into three unique tips that you can use to help improve your home this summer. And, since it’s still spring, you’ve got plenty of time to get your home ready and to introduce the whole family to these DIY projects. Just remember to leave the AC repair in Winnetka, IL to us!

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When a Repair Can Be Too Expensive

Monday, March 28th, 2022

You might not think that an HVAC provider would consider a “repair too expensive,” but we’re going to go out on a limb and say that it absolutely happens. Sometimes your air conditioner repair in Winnetka, IL is going to be absurdly expensive, like when the compressor fails or breaks down, and you’re going to consider whether to even invest in this service at all. It happens, and especially with so many people going through economic turmoil, these decisions are becoming more frequent.

We’re not here to tell you what’s worth your money. Only you can make the best financial decision for your budget and your family. But what we will tell you is that AC repairs can sometimes be too expensive, because you’re likely looking at a replacement issue. Replacement is going to be expensive, but the long-term savings from a full system replacement can usually be much better than the results from an expensive repair.

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It’s Time for Spring Maintenance!

Monday, March 14th, 2022

How is your air conditioner doing? That’s probably a hard question to answer because most of us haven’t been in close contact with our AC units for months. If it’s still covered with a tarp and sitting in your backyard then don’t worry, that’s probably where it’s supposed to be for at least another month or two. However, soon or later you’re going to be taking that cover off and running that system, so we might as well get straight to the point–is your air conditioner maintained?

Spring is the perfect time for maintenance. In our blog post today, we’re going to go into detail about why spring is the best time for AC maintenance in Winnetka, IL. Our team’s schedule is freeing up and when your join our maintenance program, you’ll gain access to a whole host of benefits! Keep reading to learn more and don’t forget to click our link and sign up.

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3 Ways to Detect a Refrigerant Leak

Monday, February 28th, 2022

When we write blogs, we’re mainly trying to aim them at community members who might need our helpful services. We’ve got a lot of heat pump owners in the area, so we like to write insightful blogs about heat pumps so that they know when to call for help. Today is going to be one of those days, so if you’re encountering heat pump issues, you’re in the right place!

A refrigerant leak is one of the most insidious problems you can encounter as a heat pump owner. Heat pumps rely on refrigerant to both heat and cool a home, so when the system starts accidentally ejecting refrigerant, your efficiency, comfort, and heat pump will suffer as a result.

Keep reading to learn more about refrigerant leaks and remember to call us for heat pump services in Winnetka, IL! We are standing by and ready to patch your system’s leak.

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What’s Wrong With Your Heat Pump?

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

Temperatures are really starting to drop, and it’s getting to be that time of year where we rely pretty heavily on our heating systems. Before winter hits us in full force, it’s a good idea to take your heat pump for a test drive and really think about how well it holds up. If it’s running perfectly, then you’ve got nothing to worry about.

Chances are though, if you landed on this blog post, then you’re likely in need of some help with your heat pump in Winnetka. There’s something wrong with it and our team is here to help. We want to talk about some common problems that heat pumps run into, and why calling for professional service is the next logical step for homeowners to take.

Whatever the problem may be, we promise we can help. Our team has the right equipment, training, and technical expertise to diagnose heat pumps correctly and fix issues quickly.

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