Signs Of An Old Furnace And Leaking Carbon Monoxide


Furnaces are an essential part of your home and need to be maintained regularly to avoid any damages that could cause harm to your home. A serious issue that can arise when a furnace is not functioning properly is that it can start to leak carbon monoxide, which threatens your home and, more importantly, your health.

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Should You Cover Your Air Conditioner During The Winter?


In the upcoming freezing winter months, you are typically not giving much attention to your AC unit. The heat waves over and it did its job. You may simply cover it and it is out of sight and out of mind.

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How Cottonwood Season Can Affect Your Air Conditioner


Your AC system is a key component of your home. It does everything from providing cool air during warm months to filtering the air supply for improved indoor air quality.

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Tips To Get Your Furnace Ready For Winter 2023


Stay warm and cozy this season with proper furnace preparation, if you are not sure where to start, Air-Rite Heating & Cooling is here to help. Check out our furnace service recommendations to get your system ready for Winter.

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What Parts Does A Furnace System Have, And What Do They Do?


Are you considering replacing your current furnace with a newer, more efficient model? Not sure where to start? There are a few different types of furnaces and over a hundred different furnace manufacturers. Most homeowners have never purchased a furnace before and the thought of it can be overwhelming.

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What Is A Heat Pump?


Popularized back in the 1970-1980s with the oil crisis, heat pumps are an alternative way to heat and cool homes. However, in the Chicagoland area we are not as familiar with heat pumps as our southern neighbors. This is primarily due to the harsh winter weather up north and energy costs. Traditionally, we use an air conditioner together with a gas-forced furnace to provide for our heating and cooling needs.

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What Is A Humidifier?


Do you need relief from the dry winter air? A humidifier does the trick every time. Keep reading to learn about the importance of humidifiers and how you could benefit from one in your home.

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The Importance Of Thermostats


Protect your home and, more importantly, your family from extreme temperatures by installing a high-grade thermostat. It will result in greater energy efficiency, cost savings, and whole-home comfort. Keep reading to learn more about the key role thermostats play in home safety and comfort, as well as how to choose the right one for your home.

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The Importance Of Changing Air Filters


Your AC’s air filters play a crucial role in household safety, comfort, and expenses. Routinely replacing the filters is an easy way to keep your family healthy and comfortable while reducing monthly spending.

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Why Your Air Filter Is Important?


Every homeowner and apartment tenant should know where the air filter is and how to maintain it. That’s because every home and apartment has an HVAC system that contains one or more air filters to remove contaminants—like dust and bacteria—from the air.

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5 Common HVAC Problems


When your HVAC system malfunctions, you need a quick response and an effective solution. As a leading HVAC contractor in the Greater Chicagoland area, Air-Rite Heating & Cooling has the Rite solution for any problem you face. Read on to learn about five common HVAC problems and how to fix them.

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About HVAC Systems


February is American Heart Month, a time when people can focus on their heart health. To a heating company like Air-Rite Heating & Cooling, a furnace is the heart of your home. Like your heart circulates blood throughout your body, your furnace circulates air throughout your home to keep you comfortable. It’s an integral part of your home’s HVAC System.

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How A Furnace Works


At some point, every homeowner will need to get work done on their furnace. There’s no avoiding it. Most homeowners would prefer to plan the work. They will schedule the annual maintenance with a trusted HVAC technician to clean and check their furnace. During this visit, they will mention any concerns, and the technician can offer suggestions and perform any necessary repairs.

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HVAC Systems


HVAC systems save lives. It’s true. They protect you from unbearably hot weather and insufferable cold weather. HVAC systems also filter and condition the air we breathe to mitigate the risk of health problems—such as allergies, coughing, shortness of breath, and asthma.

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Know Your HVAC System Components


There’s nothing quite like the feeling of entering an air-conditioned home on a hot summer day or walking into the warmth of your home after a long day of winter’s cold. Thanks to your HVAC system, both of these experiences are possible. To continue experiencing comfort and clean air in your home or business, it helps to have some knowledge of your HVAC system components.

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What Causes Humidity In A Home?


Air quality is important to maintain a happy, healthy home. And one thing that directly affects air quality is humidity. When it comes to maintaining the proper humidity levels in your home, most people automatically think of humidifiers, which have been increasing in popularity. But we’re going to talk about their equally important counterpart: dehumidifiers.

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How A Furnace Works


When it comes to winter seasons, your day-to-day comfort depends on the performance and quality of your furnace system. Furnaces are an essential part of the home that needs regular maintenance and upgrades to sustain the longevity of your system. Whether you’re replacing a furnace, wondering how to maintain a furnace, or just simply curious about how a heating system works—this is your ultimate guide. Let’s take a look at everything you need to know about furnaces.

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New Furnace Buying Guide


Thank You for turning to the experts at Air-Rite Heating & Cooling to help guide you with the purchase of your new furnace. Whether you are upgrading for high efficiency or replacing a broken furnace most homeowners have never purchased a furnace and some turn to Google for the answers. We want to make the process as easy as possible for you!

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Best Home Improvements To Increase Value


While the world’s on pause, you may be itching to finally complete some tasks around the home. Fortunately, we know just the thing. Adding value to your house is never a completed job—you must constantly update, clean, and renovate for when the time comes to sell your property. So what are ways you can add value to your home during covid?

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Get THE MOST Out Of Your AC!


During those hot summer days, we’re grateful for our air conditioning system for keeping our home cool and comfortable. But the spike in our monthly utility bill? Not so much. Ultimately many variables go into keeping cool air circulating in your home while saving money and energy. These tips may also help with wall ac units. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of some of the best ways to improve the efficiency of your air conditioner. Get the most life out of your AC with these 5 simple solutions.

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How To Fix Common AC (HVAC) Problems?


Is your home air conditioning system not working? When struggling with your AC, sometimes the first instinct is to pick up the phone and contact your local HVAC technician. However, certain AC issues are a lot easier to solve than imagined. Learn how to diagnose AC problems today!

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Why Air Purification Is Important


During these difficult times, it may dawn on you that your home air quality could contain harmful bacteria and infectious diseases. With the shortage of common household disinfectants such as Lysol and other cleaning agents, you might feel concerned and wonder about the best ways to protect your family from viruses.

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