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Tips To Avoid Central Air Repairs

It may seem contradictory for an Illinois air conditioning repair contractor to offer advice on how to avoid central air repairs, but our experts at Cassel Home Comfort Heating & Cooling want to ensure our customers are safe and comfortable in their homes with a reliable central air system. With a few things to do…




Air Conditioning 101: How An A/C Works

You probably don’t think much about your air conditioning unit. Like any other essential home appliance, as long as it’s doing its job it becomes virtually invisible. But understanding the basic concept of how an A/C works will help with future maintenance and repair issues. It will also help when you find yourself in the…




Signs That It’s Time for a New HVAC System

Regular maintenance for your air conditioner will help you prolong its life and decrease operating costs, but everything ages and nothing lasts forever.  So how can you tell when it’s time to replace your existing air conditioner, as opposed to just needing to fix it once again? Air Conditioner Won’t Turn On An extremely common…




Proper Ventilation Sealing Techniques

Part of our spring and fall maintenance checklists involves looking for leaks and drafts in the home.  But once you’ve found them, what do you do?  The answer is not “a strip of duct tape as a patch” but it isn’t terribly difficult to fix most of the leaks in your home. Leaks in your…




Energy Wars – Christmas Wakes Up

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to every one of our readers!  We’re extremely grateful for you all because, without you, we wouldn’t be able to continue providing the quality of work for central air systems that we do. That said, we’re enjoying a rather warm Christmas this year.  That’s a huge benefit, because it means…




HVAC Horror Stories | Energy-Suckers, Explosions, and More!

Is your heating and cooling system haunted? Continue reading to find out! We’ve compiled a list of HVAC horror stories from around the internet from real people. Although the stories below are highly embellished, all of these things are possible and could very well happen to you. Along with the home horror stories, you will also be…




Pre-Season Heating Safety Inspection | Fire Prevention Week

Cassel Home Comfort is reminding homeowners this week to take extra heating safety precautions with their furnace/heating system in preparation for a cold Champaign winter. According to the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), “heating equipment is the second leading caused of U.S. home fires and home fire deaths.” In addition to addressing safety concerns with your…




How to Clear Clogged Condensate Drain Line | A/C Leaks

ac condensate drain line wet-dry hookup

There are three main causes for a leaking air conditioning system: dirty air filter, damaged drain line or pan, and the much more common clogged condensate drain line. How to Clear Clogged Condensate Drain Pipe The first thing you should do is check your air filter and change it if necessary. Then, take a look…




Utilities and Energy Conservation Management | HVAC Tips

Heating and cooling costs comprise over half of your total utility bill (energy.gov). The biggest impact you can make on lowering your utility bills will be reducing the load on your heating and cooling equipment. Learn what you need to know to instantly begin seeing savings on your energy bill. Utilities and Energy Conservation Tips 1….




3 Big Things to Avoid When Buying a New HVAC System

Despite what you might have been told, all heating and air conditioning equipment is not created equal. When you’re thinking about purchasing a new HVAC system, don’t rush into your decision. Making the right choice could mean doubling the lifespan of your system and saving you thousands of dollars in the long-run. In fact, according…




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