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    • How Is Your IAQ (Indoor Air Quality)?

      How is the indoor air quality (IAQ) in your Champaign home? According to recent studies by the EPA, poor IAQ is one of the top five environmental health risks in households today. Considering that the ...

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    • Relieving Allergies and Asthma in the Home

      We spend a lot of time indoors. Whether it’s at work, school, or simply relaxing in the evening at home, the majority of our lives are spent in the safety of enclosed walls and climate controlled ...

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    • How Effective Are Ultraviolet Air Purifiers?

      The thought that bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms could be wafting through the air in your home, or resting in the folds of your air filter, can be frightening to some and disgusting to ...

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    • Is It Time for an Air Conditioning Replacement

      When facing the possibility of an air conditioning replacement, it’s always best to do your research on new units before you are forced into making a decision. The last thing you want is to have to ...

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    • Fall AC Preparation

      Labor Day Weekend is just a week away, which means that fall weather isn’t far behind. This “in-between” time is when homeowners start to consider fall maintenance – and preparing for the cooler ...

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    • Top 5 Advances in Modern Central Air Conditioning

      Though heralded as one of the top 10 greatest mechanical engineering achievements of the 20 th century by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), air conditioning is generally taken for ...

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    • Buying a New Air Conditioner

      There was a time when air conditioning was considered a luxury. It wasn’t until 1902, when inventor Willis Carrier created the first large-scale electrical A/C unit, that “conditioned air” was even an ...

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    • 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 ...

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    • Is a Heat Pump Right for You?

      In our ever-present quest to build one-device-suits-all-situations, the reversible heat pump looks to be a dream come true for heating and cooling in your home. A single system that heats and cools ...

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    • Is It Time for an Air Conditioning Replacement

      When facing the possibility of an air conditioning replacement, it’s always best to do your research on new units before you are forced into making a decision. The last thing you want is to have to ...

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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 ...

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    • 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 ...

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    • How Do Boilers Work?

      How much do you know about your central heating system? Understanding the basics of your HVAC will help head off minor problems before they become bigger ones. It will also help with maintenance ...

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    • 3 Common Boiler Problems

      Whether it’s used for radiant floor heating, forced air heating, or just the hot water in your home, your boiler is an important part of your home’s functionality. A malfunctioning boiler can cause a ...

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    • What you Should Know About Mahomet Boiler Repairs - Heating Contractor IL

      Scheduling an appointment to get your Mahomet boiler repairs completed is usually not something people look forward to. Yet what you should look forward to even less is having your boiler problems get ...

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    • Heat Pump or Air Conditioning?

      Considering buying a heat pump for your Illinois home? A heat pump makes sense for many reasons, especially in climates like ours with relatively mild summers. Though our winters present a different ...

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    • Relieving Allergies and Asthma in the Home

      We spend a lot of time indoors. Whether it’s at work, school, or simply relaxing in the evening at home, the majority of our lives are spent in the safety of enclosed walls and climate controlled ...

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    • What's in the Air?

      It’s spring, so we know that love is in the air ! But we also know that countless other particles, health hazards, and life factors are wafting, buzzing, and floating through each breath we take on a ...

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    • Welcome Spring, and Spring Maintenance!

      Matching the clockwork motion of heavens and the stars, spring once again greets us this Sunday! March 20 th is the first day of spring this year, as evidenced by the warming weather and the Daylight ...

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    • Stop Furnace Odor

      Your central heating system is great for maintaining comfort and health, but since the blower fan circulates warm air throughout your home, a single foul smell in the system will reach every corner of ...

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    • How to Clean a Pilot Light

      The wonders of the modern world are simply amazing. And just as amazing is the fact that, as reliable as modern machine marvels are, a single tiny part can put a stop to everything. Your furnace is no ...

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    • Which Furnace Filter Should I Use?

      Filters are everywhere. Your car has an air filter, an oil filter, and used to have a fuel filter known as a carburetor. Of course, they all do the same thing: remove contaminants from a fluid. ...

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    • Essential Tips for Buying a Furnace

      With summer winding down, it’s a good idea to look toward fall and issues of home comfort for the cooler seasons. While some homeowners might be thinking about furnace maintenance, others might be ...

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    • 5 Common Furnace Problems

      Winter weather, as beautiful as it is, can be cold and dreary for weeks on end. Trees are bare, the sky is grey, and the weather tends to be wet even if it isn’t snowing. When it’s overcast and ...

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    • Help! My House Doesn't Heat Evenly!

      Every building, home, and room normalizes into hot and cold spots throughout the year. During the winter, you’ll find that some rooms are overheated while others require a sweater for every excursion. ...

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    • Essential Tips for Buying a Furnace

      With summer winding down, it’s a good idea to look toward fall and issues of home comfort for the cooler seasons. While some homeowners might be thinking about furnace maintenance, others might be ...

      Read More
    • Heat Pump or Air Conditioning?

      Considering buying a heat pump for your Illinois home? A heat pump makes sense for many reasons, especially in climates like ours with relatively mild summers. Though our winters present a different ...

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    • Lowering Your Heat Pump Bill (All Year)

      If you already own a heat pump, you know that it’s the most efficient type of electric heating and cooling. It provides up to three times more heat than the energy it uses. It can also reduce the ...

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    • Lowering Your Heat Pump Bill (All Year)

      If you already own a heat pump, you know that it’s the most efficient type of electric heating and cooling. It provides up to three times more heat than the energy it uses. It can also reduce the ...

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    • Is a Heat Pump Right for You?

      In our ever-present quest to build one-device-suits-all-situations, the reversible heat pump looks to be a dream come true for heating and cooling in your home. A single system that heats and cools ...

      Read More
    • Help! My House Doesn't Heat Evenly!

      Every building, home, and room normalizes into hot and cold spots throughout the year. During the winter, you’ll find that some rooms are overheated while others require a sweater for every excursion. ...

      Read More
    • 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 ...

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    • Is a Heat Pump Right for You?

      In our ever-present quest to build one-device-suits-all-situations, the reversible heat pump looks to be a dream come true for heating and cooling in your home. A single system that heats and cools ...

      Read More
    • Help! My House Doesn't Heat Evenly!

      Every building, home, and room normalizes into hot and cold spots throughout the year. During the winter, you’ll find that some rooms are overheated while others require a sweater for every excursion. ...

      Read More
    • 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 ...

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    • 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” ...

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    • Stop Furnace Odor

      Your central heating system is great for maintaining comfort and health, but since the blower fan circulates warm air throughout your home, a single foul smell in the system will reach every corner of ...

      Read More
    • How to Clean a Pilot Light

      The wonders of the modern world are simply amazing. And just as amazing is the fact that, as reliable as modern machine marvels are, a single tiny part can put a stop to everything. Your furnace is no ...

      Read More
    • Benefits of Whole-Home Humidifiers

      While the summers in Champaign can be pretty humid, our winters are often dry – which can greatly affect the health and comfort of a household. Dry air can exacerbate respiratory problems and increase ...

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    • Dealing With Humidity

      Most people do not like humidity. If it rains while it’s cold outside, the outdoors can be miserable. After the rain has stopped, the overall humidity can become muggy when the weather is warm. High ...

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    • How to Fight Mold in Your Home

      Mold, it always feels like a disaster the first time you see it because there’s sure to be more somewhere else. But it’s not actually the end of the world for your home. Mold and mildew, while ...

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    • Is It Time for an Air Conditioning Replacement

      When facing the possibility of an air conditioning replacement, it’s always best to do your research on new units before you are forced into making a decision. The last thing you want is to have to ...

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    • Seasonal Maintenance

      September and October are ideal months to ready your Champaign home for the cooler weather. Prepare for the first chilly day of autumn by ensuring that your heating system is in top working condition. ...

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    • Saving Energy and Money with Maximum HVAC Efficiency

      Did you know that almost half the energy used in your home goes toward keeping your family comfortable? Heating and cooling a home can be very expensive, especially in the more extreme areas in the ...

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  • IAQ
    • How Is Your IAQ (Indoor Air Quality)?

      How is the indoor air quality (IAQ) in your Champaign home? According to recent studies by the EPA, poor IAQ is one of the top five environmental health risks in households today. Considering that the ...

      Read More
    • Saving Energy and Money with Maximum HVAC Efficiency

      Did you know that almost half the energy used in your home goes toward keeping your family comfortable? Heating and cooling a home can be very expensive, especially in the more extreme areas in the ...

      Read More
    • Saving Energy and Money with Maximum HVAC Efficiency

      Did you know that almost half the energy used in your home goes toward keeping your family comfortable? Heating and cooling a home can be very expensive, especially in the more extreme areas in the ...

      Read More
    • Phthalates: The Dangers of Air Fresheners

      Air fresheners: Stalwart champions of clean-smelling homes, furniture, and fabrics. When you’re fighting the effects of a backed-up sink, spilled trash, or just a wet dog, the first thing we do is ...

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    • Relieving Allergies and Asthma in the Home

      We spend a lot of time indoors. Whether it’s at work, school, or simply relaxing in the evening at home, the majority of our lives are spent in the safety of enclosed walls and climate controlled ...

      Read More
    • National Preparedness Month

      September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), which emphasizes awareness of emergencies that could affect our daily lives. Natural disasters are at the forefront of these potential emergencies, ...

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    • Fall Safety Tips for Kids

      We wrap up our child safety week with some fall and winter tips on keeping the kids safe throughout the colder seasons. Another Champaign autumn brings about cooler temperatures and shorter days, ...

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    • Attic Insulation

      Attic insulation is the “blanket” of your home. Insulation helps keep cold/hot air in or out, depending on the season. So is it simply a case of adding more insulation? In some cases you can simply ...

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    • Reduce Gap Between Indoor and Outdoor Temperatures

      Set your thermostat as high as comfortably possible in the summer and low as comfortably possible in the winter. By maintaining a minimum difference between indoor and outdoor temperatures, you’ll ...

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    • Use Ceiling Fans to Reduce Cooling Costs

      Here’s the thing, summers throughout the United States can be extremely hot. Air conditioning and forced air ventilation cost a lot of energy to run. Sometimes it just isn’t economical to run the air ...

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    • Back to School Electrical Notes

      With the kids back to school and more rigid family schedules, it’s a good time to start thinking about ways to reduce energy use. Since household activity tends to be more structured in the fall, it’s ...

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    • Is It Time for an Air Conditioning Replacement

      When facing the possibility of an air conditioning replacement, it’s always best to do your research on new units before you are forced into making a decision. The last thing you want is to have to ...

      Read More
    • Phthalates: The Dangers of Air Fresheners

      Air fresheners: Stalwart champions of clean-smelling homes, furniture, and fabrics. When you’re fighting the effects of a backed-up sink, spilled trash, or just a wet dog, the first thing we do is ...

      Read More
    • Use Ceiling Fans to Reduce Cooling Costs

      Here’s the thing, summers throughout the United States can be extremely hot. Air conditioning and forced air ventilation cost a lot of energy to run. Sometimes it just isn’t economical to run the air ...

      Read More