When the summer heat kicks in and you're trying to stay cool, it's important to know that your air conditioner is up to the task.  The same is true when it's cold and the furnace is on the fritz.  You never want to be in this scenario and not know who or where to turn to get reliable and professional HVAC help that can get your home back to comfortable levels.  Finding local HVAC pros near you is a lot easier when you can read reviews and see ratings from real customers who have used the heating and cooling service in the past.

It's always good to know what questions to ask and the tips for hiring an HVAC contractor, as well as cost to install a new A/C and the difference betwen HVAC brands.

Air Conditioning
When you hear noises in your air conditioner, many times the problem lies with the air conditioner compressor.
Heat pump
Heat PumpsFurnaces & Home Heating SystemsAir ConditioningEnergy Efficiency
Looking for an alternative to the split-system air conditioner/furnace setup? A heat pump might be the right choice.
air conditioner unit fan
Air Conditioning
Hire an HVAC contractor to install an AC enhancer on your existing air conditioner.
ductless mini-split air conditioners
Air Conditioning
Ductless mini-split, Trane and modulating air conditioners are contemporary, quality options.
Highly rated Gorilla Cages of Blue Island, Illinois, installs its steel air conditioning protection cages for residential and commercial customers in the Chicago area. (Photo Courtesy of Henry Martinez)
Air Conditioning
Why would someone steal an air conditioner? Here's why and how to protect your A/C unit.