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Humidifier Special- $100 Off

When it comes to comfort in your home, most times humidity places just as much of a factor as the actual temperature. With Nortek being a proud Aprilaire Humidifier Dealer, you no longer need to worry about lacking control over your home's humidity level! Being an Aprilaire Humidifier Dealer, Nortek stocks several different models and parts for your home's humidification needs! It's important to have control over your home's humidity for several reasons, including: Preventing you and your family from being sick due to an under-humidified home. Preventing cracking or any wood items in your home, including: wood flooring, furniture, and wood instruments. Preventing too much static electricity. Nortek proudly stands behind Aprilaire and the quality of their products and believe that Aprilaire equipment is one of the highest quality brands you can have dealing with your home's indoor air [...]

Your Summer Programmable Thermostat Schedule

While your furnace and air conditioner may be the heart of your home's HVAC system, your thermostat acts as the brain. It communicates with the components of your HVAC system, telling your furnace, air conditioner, and sometimes even your indoor air quality equipment when to turn on and shut off. One of the best features offered for thermostats is them being programmable, and setting a programmable thermostat schedule. Way back when, in the summer for example, you had to make a choice when leaving the house for work: Do I keep my air conditioner running at a low temperature so it's cool when I get home and pay for the energy costs, or do I turn my thermostat up and keep my home at a higher temp for when I get home and save on utility costs? Now, with a [...]

DIY Air Conditioner Start Up Tips for your Home

With summer quickly approaching, it's time to get your Air Conditioner ready for the upcoming cooling season. While the absolute best thing you can do to get your Air Conditioner summer-ready is by scheduling a 22-Point Certified Cleaning, Tune-Up and Inspection, there are a few things you can do on your own! We've compiled a list of a few DIY Air Conditioner Start-Up Tips for you to keep in mind as the outside weather is getting warmer: DIY Air Conditioner Start Up Tip #1: Make Sure Your Thermostat is On Cooling Mode- It sounds simple, but you would be surprised how many people think their Air Conditioner isn't working when, in actuality, their thermostat is still on heat mode. DIY Air Conditioner Start Up Tip #2: Clear Any Air Blockage- Make sure that your Air Conditioner itself isn't having any air flow [...]

Take Advantage of High Efficiency Air Conditioner Rebates Through ComEd

Just as the month of April is gearing up for the start of summer, everyone is gearing up for the start of cooling season and Air Conditioner start-ups. If you've been contemplating replacing your air conditioner, it can be a daunting task because an Air Conditioner replacement is a sizable expense for your household. However, there are programs put into place that could help reduce the cost of your air conditioner install, and if you are a ComEd customer, you may find that you're eligible for a High Efficiency Air Conditioner Rebate.Right now, ComEd's current rebate program allows customers to receive a $300 Air Conditioner Rebate for a unit that is rated at 14.5 SEER or greater and is installed by a licensed HVAC contractor. Additionally, if you install a programmable or Smart Thermostat, there are rebates available for that as well. [...]

Book a Furnace Clean & Tune and Nortek will Donate $30 to Juvenile Diabetes No Limits Foundation

With November being Diabetes Awareness Month , Nortek is partnering with the Juvenile Diabetes No Limits Foundation for a campaign to raise money for the organization.For the entire month of November, if you schedule a regular-priced 22-Point Certified Furnace Tune-Up, Cleaning, Inspection & Flue Analysis at $119.95 and mention the promo code JDNL, Nortek will make a $30 donation to the Juvenile Diabetes No Limits Foundation! If you're interested in scheduling your 22-Point Certified Furnace Tune-Up, Cleaning, Inspection & Flue Analysis, you can contact our office at (630) 548-1500.We wanted to include a little information regarding the Juvenile Diabetes No Limits Foundation to familiarize you with the organization. The Juvenile Diabetes No Limits Foundation's mission is to educate children, teenagers and young adults who are living with Type 1 Diabetes, also known as Juvenile Diabetes, on how they can live [...]

How Well Are You Informed About Residential Indoor Air Quality in Suburban Chicago, Illinois?

When it comes to your home's air, there are 2 main categories of equipment. The first is HVAC Equipment, which stands for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. HVAC Equipment helps control the temperature of your home, ensuring comfort for you and your family. The second category is Indoor Air Quality, which commonly take 2nd place in priority as most home owners are primarily concerned with controlling their home's temperature. However, Indoor Air Quality Equipment also plays a huge role in the comfort level of your home. In this area, Residential Indoor Air Quality in Suburban Chicago and other surrounding areas is extremely important as the Midwest is known for drastic seasonal temperature changes, fluctuating humidity levels, and airborne allergens that are in the air at different times throughout the year. Residential Indoor Air Quality Equipment can help with all of these areas. [...]