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Air Conditioner Leaking Water? 6 Common Causes

Is your air conditioner leaking water? If you’re noticing puddles or drips near your AC unit, it might be worrisome. But don’t panic! This common problem has a few typical causes. Understanding why AC leaks can help you figure out if you can fix it or if it’s best to call the professionals at Doornbos Heating & Air Conditioning. 6 Common Causes for Air Conditioner Leaking Water 1. Clogged Drain Line What Happens When the Drain Line Clogs? The drain line moves water from your AC unit to the outside. But sometimes, this line can get blocked with dirt, dust, or even organic growth. When the drain line is clogged, water has nowhere to go and so it starts to

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Is It Time To Replace My AC Unit?

Is your AC unit making strange noises? Or, has it stopped cooling your house like it used to? These are just two of several indicators that it might be time to think about an AC replacement.  In this blog, Doornbos Heating & Air Conditioning will talk about when it’s the right time to replace your AC unit, how to know if you really need a new one, and why getting a new AC can be a good choice. Doornbos has been delivering quality products and services to homeowners in the Chicago area since 1927! No other HVAC service company is as knowledgeable and experienced as Doornbos. For a new AC installation or AC repair, a call to Doornbos is the

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5 Benefits of Switching to a Smart Thermostat

Introduction to Smart Thermostats Have you ever heard of a smart thermostat? It’s a kind of thermostat that you can control from your phone or computer. This modern tool is designed to help make controlling your home’s temperature easier and more efficient. But there’s more to it than just convenience.  Doornbos Heating & Air Conditioning offers a variety of smart thermostats to meet your specific needs and budget; and, from trusted manufacturers like Carrier, ecobee, and more! Schedule an appointment with a professionally trained Doornbos Comfort Specialist to learn more about smart thermostats or whether you could benefit from a new HVAC installation. Check Out The Plus Side of Smart Thermostats Here are five great reasons why you might want

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How Do You Know When to Repair or Replace Your AC Equipment? AC unit outside building.

How Do You Know When to Repair or Replace Your AC Equipment?

Your air conditioner made a few strange noises when you first began running it in early this season, but you ignored them. Now it’s the heat of the summer. It’s a hot, muggy summer in the Chicago Area, and your AC has broken down. Do you repair or replace it? Doornbos Heating & Air Conditioning is here to help you make the best choices for heating and cooling your Alsip home or business. Our Doornbos team members are factory-trained and Authorized. Our technicians are also certified through North American Technician Excellence (NATE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which means you are working with the top experts in the industry. Call us today for a free consultation. Here are a

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When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner?

Sometimes, life moves incredibly fast. You could have sworn you just bought your air conditioner. But lately, it doesn’t seem to be working so well. You check the box and are shocked to find out you’ve had it for a decade. Where did the time go?

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up. 
Deciding on the ideal time to replace your air conditioning system in Tinley Park can be a challenge, so here are three areas our Doornbos Heating & Air Conditioning professionals suggest you monitor for telltale signs:

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How to Properly Size an AC System

In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your Tinley Park home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly. 

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now? Service technician testing a furnace

Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Doornbos Heating and Air Conditioning, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months. You need to be able to rely on your air conditioner for your comfort here in Alsip.

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How Your AC Cools Your Home

Air conditioners do so much more than just cool, like dehumidify your home or business and help keep your inside air cleaner. Understanding a bit of its basic components and how they work can help you identify a problem or malfunction when it occurs.

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Does an AC Kill Mold?

Your air conditioners can do several things––keep your home’s indoor air cooler than outdoor temperatures, help to keep indoor airborne allergens at bay, and help keep your home’s humidity low.

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