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Humidifier or Dehumidifier

The difference between a humidifier and dehumidifier is that one helps if you have dry air and the other one helps if you have too much moisture in the air. A humidifier increases humidity if you are dealing with dry air. If your air has a lot of moisture in it, you will want to […]

Winterize Your HVAC System

After a long, hot summer, fall has finally arrived and in some places, it’s almost chilly enough to turn on the heat. If the idea of switching your heat on makes you shiver, there are things you can do to help winterize your HVAC this season. Inspect Your Air Ducts Your furnace is connected to […]

Heater Blowing Cold Air

When you turn on your heating system, you expect that warm air should be flowing through the vents. If you turn your heating on, and there is cold air, you may have an issue with your system. Several issues may affect the functionality of your HVAC system. The Fan Is Not Functioning If the air […]

Gas or Electric Heating

Gas and electric heating systems are both good options for keeping your home warm. Gas heating costs more to install but provides inexpensive heat, working best in colder areas. Electric heating has lower installation costs but costs more to run. Gas is the better option for most Illinois homes. At Thornton Heating and Cooling, we […]

You have recently noticed some accumulating puddle of water sitting adjacent to your furnace. It’s quite abnormal that you’ve always associated furnaces with a drying effect rather than moisturizing effects. Little known to the majority of people, furnaces may start leaking suddenly. Regardless of the season, dripping water from your furnace could be a sign […]

The need to heat or cool your home depends on the season. Investing in the right type of HVAC system will probably pop up at the top of your list of alternatives to regulating the temperature in your home. Here are some ways to heat and cool your home during appropriate seasons. Install an HVAC […]

How easy is it to choose a new air conditioner? Believe it or not, knowing which type of air conditioner to buy isn’t always easy. In fact, it can be downright tricky. With so many different types of air conditioners to choose from, how do you know which is best? Here’s what you need to […]

Keep Cool Without Air Conditioning

Keep Cool Without Air Conditioning While air conditioning can be a nice asset to have in those hot summer months, it can get costly. To help keep your energy bills at bay, there are some useful tips you can use around your home. The more of these helpful tips you implement, the more you’ll be […]

Tips to Keep Your Home Cool

Many families across the country are celebrating Independence Day by holding parties and dinners, and they would love to make their home heat proof to make it more comfortable for their visitors. Those who do not have an HVAC system might resort to creative ways on how to cool their homes, and the following tips […]

Carbon Monoxide Air Conditioner

With summer right around the corner, soon it’ll be time to turn on the AC, kick back and relax. Before you turn off your HVAC and brace for another hot summer, we’re here to help you deal with some of the most common indoor air quality concerns that occur during the summer: carbon monoxide. Reduced […]