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Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

4 Reasons Why Your HVAC Unit is Overheating

You likely use your HVAC unit throughout the week to maintain a comfortable temperature in the building, whether it’s the middle of winter or you’re in a heatwave. Over time, some issues can start to occur with the system if it doesn’t get the necessary attention or care it needs. If the HVAC unit starts […]

3 Best Tips for Heating a Garage

More and more homeowners realize the benefits of adding heating systems to their garages. With time, the technology used to keep garages warm has changed significantly to improve efficiency and safety. Why should you heat your garage? The following are some of the top reasons: You’ll Prevent Freezing Damage If you’ve dealt with a dead […]

HVAC Tips for the Holidays

It’s that time of the year that we look forward to spending with our family and friends. Much of our time is spent inside huddled around the kitchen table or watching the big game in the living room. The last thing you would want to happen is to have your HVAC unit fail or not […]

Broken Heater

The winter weather brings freezing temperatures, and it can wreak havoc on your heating and air conditioning system. Everybody wants to come to a toasty, warm home. However, many people don’t give their HVAC system a second thought until it causes them problems. Here are the five most common heating and cooling problems during the […]

Family Warm at Home

Your heating system is an important part of your home’s environment. It provides warmth during the cold winter months and it helps to keep your home cool during the summertime. While a home’s HVAC system is important, it can also be a source of great confusion for homeowners. Here are 5 common myths about your […]

Best Heating System for Your Home

When the cold winter months roll around, you’ll need the help of a home heating system to ensure you and your family stay comfortable throughout the season. With so many advancements in the heating industry, there are more choices than ever before. Some of the most popular HVAC systems include furnaces, boilers, and heat pumps. […]

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 […]

Thornton HVAC Winter

Bring “it” on and allow your heating system to show off its talent! When the temperatures are low, and the snow is revealing its untamed nature, you’ll be thrilled if your heating system is maintained by the professionals at Thornton Heating & Cooling. Your friendly HVAC team will keep you 100 percent satisfied when it’s […]

Thornton Heating | Staying Warm

People, insects, and animals have been creating shelter underground as protection against weather and as security against intruders got a long time now. In homes today, a cozy basement serves this purpose and also got amusing entertainment. Basements can feel amazingly cool in the blazing hot summer months but can be freezing in the winter. […]