$200 OFF Special price for Installation of a replacement Humidifier read more
Our Blog
Deljo Heating & Cooling
2 minutes read

Hire a Furnace Maintenance Company in Chicago

Published by Luke Weiden

Every year, it is important to maintain the furnace in your Chicago home. Some types of furnace maintenance can be done on your own, but other things require a pro.

Keep the Furnace Clean

One of the things that you can do to maintain your furnace correctly is to ensure that you are keeping it clean. If you keep things around the furnace, or if you let the dust build up, it could affect the efficiency of the furnace. So, a couple of times a year, make sure that you are cleaning up a bit.

Check and Change Filters

Every furnace has a filter. This must be changed every three to four months when you are using it for the season. Signs that your filter needs changed include a lot of dust or debris on the filter and a change in filter color. If your filter has been in the furnace for more than three or four months, even if you haven’t used the system, you should probably change it.

Get a Professional Involved

You should also consider getting a professional HVAC expert involved in your furnace maintenance. This is highly recommended at least once a year. Most experts recommend doing this in the fall before you start using the furnace for the long, Chicago winter. The person can come into your home, examine your furnace, and let you know if there is anything that you might need to know about the system. They will also have some diagnostic tools, which they can use to find out the issue if anything looks wrong. Finally, they might have some suggestions about at-home maintenance or future repairs that might be necessary.

Caring for your furnace will help you save money in the long run. A well-running furnace is more efficient, needs fewer repairs, and will work well for many years to come.

Recent Posts


Discover the Winter Benefits of Mini-Split HVAC Systems

Dealing with Chicago’s unpredictable weather can be a challenge. This can mean that traditional HVAC systems might not be the best solution. Ductless mini-split HVAC systems can be real game-changers! So, what's the deal with these mini-splits? They are cost-effective and energy-efficient. Imagine the power of a single outdoor unit pumping warm air directly into your room. Streamlined into your home through wall or ceiling units, there is no messy ductwork. 4 Main Advantages of Mini-Split Systems Your heating system...

Read More

7 Signs You Need a New Furnace

As winter approaches, your heating system becomes crucial for combating the freezing temperatures. At some point, you will need to replace furnaces, like all appliances, because they have a limited lifespan. 1. Age of the Furnace A furnace has an average lifespan of 15–20 years. If your furnace is approaching or has exceeded this age, it’s time for a replacement. Newer models are not only more energy-efficient, but they also have advanced features that can improve your home's heating. 2. Increasing...

Read More

Pollen and HVAC: Fall Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

When we begin to notice the vibrant colors of autumn, it's time to shift our focus to essential fall HVAC maintenance. Pollen is not only a problem in the spring, but it can also damage your condenser in the fall. Pollen is not only a cause of allergies; it can also cause problems with your condenser. As trees and plants release pollen into the air, some of it inevitably finds its way into your outdoor HVAC unit. Over time, this...

Read More