There are more choices than ever when choosing a furnace air filter for your home. How do you know what is the best furnace filter for you? Furnace Filter Purpose It can help to have a basic understanding of the purpose of an air filter. A furnace air filter should...read more
If you find yourself having to set your thermostat at unusually high or low temperatures just to stay comfortable, your problem may be poor air flow. Poor air flow may be caused by too much friction in your HVAC system or too much turbulence. One of the most...read more
When you contact Althoff Industries for a clean and check or problem call, one of the factors we will always check is static pressure. What is static pressure and why is it so critical to the performance of your HVAC system? How and why is it checked and how do air...read more
At Althoff Industries, our priority is not only hiring and training talented technicians but equipping them with the highest quality tools to get the job done accurately. We ensure our technicians are not only well-trained and proficient in HVAC repair and...read more
One of the most important aspects of your furnace is how it drafts. When air drafts properly from your gas furnace or gas water heater, spent oxygen and carbon monoxide go up a chimney or chimney pipe where it is dispersed outside your home. As most are aware, too...read more
Many Chicago area families will schedule a furnace clean and check in the fall to ensure the efficient performance of their HVAC system throughout the cold weather months. One of the key factors in a furnace tune-up is to determine the homeowner's safety from harmful...read more
Many homeowners don't fully appreciate the importance of airflow when it comes to the performance of their HVAC system and ultimately, the comfort of each room in your home. The fact is, if you have one room or many rooms that are less comfortable than others, it is...read more
The Althoff Definition of a Quality HVAC Technician You probably have seen, read or heard advertisements from HVAC contractor companies in the greater Chicago area that talk about their “quality”. They'll boast of the quality of their equipment, the quality of their...read more
At Althoff Industries, we make our living helping people keep their families safe and cozy with efficient operating HVAC systems. We have built our business and reputation by providing superior service that prevents and resolves issues, not creates them. It's why many...read more
This is the time of year many families schedule their annual furnace tune up. We can't assume, however, that everyone knows what is involved in a furnace tune up or why it is important. That's why we've compiled a list of eight questions and answers about an annual...read more
Now that school is back in session and we settle into our Fall routines, it is time to think about the inevitable winter ahead. In fact, September 25 is National Tune Up Day for furnaces across the country. It is particularly important here in the greater Chicago area...read more
There are some common residential plumbing problems that usually most people can resolve on their own. And there are a host of others more serious plumbing issues that are best performed by calling a professional like Althoff Industries. Knowing the difference can...read more
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