When To Schedule Heating System Maintenance

Posted on September 10th, 2022 by Bill Stuhr

Just like your car, regular maintenance is essential to keep your heating system running smoothly. Nobody wants to wake up one frigid winter morning to a cold house with a broken furnace. Five Star Heating & Air has provided routine HVAC maintenance near Palatine and the surrounding areas for over three decades. Our highly skilled […]

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Fighting Fall Allergies – Chicago Suburbs

Posted on August 20th, 2022 by Bill Stuhr

Fall is a beautiful time of year in northern Illinois. The leaves change into an assortment of gorgeous colors. The sun doesn’t beat down quite as hard and there is a nice, cool breeze in the air. Then something comes along and ruins it all: allergy season. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America reported […]

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Breaking Down The 7 Different Types Of Air Filters

Posted on April 15th, 2022 by Bill Stuhr

Your air filter is a crucial part of a well-maintained HVAC system, however, it is often overlooked. Air filters remove common debris such as dust, pet dander, and other allergens from the air that flows through your system. To properly filter these allergens and protect your heating and air conditioning system, you need to change […]

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How To Stop Your Furnace From Short-Cycling

Posted on February 11th, 2022 by Bill Stuhr

One of the most common problems encountered by those with a furnace is a process known as short-cycling. When this occurs, your furnace will operate for only a few minutes at a time. This only allows a small amount of heat to be distributed around your home, making it feel much colder than the temperature […]

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Should I Have My Furnace Checked Every Year By A Technician?

Posted on December 24th, 2021 by Bill Stuhr

Homeowners that live in the Upper Midwest know to always expect the unexpected when it comes to the weather. From scorching summer heat to subzero temperatures resulting from a Polar vortex, your home has to be prepared to endure the most extreme types of weather. What that means for your heating and cooling appliances is […]

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