Bigger is Not Always Better| Villa Park, Calumet Park, Joliet

September 16th, 2014

Thousands of homes across the United States and in Chicago have made this mistake, and it could be costing them their comfort and their hard earned money. The problem is caused by improperly sized HVAC equipment, and many homeowners make the same mistake over and over again without even knowing what the problem was in the first place. They come to accept the discomfort and extra cost as normal, and don’t consider that there may in fact be a problem that could easily be solved.

Too Big and Too Small

The phrase, “go big or go home,” doesn’t apply to the HVAC industry. Just because something is bigger and more powerful, doesn’t mean it is what is best for your home. A small unit may be more economical, but when a unit is too small it will cost you big in the long run. When a unit is improperly sized, these are some of the problems that homeowners often experience: Read the rest of this entry »

What’s So Great about NATE? | Olympia Fields, Cicero, Hinsdale

September 15th, 2014

When researching Four Seasons, you will find a lot about how Four Seasons hires NATE certified technicians. Unless you work in the HVAC industry, you probably don’t know exactly what being “NATE” certified really means. However, finding a company that employs this level of technician is very extremely important if you want to have your furnace repaired correctly this winter.

What is NATE?

NATE stands for North American Technician Excellence. It is an organization that has created certification examinations for those who would like to enter the HVAC industry as a serviceman or install technician. Over the years, NATE has set itself apart from other certification programs by being: Read the rest of this entry »

Walk the Walk and Talk the Talk| Blue Island, Oak Park, Burbank

September 14th, 2014

Four Seasons Heating and Air Conditioning is not your typical heating and cooling services company. We offer our customer dependable services, honest and upfront pricing, and some of the best heating and cooling systems that you will ever find on the market. We know that these claims are things you have heard before from other heating and cooling companies, but the difference is, Four Seasons actually practices what we preach. Over the years, this dedication to fulfilling the promises we make has been noticed by others in this industry, and as a result, we have been honored repeatedly with numerous awards for outstanding quality and customer service. A couple of the most recent awards that we have received are from Lennox and Sid Harvey’s. Read the rest of this entry »

Quick Tips to Fix an AC Problem| Elmwood Park, Orland Hills

September 13th, 2014

Here’s a few quick tips on possible Spring AC problems. In this tough economy the last thing you need is an air conditioner repair when you try and turn it on for the first time this spring.  There are two quick and simple possibilities for why your air conditioner may not be quite right the first time around this year.

1.       Possible tripped breaker – One of the most common causes of no-cool calls is a tripped breaker.  Be sure to reset your breaker before making a call for heating & cooling repairs.  Hopefully it won’t trip again, but if it does then it’s time to make a call.  At that point something is causing the breaker to trip and still it is often something simple like a bad breaker, loose wire, or a bad capacitor.  However, if not addressed, some simple problems can lead to far more expensive repairs. Read the rest of this entry »