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Breathe Easy & Save Money this Allergy Season

As spring blossoms and summer approaches, so does the dreaded onslaught of seasonal allergies. Sneezing, itchy eyes, and nasal congestion can quickly put a damper on outdoor activities and overall well-being. Fortunately, we at Intelligent Service can help.  Our medical grade IAQ (indoor air quality) device offers a breath of fresh air amidst this pollen-laden

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Top 4 Ways to save $ and energy on your homes HVAC this spring and summer

As the temperatures start to climb in Chicagoland, it’s the perfect time to optimize your HVAC system for energy & cost efficiency. Here are 4 simple yet effective tips to keep your home comfortable while saving on energy costs this spring and summer. By implementing these tips, you can stay cool and comfortable while minimizing

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Sump Pump Final Notice

Your Last and Final Notice to Check Your Sump Pump Before Spring Rains! As we bid farewell to the cold, embracing the promise of spring, there’s a crucial task that demands attention, often overlooked until it’s too late—checking your sump pump. Consider this your last and final notice (ONLY KIDDING YOU KNOW WERE ALWAYS HERE

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Your Hose Just Flooded Your Basement

Top 3 Things to Check Before You Run Your Hose When spring arrives, and it’s time to turn your hose faucet back on after the winter season, there are several key things to look out for to ensure everything is functioning correctly and to prevent any damage. Here are the top three things to check:

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Top 5 Reasons Your A/C Fails on the First Hot Day of the Year

Air conditioners often face their toughest test on the first hot day of summer, which is when issues that have developed over the inactive cooler months become apparent. Here are the top 5 reasons air conditioners fail on the first hot day of summer: To avoid these common causes of failure, it’s advisable to schedule

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With so much information and misinformation circling around regarding tankless vs tank type water heaters we thought it would be a good idea to provide you with all the info you need to know prior to making your decision on your home’s next water heating solution.   Tankless Water Heater PROS CONS Tank Type Water

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Lifespan of Your HVAC/Plumbing Equipment: What You Need to Know

Your home’s mechanical system is made up of 6 major components. The first step in home maintenance is to understand these vital components, their life expectancy, and how you can get the best performance out of them. Let’s first outline the main components of your home then we will discuss how to keep them in

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The Freezing Cold and What We Learned

As temperatures start to climb and Chicago begins to thaw, it is important to take note of what we learned so we can be better prepared for next time. Here are our 6 takeaways that we think can help you get through the next winter freeze. 1.) Your home service provider is your best friend

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5 Reasons to Consider a New Furnace

Is your furnace showing signs of wear and tear? It might be time to consider replacing it for a variety of reasons that go beyond just staying warm! Don’t wait until your furnace gives up entirely – give your local HVAC company a call to see if your system is at risk of any of

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How To Prevent Frozen Pipes

  Preparing your home for winter means stowing away lawn furniture and installing window treatments. It may also mean taking steps to avoid frozen water pipes. At Intelligent Service, our Chicago plumbing company has seen many a burst pipe from cold winter nights causing the water inside the pipes to freeze and expand. If you

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