Air Conditioning Articles

How to Protect Your AC From Storms

August 9, 2019
storm representing how to protect your ac

Our professionals at Hoveln Heating & Cooling, Inc., want you to have a reliable air conditioning system before, during, and after a storm. Here are some tips on helping you protect your air conditioner investment.

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What the R-22 Refrigerant Phaseout Means for Your AC Unit

July 16, 2019
AC using R-22 refrigerant in backyard of home

No doubt you’ve heard of Freon®, the refrigerant gas used in your air conditioner. But maybe you haven’t heard of or made the connection with its generic name––R-22 (refrigerant 22), or HCFC-22 (hydrochlorofluorocarbon 22). And maybe you also haven’t heard that by the year 2020, it’s being phased out of usage here in the U.S.

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4 Signs I Need a New AC Unit

July 3, 2019
woman fanning herself trying to stay cool after no following 4 signs that she needed a new AC unit

Hoveln Heating and Cooling, Inc., understands that air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Fisher, Illinois. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years. How do I know if I need repairs for my unit or if I need a replacement?

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

June 21, 2019
woman covering her ears due to loud air conditioner making noise

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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Does My AC Help With Allergy Symptoms?

June 5, 2019
girl blowing nose outdoors due to not using her ac to help relieve allergy symptoms

Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, or ACs, when properly maintained, can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers. Air filters catch pollen, dust, and other irritants, producing higher-quality air. Air conditioners also act as humidity regulators, easing allergy symptoms. Hoveln Heating and Cooling, Inc., is proud to help you here in Champaign, Illinois, breathe easier.

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Do I Really Need an AC Maintenance Inspection?

May 14, 2019
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Summer is quickly approaching. On the most scorching of days, the last thing you’ll want to worry about is your HVAC system breaking down. That’s why you should schedule an inspection and tune-up for your air conditioner as part of your spring cleaning.

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