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Properly Sizing your Home Heating and Air System

When it comes to selecting the capacity of your heating and cooling system, so many believe that the square footage of the home determines the size of the equipment. That is only a very small part of the equation, watch the following video to get a better idea of the science and math behind selecting… Read More

Why Does It Cost So Much To Charge My A/C

To start with, Freon is a brand name for refrigerant, the same way Band-Aid is a brand name for an adhesive bandage. So when you charge your air conditioning system, you are actually adding refrigerant. There are many types of refrigerant, depending on the application will depend which one you are using, automobiles use a… Read More

Kevin Kuhn appointed to Illinois Chapter of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association.

Kevin Kuhn, co-owner of RJ Kuhn Plumbing, Heating and Cooling, was recently appointed as the representative of the Plumbing Contractors Association Midwest to the Illinois Chapter of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association. The vote for his appointment was held on March 14 and was unanimous. The two organizations foster excellence in the plumbing, heating and cooling… Read More

Fix a Leak

Most people don't realize the tremendous amount of water that is wasted every year. If you have city water, take a look at your water meter. Many meters have a small red triangle in the cover, that is a leak indicator. To check this, make sure everything in your house is shut off, no toilets… Read More

Advantage To Modulating Gas Valve

There are many advantages to having a furnace with a modulating gas valve which will be discussed below, but lets start off with a brief description of what a modulating gas valve is. A modulating gas valve has the ability to vary the gas input to match the heat loss of your home at any… Read More

Is my water safe?

The water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan, has focused the nation’s attention on water safety around the country and the problems that come with aging lead pipes. No doubt, you’re wondering “could this happen to me?” R. J. Kuhn Plumbing Heating & Cooling  is committed to keeping you and your family safe. Using resources from… Read More