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How Do I Set My Aprilaire Humidistat

Aprilaire humidifiers can preserve many of the wood products in your Oswego, IL. home during the dry winter months. However, if not set properly, they may produce more moisture than your home needs and if left unchecked for too long may eventually cause damage. Knowing how to set your humidistat is important to maintaining the… Read More

Does My Humidifier Need Yearly Service

Like all mechanical equipment, your humidifier should be serviced at least one time per year and that time is now. As the temperatures go lower, so does the moisture content of the air. As your furnace heats up the air in your home, that warm air has the potential to hold more moisture than it… Read More

Smelly Drains?

Smelly Drain Pointers The well-designed and correctly installed plumbing system is odorless. Odors are most likely to arise from leaks in the waste or vent piping, or from traps which have lost their water seal. There are many opportunities for odors to result from incorrectly installed systems, particularly if not properly vented. Unusual odors should… Read More

What Factors Can Affect My Airflow

Your furnace fan is rated to provide a given volume of air measured in cubic feet per minute (cfm) based on the resistance in the air delivery system. This resistance comes in different forms and is referred to as external static pressure (esp) or pressure drop measured in inches of water column (wc). Common factors… Read More

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.</p 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