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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

Rick Kuhn Elected to PCA Midwest Board of Directors

The Plumbing Contractors Association Midwest (PCA) is pleased to announce that its association membership has recently elected Rick Kuhn, owner/partner at R.J. Kuhn Plumbing, Heating, & Cooling, Inc. to serve as PCA Director for the 2016-2017 term. Kuhn had previously been appointed as PCA Director in September, 2015 to serve out the remainder of the… Read More

80% AFUE vs. 95% AFUE

There are two main differences between the 95% AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency) and an 80% AFUE furnace. The obvious is the difference in efficiency, the second being the cost difference. Efficiency: A 95% AFUE furnace will use 95 cents of every dollar spent on gas as heat in the house and will allow the… Read More

Update......Breaking News You Can Use

We at RJ Kuhn Plumbing, Heating and Cooling are proud to make an announcement that can benefit all of our customers; we now represent Carrier heating and cooling products. Over the years, we have found the Luxaire and Fraser Johnston line to be a very reliable product and we continue to service those products as well… Read More

Should I Be Using A Dehumidifier

During the summer as temperatures rise, you will also notice that the humidity levels rise as well. This is very typical for the Oswego, IL. area since warm air has the potential to carry a greater volume of moisture then cool air does. One of the greatest functions of your air conditioning system is that… Read More

5 Tips To Save Energy This Summer

Condensing Unit: This is the part of your cooling system that is outdoors, it houses your compressor and has a large coil that surrounds it. Cut bushes and foliage about 1 foot away from the coil so the unit can draw in unrestricted air. Be sure the coil is clean, debris is pulled into the… Read More

What Type Of Filter Should I Use For My Home

The answer depends on what you are actually trying to accomplish with your filter. Some filters are designed to remove only the large particles that can be seen with the naked eye, some are designed to remove slightly smaller particles such as animal dander and others are designed to remove very fine particles which can… Read More