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Why is My Furnace Clicking?

All heating systems make some kind of noise. Radiators make knocking and hissing sounds, and even a small ductless system will hum a little. Furnaces will make a low hum or rumble while operating normally. Clicking sounds are one noise you don’t want to hear. Furnace Making Clicking Noise? Clicking furnaces are more than a …

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Why Does my AC Click?

If air conditioning could be totally silent, most people would love summer even more. Other folks enjoy a little white noise courtesy of the air conditioner blowing. Nobody wants a repetitive, annoying sound like clicking, though. Air conditioner clicking sounds can be categorized (and fixed) based on where the sound comes from. Be forewarned, that …

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking?

Perplexed by a leaking furnace? Under normal circumstances, a furnace does not use water or create condensation. However, anything from a tilted drain pipe to a faulty humidifier can cause pooling liquid under a furnace. Water Under Furnace In most cases, you simply need some regular furnace maintenance to clear things up and get the …

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Maintaining Your Water Heater in Winter

Hot water gets taken for granted so much that many folks forget about annual maintenance for their water heater. Just like a furnace or air conditioner, your water heater should be inspected and repaired at least annually. Winter maintenance works well for water heaters because that’s when you’ll rely on a hot shower the most! …

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Why is My AC Leaking Water?

Air conditioners use condensation and evaporation to cool the air inside your home, so there’s some water involved in the process. Normally, the condensation collects in a drain pan. Water leaks can start from a problem with the drainage system, or you might have a frozen up AC equipment that drips water as it melts. …

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Why Does My Furnace Smell Like It’s Burning?

You should not have to accept that your furnace makes a burning smell or other foul odors when it runs. If your furnace has a chronic smell of burning dust or has suddenly begun making strange odors, turn it off now and then take appropriate steps to ensure your safety and air quality. Common Reasons …

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7 Essential Furnace Safety Tips

Temperatures have begun dropping, which means that you’re going to need your furnace to keep you warm and safe this winter season, especially here in Chicago. Because you’ll be depending so heavily on your furnace, it’s important that you keep the following seven safety tips in mind: Have your furnace inspected once a year – …

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Signs Your Air Conditioner Is On the Fritz

Air conditioning problems can strike anytime, whether it’s the first warm day of spring or a 100-degree heat wave in July. Before an air conditioner stops working entirely, it usually gives you warning signs of trouble that you can feel, hear, or even smell. If you notice any of these symptoms, don’t ignore them—try to …

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American Standard AccuClean Recognized by Asthma & Allergy Foundation

Here at Glenbrook Heating & Air Conditioning, we are proud to deliver customer service and work with reputable manufacturers. One of which is American Standard! The American Standard AccuClean™ Whole Home Air Cleaner has just been recognized by Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America’s asthma & allergy friendly® certification program. Learn more HERE! Give us …

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5 Signs Your Water Heater is About to Fail

Water heaters should heat water, of course, but there are other warning signs that yours will break down soon.

If you never have enough hot water, you might need to get a larger unit or switch to an on-demand tankless water heater.

That’s an upgrade you can make at your leisure, as long as nothing else is wrong.

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