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What is Pollen - and what to do about it

After a long, cold winter — many of us are looking forward to the warmer weather to start. Now that it’s here, most of us can’t wait to get outdoors to enjoy the summer sun while we can. But some of us dread this time of year due to allergies.

Dirty HVAC Air Filter

An air filter’s main purpose is to protect all the main components housed inside your HVAC system. It traps dust, dirt, and other debris that may cause problems with your HVAC system. Air filters also help to improve the air quality throughout your home. Without a filter, not only do you risk...

Air Duct Cleaning Service from Barrington Heating and Air

It's inevitable that dust, dirt, pet hair and dander, and other particulates will find their way into your home. So, it’s no surprise that all these particles eventually find their way into your HVAC system. The ductwork in your home — along with your system's air handler or blower motor — is...

How does an air conditioner work? - Barrington Heating and Air

According to the Department of Energy’s website, it is estimated that three quarters of homes in the US have air conditioners! Truly, most of us rely on A/C during the...

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As the temperature starts to get colder, you might start worrying about the life expectancy of your furnace. It’s important to take the age of your furnace and the history of maintenance on your furnace into consideration; you may very well benefit from getting...

Why HVAC Is a Great Investment - Barrington Heating and Air

Modern HVAC systems are truly a wonder of technology and convenience! Did you know that, today, you can control your home temperature remotely and even have a smart thermostat manage your energy use to save money? You can even install indoor air quality upgrades that clean the air in your home,...

Sump Pump Services

Do you have a finished basement? Do you live in an area with potential flooding due to heavy rain or snow? Have you experienced flooding or dampness in your basement or crawlspace? Want to be able to fall asleep at night if it’s raining outside knowing your home is protected from a potential...

Common Winter Furnace Repairs barrington heating and air

Here in Barrington, winters can get cold — the kind of cold that when you look out your window, you are exceedingly glad you live within four walls that is heated by an exceptional HVAC system provided by Barrington Heating and Air.

Family in Home with Clean Air

Have you ever gone on a diet to improve your health? Maybe you've followed the mantra of "you are what you eat" as a guideline; taking healthy food into your body helps maintain your body, right?

So, what about "you are what you BREATHE?"

This is where...

Tips to Stay Warm During the Winter

The Chicago-area is famous for its harsh winters. From snow to wind and ice, when winter comes, it can strike ferociously. Thus, it can be easy to feel cold a lot of the time, even while at home. However, there are some simple things you can do to stay warm during the...

How to Prevent Costly HVAC Repairs

Let's face it, no one likes to deal with any sort of heating and cooling problem, whether you are a homeowner or a business. Waking up to cold floors in the winter or serving up food to your restaurant patrons with no AC in the middle of summer can be unpleasant to say the least. Depending on...

reasons to buy ac unit in the fall barrington heating and air

As summer comes to an end, the crisp, fall days arrive. For many, this is a welcome respite from the hot, humid summer days that Northern Illinois is known for. The afternoons are the perfect temperature to go for a walk or a bike ride and take in the abundance of color that dots neighborhoods,...

Winter Ice

Even though it's the middle of July and the temperatures in northern Illinois are soaring, it's not too early to begin to think about your furnace. In fact, late summer is the perfect time to begin to think about the upcoming cold.


Young Girl and Butterfly

Barrington Heating & Air has been serving the residents of Barrington since 1967. In that time, we've learned a thing or two about heating and cooling, as well as hot water heaters and ductwork. We've also seen our fair...


Most people look forward to summer, especially if you've had a long, cold winter. Summer offers the chance to be outside for a good part of the day, soak in some sunshine, and just enjoy nature. When the birds sing, welcoming the morning, the morning dew shimmers on the grass, and the squirrels...

HVAC Tech on Ladder Servicing Unit

Welcome to Barrington Heating and Air! We have been proudly serving the residents of Barrington, Illinois, for over 50 years with exceptional heating and cooling services. We are a family-owned business that takes pride in going above and beyond...


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