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What to do if your carbon monoxide detector goes off

What should I do if my carbon monoxide detector goes off? (Do not remove the batteries or do not unplug it! Yes, people actually do that!). First, open the windows turn off your heating appliances. Next, get out of the house or building. Last, call, Around The Town Heating and Cooling and we will determine were your carbon monoxide is coming from, and we will fix it!

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Furnace filters, do dirty furnace filter cause problems with my furnace?

Furnace filters and problems associated with furnace filters. Furnace filters: Many service calls we are called out on are related to dirty furnace filters. Furnace filters that are restricted due to dirt build causes many furnace related problems. The furnace manufactures recommend changing your furnace filter monthly, however we know that many homeowners neglect that task. With the hustle and bustle of everyday life overlooking the furnace filters is not hard. Pleated three month furnace filters. The general consumer who purchases the pleated furnace filters assumes that because the wrapping says three months, that they don’t have to change the filter for three months. Beep -beep, wrong answer Alice! The furnace wrapping states “may be used up to three months. What that means if you have a low dust or dirt problem in your home or business and you check the furnace filter monthly and its relatively clean you may …

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My Furnace Is Running But The House Is Cold

My furnace is running, but my house is cold, and I can even feel air coming out of the registers. The air coming out of the registers is not warm; it feels like room temperature. My furnace is running: sometimes the air is warm and other times its not! Sometimes the furnace ignites and then goes off in a few seconds. My furnace never seems to shut off; it runs and runs. I feel warm, but should my furnace continuously run? These are common heating complaints we hear everyday from homeowners who they call us. You, the homeowner, can solve many of these issues. Have you changed the furnace filter recently? The first question we ask homeowners when they call is “Is your furnace filter clean?” Many homeowners say they just changed the filter; however, we have found that 90% of the time the furnace filter wasn’t changed. It’s pretty easy …

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Space Heater Safety Tips That Will Keep You and Your Family Safe This Winter

GREENVILLE, Pitt County (WCTI) — If you plan on using a space heater to keep your home warm this season, you might want to read over these safety tips. Space heaters account for two of very five home heating fires and four of five home heating deaths according to Greenville Fire-Rescue, but Fire Marshal Bryant Beddard said there are ways to use them safely. “What you’ll want to do is maintain at least three feet of combustible material,” Fire Marshal Beddard said. “(This includes) draperies,furniture, bedding.” It also includes yourself. You might be tempted to warm your hands or feet directly in front of the heater or sleep next to it, but Fire Marshal Beddard said that isn’t safe. You might also be tempted to leave a space heater running to keep your pets warm during the day while you’re out of the home, but that’s another dangerous habit. Read …

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Landlords & Tenants

All Landlords that request HVAC work on tenant properties are required to submit Credit Card Information and payment agreement form prior to service to be scheduled. If you are a landlord, Please fill out the Payment Agreement Form below. Landlord Paymant Agreement

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Chicago Heating

Heating contractor shows  how not using licensed and trained  contractors to perform service for you can cause this issue, in this video. Air conditioning season will be gone soon. Chicago Heating season is upon us and boilers and furnaces will be in full swing shortly.  Having the heating system in your home tuned up will help ensure that no carbon monoxide issues are present, Good Chicago Heating companies as ours will inspect all aspects of your heating system, if there is a part that may test as failing, we will inform you of this, whether you replace it at time of our service on your heating system is totally your call, at the very least you know about it and can plan for future replacement of that part. Chicago Heating contractors should also make it clear that the age of the furnace sometimes don’t warrant repairs. Let me explain; as you …

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Chicago air conditioning service repair

Chicago air conditioning service repair companies are a dime a dozen. Chicago air conditioning service repair and replacement company is asking you, Are you in the market for a good HVAC contractor in Chicago that offers fair pricing and courteous service?And are you looking for an air conditioning company that does what they say and say what they do? yes, of course you are and guess what you have just found us. Here at Around The town Heating and Cooling we offer top brand equipment at affordable pricing, and we offer a 10 year parts warranty on all purchased HVAC equipment. Chicago air conditioning service repair company has hot end of summer sales that will cool you down and won`t send your thermometer over the boiling point.   People can go crazy with all the advertising heating and air conditioning companies put out there. This central air conditioning repair  company does not …

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Energy-Efficient Tips for Keeping Your Home Cool

Energy-Efficient Tips for Keeping Your Home Cool Hocking and Wilson Ratliff, Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) When the temperature outside starts to surge, keep in mind some of these energy-efficient tips for keeping your home cool. Minimize Your Home’s Energy Loss, Energy efficient tips are crucial. Close and lock windows. Repair any gaps to windows and replace worn weather stripping. Before you leave home for the day, close the blinds and curtains, especially on south and west facing windows. Consider purchasing a white thermal curtain liner to add to your draperies to reflect heat. Repair any gaps around doors. Check that your attic door is insulated and weatherstripped to reduce energy loss. Make sure your fireplace damper is closed to reduce air leaks. Will closing doors or closing vents to unused rooms help save energy? Unfortunately not. Avoid closing doors or vents when running the air even if the room is not used. …

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Air Conditioning Repair

Around The Town Air Conditioner Repair Around The Town Heating and Cooling will provide fast and easy service for anyone in the Chicago area in need of central A/C repair services. Our highly-trained contractors are licensed, experienced  and certified technicians who will give you the best central air conditioning diagnostic services in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Chicago Cooling Repairs We believe in integrity and provide you with contractors that bring a positive attitude to your home or business every day to make your experience trouble-free and enjoyable. From the professionalism of our sales staff to the craftsmanship of our field personnel, we are dedicated to delivering you the best central air conditioning service and repairs possible. Why Around The Town? Service all makes and models Highly trained field service contractors Same pricing no matter the time of season or year Affordable pricing A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau …

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Air Conditioning Repair 60459 – Central, Stickney

Summer is here and you want air conditioning to keep your house cool and fresh. You cannot stay in front of a fan throughout the day or fan yourself. This is exhausting and time wasting. Air conditioning is a permanent solution to cooling down your house and your body. Air conditioning installation needs to be done by a company that has qualified and well trained contractors. Around the Town Heating and Cooling Inc has just the right experts and prices to get new and improved air conditioning systems installed not only in your homes, but any place of your choice. We carry out load calculations to determine the proper installation to be done and give you a detailed report. Our experts also answer any questions you might have and explain how to maintain and properly use the system. If you live in Chicago or around Chicago, we are the best …

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