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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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Heating Maintenance Chicago

Heating Maintenance Chicago Heating Maintenance Chicago is just around the corner and if you’re one of those people that loves to save a buck or two now is the time to act, there are pre season specials going on with Around The Town heating And Cooling. Heating maintenance in Chicago should be a constant, why do you ask? Well, because our heating seasons are much longer then our cooling seasons and heating prices are on the rise, such as heating parts, heating fuel and the ever increasing supply house increases, which happen at least 5 times a year. Our residential furnace tune up prices went up this year do to the insurance premium increases and the increases in Chicago licensing and fuel and so on. Residential furnace tune up prices are $89.95 and boiler heat tune ups increased as well to $109.95. Heating maintenance Chicago also decreases the chance that …

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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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50+ Reviews Yelp doesn’t want you to see about Around The Town HVAC

Around the Town heating and cooling has over 50 reviews on Yelp describing the amazing service provided Below are over 50 great reviews for our company that are published but not featured for Around The Town Heating & Cooling on Yelp. Why are these reviews not featured? The reason being that these reviews are posted by our customers that have received excellent service, but don’t usually post reviews on yelp. Since they are first time posters, they are not featured and hidden from view. All of these reviews are legit and come from real costumers who received quality service from Around The Town HVAC.   Great service on a last minute late night call. Brought over heaters for our comfort in a very chilly house after the furnace went out. Also, some very useful advice on keeping our furnace in ideal condition. Thanks Ed!! 4.0 star rating 2/5/2017 Mar F. Chicago, …

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