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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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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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Heating And Cooling


Heating and cooling has a wide variety of uses such as baking, food processing, distilleries and processing metals and so on. But the term heating and cooling within our business is associated with heating your home or office and cooling your home or office for the comfort of the people. Heating and cooling has many types of equipment to be used for comfort heating and cooling. We prefer Trane heating and cooling equipment for our residential and commercial uses. Operational performances outlast most other brands available in the market today, and have excellent warranties second to none that comes along with the equipment when installed new. There are many other types of heating and cooling products that provides comfort heating and cooling in homes or business such as water and steam boilers, wall mounted heating units and electric heating units. On the cooling side of things, there are cooling units …

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Crestwood IL Air Conditioning Contractor

Crestwood IL Air Conditioning Contractor, spring is here. Make time to have your air conditioning tuned up and have your evaporator coil cleaned! Crestwood IL air conditioning contractor talks about old news when the WGN 9:00pm news Julia Garcia interview his employee Ed  about  the contaminated drinking water of the past in the town of Crestwood IL. The out come was Chester got away with it, he pleaded the twinky defense and his suboranates took the weight, She got a few years of probation for poisoning the residents of Crestwood. Just like the contaminated water in Crestwood, central air conditioning can cause allergies and lung problems due to dirty evaporator coils like this one in this picture. That’s not a pretty picture is it?  Believe me when I tell you that almost every furnace we change out and the ac evaporator is staying, this is what we see. That above statement is not intended to scare you but to …

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Heating Furnace AC Repair Bronzeville: 60653


Heating Furnace AC Repair Bronzeville, Chicago 60653 Your heating furnace Ac  deserves to be perfectly functioning.  Whether its winter, spring summer or fall. Around the Town Heating & Cooling is the company to call. We deliver the very best in Heating furnace Ac services or HVAC as you will. Another great service we offer is central air conditioning repair. Ac service is a specialty we would like to share with you. Our furnace and ac technicians will make sure that you have the optimal air flow at the perfect temperature so that you can avoid costly bills. Servicing Bronzeville Chicago has been a great honor and whether you live off of 31st and king drive or 51st and cottage grove no problem. Besides we are always near University of Chicago Hospital Campus. Heating system such as water and steam boilers is a skill set that we provide to the residents of Bronzeville, Chicago. Our …

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Central Air Conditioning – Beware of the Free Offers


Central Air Conditioning Specials There are many heating and air conditioning companies that offer free furnaces with the purchase of a central air conditioning purchase. If you think about it, you will have to dig deep into your pockets to get that special. What I mean by that is; to receive such a great deal like that, you will have to buy the most energy-efficient central air conditioner on the market (ie 22 Seer 410A Two Stage). And with that 22 seer air conditioning system you have to change your furnace as well. The cost of such a unit is overwhelming. To be honest, the energy savings in the long run does not warrant such a high-end purchase.  Especially in the Chicago area.  Another way some companies get you is with a deal that you get the furnace for free but not the cost of installation.  The additional parts needed to install the …

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New Furnace Chicago

Bringing comfort to you! Are you in the market for a new furnace or a new boiler?  Most people want to know which furnace or boiler is the best, who can install it, and which brand can they trust. Do pushy salesmen look out for my best interest or are they just trying to make a sale? Do I turn to a big company so that the odds of my warranties being covered are greater? Do I use a small company in hopes they will give me a fair price and a nice installation? Will a small heating and air conditioning contractor be around long enough to cover my new furnace or boiler warranty? At Around The Town Heating and Cooling, we try to answer all of those above questions by offering a no salesmen approach. Although we are a small company,  we guarantee your warranties will always be honored. Heating …

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Basement Flooding In Chicago

Basement Flooding In Chicago has run a muck in the last couple of days. Basement flooding in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs has been horrific and our phones are ringing off the hooks for assistants. The problem is there are more people with flooded basements then there are of us to assist you.  We will help the best way we can. If your insurance company don’t offer no assistants, the Governor of Illinois issues a State Of Emergency. What this means to you is there may be water damage financial assistants there for you. Check the web for storm water damage assistants in Illinois.  The dates to correspond with April 17th and 18th. However we do have heating technicians available to fix your furnace, boiler or hot water tank if needed. Basement flooding in Chicago can be avoided if the city would open their flood gates a bit sooner.  But …

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Furnace and air conditioning rebates chicago

Furnace and air conditioning rebates Furnace and air conditioning rebates to you, in cooperation with Nicor and Common wealth Edison Around The Town Heating and Cooling is extending furnace and air conditioning rebates. Nicor And Com Ed Furnace and Air conditioning rebates Complete System Replacements; Furnace and air conditioning rebates $100 Com-Ed Bonus for CSR installations with a >14.5 SEER 92% AFUE furnace And 14.5 SEER central AC ($350 from Nicor Gas & $350 from ComEd) TOTAL REBATE $7000 95% AFUE furnace & 14.5 SEER central AC ($400 from Nicor Gas & $350 from ComEd) TOTAL REBATE $750 97% AFUE furnace & 14.5 SEER central AC ($500 from Nicor Gas & $350 from ComEd) TOTAL REBATE $850 $250 ComEd Bonus for CSR installations with a >16 SEER 92% AFUE furnace &16 SEER central AC ($350 from Nicor Gas & $500 from ComEd) TOTAL REBATE $850 95% AFUE furnace & 16 …

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2013 High Efficiency HVAC Tax Credit

The 25C Tax Credit made its way into the “Fiscal Cliff” deal, which Congress passed this week and was signed into law by President Obama.  The credit is essentially the same as the 2011 credit… it was simply renewed retro-actively for 2012 and through the end of 2013.  Homeowners who have not used the credit in the past are eligible for a tax credit up to 10% of the cost of installing high efficiency HVAC equipment.  The maximum credit is $150 for a furnace or boiler, $300 for an A/C, heat pump, or water heater, and $50 for the fan system for a total maximum of $500. Qualifying Efficiency Levels for the credit are as follows: Central A/C (Split-System): 16 SEER & 13 EER or higher Central A/C (Package System): 14 SEER & 12 EER or higher Heat Pump (Split-System): 15 SEER/ 12.5 EER/ 8.5 HSPF or higher Heat Pump …

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