Town & Country: 99 Years of Spectacular Service and Counting

Town & Country Services is celebrating 99 years of being one of the area’s top heating and cooling, electrical and plumbing contractors to the Illinois Valley. We had humble beginning as a hardware store/ service company in 1919 and grown into one of the most well respected contractors in northern Illinois. A Family Business We…

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Grab Great Geothermal Tax Credits Today at Town & Country

Geothermal heating and cooling systems is one of the most popular and environmentally friendly systems available. It’s so efficient that you can get federal tax credits and utility company rebates for installing and using a geothermal system. What is a Geothermal Heating and Cooling System? The problem with most heating and cooling systems is they…

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Save Energy During The Spring And Summer

Illinois weather is fickle. One minute you’re wrapped up in a parka and the next you’re decked out in Bermuda shorts and a Hawaiian T-shirt. It won’t be long before you’re trading the furnace for the central air, but you’ll be surprised how much of your cooling energy is wasted because of poor energy management.…

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Quick Thinking Can Save Your Floor During A Toilet Overflow

Have you ever watched a movie and knew something horrible was going to happen and all you could do was sit there anxiously as the actors get devoured by a giant crocodile monster? Congratulations, you know exactly what it feels like when you look down at your toilet and see it teetering on the edge…

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Do You Have Rusty Water?

The water that comes out of your tap is much more than simply hydrogen and oxygen molecules. It often contains numerous minerals that give it a distinctive taste including magnesium, copper and iron. In most homes, concentrations of these minerals are minor, but if you notice red water or a distinctly metallic taste, then you’ve…

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Difference Between Smart and Programmable Thermostats

You’ve probably seen commercials or other advertisements for smart thermostats like Nest and wonder exactly how they’re different than the one you have at home. With the evolution of digital technology, many home appliances and other items are getting hooked to the Internet, made  easier to use and provide more information. Let us explain to…

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It’s Time Again For A Residential AC Checkup

You’ve dealt with winter for months and dutifully replaced your furnace filter to make sure everything ran smoothly even on the coldest nights. As spring quickly approaches, the steamy heat of summer isn’t far behind. Your air conditioning is just as important as your furnace, so get it checked up now and avoid problems during…

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How to Fix Frozen Water Pipes

Cold weather can be a nightmare for homeowners and one of the leading problems during the winter months are frozen and burst pipes.  If your sinks won’t drain or the toilet refuses to fill, then you could have a frozen section of pipe. The good news is they can be fixed, but thawing frozen pipes…

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Trust Your Illinois Valley Furnace Installation To The Experts

You’re sitting at home watching the latest episode of The Voice when it happens. Perhaps you hear a sudden thunk and smell smoke or you just notice the house keeps getting colder and colder, then you need a new furnace. Town & Country Services specializes in Illinois Valley furnace installation to make sure you’re warm…

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Is Ductless Heating The Right Choice For You?

Ductless heating isn’t for everyone. If your home has existing ductwork for your furnace, then there is a good chance that ductless heating isn’t for you. While ductless heating installation costs more than a typical furnace replacement for an entire house, it does not cost less than building new ductwork in an existing building. There…

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