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5 Ways Illinois Valley Residents Can Save Money On Heating

5 Ways Illinois Valley Residents Can Save Money On Heating

The one guarantee area residents can count on this winter is electric bills increasing. The colder it gets, the more electricity your furnace uses. Depending on how insulated your home is, your bill can double or more. You can save money by following a few simple tips and tricks that we’ve learned through the years.…

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late For Furnace Maintenance

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late For Furnace Maintenance

Mother Nature hits Illinois hard every winter with bitterly cold temperatures and high winds. There’s nothing more comforting than getting into your warm home and casting off the layers to bask in comfort…unless your house is ice cold. When the furnace goes out in the dead of winter it’s more than just a nuisance, it…

Get Rebates And Tax Credits For High-Efficiency Furnaces And Air Conditioners.

Get Rebates And Tax Credits For High-Efficiency Furnaces And Air Conditioners.

Investing in a new furnace or central air unit is a big decision. Many people throughout La Salle, Peru and Ottawa suffer through years of poor furnace and AC performance because they don’t think they can afford a new system, but that isn’t the case. When replacing old inefficient furnaces and air conditioners take advantage of…

A New Central Air Unit Saves You Money In The Long Run

A New Central Air Unit Saves You Money In The Long Run

It’s hot and summer has just started. It’s Illinois, so we could have 90-degree weather into September and even October, and your air conditioner is going into overdrive. You may notice your electric bills get higher and higher every month or this may be the third summer in a row you needed something fixed on…

Town & Country: 99 Years of Spectacular Service and Counting

Town & Country: 99 Years of Spectacular Service and Counting

Town & Country Services is celebrating 99 years of being one of the area’s top installers of heating and cooling system, electrical and plumbing service 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…

Grab Great Geothermal Tax Credits Today at Town & Country

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…

Save Energy During The Spring And Summer

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.…

Quick Thinking Can Save Your Floor During A Toilet Overflow

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…

Do You Have Rusty Water?

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…