The home improvement contracting industry is one of the most popular industries for scam artists to target. This isn’t new information for most people, but there is one service in this industry that is often exploited that many consumers may not know about. We are talking about attic insulation services, and the scam artists that abuse this industry have worked up some very sneaky tactics to maximize their profits and minimize services. It is the illegitimate contractors and companies that perform these devious practices that make it so hard for consumers to find a company that they can really trust. Four Seasons wants to help you choose wisely, so here we have pointed out some of the tactics used by fraudulent companies. (more…)
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Last winter in Chicago, we got lucky. As the east coast was plummeted by several feet of snow, we enjoyed a rather mild winter. Yes, we still had the typical ice cold winds and snowfall, but if you have lived in Chicago or the surrounding suburbs for a while you have seen much worse. Unfortunately, this winter has been predicted to be a bad one. AccuWeather.com has predicted that Chicago will experience “above-normal” snowfall. When you consider the fact that Chicago averages 38 inches of snowfall a year, you can only imagine what “above-normal” is going to be like. So, how are you going to prepare your home and your family?
Your home needs to be the safest place for your family to seek shelter during the upcoming winter. Part of making your home safe is ensuring that you have functional heating equipment in the home. Whether you have a furnace or a boiler now is a good time to have Four Seasons Heating and Air Conditioning out for an inspection. Have us look over the system and perform a yearly maintenance tune-up before you start relying on the unit on a day to day basis. (more…)
You should insulate your home when the following occurs:
>You have an older home and haven’t added insulation. Consider that only 20% of homes built before 1980s are well insulated.
>The distribution of heat in your home is uneven, cold zones in the winter or hot zones in the summer. Adding insulation creates a more uniform temperature and increases comfort by evenly covering your attic across all areas of your home. It is not uncommon to find settling of material if your current attic insulation is more than 15 years old. (more…)
Don’t forget that Four Seasons now offers so many more services than repairing and installing furnaces and air conditioners! The duct cleaning and blown in insulation divisions are in full swing and can accommodate anybody looking for either of these procedures with a very quick turn around time. The demand for these services just keeps getting higher and Four Seasons loves to provide customers with what they really want and need. (more…)