Archive for the ‘Home Services’ Category

Duct Cleaning Scams Revealed! | Homer Glen, Hanover Park, Plainfield

Friday, September 19th, 2014

The Warning Signs of a Scam Artist

  • Extremely Low Pricing
  • Door to Door Solicitation
  • Pushy Sales Tactics
  • Failure to Provide References when Asked
  • No NADCA Certification
  • Low BBB Rating

The Season for Deception

As winter approaches, homeowners begin to prepare themselves for the long hours spent indoors during the cold months in Chicago. We get our furnaces tuned-up, weather-strip the windows and doors, and some of us may even have the duct work cleaned in order to improve the indoor air quality. It is not uncommon for scam artists to come out of the woodwork at this time of year, and this year has been no different. Once again, another scam artist has been uncovered in the duct cleaning industry, and the Better Business Bureau has completed a thorough investigation. (more…)

The Duct Cleaning Difference! | Oak Lawn, Maywood, Alsip

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

You will notice a difference in your home heating – cooling system when you have your air ducts professionally cleaned. You will begin to enjoy the benefits of having the air ducts and furnace cleaned as you will rid your system of many known irritants, debris and dust. The air that circulates in your home may become more comfortable and enjoyable. If you previously dealt with dusty surfaces throughout your home you should notice an improvement. These are a few of the many reasons to have your air duct cleaning performed in your home by a qualified professional duct cleaning service. (more…)

Attic Insulation Scams 101| Midlothian, Homewood, Worth

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

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…)

Chicago BBB Warns of Deceptive Air Duct Cleaners| Northlake, Oak Park

Friday, August 29th, 2014

The Chicago Better Business Bureau released a news article on June 30, 2010 warning consumers to be aware that local companies offering low price air duct cleaning that are known to use bait and switch tactics. The Chicago Better Business Bureau further identifies one company that has been investigated in several states and multiple State Attorneys General. The BBB article serves as a useful tool to consumers who are interested in purchasing air duct cleaning services but are leery of using just any company. (more…)