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A lit furnace. (CBS)

It’s Cold Enough For Some To Fire Up The Furnace

Some Chicago-area residents have cried uncle after this week’s drop in temperatures. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

09/12/2014

A lit furnace. (CBS)

Furnace Technicians Getting Slammed With Service Calls

If you wait until it’s cold before trying to turn on your furnace for the first time, that can be a costly mistake. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

10/18/2013

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How To Make Sure Your Furnace Works As Temperatures Drop

How to detect furnace issues this fall.

WBBM Newsradio–09/24/2012

Tenants of a West Side building that is in foreclosure are threatening a rent strike. They say the building's furnace was ripped out or stolen, and the building's receiver has not replaced it. (Credit: CBS)

West Side Tenants Threaten Rent Strike Over Repair Dispute

Tenants of an apartment building that’s in foreclosure in the Austin neighborhood on Chicago’s West Side say they’re fed up and are threatening a rent strike.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2012

A Nicor Home Services technician cleans the Wright family's furnace to keep it running properly for the winter. (Credit: CBS)

Survive This Economy: Checking Your Furnace

As the temperature drops outside, the cost of keeping warm inside goes up. Remember the Wrights? The suburban couple has four kids. Their furnace wasn’t working the way it was supposed to, so CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker helped them get in touch with an expert to see what he could do.

CBS 2–12/15/2011

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Expert: Trying To Fix Flood-Damaged Appliances Could Be Fatal

A lot of homeowners are getting the bad news that they’ll have to replace flood-damaged appliances.

WBBM Newsradio–07/26/2011

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Tax Credit For Replacing Old Heat Equipment Due To Expire

Chicago area home owners who’ve considered replacing that old furnace or insulating the attic might want to get moving on that if they want a $1,500 federal tax credit.

11/18/2010