Discount Furnace Tune-ups Don’t Save Money

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With cooler weather right around the corner, hopefully you’ve begun thinking about furnace maintenance. Some of our competitors are once again offering inexpensive furnace tune-ups. Please be aware that you get what you pay for! With Owens you will receive a comprehensive tune-up from our highly trained union technicians, and you will be made aware … Read more

How Preventive Maintenance Could Save You Money

Temperatures are falling, and the cost of heating your home is rising. From the October 28th edition of the Star Tribune, “CenterPoint Energy, Minnesota’s largest natural gas utility, proposed a rate increase Monday that would raise its average residential customer’s bill by 8.7%”. Preventive maintenance is often overlooked as a cost-saving resource for families, yet … Read more

HVACR Contractors and Businesses Must Prioritize Chiller Maintenance

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Central Chiller maintenance and service is our backbone at Owens Companies. It’s the core business our founder started 60 years ago. In recent months we have heard from our customers that our competition is telling people we are no longer in the chiller business and that we do not have “factory trained” technicians. There is … Read more

Why Better Business Bureau Ratings Matter

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As a Better Business Bureau A+ rated company, we know a little bit about integrity and customer service. Unfortunately, not all companies in our space treat their customers with respect. The local CBS station contacted us recently to discuss how you, as a consumer, can properly vet a company that will get the job done … Read more

Response to Star Tribune Article

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The Star Tribune recently posted an article “5 Ways to Save Some Cool Money in June” where they suggested to maintain your air conditioning unit by making appointments through your local Home Depot or Sears and suggested homeowners just “check refrigerant levels themselves”. We were shocked at such bad advice and we wanted to set … Read more

How Yearly Boiler Inspection and Maintenance Can Save You Money

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When your home is warm and cozy it can be hard to think about boiler inspection and maintenance. Just as you would have a car winterized to protect the engine from the plummeting temperatures, your home’s “engine” needs to be serviced too. When proper maintenance is done to your system, you can save energy and … Read more