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I am a resident in Florida so I had to ship my Nutone Chime to Northside for repairs.

I am so thankful that Northside Service Company repaired my Nutone Concerto Programmable Musical Chime, Doorbell - and it works like a charm.

Thanks Chris & Cindy

May 9, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterRosemarie

Hi:

I thought I would bring you up to date on my problem with the static on the IM4006 just in case you run into the same problem. Since the schematic is useless I used the master board component diagram and the audio flow chart to trace back the static to it's source. It turns out that it originated from the cassette deck circuit board. Since we never use the deck I just disconnected it and that solved the problem. It's a good thing that I didn't recap the whole unit because it would have been a lot of work for nothing. I couldn't have done it without the service manual you provided so thank you again. Unplugging one plug sure beats spending over a thousand dollars to replace the unit and the remotes.

Sincerely yours from one happy camper,

Bruce B.

April 7, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterBruce

Hi,
Our IM3003 is just about 25 years old and was / is an original fixture of our home. Some time ago (not sure when) it simply stopped working and to the point where we could no longer hear the doorbell or music out of any speakers (main or rooms). I emailed the company and was contacted back by Chris – the phone conversation we had was amazing and for the first time, I truly felt there was hope for our intercom system. I had been searching for a replacement system but was not prepared to buy a whole new unit. Which I must say, are very expensive. Chris told me that they deal with this model quite often and was confident that it was just tired and was in need of being refurbished. Well, he was right – we got the unit back a short time ago and it works GREAT!! We even had the Ipod jack added and the kids love it. I’m so glad I found them and would recommend them to anyone who needs this type of work done. The turn-around-time was really impressive – I must say. Other companies say 6-8 weeks, Chris did it in 3 days. Woohoo!!!

Thanks Chris and Cindy – you guys are amazing..

February 19, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterTom Crispyn

I have noting but praise for Christopher and Cindy!

We bought a 20-year-old home this year and needed a way to determine whether to keep the old Nutone 3003 system or replace it with all-new remote stations and master station. After following Chris's excellent chime troubleshooting guide it was determined that our chime needed a rebuild. Chris quoted a very fair fee and within a week the system is working like new! This is the most important feature for us -- to be able to hear the doorbell while we are poolside out back. Talk about customer service and patience! These folks are saints! You can't go wrong dealing with Northside -- I just wish they had a branch office in Southern Florida. Highly recommended vendor -- the best on the Internet.

January 26, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterSheldon Reich

Chris and Cindy, thanks for fixing our 4406. It works perfectly. You were very professional and delivered the product back to me quickly. You are a breath of fresh air. Thanks again.

December 21, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterEric S. - Michigan

Chris & Cindy, We can't Thank You enough!! We were so very happy to find Northside! We had nearly given up on our Nu Tone Intercom system, which had never worked properly from the day our Builder installed it. No luck w/Local Shops here in Myrtle Beach; sending it to Broan & Nu Tone only repaired partially. Then we found Northside; Chris gave us much more info & instructions than we ever had w/the original Nu Tone. We sent it to Chris in CA: we have the System back in the exact amt of time Chris promised and EVERYTHING works PROPERLY--doorbell, music, CD, room-to-room & inside to outside intercom, for the FIRST TIME. This Company's Workmanship is very difficult to find TODAY! Since we knew this was one of the best Systems & is no longer made, which Chris agreed, we were so happy that he actually had the knowledge to rebuild the Power Board! Chris not only sent us detailed step-by-step, easy to follow instructions, proper Settings, including all the trouble-shooting tips & basically how to protect & prolong the life of the System. This is the most professional, knowledgeable & helpful service we've had in a very long time! We wish you a Wonderful Holiday Season! Barry & Jan

December 19, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBarry & Jan F ~ Myrtle Beach

In today's world, it is difficult to find businesses, both large and small, that deliver on their promises in a way that exceeds the highest of expectaions. Chris and Cindy, you have done just that. From the first time I stumbled onto your website, until receiving my newly refurbished intercom by you, this has been a most enjoyable experience. You have set the bar in the service industry as high as is humanely possible. I cannot thank you enough for helping us to renew our NuTone IM3003 Master Station. If anyone has a problem with their NuTone intercom system, I believe Chris and Cindy are the absolute best at helping them. Thanks so much for such a professional and enjoyable experience. I wish you continued success in what is obviously a very well run operation.
Sincerely,
David

December 15, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDavid Apatoff

Hi Chris & Cindy
We can't Thank You enough!! We were so very happy to find Northside! We had nearly given up on our Nu Tone Intercom system, which had never worked properly from the day our Builder installed it. No luck w/Local Shops here in Myrtle Beach; sending it to Broan & Nu Tone only repaired partially. Then we found Northside; Chris gave us much more info & instructions than we ever had w/the original Nu Tone. We sent it to Chris in CA: we have the System back in the exact amt of time Chris promised and EVERYTHING works PROPERLY--doorbell, music, CD, room-to-room & inside to outside intercom, for the FIRST TIME. This Company's Workmanship is very difficult to find TODAY! Since we knew this was one of the best Systems & is no longer made, which Chris agreed, we were so happy that he actually had the knowledge to rebuild the Power Board! Chris not only sent us detailed step-by-step, easy to follow instructions, proper Settings, including all the trouble-shooting tips & basically how to protect & prolong the life of the System. This is the most professional, knowledgeable & helpful service we've had in a very long time! We wish you a Wonderful Holiday Season! Barry & Jan
We will also go to your website.

December 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJan Fuller

Chris & Cindy,

I couldn’t be happier with the service and advice that you provided and I wholeheartedly recommend you to anyone.
Expert work, pleasant and fun people, what more could you ask for! 

I’m an Electrical Engineer and asked a lot of questions as I thought of making the repairs to my 1985 IM-3003 myself.
In the end I decided that Chris’ experience was well worth the reasonable repair price for such a thorough job.

Besides rebuilding my IM-3003 we made some upgrades to it too!
a) Added a stereo input jack to the IM-3003 that I plug my smart phone in to play music through the TAPE input.
b) Added the IA-29 Chime Module to the IM-3003 and rerouted our doorbell wires. Now we get the doorbells chiming
through our intercom system and we can choose one of about ten different chimes that can be selected on demand through
a button installed on the IM-3003

Finally we upgraded the system with Chris providing the following:
a) Replaced both doorbell buttons with new lighted buttons
b) Replaced the front doorbell paper speaker with a new plastic based one
c) Provided two additional used intercom speaker stations that I used to expand our system to the finished basement.

Finally we never realized in the 23 years that we had this house with this intercom that there was a MONITOR position that works great when the intercom work.
We now use it to monitor our grandchildren’s room when they are taking a nap. Wish we had realized we had this capability before!!!! Cool!

They did a great job packing everything. Both Chris and Cindy are fun people to talk too.

Tom From Indianapolis, IN

December 8, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterTom Thompson

Our Nutone Intercom stopped working and we called in an authorized repair person who indicated the repair would cost $600. I came across this site and decided to complete the request form. I received a follow-up call within a short period of time to discuss my issue. Chris was very knowlegeable and assured me the unit could be repaired. We just re-installed the intercom and it is working great. Chris and Cindy were very informative , provided great customer service and repaired our system promptly and for less the what we had been quoted by the authorized dealer. I would highly recommend Northside for any repairs to the products they service.

November 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterD.Peek

Wow! Great service and repair for our Nutone. I would highly recommend this company!!!
And thanks for the lifesavers!
John

November 8, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJohn Weaver

Our NuTone went crazy after 19 years. We contacted the closest dealer (100 miles away in Baltimore.) They said it couldn't be repaired, must be replaced at $1900.00. We waited it out and meanwhile my husband found your repair site.
The repaired unit arrived yesterday, and I must confess I didn't have a lot of hope that all would work again. But IT DID! The electrician plugged in the connections, and the radio worked, the doorbell worked . . . I'm SO happy! Thank you,
Linda and Gary

October 29, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterLinda

Chris,
Our Nutone IM4006 died suddenly after 24 years of dependable service. When I contacted Nutone, they simply said to replace the unit, it was beyond repair. The new unit was going to cost almost $1,500.00 because we would also have to replace all 10 speakers and doorbell units. However, we shipped our current master control unit to you and it was fully repaired in just a few days for less than $400.00. We are very pleased with the quality of your service and your professionalism. Thank you for a great job that saved us a lot of cash.

August 22, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterGary

Thank you, Chris and Cindy. My repaired IMA4406 and speakers arrived today , the reinstallation was easy (I labeled each wire when it was removed) and it works great. I was starting to give up on getting the system repaired until I found you and this process could not have been easier.

August 7, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterMichael Miller

Nice job on the 3003 refurbish! I sent in my unit and in about a week Chris replaced all the capacitors and IC chips (which he returned with the unit). Before you could not hear the door bell or the radio. Now both come in loud and clear.

If you are thinking about getting your NuTone intercom fixed, I suggest you get a quote from Chris. He is extremely knowledgeable of the intercoms and can answer your questions.

Thanks.

August 3, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDon, Houston TX

Chris and Cindy,
Just a note to let you know how pleased I am with the rehab of my Nutone 3003!! I have been evaluating it now for several weeks and even went through a severe electrical storm! All is well and performed as advertised!! I am especially pleased with the addition of the IPod adapter as that has really made a difference. The instructions for adjusting the system is priceless as well...I'm sure I'm guilty of mal-adjustment for many years. Thanks for setting me straight! Keep up the good work.
Sincerely,
Craig Harris
San Antonio, Texas

July 31, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterCraig Harris

Tremendous service, responsiveness and expertise! Northside offers a viable alternative to replacing or scrapping older intercom systems through their service and repair service. Got my 1995 Nutone IM3303 back to fully functional condition as well as refreshed external white plastic with quick turn time, clear and reasonable pricing, and careful packaging on return. Kudos to a knowledgable, honest, and helpful business.

July 29, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterNorm (Florida)

Chris,
Thank you very much for reviving my old I3003 intercom system. I appreciate the quality of your work and the quick turnaround. I reinstall my unit and it is working great!
Great Job!
Jacques
Houston, Texas

July 29, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJacques

Chris and Cindy

Just wanted to thank you for the terrific service on my IM4406. I installed it and everything was great. I also appreciate you educating me along the way on how best to proceed. I would have no hesitation in recommending your service to anyone. Your demand for excellence in making sure everything is done the right way, was apparent when I unpacked the unit, and installed it. I also enjoyed reading both your journals.
Thanks again Chris for the great service!
Jac

July 19, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJac Richmond

Brought our old nutone intercom all the way from Venezuela , we thought it was beyond repair but Chris and Cindy Peters worked its miracle, very knowledgeable and great service, I highly recommend them. My best regards to you both.

June 26, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJuan Mandato

Chris & Cindy Peters

Thank you so much for the repair of my Nutone IMA 4006 intercom system. I was a little leery of shipping it from Wisconsin all the way out to California.but you guys answered all of my questions and were very helpful and knowledgeable. I installed my intercom system as you directed and it works great now. Also thank you for adding the axillary port I enjoy playing my music from my phone through out the house on the intercom system. And the candy bar was a nice touch. You guys really know how to do business and customer satisfaction.

Michael

June 24, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterMichael

Outstanding service, excellent customer relation and superior attention to detail sums my experience with Northside. After completing Northside’s online form, explaining my 20 year old NuTone IM-5006’s poorly functioning master station, horrendous static and popping noise when calling station to station, or “all call,” and a virtually useless AM/FM reception, Chris promptly contacted me and spent 30+ minutes discussing probable issues, outlining numerous component replacements likely required, as well as his past and current experience in troubleshooting and repairing the IM-5006 master station. Besides the poorly functioning master station the units appearance clearly showed its age, badly yellowing to the point of ugly. Chris discussed his current whiting process and I hardily said “yes I’m interested in rejuvenating the looks of the unit.” The results are beyond my expectation. Having had the unit repaired several years ago by a NuTone repair center closer to home, I can attest the unit now functions the best it ever has, even better than new, and the whitening process rendered the unit a remarkable, like new, appearance. Thank you Northside! Thank you Chris!! Your workmanship is outstanding.

June 21, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDon in Oak Ridge, TN

I had a choice to use a local authorized repair facility or to risk sending my NuTone IM-5006 master station out of town to Northside Service Company. I made an appointment with the local folks since it was still 5 AM on the west coast at the time I was looking for service. When it was a decent hour to call the west coast, I called Northside. I was very fortunate that Chris answered the phone. As a retired electrical engineer, he impressed me with the depth of his knowledge and apparent experience on my malfunctioning device. When we hung up after about 30 minutes, my first thing was to cancel the local repair appointment. Number two was to ship my unit to Chris at Northside. I could not have been happier with the results. Chris turned it around in about 6 working days as promised. It worked as advertised and the cost was reasonable. He also worked on improving the appearance of the 20 year old case which had yellowed. Not typing paper white but a tremendous improvement. The bottom line is I recommend Chris Peters and Northside Service Company.

Chris & Cindy,

I just wanted to express my extreme pleasure at the quality of my Nutone intercom system after your repair was completed. I re-installed the system as you instructed and made the control adjustments recommended. The system works perfectly and almost sounds better than when it was new.

The quality of your repair is excellent! I would urge anyone who has an issue with their system to contact you for expert repairs that will bring their system to like new condition!

Thanks again for your professionalism and quality of work!

Bob

June 7, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBob

I am without words to express how pleased I am with the service I received. My NuTone intercom system model IMA-4406 now works great!
Thank you so much Chris, from one very happy customer in Pennsylvania.

May 2, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterCathe

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