Bates Mechanical Inc.

This month’s Member Spotlight features: Bates Mechanical, Inc.

Located at: 5738 Main St., Freedom, IN 47431
Freedom: 812-829-3156
Bloomington: 812-332-7000
Linton: 800-439-5105

Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm
24/7 Emergency Service Available

Bates Mechanical, Inc. Heating and Cooling is a locally owned and operated three generation family business that has put a special emphasis on customer service since 1968. Proudly serving all of Owen, Monroe, Greene, Morgan, Brown and Lawrence Counties.

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1. How many years have you been in business?

We have been in business since 1968, so 50+ years!

2. What does your business do or what type of services do you provide?

Bates Mechanical Inc is Freedom’s expert heating and cooling company. We offer residential furnace and air conditioning services along with Commercial plumbing and electrical.

3. What has been one of your biggest challenges in starting or operating your business?

Our biggest challenge has been financial planning and organization. 

4. What is an interesting fact about your business that most people don’t know?

You can count on us to provide you with a system and solution that fits your unique needs. We’ve earned a reputation for doing the job right the first time. We emphasize the importance of engineering a system correctly to ensure putting in a quality system.

5. Do you have any advice for new business owners?

Yes, speak with a financial planner before getting started.

6. As a member of the Chamber of Commerce, how does the Chamber help you?

The Chamber helps in providing references needed for the businesses. 

7. Any other information you would like people to know?

We provide quality systems in a professional manner. Our servicemen are NATE approved and all of our work is satisfaction guaranteed.