Calling all foodies! Meet Chicago Restaurant Week is making its way back into town and bringing some of the city’s finest plates and delicious dishes along with it! So grab a fork and a knife and let’s dig right in. It’s time to let the foodie inside you come out to play, or should we […]Read More
It’s that time of year again – when temperatures drop down below freezing and homeowners across the Chicagoland area give their home’s heating equipment a bit more thought than normal. We all know how nice a hot shower can be after long day out in the cold, but if you don’t pay any attention to […]Read More
Backup generators are become more popular in the Chicagoland area as homeowners look to keep the power running during prolonged outages. If you are considering installing a whole house standby generator or even using a portable generator, you’ll want to make sure that you have an automatic transfer switch (ATS) installed. A transfer switch is […]Read More
Did you know that U.S. fire departments responded to an annual average of 860 home fires that began with holiday decorations from 2009-2013? That’s the last thing you need when you’re preparing your home for guests this week. Find out how you can keep your home, your decorations and your family fire-free this holiday season: […]Read More
Is there anything better than taking a walk down the block with your family, a hot cocoa in hand, gazing at all of the festive holiday decorations? If you ask us, the answer is no. Well, there may be something a little bit better and it’s making sure this holiday season is a safe one. […]Read More
Looking for some simple electrical upgrades to simplify and make your home more convenient? Here are a few ideas that we think you’ll like. Occupancy Sensors automatically turn the lights on when motion is detected and automatically turns the lights off when motion is no longer detected. Great for kids, pets and those who always […]Read More
The winter holiday season is supposed to be a relaxing time spent with close friends and family members, eating, laughing and sharing love. But that can easily change if something inside your home catches fire. It’s vital to follow the simple tips below to ensure a happy and safe holiday season: Keep these tips in […]Read More
When tracking down air drafts in the home we often focus on the most obvious sources of air leaks, mainly windows and doors. However, there’s another place air could be creeping in – through electrical outlets and switches. When outlets and switches are installed there is often a gap around the box and the drywall […]Read More
One of the primary causes of electrical fires and electrocutions in the home are faulty outlets. Outlets can present a danger for a number of reasons, including: Old, Ungrounded Outlets. In older homes it’s not uncommon to still find ungrounded outlets, or outlets that have old wiring with connections. Old outlets should be replaced with […]Read More
The lifespan of a smoke detectors or carbon monoxide alarms will differ based on several factors, including type, model and where they are installed. Check your owner’s manual for specific information on when to replace a unit. Smoke detectors typically have a lifespan of 10 years and a carbon monoxide alarms 5 years. If the […]Read More
Neighbors Are Saying About ABC
“Jonathan Henrich was very professional and provided expertise background information to my questions when replacing my sump pump and battery backup system. He was obviously knowledgeable about what he was doing and took pride in doing a great job. While the price was more than I expected, the work was…”– Jonathon H.
“My experience with ABC was wonderful. The electrician, Bryan, who we worked with was fantastic. I would recommend this company to everyone! Very dependable, professional and friendly.”– Bryan J.
“I recently bought a home. For the first 6 months here I have been experiencing some electric issues. So, just two day ago - I had another shortage. Ryan came out and explained the issues. Im in sales, and he did not try to pressure me into doing the right…”– Ryan B.
“Anthony was my HVAC technician and I could not have had a better experience. He was professional and knowledgeable. He explained everything. I cannot tell you how nice it is to have someone like that to count on for my heating and air conditioning. Great Job Anthony”– Anthony H.
“Your fast, professional handling of the issue was remarkable in today’s business environment. No hassle and solid craftsmanship along with a knowledgeable technician, forces me to call you the next time I require plumbing assistance and makes ABC an easy referral to friends and neighbors. Thank you for your integrity.…”– Bob S.
“I had a very positive experience with ABC…They even brought over space heaters for us and discounted the price the cost of a replacement part I had purchased two weeks prior. Great customer service.”– Tim L.