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
VOCs, or Volatile Organic Compounds, are gases emitted by solids or liquids inside the home. The sources of VOCs in the home are numerous and include: Household cleaning products Paints and varnishes Wood preservatives Wax that contain organic solvents Disinfectants Cosmetics Hobby products All of these products can release organic compounds while you are using […]Read More
If you have ever removed a cover on a heat register you may have noticed how dirty the inside of air ducts can be. One of the best ways to keep your air ducts clean is to replace the furnace air filter regularly. When filters become clogged they allow dust to pass through them into […]Read More
Did you know that nearly 40 percent of the conditioned air from your central heating and cooling system may not be making it to the rooms it is supposed to reach? The main culprit is leaking air ducts. It’s often the reason some rooms never feel comfortable and the furnace or AC runs seems to […]Read More
As the cold weather settles in a whole house humidifier can help make the air in your home healthier and more comfortable. However, as with the heating system, a humidifier needs regular maintenance to ensure it operates reliably. Here are some items to check: 1. Drain Line – Ensure it is clean and free of […]Read More
Electrostatic air filters are made of multiple layers of vented metal. As the air passes through the layers, the molecules become positively charged by the friction between the air and the filter. This positive charge causes dirt particles in the air to cling to the metal surfaces of the filter, preventing most dirt from passing […]Read More
In older homes, winter humidity problems often mean excessively dry air that requires adding humidity to the air. In newer homes, however, outdoor air does not circulate as easily through the home because of tighter construction, better insulation and improved sealing of windows and doors. The result can be excess humidity that leads to fogged […]Read More
Did you know that humidity is a bigger problem for Fido than it is for humans? Sure, we might feel hot and uncomfortable when there’s too much moisture in the air, but it can have some serious health effects on our pets. See below to find out why you need to keep humidity levels low […]Read More
It’s that time of year again where warmer weather and high humidity levels are upon us. For lots of homeowners in the Chicagoland area, it’s not the temperatures that get the best of us – we can deal with the heat. What makes everything worse is the humidity. Keeping your home comfortable all season long […]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.