Pros and Cons of a Ductless Mini Split

May 6th, 2024

If you’re thinking about upgrading to a ductless mini split, excellent choice! Ductless mini splits offer a variety of benefits that can make the units very worthwhile. However, there are also some downsides to consider before you make the investment in this type of HVAC system.

You can keep reading to learn more about the pros and cons of having a ductless mini split installed in your home. Then give our team a call if you have any further questions or want to schedule an appointment for ductless mini splits in Hinsdale.

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Tips for Preventing a Sewer Backup

April 22nd, 2024

Sewer backups can be a major problem. In addition to being inconvenient, they can also allow germs and bacteria into your home and create a mess that’s a lot to clean up. But sewer backups are preventable when you take the right steps in advance.

We’re highlighting some tips and tricks for preventing a sewer backup from ever happening in the first place. If you suspect a sewer backup, you need to schedule sewer cleaning in Crystal Lake, give our team a call. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn our steps for protecting your home from a sewer backup.

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How to Know if Your Indoor Lighting Needs Repair

April 8th, 2024

You may not give the lighting inside of your home much thought, but there are some times when you may need to make upgrades or repairs to electrical connections on light fixtures. But how do you know when that time is?

You can keep reading to learn some of the signs that your home lighting needs to be repaired or replaced. Then you can give us a call to schedule your service for indoor lighting in Barrington, IL. Lighting problems can be dangerous when the issues are electrical, so it’s important to schedule service sooner rather than later.

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Common Signs Your Heater Needs to Be Repaired

March 25th, 2024

Heater problems are not always loud or obvious. Sometimes they are quiet or even completely silent. When you can identify the quieter signs that your heater is having problems with operation, you can schedule service sooner rather than later.

And when you need heating service in Barrington, IL, you can call our team. We are always here to help, even if it is just answering your questions about heater concerns. Keep reading to learn more about some of the quiet ways your heater may be telling you that it needs professional service.

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Why an Air Purifier Actually Helps You Sleep Better at Night

March 11th, 2024

Air purifiers offer a lot of unique benefits. But did you know that an air purifier can actually help you sleep better at night? It’s true. Better indoor air quality can help you fall asleep easier and stay asleep better, which is an added benefit for your health.

There are already enough reasons to invest in an air purifier in Crystal Lake, IL. Better sleep is just the icing on the cake. You can keep reading to learn more about how an air purifier can benefit your home, including helping you sleep better at night. 

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Your Heat Pump May Be Locked in This Mode

February 26th, 2024

It’s possible that your heat pump works great all winter long for heating, but then won’t switch modes over to cooling in the spring. This is a common problem with heat pumps and nothing to panic about. Usually, the reversing valve is stuck in one position or the other, and won’t allow your heat pump to alternate between heating and cooling.

When this happens, you need to call our team and schedule a heat pump repair in Crystal Lake, IL. You can keep reading to learn more about heat pump reversing valve problems and what we can do to fix your heat pump if it is stuck and heating mode.

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Does it Really Require a Plumber? Let’s Help You Find Out

February 12th, 2024

There are some minor plumbing problems that you can fix on your own. Other plumbing problems require expert help, but aren’t necessarily an emergency. Then there are times when plumbing problems are serious enough to require service ASAP. But how do you know when that is?

We are highlighting some of the ways that you know whether a plumbing problem is an emergency or not. When you need a plumber in Hinsdale, IL for an emergency, our team is ready to help. You can keep reading to learn more about common plumbing emergencies and how you can address the problems yourself until we can arrive at your home.

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Last-Minute HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical Checklist Before a Severe Snowstorm Lands

January 15th, 2024

With bad weather heading into our area, we want to make sure that you are prepared. Even if you have reviewed checklists like this before, it’s always great to have a refresher right before a storm.

Whether you need plumbing, electrical, or furnace service in Hinsdale, IL, our team is here to help. You can review the checklist below to learn more about ways to prepare your home for a snowstorm. Then give our team a call you have any concerns or need service now or after the storm.

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What it’s Like to Work With Althoff

January 1st, 2024

We know that you have a lot of choices when it comes to HVAC and plumbing professionals in the area. But there are a few reasons that you might want to choose our team when you need ejector pump repair in Crystal Lake, IL. You can keep reading to learn more about the service difference that you experience with Althoff as we walk you through the steps we take during a service appointment.

No matter what your needs are, our team is here to help. Whether you want to give us a call for questions or need to schedule maintenance, repairs and even new installations. We can do it all, and when you partner with us, you’ll know that the job is done right the first time.

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Key Signs of Boiler Repair You Can’t Afford to Ignore

December 18th, 2023

Boilers are excellent heating systems and very well known for their durability. But when boilers do have problems, they can be very significant. You want to identify the signs of serious boiler problems early so that you can reduce the impact to your home and family.

When you need boiler repair in Mundelein, IL, give our team a call to schedule service. Even if you are only scheduling service because you think something may be wrong with your boiler but you’re not sure what it is, we are here to help. It’s always better to be safe than sorry. You can keep reading to learn more about the signs of boiler problems and what could potentially be wrong.

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