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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Uncommon Heating Repair Requests You Might Run Into

December 4th, 2023

There are heater problems, and then there are heater problems. Some heater issues are very common and easy to deal with. Others are less common and can lead to expensive and involved repairs. The best way to stay ahead of any type of heater problem is to know what signs to look for.

You can keep reading to learn more about the benefits of prioritizing heater repair in Lake Zurich, IL. We’re highlighting some of the less common heater repairs that we see along with the signs of each one so that you can stay ahead of a furnace breakdown.

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Plumbing Inspection Checklist: Things to Look Out For

November 20th, 2023

As a homeowner, you should be completing your own inspections of HVAC systems, appliances yes, even your plumbing. You may not be an expert in any of these fields, but you can identify when something is unusual or out of place and then give us a call to check it out.

But what should you look out for when you inspect the plumbing around your home? We compiled a checklist to help you know where to look and what to look for when you complete your own plumbing inspection in Crystal Lake, IL. Remember: if you’re a White Glove Club member with us, an annual plumbing inspection is included with your membership.

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This Furnace Problem Means Carbon Monoxide is Leaking into Your Home

November 6th, 2023

If you have a gas furnace, carbon monoxide leaks are always a concern. You should install carbon monoxide detectors in your home when you have gas lines whether you have gas appliances or not but especially when you do. A carbon monoxide leak means that it’s time to schedule furnace repair in Crystal Lake, IL.

A common reason for carbon monoxide leaks with a gas heater is for the heat exchanger to be cracked. You can keep reading to learn more about why a cracked heat exchanger is such a big problem and what to do about it. Anytime you need heater service – even just a checkup – give our team a call to schedule an appointment.

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How Dirty Ducts Reduce Your Air Conditioner’s Efficiency

October 23rd, 2023

When you have dirty ductwork you face a variety of problems, both for your air conditioner and your home. But you can solve all of these problems with one simple service, and that is duct cleaning in Crystal Lake, IL.

When you clean out your ductwork regularly, it can have a positive impact on your air conditioner’s efficiency. In fact, it can be an investment in lowering energy costs and reducing strain on your air conditioner. You can keep reading to learn more about the many benefits of a duct cleaning service as well as how to know when it’s time to schedule the appointment.

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Key Signs You Need an Electrical Panel Upgrade ASAP

October 9th, 2023

You may not give the electricity and wiring in your home very much thought. That is, unless the electrical setup in your home is particularly old and outdated. You may face some struggles with an older electrical system that can only be remedied by making an upgrade.

Keep in mind that electrical panel upgrade should only be handled by certified electricians in Lake Geneva, WI. You should never attempt any electrical work as part of a DIY project. You can keep reading to learn more about when you might need the help of an electrician to upgrade your electrical panel.

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3 Home Plumbing Projects That Require a Professional

September 26th, 2023

There are some times when you have plumbing problems in your home and you can make a DIY repair. But there are other times that plumbing problems really call for a professional. In fact, some plumbing problems are a big enough deal that we actually have to pull permits to complete the job.

If you need a plumber in Hinsdale, IL, you’re in the right place. Even if you don’t know what exactly is wrong with your plumbing system, you can give us a call and we can help you troubleshoot. You can also keep reading to learn more about the three common plumbing problems we see that require the help of a plumbing professional.

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The Critical Role AC Filters Play in Your Indoor Air Quality

September 25th, 2023

Did you know that the air filter on your air conditioner has a very important role to play in maintaining your home’s indoor air quality? You have to consider the type of air filter that you use as well as how often you change or clean the air filter.

If you’re concerned about your indoor air quality in Crystal Lake, IL, you can always give our team a call. We can assess your air conditioner, including the filter, and talk to you about ways to improve your indoor air quality. You can also keep reading to learn more about the important role that your filter plays and how it extends beyond filtering out dust and dirt.

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How Long Does AC Installation Even Take?

August 28th, 2023

Deciding to install a new air conditioner is a big commitment. Aside from the financial investment, you have to set aside a whole day for the installation process. It’s definitely not a decision to take lightly.

After deciding to you schedule AC installation in Crystal Lake, IL, you may be wondering what to expect during the appointment. How long does it take to install an air conditioner? Keep reading to learn more about the AC installation process, including how long the appointment will take.

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