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The Importance of Sump Pump Performance

A good sump pump is your first line of defense against a basement flood – whether caused by a storm, power failure, or a plumbing issue. Even if your basement is unfinished, your furnace, water heater, washer, and dryer are at risk of shorting out. Water in the basement also damages the foundation and fosters mold and mildew.

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Are You Seeing Bubbles on Your Ceiling and Walls?

The number one suspect for paint peeling, cracking, or bubbling is usually water. In fact, it can be a warning sign there is a roof problem. It can also be a result of water from daily use getting through to the top layer of paint or excessive humidity. Whatever the reason, once water gets in, remediation becomes necessary.

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Keeping Your Garbage Disposal in Shape

Garbage disposals are convenient appliances helping to minimize food waste and keep kitchen sinks clear of clogs. Unfortunately, we often take them for granted until they stop functioning properly. Your garbage disposal doesn’t have to be a mysterious contraption under the sink.

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Dangers of Outdated Piping

If you live in a house that’s getting on in age, in addition to enjoying its charm, you must remain vigilant about the plumbing system. There are several signs letting you know it’s time to call a trusted professional for pipe replacement.

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Benefits of Variable Airflow Heating

The term variable-speed is used to describe furnaces with a more energy-efficient, variable-speed blower motor. Unlike conventional fan motors, a variable-speed blower motor runs at different speeds to precisely control the flow of heated or cooled air throughout your home. Better airflow control means a better temperature and humidity balance.

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Where Homes Lose Heat

Chicagoland winters can be brutally cold, sending some of us to hide under cozy blankets. As we start to head into the colder months, now is a good time to prepare your home for winter. Getting your home ready for winter doesn’t have to be a dreadful affair, there are some easy ways to keep your home warm and comfy during our coldest months.

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Keys for Fall Furnace Inspection

During winter, the furnace is one of the most critical components in your home. A properly maintained system will deliver maximum heat output without wasted energy, or the risk of harmful emissions. If you defer maintenance for too long, however, your furnace could become costly to run, harmful to indoor air quality, or even break down when you need it most. 

Testimonials

Since 1918, Flader has satisfied plumbing needs within our community. We are proud of the feedback and comments of our valued customers. Here’s just a few.

Flader thrives on exceeding expectations of our residential and commercial customers.  We deliver cost effective solutions for homeowners and businesses.  Our Service Centers in Evanston and Libertyville are ready to serve.  Call us today at 847-491-6980.

Flader Goes Skyward

A long-term commercial customer needed an upgrade on their air quality system.It required two 20-ton and two 10-ton Carrier units mounted on the rooftop, plus piping and custom sheet metal inside their manufacturing center. The Flader Team went skyward with a huge crane to land the units on the rooftop.In just 2½ days, the transformation was completed.Click “See our Work” to view more success stories.

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Flader Supports Youth Activities

Flader continues supporting local youth programs. We proudly sponsor EBSA and events at Robert Crown Community Center. It teaches teamwork, builds confidence, and strengthens our community.

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