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Preparing for the Summer to Winter Change-Over

It’s time to transition from your air conditioning system – that worked so hard to cool you during our humid summer months – to switching-on your furnace to ready your home for Midwest winter temperatures.     

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The Truth about Frost-Proof Outdoor Water Faucets

As you feel the fall chill in the air, thoughts move toward winter and those frigid blasts that turn everything to ice. Among your steps in winterizing should be rolling up outdoor garden hoses and checking outdoor faucets. You need to make sure the faucets are frost proof and free of leaks.

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The Truth about your Garbage Disposal

You’re cleaning up after a wonderful dinner with guests when you turn on the garbage disposal and nothing. Silence. And you’ve just jammed remains from a 3-course dinner down the drain. It’s terribly inconvenient and a smelly mess! Appliances we depend on wear out.

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The Truth about Sump Pumps

When water builds up around the foundation of your home, the pressure pushes it through floors and walls. To relieve this pressure, your sump pump operates inside a pit dug in the lowest part of your basement where water drains from tiles installed under your foundation. The sump pump redirects water away from the house.

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Winter to Summer Change-Over

The annual transition from Midwest winters with freezing temperatures to 80˚ days can be hard on your home heating and cooling system.   Your heating system worked hard all winter to keep us comfortably warm and now it needs to be readied for cooling. 

The Truth about Seer Ratings

If the heating and air condition system in your home is over 8-years old, it’s probably time to think about a replacement. Even if you’ve properly maintained your system and it appears to be performing, it’s likely costing you.

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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.

Evanston Service Center: 3004 Central, Evanston, Il 60201
Libertyville Service Center: 523 3rd Street, Libertyville, Il 60048

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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Mandy Boes presents Doug Flader with framed youth jersey in appreciation of Flader's sponsorship of the Evanston (EBSA) Rookie League.

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