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Fox Valley Plumbing & Backflow Plumbing Services is a full-service plumbing company in Elgin, Illinois. Our professional plumbers are available 24/7 for emergency service.

We carry a variety of top-shelf plumbing brands including Zoeller, Bradford White, Navien, and many others. We can also assist with plumbing installations, repairs, remodeling/renovation, and industrial & commercial plumbing services.

If you need help with plumbing repair in your Algonquin, Illinois business or residence, you will want to make certain you choose a top-rated plumber. Bad news, so many people out there call themselves plumbers but couldn’t begin to spell “quality work”. They are messy, uncourteous, or in the worst cases outright felons.

Locating a good plumber in Algonquin, Illinois doesn’t have to be difficult. Use these 4 simple guidelines to ensure that the plumbing repair company you hire for your next repair is professional, does awesome work, and gets the task completed in a timely manner.

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Do They Give You A Well Written Estimate?

More bad news, we don’t live in the times where a handshake and a person’s word is something we can depend on.

A professional plumber will arrive at your residence or business first, take a look at the problem and give you a well-written, easy-to-understand estimate. When consumers have a tangible estimate in writing, it’s something they can hold to.

Well-written estimates should be completely transparent. They should include the work needed for the plumbing repair, the estimate for each task, and an approximate timeline, especially if the issue is major.

Take time to interview plumbing contractors as they walk around to review the plumbing job. If they give you a good feeling about them in person, that’s very important.

Do They Have a Lot of Experience Servicing Algonquin, Illinois, Or Its Surrounding Areas?

You want to make sure that the plumbing professional you hire has plenty of experience with residents and businesses alike in and around the Algonquin, Illinois area.

The worst thing that can happen is that a fly-by-night contractor comes in after a major disaster, does a poor job, and vanishes.

We cannot stress this enough. When you hire a plumber, be certain they have a substantial amount of experience doing plumbing repair in your local area. They should be well known and have a long-term physical location in or close to the Algonquin, Illinois area.

Different geographical areas have their own specific problem problems due to weather, design, and other geographical differences.

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Do They Have a Good Reputation?

In a service business, reputation is critical. As you’re considering quality plumbers in or around the Algonquin, Illinois area are sure to get recommendations from peers and family in your local area. You can get references from specific plumbers with whom they’ve worked. Call their previous clients and make sure they had a terrific experience.


You can also find out about a company’s reputation online. Don’t put too much emphasis on one review, but if they have a lot of negative comments from different people, that’s surely a no-no!

Do They Have the Right Qualifications?

Everyone loves their family and friends, but when you need quality plumbing repair in or around Algonquin, Illinois it’s important not to call on your family or friends to do the job. Find individuals who have the appropriate qualifications and don’t be scared to call the agencies to make sure the licenses are still valid.

To verify a plumber in Algonquin, Illinois, you can use the Illinois Contractor License Directory website. A fast and easy search will save you hours in frustration and thousands of dollars in plumbing repair costs.

Finding a quality plumber in or around the Algonquin, Illinois area doesn’t have to be a stomachache or take all day. Just use these four simple guidelines: a well-written transparent estimate, local experience, a good reputation, and updated credentials to find the right plumber. When a plumbing repair company has all four in line, you’re much more likely to have a quality experience.

If you’re looking for a plumber in or around Algonquin, Illinois, you can check us out on HomeAdvisor, Yelp or Google to see what others are saying and then give us a call.

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2015 NAECA Water Heater Regulations changes began on April 16th, 2015. Homeowners are expected to prepare before water heater units and install prices rise. Watch the video below and see how this may affect you or someone you know.

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new-naeca-regulations-2015Authorities have been looking to change the requirements regarding some home appliances, which consume primary resources, such as water heaters.

Soon, there will be the need for every homeowner to have a water heater that is more energy efficient. Initial changes are set to take effect on April 16th, 2015. It will be introduced through the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act or NAECA.

Because it is indeed somewhat of a forced investment, consumers are already pointing to the greedy powers that be. They’re accused of purposely driving up the cost of living. Although sometimes that may look like the case, this time it seems the consumer was high on the list of priorities.

If you add it all up, energy consumption that is, having energy-efficient appliances for your home or business makes sense financially.

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Homeowners should not be worried, it gives them a chance to upgrade their appliances. The new water heaters are made with the same sized dimensions as the older units. The new units have thicker walls, to reduce heat loss.

Only in very rare cases, the upgraded water heater will have to be put in a larger enclosure. Always ask for the help of a professional plumbing contractor to help you out with choosing and installing the right energy-efficient water heater. Get ready to save cash with your new-age water heaters.

The new NAECA regulations are not only applicable to homeowners, but also for business owners. Business owners will also enjoy an upgrade in technology and an increase in sales. They’ll have to stock the upgraded water heaters for sure. Next, they will have to discard and/or claim a loss on the units they can no longer sell.

Not to mention they are going to need one for their place of business and their home. All businesses who are interested in upgrading to a larger water heater for their place of business should do so now. Experts are predicting a substantial increase in pricing.

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