Archives for Kitchen & Bath Remodel

When Is It Time To Go Tankless??

Many are well aware of a conventional water heater but did you know that there are now options when it comes to the hot water flow in your home. A trending water heater is a tankless option!  These water heaters heat water directly on demand as it flows through your pipes.  There are many benefits to choosing a tankless water heater as well as a few cons to take into account when deciding if a tankless option is right for you! When it may be a pro: 1. More efficient: Tankless water heaters are much more efficient compared to conventional
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Faucets: New Wave in Smart Technology

Smart thermostats, smart lighting, smart this, smart that…everything now days is being technologically advanced!  The next addition to add to the list of gadgets in your home is smart thermostats.  Technology now makes it possible to help you monitor your water consumption saving you money on your utility bills. What is it? On the market right now there is actually a smart thermostat which filters and measures how much water you’re consuming.  According to the co-founder of the product you’ll be able to connect any smart device, such as a smartphone, to the faucet where the consumer will be able
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Tank vs. Tankless Water Heaters

Are you thinking it’s time for a new water heater, but aren’t sure if you should lean towards a tankless or traditional? Before making a large purchase it is crucial to understand the pro and cons of each type as well as which one fits your family needs. TANK: Traditional water heaters work by utilizing a tank which stores pre-heated gallons of water. The tank refills with water when the pre-heated water is used and the cycle continues. ——————————-PROS:———————————– Cost: less upfront costs than a tankless water heater and simpler to replace ——————————-CONS:———————————– Utility Bill: with a tank it is constantly working
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3 Reasons to be Thankful for Your HVAC System

We’re hoping everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving full of quality family time, great food, and ultimate relaxation!  After making your list of what you’re thankful for are you able to say your HVAC system was included on that list?? If not, it easily should’ve been! Because of HVAC systems… You Have Warmth And Cool Air: We should be extremely thankful that we have the capability to heat or cool our house to the temperature of our preference! Could you imagine living back in the day before HVAC systems were created? You Have Clean And Fresh Air In Your Home: Having clean
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Bel-O Man Tackles the Pests Too!

If heating and cooling is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Bel-O Man, you’re missing another piece of the puzzle!  Bel-O Man is also highly qualified to manage any pest control issues you may be facing.  With over 70 years of experience our employees have helped hundreds of homeowners in the local Illinois and Missouri area!  Services Offered Whether you want a quick treatment at your home or at your workplace the trusted people at Bel-O Man are here to help! From termites to pesky insects, and even wildlife control never hesitate to give us
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New Year, New Bathroom

How long have you wanted to remodel your bathroom?  Six months?  Two years?  Why have you been putting off the remodel?  Time and/or money constraints?  Well, 2014 is the year to finally pull the trigger and upgrade your bathroom from just a place to shower to a small piece of heaven that you can’t wait to get home to.   If you’re undertaking a remodel on your own, you’re probably going to get overwhelmed and it’ll end up dragging on far longer than you expected (we’ve all been there and can relate), but there’s another option.  We offer full bathroom
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Customer service… it’s not just for retail employees

Having a bad leak in a pipe when company is supposed to spend a week at your home or having your furnace quit working during a snow storm can cause a lot of stress for customers, which tends to lead to, well, a lack of joy.  As a service company we are being allowed into a customer’s home to fix a problem during a stressful time in their life, and because of this we have to provide superior customer service.  Obviously customer service isn’t just a thing to provide during stressful times, but must be practiced any time there is
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Being the hometown hero is hard work!

Being a local company means your customer base is within a small radius and within that segment, people talk.  They’ll tell their neighbors and family members how wonderful or terrible a service company was and that one experience can severely impact who will call you when their toilet starts leaking or air conditioner continually freezes up.  It’s a little like the game of telephone, where the message is passed from person to person and suddenly everyone knows…or at least has some semblance of the original message. One thing that helps keep a positive image with the public is community involvement.
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