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Seal your home or spend more…your choice

Did your parents ever tell you to keep windows and doors shut because the outdoors didn’t need to be air conditioned/heated?  Now that you’re older you realize that what they were saying wasn’t just a silly little saying but very important.  Why would you want to spend money on heating the outdoors?  So, you keep your windows and doors shut when you have your HVAC system running…but is that really trapping the heat inside your home?  Well, yes and no.  It all comes down to how well your home is insulated and how tightly it’s sealed. A very easy way
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Prepare your plumbing for the upcoming winter

If you live somewhere where it’s warm all year round, this blog entry probably won’t apply very much to you because warm temperatures don’t cause pipes to freeze.  However, if you’re in the Midwest or anywhere more north or east, this post will save you a lot of frustrations with your plumbing when it starts getting colder.  There are a few simple steps you can take to prevent damage to your water lines that you can do yourself.  Forget to do the below steps and we’ll be expecting a call within the next couple of months, telling us your pipes
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We’ve grown just a little more!

When one-man powerhouses decide to retire they leave a legacy behind.  In this case, it’s Dave Metzger, owner and one man army of Metzger Plumbing·Heating·Cooling, who ran his business out of Belleville, much like the Beloman does.  He didn’t want to leave his customers hanging with no one to turn to for their needs, so he searched to find a business to take over that held the same business beliefs that he did.  That is where we came in.  We have acquired his customer list and phone number, to help those out who have been using him for all of
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It’s raining, it’s pouring, and we can’t do anything outside!

You rearranged your schedule to fit a technician in to look at your air conditioning unit and at the last minute it was canceled due to rain.  Frustrating, isn’t it?  Here at Bel-O, canceling on our customers frustrates us, too.  It’s nearly August and we’re in the middle of spring weather, which unfortunately includes a lot of rain at times.  The rain is great to keep crops growing but wreaks havoc when we’re trying to keep schedules on track. Indoor appointments usually have nothing to worry about when the skies open up, but outdoor are a different story.  There are
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Just a little drip?

When it comes to a faucet leaking, there is no such thing as just a little drip.  Those “little” drips can add up quickly to a mess, one big water bill and possibly some corrosion where the water constantly drips.  With it being summer, you’re probably using your outside spigot to water your garden, wash the car, or attaching the hose to a sprinkler for your kids to run through.  These are all ways that you are choosing to use your water… but is the water completely stopping once you turn it off?  For so many, the answer to that
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What does it mean to be a sales & service company in 2013?

When you hear a company ending with ‘sales & service,’ what is your initial reaction. Are you turned away by thinking that calling them will lead to high pressure conversations insisting that you buy today? The expression is rather old and makes me think of the the movie Tommy Boy. A family run company that is based on old school values. This movie is actually a great comparison for the two differing views. Lets compare, why not? Sales & Service (from David Spade’s P.O.V) There were a few key differences that set this character apart. He was high pressure, formal,
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The little things can make all the difference

2013 is the 54th year that Bel-O has been serving the Metro East community. We are so thankful for all of our loyal customers who continue to do business with us over these years. As we look to continue our excellent service, we rely on your feedback as a measurement of our success. “Tom installed my new toilet very quickly, and did an excellent job. He even cleaned up after the work was completed!”            – Chuck It’s little sentiments like this that encourage our staff and keep us on the right path. This gentlemen called in just
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Happy New Year! Let 2013 be better and more successful than the last.

In the spirit of New Years and resolutions, Bel-o has taken a keen interest in gaining feedback from our customers. We have been in business since 1959, in order to stick with the times some changes have been made. 2013 looks to be a year of exceptional service accompanied by great products. (I’m not going to give you detailed breakdowns and sales tactics, don’t worry) First off, a big thanks is due to all of our loyal customers, staff, and vendors. We couldn’t have made it this far without you. With the implementation of surveys and online reviews, Bel-o will be stepping
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