ABC Plumbing, Sewer, Heating, Cooling & Electric
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ABC Plumbing, Sewer, Heating, Cooling & Electric has received 5 out of 5 stars (A-rating) based on 700+ customer surveys conducted by Best Pick Reports.
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"ABC is the company you can count on to get the job done. Whether it's adding outlets or fixing your lights, our certified, drug-screened, and background-checked technicians are ready to service your home in a professional and timely manner. With one call to ABC, you can Consider It Done."

Matthew Schroll | Manager
Company Information
Services Offered
ABC Plumbing, Sewer, Heating, Cooling & Electric offers a range of residential electrical services, including installation of ceiling fans, recessed lighting, outlets, switches, generators, and whole-house surge protection. ABC also offers service panel upgrades; pool, spa, and appliance hookups; wiring for home theaters, telephones, and data systems; and other repair and installation services.
Depending on the job, ABC offers warranties that range from 30 days to the product's lifetime.
Company History
The local, third-generation, family-owned-and-operated company was founded in 1948.
Employee Information
The company's electricians drive marked vehicles, use shoe covers and work mats, and thoroughly clean work areas before leaving. Employees must pass drug tests and background checks.
Areas Served
Chicago, Lincolnwood, Deerfield, Evanston, Glenview, Highland Park, Libertyville, Morton Grove, Niles, Northbrook, Skokie, Vernon Hills, Wilmette, Arlington Heights, Barrington, Bartlett, Buffalo Grove, Des Plaines, Elgin, Hoffman Estates, Lake Zurich, Mount Prospect, Palatine, Schaumburg, Streamwood, Aurora, Berwyn, Bolingbrook, Downers Grove, La Grange, Lockport, Naperville, Romeoville, Woodridge, Addison, Batavia, Carol Stream, Elmhurst, Geneva, Glen Ellyn, Glendale Heights, Lombard, Melrose Park, Oak Park, Saint Charles, West Chicago, Wheaton

“They responded immediately and they do fantastic work. They've done everything. This last one, they were doing electricity. We've had them replace a water heater, sump pump. You name it, they've been here. I'd give them an A+. Their customer service was excellent. I have recommended them.”

“Everything was good. The technician was really nice and professional. And we haven't had any issues because he came out to do some electrical work—so everything was satisfactory. I wasn't there for the whole thing, my husband was. I would give them an A overall. We haven't had any issues or anything. The customer service was great. I would definitely recommend them.”

“They did excellent work, no complaints and I would recommend them. They did electrical work for me.”

“I like that they come on time. They are very clean when they do work, and when they inspect, they are very thorough. They have done electrical, heating and air conditioning, and a recent evaluation of the plumbing. I would grade the overall experience with an A+.”

“Very positive with Bryan. I've only dealt with Bryan. He explained everything, was very knowledgeable, followed up, and was a real professional. Initially, I needed a whole house generator replaced and they also serviced my air conditioning. I would grade the overall experience with an A+. If he was running a few minutes late, he would call to let us know what was up with him.”

“They were really kind and they gave a lot of good information. They processed through what they were going to do, added some wiring in our basement, and gave us a new electrical box. I would grade the overall experience with an A+.”

“They're always on time. They give us alternatives to do what needs to be fixed. And if we need an appointment with them, they're prompt in getting to us. The last thing we had done was a general check up on our electrical and plumbing, and we had a furnace installed maybe six months ago. I'd give them an A+ overall. They have never left a mess behind. I recommend them all the time. I recommend them to all my friends.”

“They were prompt, on time. I think they do a thorough job. We used them for a number of different things at the house, so I think the quality of work they do is really good. They are diligent about telling us when something is going to be done and when it's completed. I really like working with them. They have fixed a leak for us. They have also done work in the kitchen. We also had another sump pump-related issued and they fixed that. We use them for pretty much everything around the house. I would grade the overall experience with an A+.”

“Very professional. The technicians are professional. Everything gets cleaned up at the end of the workday, at the end of the project. Just solid work. I have a maintenance contract with them where they service my apartment building, HVAC, electric, and plumbing. Then, they replaced central air conditioning units for each of the apartments. They were old and they completely replaced them for me. A+. I had an issue after they didn't clean up one day, so I called the project manager and the next day they had a crew out there, cleaned everything up, it looked like new. Always on time, early usually.”

“They were really very professional; knew what they were doing, courteous, and offered me solutions that were much better for me, the house, and the environment. They were very good. They did quite a few things: plumbing, they did air conditioning, and put in a circuit breaker in my air conditioner unit outside so that it wouldn't power the whole house down. A number of things. I would grade the overall experience with an A+.”

“They've been good to us. We've done a lot of work with them. We're all right. You name it, ABC has done it for us. I'd give them a really good grade, A+. We've been happy with everything. We've had a lot of things done with them lately. They're on time because they give me a range when they'll be here and they're normally here at the right time or they'll give me a call. I have no problem with their cleanliness. Their customer service is really good. They seem like they know what they're doing.”

“Very prompt service, nice technicians, and explained things to me. I like the company. They put in a new furnace and A/C. And then I had a couple of electricians out to change the ceiling light in the kitchen—an old, old one. And they did some plumbing also for me. I would grade the overall experience with an A+.”

“They're fine. They were just doing some electrical work. I'd give them an A overall.”

“They're very professional. We've had them come in for our generator to have it checked and our air conditioner, and plumbing work. I would give them an A overall. They knew what they were doing.”

“They did work for us, and they were nice and straightforward. They described what they were doing before they did it and explained why they were doing it, so that's very helpful. We've had some plumbing and electrical work done from them before. I would grade the overall experience with an A.”

“They're doing a good job so far. They checked out my furnace and everything. I would grade the overall experience with an A. I have recommended them to people. Right now, it's good, nothing bad.”

“They did some plumbing and electrical work. I'd give them an A.”

“They were good. I had them do some electric work, and the guy who came out did a good job. I'd give them an A.”

“The guy explained everything in detail, so that was nice. They were changing the wiring—the lights were going off, flickering. It would be an A. They were clean and everything.”

“They were quick. They got out there, did their job and did a pretty good job. It was fair. They put in a new sump pump and then checked my backup, put a new battery in and put a new pipe in for the sump pump itself. I'd give them an A+.”

“ABC is my new service provider. They are professional and timely. They blew away my old company to whom I was foolishly loyal for ten years. ABC gets my highest recommendation—A+.”

“ABC has been wonderful. Not only were they responsive to questions and problems I had with a house I was trying to sell, but they simultaneously kept track of the needs of the house where I am living. I recommend them highly.”

“ABC is a really good service company. Plumbing, electric, heating—they cover it all and are very professional.”

“Always punctual—a very professional operation. They explain what they are doing in detail and have always fixed the problem as identified.”

“They always do a great job. Never have to call them back.”

“Kyle was great. Completed the job efficiently and well.”

“I am a long time customer of ABC Plumbing, Heating and Electric. During the time of repair, the tech show us what is wrong and what to be done. He explained everything on their estimate form. He always corrected the problem the same day.”

“The individual that installed our sump pump and backup system appeared qualified and was a friendly individual.”

“Satisfied with the workmanship.”

“Did an awesome job. Was not pushy, super clean and friendly.”

“They fixed some lights and fans, and I also had some plumbers out there. Everything was good. ABC gets an A.”

“It was OK. They were friendly. ABC came for electric work. They put something in my kitchen, and it's OK. They get an A grade from me.”

“The work was done. I haven't had an inspector yet to see how it's gone, but I thought they did good work. They're an A.”

“There was just no problem. They fixed what needed to be fixed, and it was good. Everything else was good. I would give them an A.”

“They seemed to be somewhat above average—they knew what a couple of problems were and how they would be repaired. They didn't push immediate repairs, and they seemed to have a fairly good idea about some of the problems I might encounter in the future in terms of heating and a couple of electrical things, too. They fixed a couple of leaks and took a look at some underground water system difficulties. There were a couple of sockets that needed rewiring, too. ABC gets an A grade.”

“The gentleman that came out from ABC was very knowledgeable and quick, and he did a great job. I heard about them because my neighbors had used them. They're excellent.”

“They let me know when they're on the way, and I appreciate that. They're very clean and very polite. They've worked on electric stuff and plumbing stuff, and they've shown good customer service. I'd give them an A.”

“ABC solved my problem. I didn't know what I was going to do, because my electricity was out. They found which outlet it was and resolved the problem pretty quickly. They were very polite, and I was pleased with them. I'd rate them an A.”

“The guy from ABC was very friendly, and he knew what he was doing. I would give them an A.”

“ABC wired my furnace for me, and they were fast and timely. I would definitely recommend them. They get an A rating.”

“I used ABC a few months ago for the electricity checkup. The people are very nice, and I usually get to schedule the service pretty quickly, which I think is good. I would recommend ABC because they're an A.”

“I liked ABC very much. I would give them an A.”

“I've used ABC for 15 years—maybe longer. They've added an electrical division to their company, and they have one of those club membership cards that you pay a set fee for every month. When you call, you get priority service, and you also get a discount on parts. Sometimes, they come the same day you call for the appointment. They come on time, and they get the job done. I've been very, very happy. I would rate them as an A.”

“When the electrician from ABC came out, you could just tell he was an honest, nice person. We had to get some electric repair work done, and he was very thoughtful regarding what we were going through at the time. He was very good at explaining everything, and he made us feel comfortable with what he was going to do. ABC is definitely an A+ company.”

“I will recommend ABC to anybody that tells me they need an electrician—they were good. My lights upstairs were out, and my laundry room light blew. The man from ABC fixed it, and everything was fine. I would give them all A's.”

“ABC did work on my electrical panel, and they got it done right the first time—there weren't any surprises, they were quick, and they haven't had to come back. I'd recommend them.”

“ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric is excellent. I have no more problems. They had to redo all of our electricity in the lower level of our house and put in a new circuit breaker, which we knew we needed to have done. They've done some plumbing, too. Everything's held up fine. They're good people. They deserve an A+.”

“The company did some plumbing work and electrical work, and it looks good. It's a good company—excellent—and when you call them, they're there. I'll tell anyone who asks that it's a great company to get the service from. I'd rate them an A—excellent.”

“ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric hung a light, and they put in a faucet. The technicians were very nice, very pleasant, and knowledgeable. I would grade them an A+.”

“They were timely and very professional, especially with the electrical. They rewired our kitchen, and they checked our furnace. It was my first time using this company, and I would use them in the future; we took a contract with them. I would give them an A+.”

“I had electrical work done; that's what I had done recently by ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric. They replaced a box and did electrical work. The technician was very good and very professional, and he did his job well. His customer service skills were very good. I don't know how long I've been using them—off and on for a while. They have an A+ service team.”

“That company was very good. They were doing something in the basement to fix some wiring because we had something not working with the dryer, I think. They got there on time, and they sent a picture of who was coming so we would know; they were very professional. That was my second time using them. I liked the service, so I've used them multiple times. They get an A+ rating.”

“The really friendly service made working with ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric positive. The person who came out to service it was really nice and thorough, and he knew a lot about what he was doing. The lighter for the heater was cracked, so he replaced that. It's been good since the installation. The worker who came out was nice—very nice—friendly, and knowledgeable. I would use the service again. I would give him an A+, so he was really good.”

“I thought they did just fine. They worked on our electrical system, and they just did a fine job. It was my first time using them. I would recommend them to a friend. I'd give them an A+ grade.”

“They were fine. They came out early. Our house got hit by lightning, and ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric came out within a very short period of time. They did the work quickly and accurately, and we're satisfied. I would recommend them to a friend; they did a good job and earned an A+ rating.”

“It was a very good, positive experience. They performed an air conditioning checkup service and an electrical service. It was my first time using them, and I would use them again. I would rate them an A+.”

“They were on time and efficient when they came to do electrical and heating repairs. Basically, they were able to schedule at a time when I needed it. I felt the technicians were trustworthy; they were respectful of my home, wore the booties or footies, and cleaned up. I would give ABC the A grade.”

“They came in and did some electrical work for me, and then they came in and checked my heating and air conditioning system. It was a great experience. They were very professional technicians, and I had absolutely no problem with them. I thought they were great. I have been using them for months. I thought they were very professional, but there's nothing that just stands out. I really don't have an opinion, except that the guys were good and talked to me—explained everything. I was happy with the service. I'll go ahead and give them an A because I bought their service plan; I was happy with them. They've been back out and given me a call to make sure everything was OK. They're better than the company that I work for, but I can't say who because I would get in trouble.”

“ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric installed a new breaker box for the breakers. My opinion is that James was very well informed and able to provide good guidance and consultation. I'd certainly give James an A because I was completely satisfied.”

“The company committed to the date, they showed up on time, and they got it all done in a day, so it was great. The quality of the work was good. Everything works—so far, so good. I've been using them for a little over a year. I would recommend this company to a friend. I'd rate them an A.”

“They did electrical work for me, and so far, the work they did has held up very well. The technicians were very good—very friendly and very straightforward about what needed to be done and what didn't need to be done. I think they're very good. They deserve an A.”

“We used a company called ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric. The quality of the work was OK. I'm not sure if I would recommend them to a friend. I think they did the work well, so they should get an A for their grade.”

“ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric put a fan in. It was good. They were really nice to work with. The person they sent out was very respectful of the home and clean, and the quote was very straightforward, which I appreciated—there were no hidden fees or anything in there. Overall, they were a very good company to work with—very professional. This was the first time I've ever used them; I got their name from Best Pick Reports. They earned an A.”

“They seemed knowledgeable. They got in there quickly—in and out—and we needed something done fast. They were timely, and it was good, quality work. The customer service was good. I would use this company again, and I would recommend them. I would give them the A grade.”

“They have good customer service; their technicians are friendly and knowledgeable. ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric did electrical work—both installation and repair. Their guys are so friendly. This was my first time using them, I think. I think I might use them again. I would also refer them to friends and associates if they were to inquire about their service. I'll rate them an A-.”

“They've been out a couple of times. The main reason they came out was to replace my electrical panel. I think I called them at 8 o'clock at night, and they showed up at about 9:00 and had the whole thing replaced by 2:00 in the morning. They were very prompt. They look at the work, they quote you right there on the spot, and they don't do anything until you accept, so you know exactly what it's going to cost you. There are no hidden fees or anything; they give you different options. I'd say they are an A company.”

“ABC upgraded my electrical system. They put in a new panel with more amps and more open spots for new breakers. The workers were very good—they were on time, they went through all the work that would be necessary, and there was no high-pressure sales stuff. I was very happy with them.”

“They've done work for us over the years, and they get an A+ for their service. They just recently did a great job on some rewiring. They came out when they said they would, and we haven't had any issues with anything they've worked on. The quality is excellent.”

“I'll give ABC an A+. I had some electrical dimmers put in, and they were terrific with that project. I was really pleased. I like the fact that they're all-inclusive, so there's one company I can call for my heating, my cooling, my electric, and my plumbing.”

“They were professional, did everything in a timely fashion, and were knowledgeable. They cleaned up behind themselves. They were the best. I would give them an A+.”

“They were very good, very efficient, and very thorough. I was very pleased with the work that they did. I had some wires that had burned in my washer and dryer, and they replaced them and fixed it, so it worked. The technicians were very good. They seemed to be very thorough and very competent. I was very pleased with them. Customer service was very good. I give them an A.”

“ABC did some work for me a while back. They did a repair and inspection for us. They did very well. Everything is holding up for us OK—no problem at all. I didn't have any communication problems with the crew—none at all. They're just a very reliable company. They're local, and they're well run, and I'm pleased to be using them in my home. I would recommend this company to someone else, and I already have. They'd be an A.”

“They've done a lot of work for me and a bunch of different things in the house—from air conditioning to electric to plumbing. All their technicians they've sent out have been very, very knowledgeable. I think the very last thing was a plumbing repair of a toilet. I would give them an A+.”

“We had an electrician out during the storm. They fixed the problem for us. I think it was ABC. The line was down. We called somebody else first, and they were just a couple of bumbling fools. They had no idea what they were doing. They were touching a hot wire and everything without gloves on. We had called another one the year before, and we had used him, and he was fine. Then, the next time we called them, which was last year, he sent out a guy who wasn't even licensed. He was willing to tap into the neighbor's line without their permission, so we threw them out. We ended up with ABC instead. They've done a good job so far. They knew what they were doing. I would rate them an A. We'll probably call them again if something happens.”

“They communicated really well, cleaned up, and were very pleasant. They were on time. I had a positive experience. I give them an A.”

“When they came out and did the repair, it was a positive experience. What I appreciated is that they came out in a timely manner. They had excellent hours—they had flexibility. They came out the first time and repaired the problem. I would give them an A.”

“Everything was perfect. I give them a triple-A rating.”

“He was really fine. He did his job quickly and very fine. He was a nice young man, too. ABC did the furnace. They checked electrical work. Since they came out, I have had no problems or complaints. It was not my first time using the company, because we had a program with them. I've been using them for almost a year. I've never been dissatisfied with them. I would give them an A.”

“I’d give ABC straight A’s. Last time, I had a couple outlets that weren’t working and a live wire that had to be capped. They got it all done very quickly and very neatly.”

“I would definitely give them a good review. The electrician who came out was very professional and explained everything he was doing. I felt like he gave me honest advice.”

“I’ve always had positive experiences with ABC. Their electricians are knowledgeable and competent, and they communicate very well. I’d definitely give them an A.”

“ABC is great. I’ve been with them for a year and a half, and it’s been really good. I would give them an A+.”

“They do a good job. They have good customer service, and we’re always happy with the way everything works out.”

“Excellent. The technician was top-shelf. They did internal electrical wiring, some circuit breaker repairs, and a generator wiring for me. I haven’t had to call them back for anything. The guy did a solid job, labeled everything nicely, and was a quality guy. Really good work.”

“The guy was helpful, considerate, and he did a good job. We had to add an outlet to sell my mother-in-law’s home. Everything went off without a hitch, and he actually made some suggestions that saved me money.”

“I’ve had them out several times. They’re prompt and efficient. I call them back if I need something. They are just good in every way. I haven’t had problems with them.”

“The service was spectacular. They were very thorough and very professional, and I would definitely go back to them.”

“It was a nice job, very nice. They were very friendly, very cooperative. They explained things before they did the work to see if I wanted to have all that done. They haven't done other work for me.”

“The last time we had them out was for electrical work, and it was perfect. They delivered the work as promised, and it was done quickly and efficiently, so I can't say enough nice things about them. They've done other work for us; they've done heating and cooling, and we were very pleased with all of it.”

“I recall using ABC. They did a good job.”

“They did a very good job. The gentleman came out and was very quick and efficient; he put in the outlet that I needed and wired the fixture I needed done. It was fine. I would absolutely use them again.”

“They were awesome. As a matter of fact, I have a note to call here on another issue as well. They performed the job just as I expected it should be.”

“ABC really did a good job with the electrical. They did a great job. The guys are really nice that came out. We've used them for our heating and air conditioning as well, so they do a fantastic job.”

“I was very impressed with the electrician that came out. He did a good job. He installed a generator and a switch panel to transfer the house line into generator power. He was quick. I was impressed. I'd use them again.”

“ABC did fine. They were very quick to come out, and they performed their work. They were very courteous and they did a good job. I have no complaints. It was electrical work. I don't recall using them in the past for any other things.”

“I thought they did a fine job. He gave me an estimate and told me what the problem was, so I was happy with what he did. He came in and found out why the meter was spinning at such a rapid rate.”

“They do a great job. We've actually had our furnaces serviced, and then we had a full-house surge protector put in. That was the electrical part. They came in and explained what the part does and what happens if the green lights aren't on. It took about 20 minutes to install it, and that was it. I would absolutely use them again.”

“We were very satisfied.”

“They were good, I guess. I wasn't really home at the time. My husband was. They did what we asked them to do in a timely fashion, and that was it. There was an outlet on the outside of our house that got disconnected somehow, and they had to rewire it. Everything was fine.”

“I thought the work they did was great. They showed up when they were supposed to. They did the job correctly and explained to us what they were doing. It was an overall very good experience. I would use them again.”