ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric
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"Taking care of your home and keeping you stress-free is how we roll. Whether it's a plumbing emergency at midnight or you're looking to upgrade your kitchen sink, ABC is ready to help. We offer a wide range of services and 24/7 customer service, all backed by our satisfaction guarantee."

Matthew Schroll | Manager
Company Information
Services Offered
ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric offers a comprehensive range of residential plumbing services, including repairs, replacements, and installations. The company works on faucets, toilets, piping, drain lines, disposals, valves, gas lines, water heaters, sump pumps, sewers, and more. ABC specializes in tankless water heaters, water conditioning and filtration systems, sewer work, and trenchless sewer replacement.
Depending on the job, ABC offers warranties that range from 30 days to the lifetime of the product.
Company History
The local, third-generation, family-owned-and-operated company was founded in 1948.
Employee Information
ABC's plumbers 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
Northern Chicago, Northwest Chicago Suburbs, Southwest Chicago Suburbs, Western Chicago Suburbs, North Shore
A selection of 700+ homeowner reviews:
“I was extremely pleased with the service provided. The technician was very nice, empathetic, and caring. He expertly and efficiently took care of the problem and satisfactorily explained things. I was very happy that I had the good fortune to have him come to my home. ABC always provides good service—A+.”
“ABC performed exceptional plumbing for us. The technician was on time, took his time explaining the options available, and then installed a high-end sump pump with a battery backup. Everything was very neat when the work was completed. We would recommend ABC to anyone we know—A+.”
“I first hired ABC to install hookups for a gas dryer and to replace some pipes in the basement. I was satisfied with the work and customer service, so I didn't hesitate to call them for other projects. The technicians are great. A very professional company.”
“The plumbing that was installed under my kitchen sink looks like a work of art. Yes, it is really that great!”
“Always good service and very polite people deal with.”
“Technician was very helpful and did a great job.”
“The customer service was extremely good. The main water supply from the basement to the second floor had a galvanized part that was rusted through, and a three-quarter inch copper part got replaced. In the bathroom, all the plumbing that went to the bathtub and to the bathroom sink was galvanized, so that had to be replaced with copper. The plumber plastered over holes in the wall, and he did a very good job with that. I'm extremely satisfied. They're A+.”
“I had some issues with my kitchen sink, so they fixed that. They did it in a timely manner. They are excellent—an A-grade company.”
“It's fine. I'm thoroughly happy. They did the work, and they were happy-go-lucky while they were doing it. They were routing out my pipes. I would give them an A.”
“They were reliable, they kept to the time, and the work was good. They were replacing the water heater. It probably took about three or four hours. They were pretty clean. They get an A.”
“I think the plumber came out and explained everything, and the work did hold up. They did some plumbing for me. I had a tub in the basement, and the sink had rotted out. They're an A-grade company.”
“I had plumbing work done by ABC. They had good customer service in general. They're out on time and easy to get along with. They worked on the sink and toilet. It took about an hour.”
“They showed up on time, and the service guy was very nice. The shower wasn't working properly, so he reinstalled some things.”
“It was fine. The guy knew what he was doing, and it was all done in the day that he came. He had everything with him that he needed, and what he didn't have, he got right away from one of his partners. So, it was good. They installed new toilets and fixed a leak on our outside spigot that had cracked over the winter. They're an grade-A company.”
“They were able to fix a leak in the pipe. The customer service was very good, and they were polite and prompt. ABC deserves an A.”
“We haven't had any problems at all. They did what we asked them to do, and they were timely. They did my plumbing. I would recommend them and give them an A.”
“They put in a new, combination boiler and hot water system. It took most of the day because of things they didn't anticipate and had to account for. I kind of took a chance with them the first time, and I think after that, I signed up with them. I have recommended them to others.”
“I liked that it was easy. I was just having the guy look at my garbage disposal, and he ended up replacing it. He told me what was wrong with it and gave me an estimate of what it would cost to fix it instead of getting a new one. Their customer service was fine. ABC gets an A.”
“ABC Plumbing's customer service was extremely good. The main water supply from the basement to the second floor was rusted through, and then in the bathroom, all the plumbing that went to the bathtub and to the sink had to be replaced with copper. The plumber plastered over holes in the wall, and he did a very good job with that. I'm extremely satisfied. They're A+.”
“I had some issues with my kitchen sink, so ABC Plumbing fixed that, and they did it in a timely manner. They are excellent—an A-grade company.”
“My tech who handled everything was nice and courteous, and he was able to complete my job and fix it. They've always been very timely and have always gotten me on the schedule very quickly. I would give them an A.”
“I'm thoroughly happy with ABC. They get an A from me.”
“I liked that they were professional and courteous. The plumber from ABC reinstalled a toilet because the previous owners did not have it installed correctly. He put the right kind of couplings in, and they haven't had to come out to follow up on that service. They showed up on time, they did what I needed them to do, and they explained what they were doing when they did it. I would recommend ABC—in fact, I already have. I would give them an A+.”
“I like everything about ABC. They put in a new hot water tank, a new air conditioning unit, and a new furnace. They knocked it out in the time that they promised. They deserve an A+.”
“ABC has taken care of all of our plumbing needs, including regular maintenance and repairs. Everything seemed to go at once, so they repaired or replaced it all very quickly. They were very reliable. I would give them an A.”
“I had ABC take out a garbage disposal and clean a pipe. They are really organized and professional, and everything is really clear and structured. They are very friendly. I don't have any complaints, so I would say they're an A.”
“ABC did some plumbing work for us, and they got the job done the first time. I'd rate them as an A.”
“The last time ABC was here, we had a problem with banging pipes, and the plumber was able to fix that. He didn't have to come back to follow up or anything. I liked that they came out when they said they were going to, and they fixed the problem. I would recommend them, and I would give them an A.”
“I heard about ABC from my husband's friend. This was the first time I had them do work for me. They were on time and responsive, and I never had to call them back—the work looks fine. I'd give them an A grade.”
“They showed up on time, and they were very professional. They did the work, and they were quite upfront with the pricing, which I found refreshing. I understand that with plumbing, sometimes you can get into something and find out it's going to take a little bit more, but it's good to have an idea of what it is going to cost. I would give ABC an A.”
“ABC Plumbing was excellent. They installed a tankless water heater in our basement. I liked that they explained what they were doing and how much time it would take. The plumbers showed up on time, they were neat and courteous, and they didn't mess up my house. Their customer service was excellent.”
“I love ABC. They are awesome. Their people are professional, and I always have a good experience with them. They cleaned out a stack pipe that had backed up, they've replaced faucets, and they do monthly maintenance for me—they do pretty much everything. They deserve an A.”
“I would absolutely recommend ABC. They're excellent. They fixed a leak I had under the dishwasher. They were able to tell me what the problem was and advise me on what to do. They arrive on time, and they're very helpful, very efficient, and very nice.”
“ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric replaced the sump pump; that's all they did. The quality of the work was excellent. He explained everything he was doing and what needed to be done, and he was very prompt and thorough. I would give them the A+ grade. I'm in their club program or whatever it is.”
“I'm very satisfied. If I need this kind of work done again, I will call them again. It was the first time I've used the company. They did some plumbing work outside—put in a new water pump—and they did some electrical work. I would grade them excellently; I would give them an A+ rating.”
“I thought the company was good, and I'd recommend them to anybody. They did plumbing work for me. The quality of the work they did has been excellent so far. They deserve an A+. They did the job. They came right out, they were courteous and neat, and they fixed the issue. I haven't had a problem since.”
“The guy who came out—I forget his name—made the experience positive. They took out the old water heater that had broken, and they installed a new one. Everything's been perfect since the installation. Really, the customer service is great. They got out there right away, and they got it done pretty fast. An A+ is good for this company.”
“I think I used ABC one month ago because we had water in the basement. The quality of the work was very good; it was excellent. I would rate the company as an A+.”
“ABC was awesome. We're very happy and would use them and recommend them again. They resealed our toilet, and they replaced a garbage incinerator for us; that's pretty much it. I would grade them an A+.”
“They did plumbing work. I believe the workers were just fine, but I wasn't really here when they were. My husband was, and he didn't have any complaints. The quality of the work was excellent, so they earned an A+.”
“They worked on the machine for the plumbing. They did that routing; I think that's what it's called. That helped us. The clog is gone, and it's now working fine. They did both plumbing and duct cleaning. The overall quality of the work was excellent. I would give them an A.”
“It's a good company. They came when I called, and it was very busy. It was a sump pump; they replaced a switch. Everything's been fine, and it was done in a good time frame. Their cleanup was excellent. Everything went well, and it's working. I would grade ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric an A.”
“The timeliness and the quality of service made my experience working with ABC positive. They did an after-hours replacement of a sump pump. The workers were very professional, timely, and knowledgeable. Their customer service was excellent. In the future, I would use their services again. Nothing else stands out from the work they did for me. I would give them an A rating.”
“It's been a little while now since the company did work for me. They've done a couple things. My wife actually handled it and coordinated with them. It was definitely a plumbing job, although I think they've done some system maintenance and cleaning for us as well—for the A/C. They've done a little of both. I can't remember the exact context and the exact job that they did, but I know that we were happy with the work they performed. I would rate them an A+.”
“ABC was on time, they called, and they did good work. I haven't had any problems with the work they did. We've had a lot of work done by them, actually. They did furnace and air conditioning work for us, they fixed a leaky pipe, and they put in a new sump pump. I'd say we've probably been using them for eight years—maybe longer. They've definitely earned an A+.”
“ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric did a lot of different things, and my experience was very good with them. They put in a new sink and a new toilet, and they connected a pipeline to my dryers because it had a steam option, but there wasn't anything to make the steam—they made that. It was both plumbing and electrical work when they put a new grinder in my sink. Everything was good with them. I would rate them an A+.”
“I used this company when I was having problems with my water heater, and they were able to fix it without replacing it. They finished on time; they're quick to respond. It was very good customer service. They deserve an A+.”
“ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric replaced our hot water tank, and the quality of the work was good. I wasn't here when the worker was here, but I believe my husband said the guy was really nice. I would say their grade is an A+.”
“ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric did some work for me in the past, and I thought they were great. They did a great job and were very friendly and professional. We had a leak underneath our toilet, and they fixed it. The quality of the work was very good. I would give them an A+, and I would definitely recommend the company.”
“The quality of the work was fine; they installed two sump pumps and a water heater. I'd say ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric is an A+ company.”
“The technicians were very courteous, and the job was very clean and very thorough. I think they repaired or replaced the sump pump. Their workers were courteous, informative, and helpful. Their grade would be an A+.”
“The only thing they did was the sump pump. We've used them before, and I think that we'd use them again because we think they're a good company. The rating would be an A+ for this company. I've only called them in for plumbing work.”
“About two or three months ago, our toilet was stopped up and wouldn't flush; there were some things down the toilet and stuff, but he opened up the holes and everything, and that's what it was. ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric did a good job. As far as that one job, I would recommend them to a friend. It was good customer service. An A+ would be an OK way to rank this company.”
“They were speedy. They sent me an email prior to a technician arriving with the technician's background information, which I think was very nice. They did a plumbing repair for me, and I would probably use them again; that was my first time using them. I would give them an A+.”
“I thought they did a good job. The gentleman cut a hole in my ceiling and checked if the pipes were leaking. They were not, and that was pretty much it. I'll give them the A+ grade.”
“This company was very good. They were just friendly, and they knew what they were doing. This was my first time using this company. They worked on a sump pump for me. They were an A; they were great.”
“ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric did fast service. They changed the sump pump. This is the type of company that I might recommend to friends and associates if they were to inquire about their service. They were very respectful of my home when they came in; I felt they were trustworthy as well. I would grade them about an A.”
“ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric got the job done—that's all I look for. I think they came out twice, but the last time that they came out, they got the hot water heater working again—so far, so good. They also installed my new furnace about nine months ago. I would give this company an A, and I would use them again.”
“They were very attentive and fixed our problems with no concerns. One job they did was plumbing, and another one was heating work on my furnace. Everything worked out OK for me, so I would go with an A rating for ABC.”
“ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric did a very good job. I signed on a maintenance agreement with them because I think they're a very fine, reputable company. They put in an endless water heater.”
“ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric serviced our toilet system, and they did a very fine job. I haven't had any issues with the toilet. I would give them an A rating.”
“The company did a good job; I was satisfied. I would recommend them to a family member or a friend. I think that I'd give them an A grade. The work they had to do was for a water issue that I had outside where there was leaking, and they repaired it. It was a plumbing job.”
“ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric installed a new water heater system for me three months ago ago; it was good. That was my first time using them, but I will use them in the future because I signed up for a plan with them. I would recommend them to someone else. So far, their customer service has been good. I haven't had them come back out. I guess the service I signed up for is a whole inspection-type thing, so I haven't used them for that yet. I plan on doing that in the next couple of weeks. An A would be a fine rating for this company.”
“I needed a water heater replaced and a toilet repaired. I feel the overall quality of the work that ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric provided was fine, and the workers were fine. Their grade would be an A.”
“They were able to give me a quote and complete the delivery on the same day, so that was really helpful. That was the first time I had ever used them, and I had an emergency—my water heater went out. I chose them because I saw them in the Best Pick Reports book that I get. I saw them there, so I gave them a call; they were able to come out the same day. The cleanup was just fine. I would definitely give them an A; I didn't have any issues.”
“I had a positive experience with ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric, but it was a while ago. They haven't done anything since, which I guess is a good thing. I had major plumbing work done, and they were fine. I would give them an A.”
“Their plumber came out. I had a leak in my ceiling. It took him a while to find it because it was way over in the corner, but he found it and fixed it right away. The cleanup was great. I was satisfied with the customer service from this company. They deserve an A. That was the first time I ever used them.”
“ABC was really good. There's just one little problem with my first floor faucet; it's very, very loose, and he needs to come back and tighten it up. But overall, they did a really good job. This was my first time using them, and I would absolutely recommend their services to a friend. I would probably give them an A- because that faucet does rock a little bit. The previous one did not, so all he has to do is tighten it up. I just have not had a chance to really get someone to come back over and fix it. Overall, they were really excellent.”

I give ABC Plumbing an A+++++. They're phenomenal. I liked their customer service and the level of knowledge their technicians have at diagnosing problems. When my house flooded and my sump pump completely broke, their response time was impeccable. I couldn't say enough good things about them.

I got a new sump pump before we had all the flooding. I sat here knowing my basement was going to stay dry—and it did, so I was very happy with the plumber that came and with his service. Everything was very, very nice. I'd give them an A+.

I've had ABC Plumbing a couple of times, and any time I call them, they do a wonderful job. Their plumber put in a new toilet, and he did a very good job. I love it. He was very neat and clean and thorough. I'd give him an A+.

ABC Plumbing was on time, and they did their work right away. I set up an appointment. They did an inspection of my bathroom plumbing. They were able to complete that without any problems. I went with ABC Plumbing because they were right in the area. I had a particular need, and they were able to fix any problems I had. I would give them an A.

They're good. They came out right away, they gave me options on prices, and they were polite and nice. I had plumbing issues. They were able to fix it. I'd give them an A+. I would recommend them to a friend.

We used ABC for plumbing; it was kind of a jack-of-all-trades type of thing—one-stop shopping. They were great. They did some plumbing work, and they gave us a price on an air conditioning system, but we didn't use that; we were just looking out for the people who bought the house in case they needed it. What was nice about ABC is that they were a one-stop-shopping type of thing. We had a couple of drains that were clogged, and one had to be removed and replaced; it was drainage into a septic system.

ABC Plumbing is very good. They were honest and truthful. Their estimate was right on with what they did. They removed a sewer pipe going up to the street from the house. The sewer pipe is separated from the house, and it was going into the ground, so it had to be replaced. It was not my first time using the company; they had actually replaced a furnace and an air conditioner for us. I started using this company over other ones in my area through word of mouth. I've never been dissatisfied with any of the repairs that they did for me. We're on a regular schedule for the air conditioner and the furnace. I've been with this company for, probably, about 2 years. I would give this company an A+.

The guys who came explained what they were doing very well. They worked awfully hard in that 100-degree heat we had while trying to get our plumbing back on line. They did a couple of little extra things that they probably didn't plan on doing, and they let us know what was going on and how they were going to approach the problem. They kept us informed. I'd give them an A.

We're on a plan. So far, I haven't been dissatisfied. I would give them an A. I've been with ABC Plumbing since February. They came to do a specific job in February, and after that, I decided to sign up with them for the routine schedule.

I think we used ABC Plumbing. I had a leak, so I had them investigate it. It turned out that it wasn't a plumbing issue. They were honest enough to tell me it wasn't a plumbing problem. It was old and needed to be replaced. Everything was good. I would call them again if I had plumbing needs. As a matter of fact, I ended up getting one of their preferred services. I do have something else that I need, and I'll call them.

They've done very good work. They put in the disposal in the sink, inspected the air conditioner, put a new filter in for the air conditioner, and gave me some estimates for the repair of some plumbing I might want to have done—some outside faucets. I joined their club; they have a users' club or a special club or membership club of some sort. I joined that, and they've always responded very well to my calls. They're an A. I've already referred them out to family and friends.

I had a very positive experience. The first time, we had a flood, and they came and fixed the problem. They called some people to clean it up and took care of everything. Then, we signed up for their service, and they come and take care of our air conditioning and heating. Everything's been great. The quality of their work is very good. We grade them an A.

They did plumbing and air conditioning. There was a leak in the bathroom plumbing. They had to replace the toilet. The plumbers are excellent—polite and professional. They got everything done quickly and cleanly. Everything is fine. They're an A.

They're the only ones I use, because they do a good job, and they don't overcharge me. I give them an A.

ABC installed several appliances to my house—a toilet, a garbage disposal, and a tankless water heater system. Their work was professional. The technicians were very friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. The work was clean and done in a timely fashion. I would grade them A, because they were excellent.

I had a sump that needed to be replaced. They took care of that. They got the job done in a reasonable amount of time. I had no communication problems with the crew. Their customer service was very good. They were polite and easy to work with. I think it was the communication that stood out the most. They were up front on everything that they did. I was prepared and understood exactly what the work was that they were doing. I would give them an A.

ABC fixed our water heater, and they tuned up our air conditioner. They were very thorough, and they were very prompt in being here. A couple of the technicians were good; there were around three of them. They finished up the work in a reasonable amount of time. I would grade them an A.

They've done quite a bit—replacing toilet fixtures, plumbing, and all kinds of stuff. The majority of it has been plumbing. They've done air conditioning as well. They do a maintenance routine checkup. I would say they're an A. My wife is comfortable with the technicians in the home. I would refer them to others.

ABC Plumbing was fine. My husband was the one home, but he liked what they did. I know they did some sump pump stuff, and they looked at our air conditioner and heater. We got a new sump pump from them, and we haven't had any problems. We signed up to get their regular scheduled routine, where they come to check our heating and air. My husband picked ABC Plumbing. They're A+. It was great. We've had no problems.

They replaced my air conditioning and my water heater. That was in March. The service was good. They arrived on time and got it done according to schedule. The technicians and their work ethic were good. They finished their work in a reasonable amount of time. They cleaned up after themselves. The customer service was good when I called to set up the appointment. They're an A.

We used ABC. They came out for an emergency, because we had our sump pump go out, and the technician did a good job explaining the situation and replacing the sump pump.

ABC was fine. They did a good job. They've been out several different times. One was to change a sewer line from the house to the street. They did that first, and then, they've been in to just do the fall and spring furnace and air conditioning maintenance. I pay a very small monthly fee, so then, when they come out, there's no charge. They clean up after themselves when they're done. They get an A.

They service our heating and air conditioning, so they come every year to do that, and they do the plumbing also. They're efficient; they do the job. I guess they're an A grade.

I love those guys. Unfortunately, I have a lot of experience with them, because I experience a number of plumbing problems, including my water heater breaking and a lot of minor floods from upstairs plumbing. They came out right away, and on the phone, they couldn't be nicer and try to work with you and whatever your time frame is. They're just really nice and friendly on the phone. Then, when they came here, no matter which plumber I've gotten, not only do they fix everything right away, but they let you know the price before they start. There is no tricky, add-on thing, saying, 'Oh, you should do this. You should do that.' I find them to be very honest and above board. They come out when they say they're going to come out. They never just blow you off or come out an hour or so late; they're very punctual and very reliable. My air conditioner broke a few years ago, and it was in the middle of this giant heat wave. My son has asthma and really bad allergies, and it was difficult because he needs air conditioning. I called so many places, and it was the first time I used ABC, so they didn't know me from Adam, but it was like I was some favorite customer of theirs. I explained the situation, and whereas everyone else said it would be a day to two days, they came out immediately and fixed it. I'd say they deserve an A+.

ABC was here a few months back to put piping in. I had a very positive experience. We needed all new piping and connections underneath our kitchen sink. It was all rotted, and we would have really had a problem if he hadn't been there. I called him to fix something really simple, and then, he opened up and looked underneath and saw that, so it was a blessing. The tech was a really, really nice guy. He was very neat and clean and very knowledgeable. I was very pleased. I'm afraid of plumbing, and he made it very easy. I would give them an A+. I use ABC for the heating also.

I signed up for a plan where they come out automatically. I liked the service; I liked the gentleman who came and took care of me and everything. My grade would be an A. Everything was fine. Everything was great with ABC.

I have them coming for plumbing, and they check the furnace and the air conditioner. The plumbing was excellent. They come when they're scheduled, and they have a special rate, so you don't pay what you would pay if you called for an emergency or whatever. The air conditioning and the furnace is just a check to see that everything's in place, and that's all right. I guess, for the most part, they would be an A. I would refer them to my family and friends.

They fixed an overhead fan. They did good-quality work. They finished the job in a reasonable amount of time. They're the highest score.

I thought ABC Plumbing did a wonderful job. They fixed a broken pipe. They did a nice job. The technicians who came out were nice. They finished the work in a reasonable amount of time. They cleaned up after themselves. I would give them an A.

ABC Plumbing was outstanding. We had a clog, so I called them, and they came right out and took care of the situation. I’ve never seen a company do things in the manner they do. It was great. I have to give them an A+.

ABC fixed an outdoor spigot for us, and the quality of their work was excellent. It wasn’t a simple fix—it required a reworking of some of our indoor piping—but they did a great job. I was very happy with their work.