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 a call…

What’s That Sound??

The first time you hear an odd sound coming from your plumbing there’s a good chance you might be startled.  These odd sounds each have their own problem and solution, so it’s best to quickly identify the sound you’re hearing in order for a technician to quickly determine the issue. Here’s a few of the most common plumbing sounds you might be hearing: Rattling: hearing a rattling sound coming from your pipes may mean you are experiencing loose pipes.  A simple tightening job will do the trick! Hissing: the first time you hear a hissing sound you may be alarmed! This odd…

Tips to Stay Cool and Save $$

Staying cool in the summer is crucial; however, many people make the mistake of not investing in the proper tips to keep their energy bill low.  At Bel-O Man we want to ensure that it is possible to keep your space cool AND save money.  Here’s a list of 10 tips that will quickly assist you, allow your AC unit to operate to its potential, and help you to save money in the long haul: Change your filters: One important tip in order to keep your AC running efficiently and save money on your energy bill is to change your filters. The…

Time for spring cleaning, already?

It’s officially spring which means it’s time for spring cleaning!  It’s your favorite time of the year, right?  If not, it should be.  There’s nothing like a clean house where everything smells fresh and you can open your windows to let that spring breeze in.  It can be considered therapeutic to some, even! First, there are a couple of cleaning measures for us to take care of in your home: your annual air conditioner tune-up and possibly cleaning your air ducts (let us take a look to decide if it’s necessary or not because they don’t need a professional cleaning very often). The…

Avoid clogs in the bathroom!

It’s common knowledge that some things are better to go down drains and to be disposed of in the toilet than others.  However, common knowledge and absentmindedly tossing things in the sink or toilet are completely different and can lead to some major plumbing issues if you’re not careful. When it comes to your shower, it’s fairly simple to keep things beside water (here’s looking at you, excessive amounts of hair) out of the drain as long as you install a drain cover to catch it.  Drain covers are very cheap and can save you hundreds on snaking blocked pipes.  You can…

Uh oh! My pipes froze…now what?

The weather we’re experiencing this winter is nothing less than abnormal and the way we’ve been going it feels like we’re going to see snowfall until about June.  Okay, so June may be a slight stretch, but extremely cold temperatures seem to be the norm and they aren’t going away anytime too soon.  Because of the days upon days of below freezing temperatures, we’ve been receiving a lot of calls regarding frozen pipes.  When in doubt, call an expert, but if you’re handy and want to undertake this project yourself, below are a few tips to make the process as simple as…

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 remodels that…