Althoff Industries, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Elgin’

How to Tell You Need a Commercial Electrical Service Upgrade

Monday, November 27th, 2023

In the fast-paced world of commercial enterprises, where every operation relies on a reliable power supply, the state of your electrical system is critical. If your facility has been standing operating since the ‘90s or earlier, there’s a good chance that your electrical system is out of date and no longer up to the challenges of current electrical requirements. 

In this post, we’ll explore the signs that indicate it’s time to contact a commercial electrician in Elgin, IL or elsewhere in Chicagoland to arrange for an electrical service upgrade, as well as look at how you’ll benefit from making this change.

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How to Know When a Pipe Should Be Lined or Replaced in Your Commercial Plumbing System

Monday, September 18th, 2023

When it comes to the plumbing in your commercial facility, you’ll sometimes have to face the question of what to do about deteriorating pipes. There are two basic options: have the pipe completely replaced or arrange for pipe lining to repair the pipe from the inside. 

Pipe lining technology has advanced significantly, making it an option in more situations than before. But sometimes it’s better to have a replacement. Making the right decision about “repair vs. replace” can save you plenty of time and money in the long run—both valuable commodities for your business.

At Althoff, we understand the importance of this decision, and we offer both pipe lining and pipe replacement in Elgin, IL and throughout Chicagoland. Below we’ll look at several of the factors that will affect whether you need us to reline your aging pipes or replace them.

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Did You Get a Backflow Testing Notice? We’ll Explain What This Means

Monday, July 10th, 2023

If you’re reasonably new to owning and operating a business, there are probably many new challenges that crop up from week to week. One of these surprises that often confuses business owners is when they receive a notification in the mail from the city that they must have blackflow prevention testing. What does this mean? Why is it important? And what do you do about it?

We’re the local experts when it comes to commercial plumbing in Elgin, IL and throughout Chicagoland, and we can give you the lowdown on backflow prevention testing—as well as take care of the necessary testing and certification when you need it.

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