Electric, Plumbing & Heating & Air - DeKalb and Kane Counties, Illinois

Welcome to ServiceNOW


Home of Ben Franklin Plumbing, One Hour Heating & Air, and ServiceNOW Electric For more than 50 years the Carpenter family has served homes and businesses in the DeKalb County area with quality products and services. Founded in 1949 by Walter Carpenter the company began as Service Gas. Now in its third generation the Carpenter […]

A Summer of Swimming Saved with Perma-Liner


The Downers Grove Swim and Racquet Club, constructed in the early 1950’s, their main pool which holds approximately 190,000 gallons of water. The pool was leaking thousands of gallons per day. One of the leaks was coming from the main drain system, a 40 foot long, 10 inch ductile iron drain line under 5 FEET […]

Saving Taxpayers’ Money By Using Trenchless Technology


The City of Naperville is committed to eliminating sanitary sewer backups that are caused by heavy rainfall. Backups occur during heavy rains because water enters the sanitary sewer system through cracks and other defects in sewer mains, manholes, and residential service laterals. Residential service laterals are a major point of entry for unwanted rainwater and […]

Trenchless Sewer Repairs!


Has Your Home Experienced Any of These Troubles? Drains that empty slowly? Drains that give off an odor? Drains that gurgle or bubble? Toilets that often clog? Toilets that overflow? If so, it may be a warning sign that your main sewer line could back up. Ben Franklin of Northern Illinois can help! Ben Franklin […]

For Homeowners Who Use Well Water


The Sanitizer™ water conditioning system is recognized for its unique ability to kill and remove iron and sulfur bacteria — a naturally-occurring bacteria that can incubate and grow in water softener beds and other water appliances. Most homeowners experience this problem as red or black slime and stains on plumbing fixtures, and foul smells when opening a tap.The system […]

How is your sump pump working?


If you’ve ever experienced a flooded basement, you already know how much damage it can cause. Even a small amount of water leaking into your basement can cause thousands of dollars in damage, not to mention hazardous mold and mildew growth. If your basement is at risk of flooding, a sump pump is generally considered […]

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