Mendel Blog - Helpful Hints

Since our doors first opened, our team has been committed to supporting the local community. We strive to be a positive force in the Fox Valley area, where we live, work and do business. We like to think that our contributions over the years have helped to create and sustain a strong, vibrant and diverse community.

We provide community support in a number of ways, including financial and in-kind contributions to local organizations, as well as the sponsorship of community events. We are very involved with many of the local schools, churches and park districts.

It is likely that you, or someone you know, has played on a Mendel sports team or has a child who did. Inside our St. Charles facility, you’ll see our wall of fame. There are years’ and years’ worth of team sports photos from the Fox Valley area.

We’re proud to be part of making our communities a better place to live for today and future generations.

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Five Easy Ways To Boost AC Efficiency

Five Easy Ways To Boost AC Efficiency

Starting the season with energy-efficient AC is a great way to ensure good cooling without breaking the bank. AC maintenance you can do from home is cost-effective and practical. Here are a few ways to improve your AC output without a big investment of time or money.

Save Yourself Time And Money With A Furnace Tuneup

Save Yourself Time And Money With A Furnace Tuneup

On the coldest days of the year, it is easy to appreciate your furnace. Do you show your heating system how much it does for you? Furnace upkeep is a good way to take care of your heating equipment and ensure that it will always be there when you need it. Here’s why a furnace tuneup could be the best investment you make for your heating this year.

Why You Should Think About Your AC Even During Winter

Why You Should Think About Your AC Even During Winter

You might think that your furnace deserves all of your attention during winter, but there is a reason to keep tabs on your air conditioning. As soon as the weather gets warmer, your AC should be ready to go. With the right tasks on your AC schedule, you can pass the winter with greater ease.

Here's How To Shut Down Your Heater Like A Pro

Here's How To Shut Down Your Heater Like A Pro

Ready for the spring cooling season? Shutting down your furnace is a good way to get started, and it can be simple. Follow these tips to help protect your furnace until next fall.

How To Keep Your A/C Cool This Spring

How To Keep Your A/C Cool This Spring

In midwinter, you might not be too worried about your air conditioner. Spring is on the way, however, and you want to be on top of any concern that might stop you from staying cool. Here’s what you should know about possible A/C problems, and how some simple actions could help you avoid them.

The First Steps You Must Take To Recover From Water Damage

The First Steps You Must Take To Recover From Water Damage

Mendel's ​Wisdom of Furnace Safety

Checklist For Performing A DIY Home Energy Audit

Be Ready for Power Outages with a Standby Home Generator!

Be Ready for Power Outages with a Standby Home Generator!

Is It Too Late For Furnace And Heater Maintenance?

Is It Too Late For Furnace And Heater Maintenance?