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.

Read our blog for the latest company news. Find out what we’re doing in the community.

Tips For Increasing Your Air Conditioner's Efficiency

Tips For Increasing Your Air Conditioner's Efficiency

Funny Plumbing Pictures

Funny Plumbing Pictures

Last week Tom Mascari (President of Mendel Plumbing & Heating) sent me some very funny pictures from his treasure trove of photos... we think the Mendel Blog site is ideal to share them with you!

Plumbing Maintenance Tips

Plumbing Maintenance Tips

Plumbing Maintenance Tips to Save Time and Money

There are a lot of benefits to being a homeowner, of course, but there are a lot of responsibilities as well. One of the most important is to keep an eye on your plumbing to make sure little problems don’t turn into major issues. Here are a few plumbing maintenance tips that are easy to follow and might help you save a great deal of money.

How To Save Energy

How To Save Energy

In an economy with rising energy costs and a struggling environment, learning how to save energy is something everyone needs to do. From lowering your energy bills to reducing your impact on the environment, these tips will help you run a more energy-efficient home.

Save with Preventative Maintenance

Save with Preventative Maintenance

When it comes to your heating and cooling system, repairs can be costly. When your HVAC system stops working, you have to address the problem immediately, no matter what the cost, because your family's comfort and safety is at risk. One way to avoid costly repairs is to invest in preventative maintenance . If you think the cost of maintenance is too high, especially when nothing is going wrong with the system, consider the benefits you are overlooking.


​Local Businessman Gives Back

​Local Businessman Gives Back

It's unusual and a little hard to explain what Mike Mendel did, even though it seemed normal to him. Mendel, a 46-year-old husband and father of five, recently won $25,000 in a raffle — but declined to keep the money.