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Rochelle Relies on Ben Franklin Plumbing

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Tapping into a sewer line can be a cheap, easy, and clean process. Depending on the home and equipment however, it can be a very messy, difficult, and expensive process as well. “Cleanouts” determine the ease of access into a sewer, and the more cleanouts you have, the better and cheaper the repair will be. […]

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Overhaul of the Chicago O’Hare Marriott

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If you did a Google search on hotels near O’Hare International Airport, the Chicago O’Hare Marriott is the first listing that comes up. The Marriott hotel chain is among the most famous of hotel chains in the world. Most people don’t know there were seven original Marriott’s built, and the one located at Chicago O’Hare is […]

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Cast Iron Collapse in Cary

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Many people think cast iron pipes are the way to go. They are supposed to be strong, durable, and inexpensive, but this is not always the case. Due to the contents inside the sewer, cast iron is subject to rust and rot. There are three major reasons cast iron sewer pipes lead to backups. The […]

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Freezing Cold Collapse in Woodridge

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Bone-chilling temperatures have gripped the Midwest all winter long. The Chicagoland area has seen a record number of consecutive days below zero (not including windchill factors). Unfortunately for homeowners, bad weather does not stop problems from happening. In reality, extreme weather in any form compounds the initial problem, making the situation much worse. A homeowner […]

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Plumbing Problems in Packer Country

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Many readers don’t realize this, but Ben Franklin Northern Illinois services more than just northern Illinois. Ben Franklin Northern Illinois also services Chicagoland, southern Wisconsin and Ben Franklin Northern Illinois even did a job for the University of Illinois in Urbana. This particular job was done in a suburb of Milwaukee. The owners of this […]