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Forte Plumbing, Flood Control, Sewer Work, & Video Camera

Phone: (708) 456-6880 Fax: (708) 456-1090 8142 Grand Avenue, River Grove, IL 60171

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Forte Plumbing, Flood Control, Sewer Work, & Video Camera is a plumbing company which provides plumbing and sewer repair for residential and commercial customers. This company serves the western suburbs of Chicago, including Elmwood Grove, Melrose Park, Stone Park, Northlake, Franklin Park, Maywood, Oak Park, Bellwood, Forest Park, Hillside, Berkeley, Schiller, Norridge, Harwood Heights, Broadview, Hines, Westchester, North Riverside, Berwyn, Bensenville, Rosemont, and Addison. Services available from this company include faucet and fixture repair, sump pump installation, hot water heater replacement, power rodding, hydro jetting, sewer camera survey, electronic drain line location, excavation and repair of sewer lines, installation of flood control systems, flood control system repair, home safety inspections, and new home safety inspections.

BBB Accreditation

This business is not BBB accredited.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Forte Plumbing, Flood Control, Sewer Work, & Video Camera include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Forte Plumbing, Flood Control, Sewer Work, & Video Camera
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: September 02, 1997 Business started: 01/01/1963 Business started locally: 01/01/1963 Business incorporated 03/25/1981 in IL
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Illinois Department of Public Health
122 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL 60603
Phone Number: (312) 814-2608

Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Carmen Forte, President/Owner Mr. Robert Forte, Vice President/Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Carmen Forte, President/Owner
Customer Contact: Mr. Robert Forte, Vice President/Owner
Number of Employees


Business Category

Plumbers Plumbing Drains & Sewer Cleaning Sewer Contractors Sewer Inspection Water Heaters - Repairing Flood Control Equipment Garbage Disposals - Household Pumps - Service & Repair Sewer Pipe Contractors-Water & Sewer Drainage Contractors Sump Pump Contractors Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (NAICS: 238220)

Alternate Business Names
Forte Plumbing Co.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.