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Farmington Fire 2015

Weekend Fire Takes Farmington Nerds on Call Location

We are disappointed to announce the loss of our Nerds on Call store in Farmington. It was destroyed by fire on Sunday, October 25, 2015 along with two adjoining buildings. We are grateful there were no injuries or loss of life in the incident.

Facet and Nerds on Call would like to thank all the emergency workers who helped to contain and eventually put out the fire. It was heartwarming to see responders come from all over the Central Illinois area to assist one another.

The support of our customers is a big part of what makes us a strong company, and we have already had several of them reach out to us. We are also proactively reaching out to update any customers who may have been affected by this situation. We appreciate the concern we have received, and thank you for your support moving forward.

Such an event is always unexpected, but have no doubt, we will continue to provide quality service to all the residents and businesses in Farmington and nearby communities. While we do not currently have a store front in Farmington, we do have great technicians who can support our Farmington and Fulton County-area customers remotely. You may also come into our Pekin and Peoria locations or schedule an on-site appointment at your residence or business. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions, and for all your computer repair and IT needs.

Thanks again for all the support.

The Facet Family

Video Gallery

See below for embedded news coverage, as well as site demolition videos taken on-site by the President & Owner, Brian Ford.

Photo Gallery

More photos can be seen on the Peoria Journal Star web gallery.

Site demolition videos taken on-site:

Photo Gallery


Featured Review

Randy V.

I am a common small business person. Like everyone I have multiple computers and lap tops that interface with a number of email accounts and printers. I compare pricing points with the big box outlets when upgrading then I wind up going over to Facet because their price is the same or even better. I must have computer back up assistance equal to the big business in the area. It is not common to have the quality, timeliness, sales, and ability to rapidly trouble shoot and FIX any problem that I toss at those folks. 

Being a customer of Facet is like having a highly skilled, highly talented computer programming professional on my own staff! No benefit is equal to the satisfaction of having a Facet Technician solve a computer problem that is taking all production down. I know there are other computer services in the area, but I seriously doubt other services have the skill and competence and the availability to serve common small and larger business.

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Store Hours

Peoria Location
Monday - Friday: 8 am - 7 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 3 pm 

Normal Location
Monday - Friday: 8 am - 7 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 3 pm 

Pekin Location
Monday - Friday: 8 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 3 pm 

Peru Location
Monday - Friday: 9 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 3 pm