GLENVIEW, Ill. (CBS) — It’s been a frustrating cycle this summer, with serious storms leaving those without power really suffering during heat waves.

On Monday, some north suburban Glenview residents gave ComEd an earful.

They say whenever the power goes out here, getting the lines back up and running takes too long.

“We understand there are things we can do better,” Michael Guerra of ComEd told residents who packed a meeting.

Earlier, two residents told CBS 2’s Pamela Jones about the hardships they suffered this summer. They lost power for four days during an outage on June 21.

“The whole family sat in the living room without a television or a radio or anything, with two or three little candles,” John Leverentz said.

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