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December 2016

Plumbing Considerations for House Hunters

By | 2017-05-09T22:20:30+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Blog|

If you’re in the process of house hunting, one thing that may not be at the forefront of your mind as you go around looking at homes is plumbing… and we understand.  There’s a lot of excitement in the air.  You’re thinking about the neighborhood, the layout of the house, what color you want to [...]

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When to Call a Plumber About the Gas Lines in Your Home

By | 2017-05-09T22:20:30+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Blog|

When you think of plumbers you often think about toilets, faucets, clogged drains, or other water-related issues. It’s important to remember, however, that the gas systems in your home also rely on a system of pipes, so you will need a plumber for any kind of propane or natural gas installation or issue. Working around [...]

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The Latest Trends in Smart Plumbing Technology

By | 2017-05-09T22:20:30+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Blog|

Just as trends come and go in other industries, like music or design, home living styles evolve according to taste, need, and technological development.  Such is the case when it comes to the latest plumbing trends and the up-and-coming use of smart technology. Smart technology and green living have both been eagerly embraced, from the [...]

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Taking a Proactive Approach to Annual Plumbing Maintenance

By | 2017-05-09T22:20:59+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Blog|

As with any appliance or system in your home, just because something is out of sight does not mean it should remain out of mind.  This is especially true when it comes to maintaining your plumbing systems, as they undergo quite a bit of wear and tear over time.   While plumbing systems are designed [...]

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Hard Water in Chicago: What It Means for You

By | 2017-05-09T22:20:59+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Blog|

Have you ever heard someone say that they have “hard water”?  You likely have, and it’s also likely that you believed it to be a made-up problem. Well, we are here to report that this is a very real situation, and it can potentially cause very real problems. Even here in Chicago, we are affected, [...]

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Plumbing Terms that Every Homeowner Should Know

By | 2017-05-09T22:20:59+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Blog|

Whether you’re hiring a professional plumber or planning a DIY plumbing project, as a homeowner, there are a few common plumbing terms that you should know before jumping into any project.  Plumbing systems are intricate and hidden from sight, so before you tear into your walls, familiarize yourself with some of the system’s working parts. [...]

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