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September 2017

What You Need to Know About Plumbing Winterization

By | 2017-09-28T21:06:47+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Outdoor Plumbing|

As all of us here in the windy city ready our homes for the coming winter months ahead, we want to remind you not to neglect your water system.  Every home should winterize plumbing pipes, a process that prepares household plumbing for those freezing temperatures that are just looking to seep in and wreak havoc. [...]

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Signs It May Be Time for a New Dishwasher

By | 2017-09-22T19:26:38+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Kitchen Plumbing|

Kitchen appliances are an invaluable amenity.  They are there when you need them and there to make your life easier.  So, what happens when one breaks down?  How much of an inconvenience would it be if your dishwasher breaks down?  That is a frightening thought, isn’t it? A dishwasher breakdown can quickly transform your kitchen [...]

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What to Expect with a Tub to Shower Conversion

By | 2017-09-14T19:42:18+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Bathroom Plumbing|

Are you considering a bathroom remodel?  How about replacing that old tub with a standing shower?  Tub-to-shower conversion projects are gaining in popularity and demand.  For many, it seems like a simple enough DIY conversion.  You just take out the tub, and replace it with a shower.  Simple, right?  Well, not quite that simple. Before [...]

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How Heavy Rain and Snowmelt Causes Your Sump Pump to Work Overtime

By | 2017-09-07T17:11:46+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Bathroom Plumbing|

When it comes to heavy rain and snowmelt in Chicagoland, flooded basements are all too common, especially in recent years, as we continue to see more shifts in extreme weather.  That’s why it’s important to prepare now, before it’s too late, and protect your home from unexpected flooding. One way to do this is by [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About Limescale Prevention

By | 2017-09-01T19:48:04+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Bathroom Plumbing|

How often do you find yourself needing to clean that chalky green or white coating off of your plumbing fixtures?  Perhaps, a little too often?  Well, you can thank limescale build up for that extra work. Limescale is made up of mineral-rich deposits that collect around your faucets, showerheads, and drains. You see it often, [...]

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