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March 2019

Common Spring Plumbing Issues and What to Do About Them

By |2019-03-29T13:51:22+00:00March 29th, 2019|Blog|

While most of us can’t wait for warmer weather and to celebrate the transition of the season, the sudden spring thaw can wreak havoc on your plumbing system.  So, let’s jump right to it – are you and your home prepared? Let’s take a look at some of the most common plumbing and drainage issues [...]

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Should You Ban “Flushable” Products From Your Bathroom?

By |2019-03-22T23:07:55+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Bathroom Plumbing|

While products labeled “flushable” are certainly enticing, the truth is that they don’t actually live up to their name.  In fact, these so-called safe products actually pose potential threats to your home plumbing systems and beyond, as they can not only clog your toilet, they can cause wide-reaching issues for sewer systems overall.   Take [...]

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Water Bill Sticker Shock? Check Your Home for These Common Culprits

By |2019-03-14T13:13:02+00:00March 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

For most Americans, the water bill is one of those major monthly utilities that you have to factor into your budget, but what about those dreaded times when you receive a bill that is shockingly high? How can you explain this hike and account for the water usage?   The first thing you need to [...]

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Water Heater Troubles: Why Does Your Water Take So Long to Heat Up?

By |2019-03-10T15:46:01+00:00March 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

With temperatures still blisteringly cold out there, the last thing you want to have to do is wait for the hot water in your home to heat up.  Not only is this an inconvenience, one of the worst things about having to wait for your water to heat up is that the longer it takes, [...]

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Is your Sump Pump Up to the Task of Handling This Year’s Snow Melt?

By |2019-03-04T03:16:53+00:00March 1st, 2019|Blog|

With all of the heavy rain and snow we’ve seen across Chicagoland this year, is your sump pump up to take on the upcoming snowmelt?  This winter has seen all of the usual extreme Midwest weather, and with this, we can expect to see basements all across the area become flooded as the temperature starts [...]

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