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February 2019

What Do Gas Leaks Have to Do With Plumbing

By |2019-02-16T17:58:37+00:00February 8th, 2019|Blog|

When you think of the plumbing systems within your home, you likely think of drains, faucets, toilets, and other appliances and amenities that run on water. But, your home’s gas system also falls under this plumbing umbrella, as it too is run through an intricate series of pipes. This means that should any complication arise [...]

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Five Things Plumbers Wish You Knew

By |2019-02-10T22:14:17+00:00February 1st, 2019|Blog|

From cleaning dishes to watering your lawn, we use modern plumbing systems every single day without so much as a second thought – that is, until something suddenly and unexpectedly breaks!  When pipes burst or drains clog, those expected conveniences we so often take for granted disappear, and we’re left in a panic. It’s during [...]

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January 2019

The Importance of Hiring a Professional for Your Natural Gas Plumbing

By |2019-02-03T15:40:46+00:00January 28th, 2019|Blog|

Natural gas may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a plumber’s responsibilities, but working on gas lines does fall within the scope of what we do. As a full-service plumbing company, we are the team to call for gas leaks and new gas lines - inside of and [...]

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Is Tree Root Killer The Right Answer for Your Clogged Main Line

By |2019-01-28T01:01:27+00:00January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

For homeowners with older homes, chances are pretty good that you’ll eventually have to deal with tree root intrusion in your dated clay sewer pipes.  It’s a plumbing issue that can affect any home, but root intrusion is an especially common problem for homes that are exposed to prolonged periods of drought since roots search [...]

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Emergency Plumbing Tips: Dealing with a Broken Pipe

By |2019-01-07T01:02:56+00:00January 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

When you first notice a broken pipe, your first step should be to immediately call your trusted team here at Tritan Plumbing. We can be reached at 630-449-3719, any time of the day or night, and we’ll be ready to respond to your plumbing emergency! What to Do When a Pipe Bursts In Your Home [...]

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How to Make Sure You Have Safe Drinking Water

By |2019-01-03T02:24:47+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Once the story about Flint, Michigan’s water supply contamination came into the spotlight, everyone started taking notice of the importance of water quality and questioning whether or not their own was in fact clean.  But, how exactly can you go about making sure that your drinking water is safe? Lead was found in tap water [...]

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December 2018

How to Clean a Garbage Disposal

By |2019-01-03T02:12:50+00:00December 28th, 2018|Kitchen Plumbing|

For many homeowners, especially those who love to work in the kitchen, the garbage disposal is an essential appliance.  Disposals help get rid of food waste, slurp up all of those unwanted liquids, and generally help cut down on waste making your kitchen habits a little more eco-friendly.  Of course, they can only do this [...]

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Why You Need Well Water Filtration

By |2018-12-28T20:24:31+00:00December 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

For many homeowners, having a private well is a great option.  It’s free, accessible, reliable and rich in essential minerals.  Of course, having a well on your property also means that you have a few more responsibilities to tend to when it comes to maintaining your home’s systems.  One of those key responsibilities that homeowners [...]

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Pet-Proofing Your Plumbing

By |2018-12-28T20:24:23+00:00December 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Did you know that the majority of American households have at least one pet?  Of course, we love our pets, and we welcome them into our homes with open hearts and arms.  So, have you considered what exactly that means for your plumbing? You guessed it – that natural curiosity and all of that fur can [...]

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How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

By |2018-12-28T20:24:14+00:00December 6th, 2018|Blog|

With temperatures quickly dropping, making way for winter, it’s time to make sure that your home and your pipes don’t get taken by surprise when the mercury really starts to dip.  It’s that time of year when you need to walk around your home to check for all of those tricky places where the cold [...]

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