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November 2018

A Home Buyer’s Plumbing Checklist

By | 2018-12-28T20:24:04+00:00 November 29th, 2018|Blog|

Buying a home is one of the biggest investments you’re ever going to make.  And, if you don’t do your research, checking a home’s systems out thoroughly, it can be a very costly mistake.  You see, one of the most important things that should be checked before making an offer on a home is the [...]

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Why Sewer Excavation Might Be Your Only Choice

By | 2018-11-13T20:54:42+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Many homeowners stick to regularly scheduled preventive maintenance with their trusty plumbers to stay ahead of any potential issues before things get to the point of destruction.  The hope is to ensure that your sewer lines and pipes stay clear and clog-free. Of course, each system, line, and circumstance has different maintenance requirements, so be [...]

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Thanksgiving Plumbing Tips

By | 2018-11-13T20:54:32+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Blog|

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about the stress that your pipes will be under through all of the holiday excitement so that you can make preparations.  Taking precautions with your plumbing system is a must this time of year, as Thanksgiving is the single busiest day of the year [...]

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How to Know It’s Time to Replace Your Water Heater

By | 2018-11-06T18:32:13+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Bathroom Plumbing|

In most households, our water heaters are our best friends.  They keep our homes in top working order, and we often don’t even think about just how hard they work for us.  Our Water heaters keep us clean, keep our dishes sterile, and keep us warm and cozy when the mercury on the thermometer drops. [...]

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The Most Common Causes of Sewer Clogs

By | 2018-11-06T18:27:12+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Blog|

There are many ways a sewer can become clogged.  Sometimes the culprit is easy to identify and fix.  Other times it can be a bit tricky and more intensive.  There are even times when a problem may persist no matter how much effort is put in to fix it.  But, that’s why you have your [...]

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October 2018

Is Hydro Jetting Really Safe for Your Pipes?

By | 2018-11-06T18:26:59+00:00 October 27th, 2018|Blog|

Every homeowner and business owner will experience drain clog problems at some point.  Over time, materials can build up and get stuck in your drains and pipes, even your main sewer lines can get clogged due to tree root intrusion, which all result in overflows and slow drainage.  And, sometimes, a plunger or even drain [...]

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How to Choose a Qualified Plumber

By | 2018-10-27T00:49:59+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

When it comes to choosing a plumber in Chicago, you want someone who you can trust and trust to get the job done right.  Right? After all, it’s your pocketbook and your home that are at stake, so the least you can do is make absolutely certain that the professional you’re bringing into your home [...]

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Spooky Home Plumbing Issues Every Homeowner Should Know

By | 2018-10-27T00:49:49+00:00 October 13th, 2018|Blog|

As everyone and everything around us seems to be winding up for Halloween frights and festivities, it’s time to talk about those eerie and spooky things that can actually happen with your home’s systems.  Sure, there are many things out there that do in fact seem scary, but your plumbing or HVAC system shouldn’t be [...]

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Fall Plumbing Tips: Preparing Your Home for the Changing Seasons

By | 2018-10-13T02:21:21+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Blog|

With Fall finally settling in, it’s time to start prepping your plumbing before the cold winter air really sets in.  And, it’s never too early to start prepping! So, it’s time to retire your garden hoses, and accept the fate that is the changing of the seasons.  To ensure that your home is ready, here [...]

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September 2018

Interesting Plumbing Facts You May Not Know

By | 2018-09-27T00:59:11+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Blog|

From toilets to sewer lines, to showers and more – when it comes to your home plumbing needs, Tritan always has you covered!  But, though plumbing is often a serious matter, we thought we’d shake things up a bit and share some fun and weird facts about plumbing that you may not have known.  Check [...]

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