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June 2020

Is your homes drainage good enough?

By |2020-06-26T21:41:09+00:00June 26th, 2020|Blog, Outdoor Plumbing|

Your home's ability to drain properly is your first defense gains water problems. Many people overlook some of the most straightforward solutions until faced with the most expensive. In this article, we are going to review the design of your home and why it is so important to take these steps.  If you have a [...]

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Warm Weather Plumbing Maintenance Tips for Chicagoland Homeowners

By |2020-06-12T01:31:19+00:00June 12th, 2020|Blog|

Maintaining your plumbing is one of the essential responsibilities of a homeowner, and staying on top of these tasks helps ensure things don’t go wrong. Late summer and early autumn are especially important times to check that everything is running properly, because before you know it, it will be time to begin preparing for the [...]

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May 2020

The Importance of Regular Natural Gas Line Inspections

By |2020-05-30T01:55:16+00:00May 29th, 2020|Blog|

Natural gas, or propane, is commonly chosen by homeowners due to it’s low cost and efficiency to keep your appliances running. Natural gas can be used for cooking appliances, hot water and heating. Due to its chemical properties, natural gas is highly flammable, and even a minute leak can cause incredible damage, not only to [...]

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August 2019

What’s Involved in Sump Pump Maintenance?

By |2019-08-11T00:30:22+00:00August 15th, 2019|Blog|

Sump pumps can be a lifesaver when it comes to facing water damage and flooding in your home. A sump pump is installed under the floor of the basement or the lowest part in a house. They prevent flooding and water damage by collecting groundwater and exporting it into the yard. Sump pumps generally go [...]

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Key Differences Between Traditional and Tankless Water Heaters

By |2019-08-11T00:04:38+00:00August 11th, 2019|Blog|

The water heater is an essential appliance for any home. While traditional tank water heaters have been the standard in America, recently tankless water heaters have come on the scene. While both traditional and tankless water heaters can be effective appliances, there are a few key differences to consider if you are in the market [...]

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Could Hydro Jetting Be the Answer to Your Recurring Clogs?

By |2019-08-05T00:19:46+00:00August 5th, 2019|Blog|

Dealing with a drain clog is no fun at all, but it's something that every home and business owner has to face at some point. It's bound to happen eventually, no matter how careful you are. When your drains become slow, it's usually because hair and other debris has gotten caught where it doesn't belong. [...]

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July 2019

What Causes a Clogged Sewer Line?

By |2019-07-28T15:59:17+00:00July 28th, 2019|Blog|

Do you know what causes sewer clogs? Most homeowners fail to realize exactly how common sewer clogs are, and there are a variety of factors that can lead to this very frustrating issue. Whether you are a new property owner or a seasoned real estate buyer, one thing remains true: nobody wants to deal with [...]

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Plumbing Terms to Know When Discussing Your Pipes with a Professional Plumber

By |2019-07-15T22:09:17+00:00July 19th, 2019|Blog|

If ever you run into plumbing troubles, and you require the assistance of a professional plumber, it helps to have a vague idea of the terms your plumber may use when discussing the issue at hand.  Plumbers are highly trained and experienced professionals who sometimes speak a very technical language. Whether discussing a particular procedure, [...]

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Things You Should Never Put in your Garbage Disposal

By |2019-07-13T22:28:31+00:00July 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Garbage disposals offer us an efficient and generally mess-free way to get rid of our food waste. Although they seem to work like magic, your garbage disposal can’t handle everything. Luckily, keeping your garbage disposal in tip top shape is easy as long as you know what you can and can’t put down there. Here [...]

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Preparing Your Home for Your Summer Vacation

By |2019-07-06T19:56:56+00:00July 6th, 2019|Blog|

As you prepare to head off on those much-anticipated summer vacations, there are a few last-minute plumbing details that you’ll want to keep in mind before you head out the door.   As you pack up the car and start running through your routine checklist, like turning off the lights, locking the doors, etc., there [...]

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