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March 2019

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

By | 2019-03-04T03:16:53+00:00 March 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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February 2019

5 Tips to Help You Stop Being a “Water Hog”

By | 2019-02-23T22:17:20+00:00 February 23rd, 2019|Blog|

Water conservation is a hot topic, and for good reason. It's no longer just a matter of "going green" or jumping on board with the latest trends in plumbing fixtures. This is a social and ecological responsibility we all share.  So, here are five ways you can be more mindful of your personal water waste [...]

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Why You Should Keep Chemical Drain Cleaners Out of Your Pipes

By | 2019-02-16T18:15:51+00:00 February 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

There's a lot that goes into that stubborn clog that preventing your drains from doing their job: hair, soap, food, you name it. What should not go down your drains, however, is that jug of harsh corrosive chemicals you were hoping would fix your problem. It's not uncommon for home and business owners to reach [...]

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What Do Gas Leaks Have to Do With Plumbing

By | 2019-02-16T17:58:37+00:00 February 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 December 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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