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July 2019

Things You Should Never Put in your Garbage Disposal

By | 2019-07-13T22:28:31+00:00 July 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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June 2019

Signs Your Dishwasher May Be Clogged

By | 2019-06-24T00:53:45+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|

In our day to day lives, most of us rely heavily on our appliances.  Of course, we don’t give much thought to their use – until something goes wrong (such as finding that your dishwasher is clogged!).  There’s nothing more frustrating than an appliance that won’t work properly, especially when you realize just how dependent [...]

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What to Ask Your Plumbing Prior to a Home Remodel

By | 2019-06-05T21:46:20+00:00 June 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Home renovations can be exciting projects to undertake.  With a bit of hard work, you can turn a boring space into your dream come true.  Renovations can also be daunting, especially when it comes to things like plumbing. Plumbing, of course, is a key element that must be taken into consideration before any renovations get [...]

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May 2019

Tips to Prepare Your Plumbing for Summer

By | 2019-05-26T23:47:51+00:00 May 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

With the warm summer months slowly moving in, it’s time to go through your home’s maintenance checklist and take proactive measures to ensure everything is up for the task of taking on the heat.  A big part of this process should include an examination of your home’s plumbing system. So, we’ve created a brief list [...]

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March 2019

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

By | 2019-03-14T13:13:02+00:00 March 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+00:00 March 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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February 2019

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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January 2019

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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