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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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December 2018

Why You Need Well Water Filtration

By | 2018-12-28T20:24:31+00:00 December 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+00:00 December 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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November 2018

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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October 2018

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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