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Renovating an Old Home? Get Professional Re-Piping Services

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If you are renovating an old home in the Chicago area, it is worthwhile to consider re-piping the entire plumbing system. Replacing old galvanized and corroded pipes instead of a simple sewer cleaning can give a residential property a new lease on life and supply solutions to system-wide problems.   But how do you decide whether [...]

Is Your Restaurant’s Plumbing Ready for The Holiday Season?

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At Almighty Plumbing we understand restaurants use a lot of water and rely on their plumbing systems to be working at one hundred percent efficiency; and in the holidays, the pressure is even more intense – pun intended.   It isn’t just the restaurants’ restrooms that need to be working optimally and fragrantly, the kitchen plumbing [...]

How to avoid these common holiday plumbing emergencies

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Being Chicago’s plumbing repair experts, we are often asked what our top tips are. The answer is simple: prevention is better than cure -  good maintenance of your systems will prevent most crises. Seasonal plumbing problems Why do plumbers see a massive increase in emergency call-outs during the holidays? Firstly, if you have house guests, your [...]

Septic Tank or Sewerage System?

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In general, whether your home uses a septic tank or a sewerage system will depend on the location of the home. In urban areas, sewerage systems are maintained by the city’s public works department. If a neighborhood is outside of that city’s sewerage system area, the homes will use septic tanks to handle waste water, but [...]

How to Stop Sewer Gas from Coming into Your Home or Commercial Property

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Apart from the revolting odor, sewer gas can actually cause sickness from inhalation. This is because it contains carbon monoxide, nitrous oxide and sulfur dioxide. Municipal sewer systems often contain chlorine bleach as well. As soon as you get a sniff of that unmistakable stench, call Almighty Plumbers – Chicago’s 24-hour sewer cleaning specialists – immediately. [...]

Use These Tips to Lower Your Water Heating Bill This Winter

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Making sure you have hot water on-hand when you want it can constitute up to 13% of home energy usage. Not only that, it also has a heavy cost on the environment. Here are some useful tips which will simultaneously help save you dollars and the environment. You can take care of these yourself or you [...]

Five Plumbing Mistakes To Avoid

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Using Too Much Drain Cleaner Drain cleaner is useful and relatively safe, but it can corrode critical draining materials and exacerbate clogs.   Pouring Grease Down the Drain This seems so obvious, but it one of the most common mistakes people make. Many people don’t realize that the grease will harden and cause clogging – even [...]

What To Do When You Have A Sewer Backup

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A backup in your plumbing system will not cause damage if you immediately take action. The first thing you need to do is discontinue using the plumbing fixture(s) until the backup has been cleared.   Very often, slow-moving drains can be fixed yourself by using drain cleaners or a plunger. Failing that, it is time to [...]

Five Signs You Have A Sewer Leak

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Here are some signs that you may need to investigate and repair your pipes: Odor If you smell sewerage, there’s a problem. The system should be airtight. This is the number one tell-tale sign that you need to call a plumber. When you get your first whiff, no matter the time, call Chicago’s 24 hour plumbing [...]

Insulate your Water Pipes This Winter

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Getting ready for winter isn’t as easy as unpacking your winter clothing. In a climate as harsh as Chicago’s, you have to get your house ready too.   Burst pipes and leaks waste thousands of gallons of water daily and that adds up in dollar terms. But being prepared for plummeting temperatures can save you a [...]

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