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27 Feb 17

What are the common causes of a sewer backup?

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When you flush the toilet, do you notice a strange gurgling sound coming from the plumbing? Maybe the toilet bowl is slow to drain, or even worse backs up completely and floods your bathroom floor! A sewer backup - when water doesn’t drain from your home into the sewer line - is caused by a blockage [...]

20 Feb 17

Before you buy an old house, have the plumbing inspected

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There are many beautiful old homes in Chicago, many of them dating from the turn of the century. While the idea of owning a vintage home that oozes character is very appealing, be careful before you buy. Older homes require loads of maintenance and one of the things that many homeowners overlook is the plumbing. If [...]

13 Feb 17

How to fix a clogged toilet

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Out of all plumbing problems, a clogged toilet is probably one of the most frustrating (and messy). There’s nothing more annoying than flushing the toilet only to find that the water flows all over your bathroom floor, instead of draining into the toilet bowl as it should. A clogged toilet also has the potential to be [...]

6 Feb 17

5 examples of when your business needs a top 24-hour plumber

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An important aspect of running a successful business is ensuring that your premises are well maintained - this includes the plumbing. While general maintenance can be handled by an on-site handyman, some problems are just too big to DIY and need the expert assistance of a 24-hour plumber. It’s time to get hold of a professional [...]

23 Jan 17

Tips for Keeping Your Sewer Lines Clear

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Whether your bathroom basin is bunged up, your garbage disposal unit stinks or grease is clogging your kitchen sink, there is a solution to all your plumbing problems. One of the most common plumbing calamities is a blocked lavatory. It is by far the most embarrassing reason to call a plumbing service in Chicago. What not [...]

16 Jan 17

Video Technology for Expert Sewer Cleaning and Repair

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Before buying a home, or investing in new flooring in your home, it is a good idea to do a thorough inspection of the plumbing, drains, and sewers. In the past, this would involve digging up the pipes to examine them – causing almost as much damage as the potential damage you were trying to avoid. [...]

9 Jan 17

If you’re in These Industries, You Need Top Commercial Emergency Plumbers

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Plumbing and a comfortable existence go hand in hand. On the contrary, a plumbing disaster causes immense stress and discomfort. However, certain industries are even more averse to plumbing problems than most. For them, 24-hour emergency plumbing is an essential part of their toolkit. Property and Facility Management  Property and facilities management companies are dedicated to [...]

2 Jan 17

Four Plumbing Maintenance Resolutions for The New Year

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With New Year upon us, all sorts of New Year’s resolutions are made with conviction - not all that many are seen through, though. Home maintenance is not only about repairs. In fact, regularly carrying out certain tasks actually prevents things from packing up the first place. Here are four easy to adhere to, rewarding maintenance [...]

26 Dec 16

The most common reasons behind a slow flowing toilet

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What can you do when you have a slow flushing toilet? This problem is far more common in older toilets. Addressing water quantity and flow will help, but calling a plumbing repair company will be your best bet.   Toilets are designed to use a specific amount of water to flush. When the water flows into [...]

19 Dec 16

What to do in the event of a suspected gas leak

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Gas leaks are rare, but it is a good idea to know how to handle one, should it happen. Most of the work will be undertaken by professionals like Almighty Plumbing - Chicago's best 24-hour plumbing company.   If you smell gas in the home, leave the area and call your plumber immediately. Use a neighbor’s [...]

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