sewer pipes

What is backflow prevention and does your home need it?

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Backflow is the undesirable reversal of flow in a potable water distribution through a cross-connection. These cross-connections link contaminated or polluted water with the water supply of a residence or building, which means that backflow could enable liquids, glass, bacteria and other undesirable sources to enter your water system. There are a number of situations that [...]

Tree Roots and Your Clay Sewer Pipes

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If you are a homeowner in some of the greener areas of Chicago and you're experiencing persistent sewer pipe problems in your home, then it may be time to consider root damage as the cause. Root damage occurs because of tree roots that snake around clay sewer pipes sometimes to the point of shattering them and [...]

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