How to Prevent Clogs In Your Low-Flush Toilet

How to Prevent Clogs In Your Low-Flush Toilet

Low flush toilets are great for saving water, but they are prone to clogging due to the low water volume. If they get clogged, their water-saving virtues go out the window. Or, more literally, all over the bathroom floor! The plumbing problems associated with low...
Tree Roots and Your Clay Sewer Pipes

Tree Roots and Your Clay Sewer Pipes

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...
Plumbing Preparation for Heavy Rain

Plumbing Preparation for Heavy Rain

Heavy rainfall can wreak havoc on your plumbing system! Especially if you aren’t prepared or haven’t been carrying out the correct maintenance tasks. Of course, you shouldn’t only carry out maintenance tasks to prepare your home’s plumbing system for Chicago’s heavy...
How to Prevent Clogs In Your Low-Flush Toilet

Four Plumbing Maintenance Resolutions for The New Year

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...

Five Plumbing Mistakes To Avoid

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...

Your plumbing maintenance checklist for fall

Fall is a great time to do a bit of plumbing maintenance in preparation for the colder months ahead. Pipes and plumbing equipment should be inspected at least once a year to check that everything is in good working order. It makes sense to do this now, to minimize the...