How to Prevent Clogs In Your Low-Flush Toilet

2019-07-17T12:56:28-05:00By |Categories: Maintenance|Tags: , |

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 flush toilets are all too familiar to every Chicago, IL, plumber. [...]

Tree Roots and Your Clay Sewer Pipes

2019-07-15T22:57:55-05:00By |Categories: Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

Plumbing Preparation for Heavy Rain

2019-07-15T17:42:46-05:00By |Categories: Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

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 rains. These tips from professional plumbing service providers in Chicago will go a long way [...]

Four Plumbing Maintenance Resolutions for The New Year

2019-09-08T14:19:36-05:00By |Categories: Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Five Plumbing Mistakes To Avoid

2019-07-15T22:50:28-05:00By |Categories: Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]