Steps to take during a plumbing emergency

Steps to take during a plumbing emergency

So, you find yourself amid a plumbing crisis. While you must contact 24-hour plumbing services immediately, you should try to limit the damage while you wait for the plumbing professionals to arrive. Here’s what to do: Step 1: Move electronics and valuables out of the...
This Is What Happens When a Plumbing Leak Isn’t Fixed

This Is What Happens When a Plumbing Leak Isn’t Fixed

Leaks around your home can happen at any time, and sometimes you may take them for granted thinking that they’re not that serious. But leaks of any scale can cause major damage to your home and require the services of a reputable emergency plumber. The Chicago...
5 Plumbing Tasks to Leave to the Professionals

5 Plumbing Tasks to Leave to the Professionals

As a home-owner, it is important to have at least some skill and know-how when it comes to solving the simple plumbing problems that you face around your home from time to time.  However, there are some plumbing tasks that you should leave to the professionals, lest...
5 Plumbing Tasks to Leave to the Professionals

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...
What to Do If a Pipe Bursts

What to Do If a Pipe Bursts

A burst pipe has the potential to render tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of damage to your property. If you’re unlucky, to that of your neighbors as well. A quick reaction time and knowing exactly what needs to happen are critical to minimizing the damage caused....