Plumbing emergencies are among the most dreaded problems that homeowners face. However, they’re oftentimes very preventable. Proper maintenance can dramatically reduce the probability of a plumbing disaster, whether it’s from broken or damaged pipes to gas leaks, or blocked drains. This is why it’s...

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During periods of heavy rain, floods can occur and lead to extensive damage to your property and business. However, another problem that excess water can cause is a sanitary sewer backup. When the inflow of rainwater overloads the sanitary sewer lines, the water will back up into houses through...

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When it’s unsafe, unwise, or impossible to fix plumbing issues by yourself, a reliable, professional plumbing company can take over for you. Plumbers offer a valuable service for homeowners with gas, air, HVAC, water, and garbage disposal system issues, and can properly diagnose and fix a problem be...

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You know your plumbing systems can be affected by the cold weather when winter arrives in Chicago. Most homeowners will keep an eye open for frozen pipes downstairs and open cabinet and closet doors when the temperatures drop below zero. But, that’s not all you should be doing. The truth is, wint...

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As winter comes and the snow begins to fall , one of the most common concerns of Chicago homeowners is that the cold , icy weather will damage the home’s pipes and plumbing . While plumbing systems generally do not require intensive maintenance from a Chicago plumbing company during the spring and s...

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Most people would agree that owning a home is a very rewarding experience and a major life milestone for anyone that achieves it. At the same time, owning a home is a huge responsibility—from the financial requirements of homeownership to the regular maintenan...

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Is the bottom of your water heater starting to look a little rusty? Or have you noticed rust colored water coming from your faucets? These are definitely signs that something is wrong with your water heater and you may want to reach out to Four Seasons Plumbing & Sewer about an inspection. Our s...

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When the winter season arrives, especially in Chicago and other areas of the Midwest, it’s important to ensure that your home is well-maintained and prepared for the intense weather changes. One of the most critical areas where maintenance is especially necessary is your home’s heating system,...

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Are you planning on going on a holiday somewhere soon? Make sure you home is well prepared for your extended absence by shutting off the water and completing a few other simple tasks.  Most homeowners know that they can turn the thermostat up a bit before leaving on a summer vacation and down w...

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Earlier this year, the Chicago Department of Water Management conducted a lead test on a sampling of metered homes throughout the city. Out of the 296 homes tested, 51 residences were found to have elevated levels of lead in their water—more than 17 percent of the sampling! Over 165,000 homes in C...

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