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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One of the most frustrating things is dealing with frozen pipes in the middle of winter. It can leave you with no running water in the house, a mess to clean up, and busted pipes to repair. With a few of these preventative measures from Four Season Plumbing & Sewer, you can protect you...

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When you head down to the basement to do the laundry or pull something out of storage only to find a flood, it's an upsetting thing. Whether there is standing water or just lots of moisture on the walls and floor,  basement flooding  requires immediate action.  At Four Seasons Plumbin...

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Chicago is known for some extreme weather. Even the Fall can bring some cold temperatures. So, don’t wait on preparing your water heater for our Chicago winter. Nothing is worse than having to take a cold shower because your water heater isn’t working! It is important for all homeowners to be proact...

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The old phrase “no news is good news” definitely applies to the plumbing in any Chicago area home. If you don’t see, hear, or smell anything strange, your pipes are probably functioning well.Unfortunately, however, things don’t always go as planned, especially if you live in one of the city’s older...

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Everyone’s heard that dog is man’s best friend—but your family’s canine companion isn’t always a great friend to your home’s plumbing. If you have a dog, cat, or other furry friend in the family, save yourself frustration, as well as a potentially costly visit from Chicago plumbers, by following the...

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