Do you have foul smelling or funny tasting water? Are you worried that there may be something wrong with it? You can get the water tested to identify what is in it without much trouble. However, you may not know when to get your water tested or how often to do so. Here are the answers to these quest...

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One of the biggest fears that homeowners face is a plumbing or sewage system failure. Plumbing leaks and sewage backups can cause major damage to a home that can cost hundreds, if not thousands of dollars to fix. While these are big enough headaches to deal with during normal business hours, after-h...

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If there’s one part of the house that is often neglected, it’s the plumbing system. After all, if the shower works, toilets are running, and everything else is flowing nicely, then why worry? The worry comes when the plumbing stops working nicely, and everything erupts into instant chaos. Plumbing p...

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If you’re in the process of buying a new home, know that a plumbing inspection is a must. During this inspection, a reputable plumbing professional will perform an evaluation of the property to identify potential problems. The results of this examination should factor into your decision about buying...

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With fall right around the corner, there are special precautions you are going to want to take to ensure that your plumbing is ready for the cooler weather. For those living in Illinois, the cooler fall weather can turn into the first frost of the year very quickly. Making sure that you have taken t...

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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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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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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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