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7 Common Signs That You Need a Holiday Drain Cleaning in Chicago

Clogged drains can be a frustrating nuisance, but having a dirty drain during the holidays could mean bursting pipes in your home. The winter season already puts enough strain on your plumbing, freezing your pipes and wearing down your water heater. No homeowner wants a home flooded from a burst pipe, which is why it’s […]

10 Items You Shouldn’t Try to Put Down Your Drains in Chicagoland

It’s tempting to dump household wastes down the drain. Sure, it would be so easy to just pour that used motor oil down the sink. But, in the end, the convenience will cost you. Discarding some types of waste in your toilets, garbage disposal and sinks can damage your plumbing system. And fixing that damage gets expensive very quickly. Don’t believe us? Flush things that aren’t meant to be flushed and you could have a backup or overflow on your hands. Washing items or liquids down a sink can have similar consequences in the form of slow, clogged drains.

10 Types of Piping Found in a Home’s Plumbing System

As a homeowner, you need to know what’s going on inside your walls and under your floorboards. Knowing is half the battle, as once you know, you can act, making the important repairs and installations that you need to make in order to bring your home up to your standards. Here’s what you need to know about the different types of plumbing pipes you’re likely to find in your home

10 Warning Signs You Need Repiping Service

Many people neglect repiping as a household need. However, there are warning signs to pay attention to that indicate you need repiping. Repiping services can potentially prevent homeowners from experiencing a terrible disaster while saving them a great deal of time, money, and psychological stress in the long run.

10 Signs That You Need Sump Pump Repair

The winter season is just about here and that means snow, ice, and sleet. The upcoming holidays already put enough stress on your plumbing, that it’s easy to forget about one very important appliance in the basement. Your sump pump works to relocate excess water away and out of your basement, preventing flooding and other structural water damage. While battling to stay warm and keep your house intact, it’s easy to overlook one appliance, but a damaged sump pump could mean a literal ice rink in your basement. Here are some signs to look for when considering sump pump repair.

Sump Pumps 101: What You Need to Know

Sump pumps serve the very important purpose of helping to prevent flooded property. They’re typically installed in the basements or below-ground levels of a home or business and work to collect water in a sump basin, or pit, and then force the water safely away from the structure so that the property doesn’t flood. While sump pumps are perhaps most common in residential homes, they’re also useful in marine vessels and commercial buildings as well.

5 Signs You Need Drain Cleaning

Your drain system is the heart of your family’s sanitation needs. It allows you to shower, clean dishes, eliminate waste, and get fresh drinking water right from the tap. But what happens when your drain system isn’t performing? You need to call the professionals at Windy City Rooter to schedule a drain cleaning. There are 5 telltale signs that you’re in need of a drain cleaning this year.

10 Frequently Asked Questions on Plumbing by New Homeowners

Plumbing is one of the major systems in a home. As a new homeowner, you’ve probably asked yourself several questions already about the plumbing. Keep in mind regular maintenance of the plumbing system can extend the life of the equipment. It will also improve the cost of energy used in the household. Here are a few things you need to know so that you can enjoy trouble free plumbing.

6 Signs That You’re in Need of Sewer Repair

Maybe your home is your hobby and you look forward to performing maintenance and doing upgrades on your days off. Maybe it’s an investment in your future and you don’t hesitate to have professionals work on it to increase its value. Or perhaps it’s simply the safe, comfortable place where your family relaxes and you want to keep it that way at all costs. Whatever your home means to you, if your sewer isn’t in good shape, then the truth is that your hobby, investment, safe place, or all of the above could be at risk—and you need to take immediate action.

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