How to Identify Dangerous Leaks in Pipes

How to Identify Dangerous Leaks in Pipes

Dripping faucets are often annoying, but in some cases they can be dangerous. A leak in your water pipes is usually the result of worn-out parts, which means that the problem could lead to bigger issues down the road. Fortunately, there are several ways to identify...
What to Do if You Know Your Home Has Old Pipes

What to Do if You Know Your Home Has Old Pipes

Did you move into a house that already had old pipes? Maybe you have lived in that house since it was built and know the pipes are original. Either way, old pipes have their own set of rules that guide them. Depending on how old they are, the pipes may be so old that...
Plumbing Maintenance Can Reduce Plumbing Disasters

Plumbing Maintenance Can Reduce Plumbing Disasters

Getting your home on a maintenance routine can go a long way in keeping your pipes safe and your disasters prevented. Many people think that routine maintenance is a luxury; only call someone “if you need to”, and just make do until that time comes. But realistically,...
Flippers Need to Leave Plumbing to the Pros

Flippers Need to Leave Plumbing to the Pros

The recent trend of house flippers has continued rising now more than ever before. It is important to leave plumbing issues to the pros. A flipper’s fix is akin to DIY plumbing, with similar issues and damage. In some cases, the house could end up being even worse off...
Preventing Springtime Flooding and Plumbing Issues

Preventing Springtime Flooding and Plumbing Issues

It’s been an unusual winter season so far here in Chicagoland. We had a very snowy and frigid Halloween followed by a 60 degree Christmas. Most long-term residents know this weather is par for the course in the Midwest, but springtime is always sure to bring plenty of...
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