7 Signs You Need A Water Leak Detection Test 

May 20th, 2024
7 Signs You Need A Water Leak Detection Test

Water leaks in your plumbing can lead to various issues, from structural damage to mold growth. Detecting leaks early can save you from costly repairs and water wastage. Here are seven signs that indicate your Glenview home needs a water leak detection test.

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Slab Leaks: All You Need to Know!

May 6th, 2024
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Have you ever heard of a slab leak? It’s not a term that comes up often in everyday conversation, but understanding what it is and how to deal with it can save you from significant headaches down the road. This comprehensive guide will give everything you need to know about slab leaks in Evanston, including what they are, how to spot them, what causes them, the risks of ignoring them, and crucial prevention tips.

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Slab Leaks: All You Need to Know!

April 22nd, 2024
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Are you familiar with the term “slab leak”? If not, you’re not alone. Slab leaks are a lesser-known but potentially serious issue affecting homes, especially those with concrete slab foundations. In this blog post, we’ll delve into slab leaks, their causes, how common they are, signs to watch out for, and what steps to take if you suspect a slab leak in your Evanston home.

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How Can You Get Your Sewer Line Repaired?

April 8th, 2024

Maintaining the integrity of your home’s sewer line is crucial for the overall functionality of your plumbing system. However, issues such as blockages, leaks, or corrosion can arise over time, necessitating sewer line repairs.

With over fifty years of experience, an Angie’s List SUPER SERVICE Award Winner, and an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau, you can trust Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc., for sewer line repair in Glenview, IL.

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Why You Need to Have Regular Maintenance for Your Water Heater

March 25th, 2024

Your water heater is often one of the most overlooked and vital appliances in your home. It quietly works behind the scenes to provide you with hot water for showers, baths, dishes, and laundry. However, like any other appliance, your water heater requires regular maintenance to ensure it continues to function efficiently and reliably. In this article, we will explore why regular maintenance for your water heater is crucial and how removing the water heater scale in Skokie IL  can save you money and hassle in the long run.

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Spring Cleaning? Make Plumbing Maintenance Part of It!

March 11th, 2024

As the days grow longer, it is time for homeowners to start thinking about spring cleaning. Sure, Spring cleaning will involve washing walls, ceilings, baseboards, and windows but it also is the perfect time to tackle various home maintenance tasks, and plumbing maintenance should definitely be on your list.

Here are a few things you can do to aid with plumbing maintenance in Des Plaines. By inspecting and maintaining your home plumbing, you can keep things running smoothly for longer.

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Sewage Pump vs. Sump Pump: What’s the Difference?

February 26th, 2024

You probably have heard about sump pumps and sewage pumps. In fact, your home may have one or the other or both. We’ve discovered that there’s often confusion in people’s minds when it comes to sewage pump vs. sump pump. Are they really the same thing, and if they’re different, what jobs do they do? The most important question: Do you need them? 

We’ll look into these questions in this blog post. However, the best way to get an answer to the last question is to talk to our professional plumbers. We have extensive experience with all types of plumbing installations for both homes and businesses.

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The Effects of Water Hammer on Your Plumbing

February 12th, 2024

You hear a sudden clang coming from the walls of your home, like a hammer striking metal. It’s not a ghost… it’s the plumbing. The sound you’re hearing is the result of water hammer, which occurs when there are no air cushions in the pipes to absorb the shock wave that occurs when water suddenly stops moving because a tap is shut off.

The name “water hammer” sounds intimidating. Is water hammer dangerous in Glenview? Is it bad for your pipes? We can ease your mind about the “dangerous” part: water hammer isn’t something that poses a physical threat to you or your family’s health. As for whether it’s bad for the pipes—that’s a definite yes. In fact, water hammer has several deleterious effects on plumbing, which is why we encourage you to call for our professional plumbers to look into water hammer in your home as soon as you begin to notice it.

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Why You Should Only Hire Licensed Plumbers

January 15th, 2024

We can’t stress enough how important it is that you turn to licensed plumbers, and licensed plumbers only, when you need plumbing work in your home. Too many people like to attempt to tackle plumbing problems as DIY projects, and far too many others will turn to an unlicensed “handyman” when they’ve got plumbing woes. Neither is a good idea—especially when it’s easy to reach out to us and hire our licensed plumbers in Evanston, IL, or elsewhere in the Northshore and Northwest Chicagoland Area.

Why licensed plumbers? There are many reasons, but here are the five main ones…

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Sewer Line Materials: Knowing When You’ve Got an Outdated Line

January 1st, 2024

Sewer systems go back to ancient times: they’re a necessary improvement that allowed cities to thrive in the first place. Today, most of us take the sewer systems that serve our communities for granted, as well as the sewer lines that connect our homes to the sewer system. But if you’ve got an old sewer line made of outdated material, you may find yourself in a bad situation where you need either sewer line repair or replacement right away.

You can depend on us for these services in the Northshore and Northwest Chicagoland area. To help you know when it’s time to schedule an inspection of your sewer line, we’re going to look at the recent history of sewer line materials so you know what “outdated” means in this case.

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