Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. Blog: Archive for June, 2015

3 Ways to Detect a Slab Leak

Monday, June 29th, 2015

A slab leak is a significant problem in your home, mostly because it can be very difficult to access or detect. The problem arises when a pipe built into the foundation of your house, under a concrete patio or similar inaccessible spot, springs an otherwise ordinary leak. Modern plumbers can use advanced technology to pinpoint the leak and make repairs, but the main problems come with detecting it. The longer a slab leak goes, the more damage it causes, and while Chicago, IL has its share of quality plumbers, they can’t do much good if you don’t know how to spot the signs of trouble when they arise. Here are 3 ways to detect a slab leak that can save you a great deal.

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Signs Your Water Heater Needs Repair

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Water heaters sit unnoticed in quiet corners of our house, doing their jobs year in and year out without raising too many flags. We rarely expect them to encounter trouble, but when they do, they can bring your household slamming to a halt. Here in Chicago, IL, a trained plumber can usually correct the problem with your water heater, but you need to spot the signs that your water heater needs repair before you can call them. Here’s a quick list of symptoms you should watch for in your household.

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3 Reasons to Contact a Professional Plumber

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Sooner or later, every household experiences plumbing problems, and the first instinct is doing the job yourself. After all, there are plenty of store-bought cleansers, snakes and other tools available at any hardware store promising to do the job. Unfortunately, by trying to do the job yourself, you may end up costing yourself a lot more in the long run. Chicago, IL has the professional plumbers of Reliance Plumbing to handle any issues with your pipes and faucets. Here are 3 good reasons to contact us instead of trying to do the job yourself.

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