Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. Blog: Archive for May, 2017

Tree Roots and Your Plumbing: What You Should Know

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

tree-roots-plumbingThere are a number of reasons that your plumbing system’s sewer line is buried beneath your property—for one, it’s more attractive this way! But the main reason for this is for safety and functionality. Unfortunately, this means that not only is your sewer line out of sight—and therefore hard to spot problems with—it is susceptible to damage from things such as tree roots searching for water.

When it comes to sewer line damage and clogs, tree roots are more common of a threat than you may realize, and the removal and repair of such a problem requires professional Winnetka, IL sewer line services. As you’d expect, tree roots crave water, so even the tiniest of leaks in your sewer line can attract them. Tree roots are not the only threat to your sewer pipe, but it’s certainly important to be aware of them.

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The Drain Cleaning Process: An Overview

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

drain-cleaning-processIn most cases, homeowners don’t typically schedule drain cleaning services until something apparent happens that necessitates the service, such as a clogged sink drain or bathtub drain that’s causing water to back up. There are many times, however, that issues could warrant a drain cleaning but don’t present themselves very apparently.

Therefore, scheduling Wilmette, IL drain and sewer services on a routine basis is essential in maintaining the effectiveness and efficiency of your drain and sewer pipes. But what’s involved in this process?

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The Importance of Routine Plumbing Maintenance

Monday, May 15th, 2017

plumbing-maintenance-importanceChances are, you (hopefully) schedule your heating and cooling system for maintenance, as you do your car and other household appliances. So why would you skip Northbrook, IL professional plumbing maintenance?

A professional plumbing maintenance appointment isn’t just a visual inspection of the system from the outside—in enables our professional plumbers to fully inspect your entire system, including fixtures, to ensure that your system is the best shape possible. But why is this so important? What exactly gets checked?

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