Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Automatic Shut-Off Valve’

Do You Know How to Shut Off Water to Your Home During a Plumbing Emergency?

Monday, March 14th, 2022

plumbing-valves-and-tubesNobody wants to deal with a huge plumbing emergency, but you have a great source for help when one does happen: you can call our team for 24-hour plumbing in Des Plaines, IL or anywhere else in our service area in the Northshore and Northwest Chicagoland. But before you call us, you may want to shut off the water to your house to stop potential flooding problems. This will help you get a handle on the situation and avoid excess damage and expensive remediation costs later.

But wait … do you know how to shut off your home’s water supply? If the answer is no, then we’re glad you stopped by our blog today. We can help you find out how so you’ll be prepared in case of a big plumbing emergency.

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Why Should I Install an Automatic Shut-Off Valve?

Monday, August 31st, 2015

If you own a home, you may have heard about the concerns of backwater in your plumbing system. In-home flooding can come from a variety of sources and while some – clogged or burst pipes, for example – are limited to your home, others lie completely beyond your control to fix. Heavy rains here in the Chicago area, coupled with other periodic issues with our sewer system, can make backwater a serious concern. The good news is that an automatic shut-off valve is easy for a professional to install and can eliminate such concerns for good. “Why should I install an automatic shut-off valve?” you ask. Read on for the answers.

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