Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Professional Plumber’

Plumbing Repairs: DIY vs. Professional Service

Monday, June 11th, 2018

hand man opening silver faucet or water tap with white washing sink in public toilet.Should plumbing repairs ever be a Do-It-Yourself project? Well, it some cases it might be alright. For instance, perhaps you have a clog that is close to the surface of your sink drain and you can just relieve it on your own with nothing more than a sink plunger and a little bit of elbow grease.

So sure, we do encourage “DIYers” in some cases, but definitely not all. When it comes you’re your plumbing, it may be unsafe to try to handle things on your own, as you can wind up doing more harm than good to your plumbing system and possibly even leave yourself susceptible to more problems in the future. We advise that for trickier problems, you contact a professional Palatine, IL plumber.

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Minor Clog or Major Plumbing Issue?

Monday, November 27th, 2017

a pipe with a pinhole leak Have you noticed a seemingly minor clog somewhere in your home? Maybe your kitchen sink drain is a bit sluggish. Or perhaps you noticed your toilet bubbling while using another plumbing fixture. Your first instinct may be to go get some of that liquid drain cleaner you can buy at pretty much any hardware store, and solve your problem that way. Unfortunately, not only is this only a temporary solution, but it can also actually damage your plumbing.

Additionally, if it’s not a minor clog as it may seem, and you actually have a more serious plumbing issue progressing, then you may be delaying repairs that could have prevented a huge plumbing emergency later on. The best thing for you to do to prevent minor clogs and major plumbing issues is schedule routine Glenview, IL drain cleaning services. Even outside routine service though, there are signs that are good to be aware of so you can call for drain cleaning before the problem gets too advanced.

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Should You Be Concerned about Frozen Pipes?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Portrait of male plumber fixing a sink in bathroomIf you’ve lived through even one winter around here, then you know how bitterly cold it gets. With that drop in the temperature comes an unfortunately common winter enemy—frozen plumbing. And, frozen pipes can result in a good amount of damage if not addressed. As water in your pipes freezes, it expands and puts pressure on the walls of the pipes, leading to leaks or even ruptured pipes.

To protect your plumbing from this fairly common wintertime problem, there are a few steps you can take. Read on the learn more about what you can do. And if you discover any issues with your plumbing as we progress into fall and approach winter, be sure to contact a professional plumber in Des Plaines, IL, such as any member of our team!

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Why You Should Hire a Professional for Your Commercial Plumbing Needs

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

High pressure pipe leakingPlumbing problems are likely something you’ve dealt with before in your home, and hopefully were able to resolved quickly and affordably. Unfortunately though, this is not always the case, as plumbing fixtures are mostly hidden from view and it can be hard to detect when something is wrong. When this happens in your commercial building or business, then the problem is amplified even more.

A commercial plumbing problem means a huge inconvenience for you as a business owner, and potentially even a costly business interruption. This is why when you do have a problem, you contact a professional plumber in Evanston, IL who specializes in commercial plumbing.

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