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Glenview, IL Plumbing Repair Services

Your plumbing is put under a lot of stress every single day. Just think about how many gallons of water flow through those pipes every time you cook, take a shower, or brush your teeth. Fortunately, your pipes are designed to handle the strain for a good 100 years or so. However, that doesn’t mean you never have to worry about them. Every once in a while, something will come up with your plumbing that will require repairs. Whether it’s leaky pipes, bad smells, or clogs, you’re going to need the occasional visit from a plumber. No need to worry, though! Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. provides comprehensive plumbing repair services. No matter what your plumbing problem is, we can take care of it for you. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. provides plumbing repair services near Glenview, IL and the surrounding areas.

Do You Know if Your Pipes Leak?

A lot of homes built since the 1960s are outfitted with copper plumbing systems. Copper is almost exclusively used because of its resistance to most kinds of corrosion. If your home is older than 50 years or so, however, you may still have iron plumbing pipes. Iron isn’t a great material for piping. Even though it can last up to 100 years, when it starts to rust it can fail pretty quickly. Large leaks and even pipe ruptures are quite common in older houses with iron pipes, often requiring complete repiping to fix.

Even copper pipes are not immune to leaks. A type of corrosion known as "pitted corrosion" is known to afflict copper pipes, opening up small leaks that are often not discovered until they have done a lot of water damage to the surrounding area. So, even if you have copper pipes it’s a good idea to have them checked at least once a year.

We can Take Care of Clogs for You

Clogs are perhaps one of the most frustrating plumbing problems that homeowners have to deal with. A clogged sink or drain means you can’t use it until it gets fixed, which can really throw a wrench into your daily schedule. Fortunately, there is a way to avoid the worst clogs if you pay close attention to your drains. A clog does not just suddenly appear. Instead, it builds slowly from the inner walls of the pipe towards the center. As more and more debris becomes stuck together on the walls of the pipe, the flow of water will constrict until it is completely cut off. So, if you want to save yourself from a serious clog, you should keep an eye on how much time your drains take to drain. If one of your drains starts to slow down over time, it’s a sign that a clog is forming in your pipe. At that point, you should give us a call to avoid having to deal with a complete clog.

If you are experiencing plumbing problems of any kind, call Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc.. We provide all kinds of plumbing repair services. Contact us today for a full list of our services.