Residential

Protect Your Plumbing Systems with Sewer Camera Inspections

A sewer camera can help identify sewer line blockage or backup without having to resort to digging or cutting tree roots or making other unnecessary plumbing repairs. If you smell a moldy or sewer gas odor, discover your water isn’t draining properly, spot overgrown green patches on your lawn, or find yourself with a high …

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Things You Should Never Throw Down The Garbage Disposal

Garbage disposals are convenient appliances to have in the kitchen. They are used to collect and shred food waste to prevent sink clogging. The food collected then gets stored in a chamber underneath the sink. According to Go Green Wilmette, processed food scraps travel through the disposal with the wastewater to the treatment plants to …

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Trouble Flushing? How to Manually Flush a Toilet

When you’re on the john, you often make two assumptions: (1) you’ll have enough toilet paper, and (2) your toilet will flush when you’re done. Although we can’t help you with any TP shortage, we can certainly provide some quick DIY solutions for when your toilet won’t flush properly. Solution #1: Flushing with a Bucket …

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How to Locate, Thaw, Protect & Prevent Water Pipes from Freezing

It’s wintertime in Chicago and everyone is busy planning for the holiday season. What most homeowners and businesses are not preparing for is protecting their pipes from freezing. If you don’t take steps to safeguard yourself from the cold weather, then you’re running the risk of frozen pipes causing devastating property damage. Talk about bursting …

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