Pipeworks Inc. Blog

When is the Right Time to Flush Your Water Heater?

March 11th, 2019

technician-servicing-a-hot-water-heaterIf you have a tank water heater in your home, it’s incredibly important that you flush it regularly. If you have a furnace, central air conditioner, or any other heating or cooling system in your home, it’s likely that you schedule annual maintenance services for these systems. Your water heater needs this type of care too.

Annual maintenance means that you’ll keep your water heater running at peak performance. When you’re ready to maintain your water heater make sure that you schedule your services with a professional team like ours. We have the best service for water heaters in Champaign, IL—you can trust our team with all your home needs.

Continue Reading

Is It Time for Pipe Replacement?

February 25th, 2019

pipe-corrosionIf you live in an older home, repiping might eventually become a necessary step in the lifespan of your plumbing system. We understand why homeowners are hesitant to take this step, it’s a long and expensive process and it often leaves you and your family members inconvenienced. If this is one of your concerns, it’s integral that you’re absolutely certain this is the right step to take.

That’s where our team comes in. We have professionals that can assess your system and make sure that you’re the right candidate for a repiping job. Come to our team for all your piping needs in Bloomington, IL.

Continue Reading

Here’s Why Your Drain Smells So Awful

February 11th, 2019

bubbling-sinkDo you walk past your kitchen sink and smell an awful stench? Maybe you notice the same from your bathroom sink when you’re washing your hands or when you’re in the shower rinsing your hair. Bad smells coming from any drain in your home are pretty hard to ignore, if this is an inconvenience in your home that you’re experiencing then make sure that you contact our team sooner than later.

Plugging your nose around your sinks isn’t an effective means combatting the issue. Make sure that your plumbing in Bloomington, IL is always up to par with our services. We’ve served McLean County since 2002 and we understand the needs of homeowners here—we’ll always provide you with the best service possible the first time around.

Continue Reading

Get the Best for Your Business: Our Commercial Plumbing Services

January 28th, 2019

Industrial boiler gas regulation and metering moduleIf you’re in charge of running a business, you know how important the commercial plumbing services you provide for this space are. Residential plumbing is important as well, but these services only affect the overall comfort and quality of your own family members while commercial services affect the function and success of your business. Imagine trying to run a business without a working bathroom or any running water!

We take your commercial services seriously. We even provide 24/7 emergency services because we understand that plumbing needs aren’t things that arise during business hours. When you need great commercial plumbing in Bloomington, IL be sure to contact our team for the highest quality service at the best price.

Continue Reading

Easy Ways to Keep Your Pipes from Freezing this Winter

January 14th, 2019

Clearing of blocked hammered polluted black metal U siphon for wash basin, sanitary devices, plumbing fixtures red special means cleanser with bubbles. For labels of cleaners, printed materialsWintertime here in Bloomington means freezing cold temperatures, so make sure that your pipes are safe. If you’ve lived here in Illinois for a while, you’re probably no stranger to a frozen pipe or two. This is a relatively common inconvenience but it’s also one that’s very easily avoidable.

Pipes that burst from freezing are on of the most common causes of property damage across the country. We’ve compiled all the best ways to avoid a pipe burst but mistakes happen, so if you need emergency plumbing in Bloomington, IL then contact our team today.

Continue Reading

How to Tell If You Have a Plumbing Leak

December 31st, 2018

Portrait of a smiling plumber at workSometimes determining if you have a plumbing leak in your home is a little harder than you think. Unless the leak is leaking out into your living space, it might not be so apparent. There are many instances where the leak in your home leaks internally (i.e. within your walls or some other hidden part of your plumbing system) in these instances a leak might go unnoticed for a while.

If you have your suspicions that something is going on with your plumbing system, but you can really determine what’s wrong, look for the signs detailed below. The best way to determine if you have a leak is through professional assistance, so if you need a reliable team for your plumbing services in Normal, IL then contact our team.

Continue Reading

5 Ways to Avoid Drain Problems

December 17th, 2018

Technician servicing an hot-water heaterOne of the most frustrating inconveniences that you can have is a drain clog. They hinder you from using vital things in your home like sinks and showers and they’re hard to fix on your own. Luckily, there are a lot of easy ways to avoid drain problems in your home. You don’t have to struggle through drain problems.

The best practice is prevention when it comes to your plumbing system, so we’ve compiled a list of helpful tips to keep your plumbing in shape below. If you do have a problem and need drain cleaning in Champaign, MN then contact our team.

Continue Reading

Why You Should Steer Clear of Store-Bought Drain Cleaner

December 3rd, 2018

ruined-pipesSo, you’ve got a drain clog. It’s an inconvenience, but not the end of the world. In fact, it’s an incredibly common household problem. You can just run over to the store, buy a store-bought drain cleaner, and fix the solution quickly, right? Wrong! Store-bought drain cleaners promise to work miracles for your plumbing system, but don’t be fooled. These drain cleaners can never compare to the work of a professional plumber. These drain cleaners are actually detrimental to your plumbing system. If you have a plumbing problem (even something as seemingly minor as a clog) you need a professional for the job. If you need drain cleaning in Bloomington, IL contact our team.

Continue Reading

How Sewer Line Problems Affect Your Indoor Air Quality

November 19th, 2018

A vector illustration of a broken sewer pipe that is currently leaking sewage into the sewer system.When you think of the problems caused by a faulty sewer line, you might not think immediately think of poor indoor air quality. A pipe leak is an extremely inconvenient problem that quickly causes significant damage to other home fixtures. If you do have a problem with your sewer line, you need to address it quickly. The repairs might be costly, but the cost of health problems caused by your indoor air quality would be even worse.

The best thing to do for your system is add “sewer cleaning” to your to-do-list to avoid these problems. This simple service will keep your sewer system in good shape. If you need sewer cleaning in Bloomington, IL then you need services from our team. We’re always fast, efficient, and conscientious.

Continue Reading

Gas Line Issues That can Threaten Your Furnace

November 5th, 2018

FurnaceMost of us have gas furnaces in our home, and for good reason. Gas heaters tend to be more effective and energy efficient than electric heaters, depending on the location of the home. However, gas-burning heaters also create a number of possible issues that electrical heating systems don’t have to deal with. Read on to find out more about how a problem with your gas line can threaten your furnace, and what to do about it.

Continue Reading