Pipeworks Inc. Blog : Archive for May, 2016

Protect Your Property! Invest in a Sump Pump

Monday, May 30th, 2016

There are a lot of concerns to keep in mind when you own your own property. You don’t want to fall behind on your yard work or let your home fall into a state of physical disrepair. You must also ensure, though, that your home is protected from forces beyond your control, such as flooding. Whether due to heavy rains or rapid snow melt, potential flooding is always a cause for concern. That is precisely why it is so important that you have sump pump installed in your home, and that you remember that a sump pump installation in Bloomington, IL is a job for skilled professionals only.

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Why Is My Toilet Running So Long?

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

There are certain plumbing problems that homeowners feel compelled to have resolved as soon as possible, such as big water leaks that threaten to flood the lowest level of the home. Others, though, such as dripping faucets or running toilets, may be given more leeway.

In many cases, however, they are given far more leeway than they should be, sometimes to the point of neglecting the issue altogether. While a running toilet may at first seem like little more than a minor annoyance, though, you should keep in mind the fact that you are wasting serious amounts of water in letting your toilet run, and that you are indeed paying for that wasted water.

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When Might Repiping Be Necessary?

Monday, May 16th, 2016

All systems can be broken down into individual components, and each system will have one component that serves as something of its most basic building block. In the case of a plumbing system, that building block is the pipe. From the supply pipes that bring potable water into and throughout your home to the drainage pipes that dispose of wastewater in an effective and hygienic manner, there is no denying the fact that the pipes in your plumbing system serve vital roles in your day to day life. If your pipes are no longer able to serve those roles reliably, then it may be time to consider repiping in Bloomington, IL.

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Why Consider the Installation of a Storm Drainage System?

Monday, May 9th, 2016

We’re in the later stages of the spring season now, and we’ve got the occasional rain storm to look forward to. Of course, summer thunderstorms are just around the corner as well. Are you certain that an instance of heavy rainfall is not going to put the integrity of your property at risk? If you have had issues with storm drainage troubles in the past, this may be the year to go ahead and have a storm drainage system installed. Even if you don’t mind having a few soggy spots in your yard from time to time, the installation of a storm drainage system in Bloomington, IL can benefit you greatly. Contact us today if you have any concerns about your property’s drainage.

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Should I Stick with a Tank Water Heater?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

There are now more options available to homeowners than ever before when it comes to the appliances that they use in their homes. Take the water heater, for instance. Whereas the tank water heater once used to be all but your only option, the tankless water heater and heat pump water heater are both now quite popular. There is nothing wrong with sticking with a tried and true classic, though, so you may decide that sticking with a tank water heater in Bloomington, IL is right for you. Here is some information to consider. Be sure to contact a member of our staff if you have any questions regarding the water heaters available to you.

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