Pipeworks Inc. Blog : Archive for July, 2016

Why Are My Drains So Smelly?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

When you have company over, are you a bit embarrassed by unpleasant odors in your home? Have you cleaned the carpets, taken out the trash, and freshened up the cats’ litter box? Is the smell still going strong? That odor could be emanating from your drains, and it is a very annoying problem indeed.

Scheduling service with the drain and sewer professionals on our staff ensures that your drains will function properly and that they won’t drag down your quality of life in any way. We diagnose problems accurately, and resolve them completely. Contact us today for exceptional drain and sewer services in Bloomington, IL.

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3 Great Benefits of Using a Garbage Disposal

Monday, July 18th, 2016

The garbage disposal is an entirely optional appliance for most homeowners, unlike those generally deemed to be necessities in our modern age, such as laundry machines and water heaters. However, we’ve noticed that many homeowners don’t invest in garbage disposals due solely to the fact that they fail to realize just how beneficial they can really be. That is why we’d like to share a few of the benefits that garbage disposals have to offer with you.

If upon reviewing this information you decide to use a garbage disposal in Bloomington, IL, just give us a call. We’re happy to help you choose the right model for your home. Once you have, we’ll ensure that it is installed and serviced properly.

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The Difference Between Clearing/Cleaning a Sewer

Monday, July 11th, 2016

We’ve written before about how important it is that your sewer line in Bloomington, IL is operating properly. What we’d like to talk about today is the difference between actually cleaning a sewer line, and just clearing it out. These are not terms that should be used interchangeably.

Because of the important job that your sewer line does on your property, you really need to know that it is functioning properly. We’re here to see to it that this is the case. When you need to schedule any sewer line services, ours is definitely the number to call.

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Prevent Dangerously Hot Water: Use a Mixing Valve

Monday, July 4th, 2016

You are obviously familiar with your water heater, which you probably see in your basement or tucked away in a closet from time to time. You are less likely familiar with components that may work with your water heater, though. There is one very important one that we’d like to discuss with you today: the mixing valve.

Mixing valves perform a vital service in our homes, though they are not required everywhere. Regardless of whether or not the use of a thermostatic mixing valve is mandated by law and local codes, though, it is a component that your plumbing system in Bloomington, IL should not be without. It can help to prevent the occurrence of a scalding incident in your home.

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