Pipeworks Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Champaign’

Careful of These Commercial Plumbing Issues

Monday, August 27th, 2018

drain-cleaningCommercial plumbing systems are just as prone to developing problems as any other system. They also can amass some pretty hefty repair bills, depending on the issues affecting them. If you want to keep your commercial plumbing system in good condition for as long as possible, we recommend that you schedule preventive maintenance for it at least once a year. Even then, though, you need to keep an eye out between appointments for any signs that the system is in trouble. Read on for some common symptoms that your plumbing system is in need of repairs.

Continue Reading

Sump Pump Maintenance, and Why It’s Important

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Backup-Sump-PumpSpring is a great time of year for many things, and a horrible time of year for others. Not to put a damper on the season (har har) but spring means storms. Those storms can cause all kinds of water damage to your home if you don’t know how to protect it.

Now, if you have a vulnerable part of your home, chances are you already have a sump pump installed in it. To be frank, we can’t imagine why you’d be reading a blog on sump pump maintenance if you didn’t already have a sump pump that needed maintaining. Anyway, if you haven’t already had your sump pump professionally checked out, now is definitely the time to do it.

Continue Reading

Do I Need a Sump Pump?

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Backup-Sump-PumpFor those who don’t live in particularly wet areas, the concept of flooding is only really threatening when it’s submerging houses and turning freeways into rivers. We know better, though. The water level doesn’t need to be twenty feet high to cause immense damage to the home.

In fact, only a little bit of water damage in the right place can cost thousands of dollars to repair. That’s why so many people make use of sump pumps to keep the more vulnerable areas of the home safe. If you’re not sure whether or not you could benefit from using a sump pump, read on.

Continue Reading

How to Stave Off Garbage Disposal Destruction

Monday, January 15th, 2018

kitchen-plumbingGarbage disposals are designed to be able to cope with a lot. However, if you don’t treat your garbage disposal properly, you will have to replace it much sooner than you would have otherwise. Fortunately, our experts have outlined a few great tips for keeping your garbage disposal up and running for as long as possible. Read on to learn how to protect your garbage disposal investment.

Continue Reading

Water Line Issues You Should Know About

Monday, September 25th, 2017

water-lineProperly maintaining your plumbing system involves a number of different steps, including scheduling maintenance and keeping an eye out for any issues that might come up. Most people tend to focus on the plumbing issues that occur in their home, though, and not on the possible issues that can affect things like the water line.

The water line is the most important part of the plumbing system. It is the pipe through which all fresh water flows before reaching your home’s plumbing system, whether you get your water from the city water main or some other source. If the water line is in good condition, then the rest of your plumbing system will run more smoothly. If the water line is dealing with a problem, though, it can seriously harm the plumbing. Read on for some examples of water line issues you should know about.

Continue Reading

Kitchen Plumbing Upgrades to Consider

Monday, August 28th, 2017

kitchen-plumbingSo, you’re thinking about installing some plumbing upgrades in your kitchen. You certainly have a lot of different options to choose from when it comes to something like that. The kitchen tends to have the highest concentration of plumbing appliances in the average home, next to the bathroom. You don’t even need to do a full renovation to improve your kitchen in some impactful ways. Let’s take a look at some of the options available for improving your daily life in your kitchen.

Continue Reading