Pipeworks Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Champaign’

Is Hard Water Really Bad for Your Plumbing?

Monday, July 1st, 2019

ruined-pipesWe service a lot of homes here in Illinois and inform a lot of homeowners about the finer points of their plumbing. One question that we hear pretty often is something along the lines of, “Is hard water really that bad?” The answer is yes! Hard water impacts your home negatively in a variety of ways, which we’ll get into them below.

Before we get into the dirty details of hard water we want to ensure that you contact our team if you need service for your plumbing in Champaign, IL. The plumbers that you choose can make or break the comfort in your home. Make sure you come to our team when you need work you can count on. We’ll get the job done the right way the first time with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

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This is Why You Need Professional Drain Cleaning Services

Monday, April 8th, 2019

kitchen-plumbingIf you’re a homeowner, it’s more than likely that when you think about improving your home your mind immediately fixates on technological upgrades, updating your furniture, or maybe even landscaping your yard. What about your plumbing though? The plumbing in your home is one of the most important aspects of your home comfort. The problem is that you might not realize this until something starts to go wrong with this system.

If you’re on the hunt for great drain cleaning in Champaign, IL then make sure you contact our team. We’ve worked in the area for years, so we understand the area and know what it takes to leave our customers satisfied.  

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The Benefits of a Video Pipe Inspection

Monday, March 25th, 2019

kitchen-plumbingIf you’re having plumbing problems in your home, a video pipe inspection can be the answer to your prayers. Video pipe inspections are the latest and greatest in the plumbing industry. There’s really nothing better for your home than a video pipe inspection because it allows precision while keeping the work on your plumbing system minimally invasive.

You need your plumbing system to operate as effectively as possible. When you’re looking for a great team to keep your plumbing in Champaign, IL up to par, you can trust our team here. We hire responsible technicians and train them extensively—Make Your Pipes Work, Call Pipeworks.

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When is the Right Time to Flush Your Water Heater?

Monday, 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.

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5 Ways to Avoid Drain Problems

Monday, 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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