Pipeworks Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Mackinaw’

Could You Use a Garbage Disposal?

Monday, October 17th, 2022

Garbage disposals are useful tools for homeowners that are looking to improve their drain plumbing, save money on inefficient costs, and also for anyone looking to be more eco-friendly. Some people might think that garbage disposals are kind of an “old invention” since they’ve been around for a while, and tend to remind people of past decades, but the truth is much more complicated than that.

Garbage disposals in Mackinaw, IL are tools, just like plungers and drain snakes might be. They’re useful for certain homeowners and not for others, but the key is figuring out if they’d be helpful for you and worth the cost. This blog post is dedicated to investigating whether or not a garbage disposal might be a good idea for your home, and what some of the unique benefits of this system might be. Keep reading to learn more!

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When to Call for Professional Drain Cleaning

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

DrainWe’re going to bet that you don’t think about the drains in your home all that often. That’s okay. Not many people do. However, it’s important to note that if you don’t keep your drains in good shape they can cause a variety of issues for you in the long run. You need to know when to call for professional drain cleaning services, so that your drains can be as healthy and efficient as possible. Have a look at the following signs that it’s time for professional drain cleaning services.

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Why You Absolutely Shouldn’t Use Store Bought Drain Cleaners

Monday, March 12th, 2018

ruined-pipesEver have a drain clog on you? Of course you have. We all have. Clogged drains, whether it’s the shower, or the sink, are always frustrating to deal with. Unfortunately, they’re also often resolved in the worst possible fashion by homeowners who think they’re going about it the right way.

Most homeowners use store bought drain cleaners to quickly get rid of whatever it is that is preventing their drains from draining. This is a horrible thing for the health of a drain system, yet it’s the most common way to deal with it. Let’s have a look at why exactly it’s such a bad idea to use store-bought drain cleaners on your drains, and what you should do instead.

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What Qualifies as a Plumbing Emergency?

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

burst-pipeThere are a great many different problems that can afflict a plumbing system. Some issues can be ignored for months without getting much worse (even though they really shouldn’t be). Some should be addressed fairly soon, though they can be left alone while waiting for an appointment time. Finally, some should be addressed as soon as humanly possible if they are to be prevented from causing massive problems.

It’s this final category that we’re going to be discussing in this post. Plumbing emergencies absolutely cannot be ignored if they are to be fixed in time to prevent much of the damage they can cause. It’s important that you know when to call for emergency plumbing services, and when to wait for a more traditional plumbing appointment.

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