Pipeworks Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Normal’

Careful of These Water Heater Problems

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heaters are just as prone to problems as any other home system. You may not notice them as often as, say, when your heater or air conditioner develops some sort of issue, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t there. It’s important that you know what kinds of symptoms can indicate that there is some sort of problem with your water heater, so that you can call for repairs as soon as possible. The faster you notice that your water heater is dealing with some sort of issue, the more damage you can prevent by getting it fixed. Below are some of the common symptoms that indicate that your water heater is in need of repairs.

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Worried About Your Bathroom Plumbing? Take the Following Steps

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Drain-SnakingIf you’re anything like the average homeowner, you probably spend a lot of time in your bathroom over the course of a year. After all, it’s the room that contains a lot of plumbing appliances integral to your daily routine. It’s in your best interests to keep those appliances in the best possible shape over the years, so that you can continue relying on them on a daily basis. Follow the tips below to make sure that your bathroom plumbing appliances stay in the best possible shape.

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Tips for Keeping Your Bathroom Plumbing in Good Shape

Monday, September 10th, 2018

bathroom-interiorNo other room in a house contains as many pipes and plumbing fixtures as the bathroom. This makes sense when you consider that most of the fresh water used in a house goes to the bathroom appliances. The toilets, sinks, bathtubs, showers, hot and cold water lines, and drainpipes in any household bathroom handle an immense amount of work.

We have advice on how to keep your bathroom plumbing in good shape so troubles like clogs and leaks are rare:

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Problems That Contribute to Repiping

Monday, May 21st, 2018

water-linePlumbing pipes are built to last, but they don’t last forever. Even with regular maintenance and prompt repairs, the pipes will eventually need to be replaced with new ones. If you’re unlucky enough to be in an area prone to certain issues, you may end up having to repipe parts of your home earlier than you thought. Have a look below at some of the various problems that can prompt a need for repiping in your home.

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Problems That Lead to Pipe Replacement

Monday, October 9th, 2017

ruined-pipesPlumbing pipes are remarkably sturdy, but they’re not invincible. If you live in your home long enough, you will almost certainly have to replace one or more pipes at some point. If you know a bit about the issues that can affect pipe health, though, you can take certain steps to help prolong their lifespans. Let’s have a look at some common problems that, if left alone long enough, can lead to having to replace a home’s plumbing pipes.

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Why You Should Install a Sump Pump

Monday, September 11th, 2017

plumbing-leakWe may not have to worry about many hurricanes in Illinois, but we’re no strangers to heavy rains and subsequent flood waters. If you’ve lived in the area for any length of time, you probably also know that your house doesn’t have to be completely submerged to suffer terrible water damage.

Even some minor storm runoff that becomes trapped in the wrong area of the home can cause immense damage if left alone for long enough. That’s why it’s a good idea to have a sump pump. Read on to find out more about sump pumps, what they do, and why you should probably have one installed somewhere in your home.

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