Pipeworks Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Professional Plumber’

What to Do with a Running Toilet

Monday, December 30th, 2019

Is your toilet running? Wait, you can stop looking out the window and panicking, we don’t mean sprouting legs and physically running—we mean constantly draining water. This kind of running can be a real drag, because it can influence your ability to use your bathroom while also being a massive waste of water that you end up paying for anyways!

The easiest thing you can do to fix a running toilet is to call a plumber. Plumbing in Champaign, IL can be complicated, and if you’re unsure of what you’re doing then you’ve got to be careful before you pick up the wrench and start unhooking things. A problematic leak that you cause when trying to fix your running toilet could make things ten times worse and ten times more expensive!

That being said, there are a few ways to narrow down the problem in your toilet and stop it from doing too much damage.

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The Benefits of Hydro Jetting

Monday, December 16th, 2019

If you’ve never heard the words “hydro jetting” before, we’d like to enlighten you.

Hydro jetting is a fairly new process that many plumbers utilize to remove clogs and clean drains. Before we get into what hydro jetting entails, we’d like to talk about what this new technological process means for you! A clogged drain in Bloomington, IL can spell disaster when preparing for a holiday party this season. It’s incredibly important to know when a plumber can quickly and effectively remove the clog without any damage being done to your pipes. Remember this information when the thought pops up in your mind to use chemical drain cleaners since they’ll most likely do more harm than good.

So, let’s get suited up and ready to discuss the unique benefits of a hydro jet.

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What Makes a Good Plumbing Maintenance Plan

Monday, November 4th, 2019

If you’ve got a home without plumbing, you might want to adjust the settings on your time machine a little bit. Every home in the 21st century has plumbing. Pipeworks, hence our name, is something that is an absolute necessity if you want access to clean water, hot water, sewage disposal, and anything else that travels to your home via liquid or gas.

In a perfect world, everyone would be in contact with the plumbers in Bloomington, IL for routine plumbing maintenance. Except that this is not a perfect world, and most homeowners wait until the very last second to contact a plumber for catastrophic plumbing repairs.

So, if you’ve backed out of purchasing plumbing maintenance before, or have never even heard of plumbing maintenance, we’re going to list a few things that it can help with.

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Your Friendly Reminder to Avoid Chemical Drain Cleaners

Monday, October 21st, 2019

People always call us after they’ve used chemical drain cleaners to unclog their slow drains, panicking because the cleaners have somehow made the problems worse. Hopefully, with this blog post, we can address this issue before you’ve gone out and wasted your money on something that could mess up your pipes. Store-bought, chemical drain cleaners are volatile liquids that are made of some of the most toxic materials we have access to. They create irritating fumes that can sting your nose and eyes, destroy the environment that they are eventually dumped into, and irreversibly damage your pipes.

Worst of all, oftentimes these drain cleaners, for all their negative qualities, don’t even get the job done. You see, nothing works quite like a plumber in Normal, IL when you’re experiencing drain clogs. Processes from hydro-jetting to video camera pipe inspection give us the tools necessary to get the job done without harming you, your plumbing, or the environment.

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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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