Over time, grease build up and tree roots can cause your drain, pipes, and sewer lines to become clogged and blocked. Unfortunately, a clog in any part of your commercial plumbing system can result in substantial damage. For one, there is the risk of mold growth. Mold growth not only makes your Morton Grove, IL establishment unhealthy and unsafe, but the mold remediation process is also fairly expensive. Then there is the risk of leaks. Water loss due to leaks costs you money, and repairing the leaks is not exactly cheap either. So, what should you do to clear up clogs in your sewer line? Continue reading
Commercial and residential drain cleaning companies in Glenview, IL, are indeed very helpful in clearing drains clogged by dirt, debris, and other waste material. However, you can save some money by trying a few DIY tips before you bring in a professional.
Clearing clogged lines entail a lot more than simply dumping chemicals down the drain. Store-purchased, foaming chemicals can be harmful: they risk damaging your plumbing hardware and drainage system. Nothing makes a clog worse than leaky or corroded pipes and the chemicals could be detrimental to the environment and your health. The risks of exposure to chemicals commonly used in drain cleaning range from minor burns to loss of vision. Continue reading
Unless the basement of your Skokie property has flooded — which is not uncommon for homes and buildings in the North Shore area — you probably won’t think about replacing your sump pump. However, disregarding your sump pump replacement until the last possible moment can cost you a pretty penny in maintenance, repairs, and renovations to your basement. Continue reading
Is your water heater approaching the end of its serviceable life? Are you thinking about replacing it before disaster strikes? Thanks to the plethora of options out there, it is not always easy to choose a new water heater for your Evanston home. If you are considering hiring a plumbing contractor like John J. Cahill, Inc. to help you install a new hot water heater in your home, here are some things that you should consider: Continue reading