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Considerations And Benefits To Tankless Water Heaters In Chicago Homes

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Considerations And Benefits To Tankless Water Heaters In Chicago Homes

While tankless water heaters are not one of the newest technologies in the HVAC industry, they are still relatively uncommon in most Chicago homes. These systems can replace existing tank water heaters, or they can be installed in new homes in the area. (more…)

3 Ways Corona Virus affects your home’s plumbing.

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3 Ways Corona Virus affects your home’s plumbing.

Right now you are staying home more than ever. Meaning your home’s plumbing is working harder than ever.

Three Things

The Three P’s – How to not clog a sewer line.
Using more water – keep your water bill low.
Drinking Water Quality

1. The Three P’s – How to not clog a sewer line.

When it comes to what goes down your toilet, simply follow the rule of the three P’s. Words from a wise plumber, “pee, poop, and toilet paper”, “Anything else that you flush down a toiet is going to present a problem.” A possibly pricey problem. This can be caused by baby wipes and feminine products. Feminine Products will flush down the toilet, but they will not break down easily, coupled with the fact they are made to absorb and expand this will likely cause backups in your sewer line in the future.
Make sure to follow the 3P Rule or else it can potentially lead to an expensive problem.

2. You are using more water.

Keep your water bill down if you are on the meter, make sure toilet aren’t running and you don’t have leaks.

  • Using the toilet more often, Fill Valve could be bad. Causing your toilet to run all the time.
  • Leaky Water Heater – Your using more hot water then normal, leak is causing your water heater to produce more hot water than usual.
  • Now is a good time to take a peak around your home and perform a whole house plumbing inspection. If something is leaking, now is a great time to identify the problem and save money.
  • Water Meter: If you are curious if you will save money with a water meter, you can refer back to an older blog post. https://www.apexplumbingchicago.com/will-i-save-money-with-a-water-meter

Chicago Meter Save Website Link:
https://www.metersave.org/MeterSave

3. Tap Water as drinking water – is your water safe?

Before Covid 19, one of the frequent recurring news headlines was Lead in our drinking water. Many customers have called us wanting water purification systems for their drinking water. Customers tell us  they use to purchase lots of bottled water from costco or other big box stores but due to supplies and not wanting to leave their home as much.  They are now adding reverse osmosis or water purification systems to drink clean water out of their tap. Learn more about

If you have any plumbing or sewer needs, we are here to help.

We are wearing personal protective equipment and maintaining social distancing guidelines.  

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The Common Signs That Indicate You Need a Plumbing Contractor in Chicago

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Plumbing problems have a tendency to occur during the most inopportune times. Fortunately, a plumber can resolve the issues within a timely manner. There are several signs that indicate you need to hire a plumbing contractor in Chicago. (more…)

We offer Exemplary and Timely Plumbing Services in Chicago

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We offer Exemplary and Timely Plumbing Services in Chicago

If you are searching for a plumbing contractor in Chicago, you have come to the right place. We provide exceptional services that will meet all your needs for your home and workplace. You can rely on our experts to deliver fantastic results since they have quality training. In addition to that, you can get a free estimate that will cover the costs. Read on to know what we have in store for you. (more…)

Three Reasons to Hire a Reputable Chicago Drain-Cleaning Company

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Three Reasons to Hire a Reputable Chicago Drain-Cleaning Company

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average person uses more than 100,000 gallons of water per year. With such prodigious amounts of water running through drains and pipes, it’s not surprising that drains get clogged. If you have a clogged drain, it’s always best to call a reputable Chicago drain-cleaning or plumbing company to fix it. Here’s why. (more…)

Four Advantages of Hiring a Qualified Plumbing Company In Chicago

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Four Advantages of Hiring a Qualified Plumbing Company In Chicago

If you use the plumbing in your house long enough, something’s going to eventually go wrong. However, rather than try to repair a fixture or pipe yourself, it’s always best to hire a qualified plumbing company in Chicago to help you. Here are some of the key reasons why. (more…)

Advantages of Hiring an Experienced Plumbing Contractor in Chicago

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Advantages of Hiring an Experienced Plumbing Contractor in Chicago

Like air conditioning and heating issues, plumbing problems are a fact of life. If you’ve owned your home for awhile, you can expect to have something go wrong with a toilet, pipe or drain. Whatever situation you face, it’s best to hire an experienced Chicago plumbing contractor to handle the job. Here’s why.

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Today’s Chicago Faucets Often Require Professional Help to Repair Faucets

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Today’s Chicago Faucets Often Require Professional Help to Repair Faucets

Technology has changed American lives especially in things we use the most such as faucets. This usually means there are parts in the faucets that we know nothing about. This makes repair difficult. (more…)

Maintaining Your Plumbing: Ways to Prevent Pipes from Bursting

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When you think of a pipe bursting, you probably think that only happens when the weather gets cold. While frozen pipes can lead to a pipe breaking, it’s not the only cause. Other aspects that can lead to this issue include pipes that are corroded or rusty or a clog that increases the pressure inside the pipes. (more…)

Qualities Needed in a Plumber

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Finding a good plumber is essential. You simply never know when you need to rely on a professional to come and fix your frozen pipes in Chicago or a host of other problems that can pop up from time to time. Just like you take time researching your family doctor or dentist, so you should with your family plumber as well. Consider the following three important qualities that any plumber you hire should have. (more…)

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