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The Risks of Using Drano

December 17th, 2018 / Andy Visconi

When you have a clogged sink or shower pipe, your first thought may be to run to your local store to pick up a bottle of Drano. This household cleaner comes in multiple forms, and it is made with various mixtures of sodium hydroxide, sodium hypochlorate, sodium nitrate, sodium chloride, and aluminum. Several chemical reactions […]

What is a Water Hammer?

November 8th, 2018 / Andy Visconi

Water hammer is something that you have likely experienced, but you weren’t sure it was called that. If you have heard a thumping or a pounding noise coming from your pipes when you turn off your faucet, this is called a water hammer. This sound occurs due to water suddenly changing in direction, such as […]

Preparing Your Pipes for Cold Weather

October 8th, 2018 / Andy Visconi

Now that the weather is turning cold, our plumber in Highland Park, Il wants to make sure you and your family are prepared for the change in seasons. Sudden drops in temperature can wreak havoc on your pipes, causing unexpected issues and costly repairs. Making preventative changes can help provide you with peace of mind […]

3 Reasons Your Drain is Clogged

September 13th, 2018 / Andy Visconi

Our drains play a more crucial role in our lives than we realize. It’s not until you are standing in inches of dirty shower water that you realize you have a clogged drain in Highland Park, Il. Not only do clogged drains cause slow water drainage, but they also cause corrosion, flooding and other expensive […]

Why is My Toilet Making a Weird Noise?

August 1st, 2018 / Andy Visconi

At some point in your life, you may have noticed that your toilet is making weird noises. Some toilets may be making a sound that resembles a foghorn while others may be making a moaning or groaning noise. The only sound that your toilet should be making is a flushing sound; any other sound should […]

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