A leaky faucet is annoying, and an expensive annoyance at that. Overtime, faucet leaks, including small drops, can lead to wasted water, potential water damage, and higher water bills. Fortunately, it doesn’t take much to fix a leaky faucet! Just follow these basic steps to put an end to the
You’re sitting at your kitchen table and feel a raindrop on the top of your head. “That can’t be right,” you think. You look up to find a small but steady drip of water leaking from your ceiling. While a leaking ceiling can be alarming, there’s no need to panic.
Sometimes referred to as an “on-demand” unit or an instant hot water heater, tankless water heaters take up less storage space and are considered an upgrade for every home. With a tankless water heater, cold water will travel through a pipe and into the heater, where it is then heated
When looking to replace your water heater, you’re left to decide between two fuel options: electric and gas. As someone who is most likely unfamiliar with the benefits and drawbacks of either type, you may be unsure which water heater is right for your home. First Chicago Plumbing can help
You may not know much about plumbing, but you know one thing: Your toilet shouldn’t be causing your shower to back up. If you’re noticing odd backups, smelly drains, or unexplained sewage, you may be suffering from a clog in your main sewage line. Before you call for a Chicago
The last thing you want is an increase in any of your utility bills. Luckily, if your water bill increases, it’s usually relatively easy to lower. Water bill increases are often a result of changes in your water use or a leak somewhere in your home. This can be anything
A whole house water filter system is typically installed where your main water line enters your home. By installing it directly at the entry point, filtered water will be delivered to the entirety of your house. This means each tap and appliance is only getting filtered water. First Chicago Plumbing
When you moved into your home, you knew there were a few things you needed to get set up. You paid the homeowner’s association fee, found the closest local pool, and set up quarterly pest control treatments. But did you find a local plumber? First Chicago Plumbing talks the benefits