Nov 21

Preparing Your Plumbing for the Holiday Season

On an everyday basis, your bathrooms probably get a lot of use. From showering to taking care of business, people spend an average of one hour and 42 minutes a week in the bathroom. Throw a few overnight guests, extended family, and friends on top of that, and your plumbing

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Oct 30

5 Toilet Repair Tips for Common Problems

Toilet installation by First Chicago Plumbing Fixing a toilet can seem complicated when you aren’t sure of the problem or have any experience with toilet repair. There are some toilet problems that you can fix yourself without having to hire a plumber and others where the potential damage you could

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Oct 25

Don’t Wait Until the Cold Sets In! Winterize Your Home!

Steps You Can Take to Avoid Frozen Pipes Winter is almost here. The seasons are changing and everyone’s breaking out their coats and gloves. Before you know it, you’ll be turning up the thermostat and looking out the window at beautiful freshly fallen snow. For property owners, though, wintertime means

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Oct 16

Garbage Disposal Not Working? Follow These 4 DIY Steps

Garbage disposal installation by First Chicago Plumbing Garbage disposal is a relatively new invention. Very quickly it became one of the irreplaceable kitchen appliances. It’s small, inexpensive, convenient and very easy to use.What to do when your garbage disposal stops working? Try these 4 simple steps before calling a plumber.

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Oct 04

Do I Need Sump Pump Battery Backup?

A sump pump installed in a basement of a home with a water powered backup system. Chicago is well known for its unpredictable and crazy in a way weather. We get lots of rain here during the warm season and huge amount of snow in winter.  According to Chicago Sun

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Sep 17

Is Tankless Water Heater Right For Me?

Many of you have heard about or even experienced tankless or on demand water heater. And one of the most frequently asked questions for me, as a plumber, is  - Should I Switch My Tank Water Heater To A Tankless? Let’s try to get a little deeper into the subject

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