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5 Steps to Winterize Your Plumbing in Schererville

This time of year things can change very quickly though so it’s a good idea to be prepared.  Now that the growing season is pretty much over in Dyer and other cities around the shop. Now’s a good time to make sure the items you need to take care of in your plumbing system are […]

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How Do I Know If I Have a Sump Pump?

When you are as totally immersed in an industry like plumbing for as long as we have been, sometimes we forget just how something that seems easy for us can be very challenging for folks who are not exposed to these things on a daily basis. Recently we had a client call in to asking […]

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How to Detect Water Leaks Under Slabs

We recently had a call in which a slab home was experiencing water in the ductwork which was run under the slab when the home was built. The question of course, was where was it coming from? The possibilities are three fold.  The water could be sewage from the drain pipes under the slab.  Or […]

Is Your Garbage Disposal Broken?

There can be quite a few reasons a food waste disposer won’t run. Some can mean that your garbage disposal needs replacement but others can be pretty easily resolved. SIMPLE FIXES If the disposer won’t run, but you can hear a humming noise when you turn it on, this generally means something has jammed the […]

Complete Guide on Finding & Hiring the Best Plumbing Company

1. Plumbing Quote Over the Phone We get asked many times for quotes on everything from garbage disposers to faucets by people who are “shopping” over the internet or phone.  We would rate this as the number one mistake folks make when evaluating a plumbing contractor to hire to install a garbage disposer, faucet or […]