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Electrical Terms 101

When an electrician comes to your house, or when you’re looking at electrical items at the hardware store, you might be exposed to some language you absolutely do not understand. Here we provide some plain English definitions of some of the most frequently used terms. Current – The rate of flow of electricity. There are […]

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Outdoor Fall Tasks

With fall here, there are a few things you can do to prepare for winter now (including getting your furnace tuned up). Here are a handful of suggestions of things you might want to do outside before it gets too cold. Clean out your gutters and downspouts. When the rains come, you’ll want the water […]

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Time for a New Furnace?

Winter, unfortunately, is not that far away. The air conditioner will go off; the furnace will go on. Obviously, the one thing you do not want to happen is for your furnace to quit during a bitter cold day. While no one can predict exactly when a furnace will die, there are some hints you […]

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What to Do When Your Ceiling Leaks

Ceiling leaks can be frustrating, inconvenient and expensive. It is important for you to find the source of the leak to prevent it from reoccurring. But before that, minimize the immediate damage by doing the following things. Find the area of the ceiling that is leaking. Look for areas of the ceiling with coffee-colored stains. […]

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Different Types of Water Heaters

Regular gas or electric water heaters usually last between 10 and 15 years. If yours is reaching that time frame, it might be time to consider what type of water heater you want next. Here are the five types of water heaters. Conventional Storage Tank These are the most common type of water heater, consisting […]

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Buying a Backup Generator

We’ve been lucky this year that we have not had major thunderstorms or heat waves that have caused massive power outages. But you know the next emergency could be just around the corner. And if you don’t have a backup generator to keep your refrigerator cold and your computers and lights running, you could be […]

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Boosting Your Wi-Fi Signal

You need Wi-Fi for so much more than just accessing the Internet from your computer. Want to binge a hot show on Hulu or Netflix? You need Wi-Fi. Want to turn on the lights in another room? You need Wi-Fi. Feeling a little warm and want to turn the thermostat down without getting up? You […]

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What You Can Do to Avoid a Flooded Basement

Summer is thunderstorm season. Yes, those storms can cool things off and are good for the lawn and garden. But they can also lead to expensive and inconvenient basement flooding. We constantly remind (nag) you of plumbing to do’s to prevent flooding – installing and maintaining sump pumps and having your sewer line rodded. But […]

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Caring for a Hot Tub

After a hard day at work or play, there isn’t anything like soaking in a hot tub to decompress and relax those muscles. But along with the pleasure comes responsibility. You need to care for your hot tub. Here are some tips. Monitor water chemistry. You need to know the required levels of pH, alkalinity, […]

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Another Award for Ravinia Plumbing & Heating

Ravinia Plumbing & Heating has been named a Neighborhood Favorite plumber by Nextdoor. “We are thrilled with this award,” said David Ariano, President of Ravinia Plumbing, “especially since it is the result of voting by our customers – the people we have the pleasure of working with every day.” The award was based on responses […]

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Ravinia Plumbing Wins Best Plumber Award

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Problems Associated with Your House Drains and How to Fix Them

September 24, 2018

A multitude of substances can cause a blockage in the various drains throughout your house.  A quick check of your drains can help prevent a Read more…

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