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The Different Types of Water Heaters

Regular gas or electric hot water heaters usually last between 10 and 15 years. If yours is reaching that time frame, it might be time to consider the different types of water heaters and what type you want next. When the time comes to consider buying a new water heater, you need to understand the […]

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Tips for Hiring a Plumber

  • Categories: Plumbing
  • Date: August 26, 2021

That drain that won’t drain. That sump pump that won’t pump. That water heater that won’t heat water. As Roseanne Roseannadanna used to say: “It’s always something.” While it may not always be something, you quite frequently do need the assistance of a good plumber. So how do you select an experienced plumber? Here are […]

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What Causes Ceiling Leaks?

It’s one of a homeowner’s worst nightmares – a water spot on the ceiling. Or, worse, water leaking from the ceiling. Either issue can cause drywall and structural damage, mold growth, and damage to your possessions if the leak becomes major. While your immediate inclination may be to call your friendly neighborhood plumber, there may […]

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The Benefits of Sump Pump Maintenance

Your sump pump and battery backup pump may reside unnoticed in the recesses of your basement, but when summer’s thunderstorms hit, you’ll want to make sure they are in good working order. A bad sump pump and/or battery backup can mean a flooded basement in your Chicago North Shore or Chicago Northwest suburban home. What […]

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7 Signs You Need New Water Heater Installation

Water heaters can become ticking time bombs as they near the end of their useful service life. If you don’t pay close attention to the signs that tell you it’s time for a new hot water heater, you could end up facing serious water damage or worse at home. Take it from the licensed plumbers […]

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5 Tips on How to Unclog a Bathroom Sink Drain

In this age of home automation and high-speed Internet, we want everything to work quickly. Waiting for the bathroom sink to slowly drain does not meet our expectations. So, what can you do to unclog that bathroom sink that takes forever to drain? In our most recent blog, the plumbers at Ravinia Plumbing, Sewer, Heating […]

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How to Install an Automatic Dishwasher

  • Categories: Plumbing
  • Date: April 21, 2021

In terms of DIY projects, installing an automatic dishwasher may not be the easiest. But it is not as difficult as you might think, especially if you are comfortable with doing some simple electric wiring. You can save some money on installation, and it shouldn’t take you more than a few hours. What You’ll Need […]

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How to Fix a Running Toilet

  • Categories: Plumbing
  • Date: March 24, 2021

You probably remember the juvenile joke: “Is your toilet running? Yes. Go catch it.” While that may bring you back to your youth, a constantly running toilet isn’t a laughing matter – it will increase your water bill and could also lead to more significant damage if not checked. Learning how to fix a running […]

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Becoming a Licensed Plumber in Illinois

  • Categories: Plumbing
  • Date: March 24, 2021

Like most trades, there is an insatiable demand for licensed plumbers. There are numerous benefits, and it can be a very lucrative career in Illinois. Becoming a Plumber – the Benefits Great compensation. In Illinois, plumbers can make between $60,000 to $120,000 a year. This, of course, varies based upon experience and local market demand. […]

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10 Common Plumbing Problems

Drip, drip, drip. No matter how tightly you turn the handle, the faucet keeps dripping. Whoosh, whoosh, whoosh. You jiggle the handle, but the toilet keeps running. These sounds are not music to the ears; they signal two of the most common plumbing problems. In our most recent blog, the plumbers at Ravinia Plumbing, Sewer, […]

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