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Twelve New Year’s Resolutions for Your Plumbing System

  • Categories: Plumbing
  • Date: December 28, 2022

The clock is ticking…slowly counting down the days, hours and minutes until we welcome in 2023. You are probably making your resolutions for the New Year already. But while you are putting your list together (and checking it twice?), remember to be nice to your plumbing systems by making – and keeping – these 12 […]

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Signs You Should Replace Your Toilet

  • Categories: Plumbing
  • Date: October 28, 2022

Most people think toilets last forever, just occasionally needing some of the parts replaced. But here are some things to think about when questioning whether it is time. Age. If your old toilet was installed before 1994, it may have a flush volume of up to five gallons per flush. Toilets installed after that were […]

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How Water Filtration Systems Work

You’ve done your best to make sure there is no lead in the water that comes into your home. You’ve had it tested. You’ve made sure there is no lead in the solder and pipe fittings in your home. There are no brass valves or fixtures that could contain lead. But if you want an […]

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Do I Need a Reduced Pressure Zone Device?

Reduced Pressure Zone (RPZ) devices are a little known – but very important – plumbing device. Why? Because these devices prevent contamination, bacteria, and pollution from contaminating the water coming into your home. On a larger scale, they also prevent these contaminants from entering the municipal water supply. Do You Need an RPZ Device? You […]

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Becoming a Plumber in Illinois

As discussed last month, there are numerous benefits to becoming a plumber in Illinois (, ranging from great compensation to low cost of entry to fun and important work, plus more. Here we discuss how to become a plumber in Illinois.   Basic Requirements to Become a Plumber There are some basic requirements to becoming a […]

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What Are the Signs of a Slab Leak?

Plumbing leaks can occur in various areas of your home. While some are easy to locate, others are hidden far out of sight and are very difficult to find. Slab leaks occur within the home’s foundation and can be hard to identify. Learn the signs of slab leak problems so you can quickly have repairs […]

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How to Fix Low Water Pressure in the Shower

Low water pressure in your shower is an annoying problem to have, even if it only occurs for a short while. A flushing toilet can drop water pressure while you bathe, making you temporarily uncomfortable, or other problems can limit pressure long term until the root issue is repaired. The professionals at Ravinia Plumbing, Sewer, […]

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What Are Rain Showerheads?

  • Categories: Plumbing
  • Date: February 1, 2022

Rain showerheads have become extremely popular. Not only are they functional and relaxing, but their look can add style and elegance to your bathroom. Rain showerheads are showerheads that let the water trickle down, just like in a rain shower. They create a calm and relaxing feeling. And if you still prefer the rush of […]

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How to Avoid Frozen Pipes in the Winter

When the weather turns frigid (which we’ve already experienced this season), there is a risk that your pipes can freeze and burst. This can lead to thousands of dollars of damage, as well as inconvenience. Pipes most at risk are those in unheated spaces like basements, crawlspaces, attics, and garages, and those exposed to exterior […]

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Plumbing New Year’s Resolutions

  • Categories: Plumbing
  • Date: December 22, 2021

With 2021 about to be history, you may be thinking about your New Year’s resolutions.  In addition to promises around exercise, diet, saving money, etc., consider these New Year’s resolutions for your home’s plumbing system.  Here are an even dozen suggestions.  Keep this list handy, and resolve to take action on at least some of […]

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