Different Types of Bathtubs For Your home


If you are building a new house, you have lot of decisions to make in every room, including the bathroom. And if you are just remodeling a bathroom, you also have lots of decisions to make.  One of the more important ones is the type of bathtub you select. Here is an overview of the […]

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

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When the bitter cold hits the Chicago area, it can cause more than just comfort issues for you and your family. Freezing temperatures can also cause your plumbing pipes to freeze and burst – leading to a messy situation that can cause hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars worth of damage. Pipes most at risk […]

Twelve New Year’s Resolutions for Your Plumbing System


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 […]

Signs You Should Replace Your Toilet

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Becoming a Plumber in Illinois

As discussed last month, there are numerous benefits to becoming a plumber in Illinois (https://raviniaplumbing.com/blog/becoming-a-plumber/), 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 […]

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 […]

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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