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 Common Winter Weather Issues That Can Affect Your Home Heating and Plumbing   

Here on Chicago’s North Shore, frigid temperatures and blustery winds can lead to high heating bills, plumbing problems, and a host of house headaches – both inside and outside!  Here are a few of the things to look out for, and precautions that can help you avoid these problems.      Freezing Pipes:  Pipes that are […]

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How to Maintain your Water Heater

Your water heater requires a little regular maintenance to run efficiently, effectively, and last longer. That’s because minerals and other sediment accumulate in water heaters, and this buildup means your water heater has to work harder to do its job.  It can even cause the tank to rust. But with a few steps and tasks […]

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How to Keep Your Furnace Working All Winter Long

It’s that time of year when warm woolen sweaters come out of the closet, and hot pots of soup go on the stove – and the perfect time to prepare your furnace to keep your home and family comfortable this coming season if you have not done so already. Your furnace is the winter workhorse […]

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Whole House Humidifiers

Not only does winter bring cold air, it also brings dry air into your home. Dry air makes you uncomfortable, and can also damage wood floors, musical instruments, artwork and other objects. The key is to keep the humidity in your home between 25% to 50%. You can do that by purchasing a whole house […]

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Ravinia Plumbing & Heating’s Prestigious Award from GuildQuality

One of the most important aspects of maintaining a solid reputation for good customer service involves measuring customers’ experiences. Ravinia Plumbing & Heating paired up with a leading customer satisfaction survey developer and networking facilitator called GuildQuality for that very purpose, and the results have been spectacular so far. Excellent reviews and ratings have set […]

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Water Softeners – Part 2

If you think the Lake Michigan water coming out of your faucets is too hard (and many people do, considering that it is rated medium-hard), here are some tips on buying water softeners. There are four different types of water softeners: Salt-based ion exchange softeners are the most popular. These units remove the hard minerals […]

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Water Softeners – Part 1

Here are a few things to know about water. The hardness of water is measured in grains per gallon of calcium carbonate (137 mg/l of CaCO3). Lake Michigan water measures eight grains per gallon, which is considered medium-hard. Hard water is actually recommended for drinking, since it contains minerals such as calcium, magnesium, carbonate and […]

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Bathroom Safety Tips

How many times a day do you go to the bathroom? It is likely the first room you go into in the morning and the last one at night. But bathrooms are often the site of serious – and preventable accidents. In fact, about 230,000 people a year are injured in the bathroom, according to […]

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Winter Energy Saving Tips

With winter coming, you know it’s going to be cold outside. But inside you want to be warm. At the same time, you want your heating bills to be under control. So, in addition to making sure your furnace is in good working order, here are some more tips. Note that many of them are […]

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