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What Is a Sewer Ejector Pump and How Does It Work?

When it comes to our homes, we all want to make sure that everything is working correctly and efficiently. One of the essential components of any home is the sewer system. The sewer system is responsible for carrying away wastewater, including human waste, from our homes to the public sewer system or private septic tank. […]

What Is a Sewer Line Camera Inspection?

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You should not go through the expense and inconvenience of excavating your sewer line unless you know precisely what the problem is. In our most recent blog, the plumbers at Ravinia Plumbing, Sewer, Heating & Electric discuss the importance of sewer video inspections to assess the condition of your home’s sewer system. To schedule a […]

When to Consider Sewer Line Replacement

Are you thinking about sewer line replacement for your home? It might be something to consider if you’re experiencing any of the following problems: slow drainage, gurgling noises coming from your drains, water backing up into your sink or toilet, or sewage odors. Sewer line replacement can be a costly project, but it’s worth doing […]

8 Signs Your Sewer Line May Be Damaged

You can’t see your sewer line. You assume everything is fine. But they do sometimes need repairs and even replacement. Here are some signs your sewer line may be damaged. Slow drainage. A slow drain could be a sign that there is a blockage forming. If you try to pour a drain cleaner or rod […]

Benefits of a Sewer Line Video Inspection

If your sewer line is obstructed, it greatly increases the chances that it will back up, causing expensive and messy flooding in your basement or backups in your sinks and drains.  There are numerous reasons your sewer line can become obstructed: Tree roots may have grown into the pipe. There may be a crack, hole, […]

Now is the Time to Make Sure Your Home is Ready for Winter

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, you likely looked at your house with new eyes and, like so many Chicagoland homeowners, went into a frenzy of home improvement. New paint, new plants, new pictures. But before you settle into your newly designed home office and wait for the first snowflakes to appear, you need […]

Why Now Is a Good Time for a Sewer Line Inspection

“The sewer line isn’t my responsibility, is it?” The line running from your house that connects to the main city sewer line does belong to you. Any blockages or damage to the line is your responsibility, too. A damaged or clogged sewer line will not properly carry sewage and wastewater away from your house. Additionally, […]

How to Ensure Your Sewer Lines Stay Clean and Clear

The old adage – “it’s easier to keep up than catch up” – certainly applies to sewer line maintenance. Particularly when catching up involves enlisting the help of repair experts, keeping up saves a significant amount of money, too. By following a few simple tips, you can avoid costly sewer line cleanups and repairs. Never […]

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