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Prevent Piping Problems


4 Simple Plumbing Precautions The Protect Your Pipes Whether you’re traveling to your family this holiday season or the company is coming to you, you’ll want to make sure your home is equipped to handle the unforgiving Chicago winter. While your mind may initially jump to securing electrical devices and testing fire alarms, both of

Prevent Piping Problems2020-06-13T06:23:25+00:00

Avoid Holiday Plumbing Disasters


Prep Your Pipes With 4 Handy Hints From J. Blanton The holidays provide a perfect opportunity to spend quality time with friends and family! However, nothing ruins a seasonal dinner party faster than a burst pipe or clogged drain in the guest bathroom. Save yourself the hassle and unpleasantness by preparing for all of

Avoid Holiday Plumbing Disasters2021-09-09T13:06:43+00:00

Contractor Checklist


5 Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Plumbing Contractor From hidden expenses to inexperienced professionals, how can you know you’re getting your money’s worth when it comes to your home plumbing services? Before choosing the first company that comes your way, make sure to get the answers to these five questions. How Experienced Are They?

Contractor Checklist2020-06-13T06:22:33+00:00

Cleaning Up After A Sewer Backup


Make This Dirty Job Go Quickly With Help From Your Friends At J. Blanton! Coming home from a long day at work only to discover that your sewer has backed up into your home can completely ruin your week. Not only does the unsanitary mess look and smell horrible, it also presents health hazards. Once

Cleaning Up After A Sewer Backup2021-09-10T06:51:37+00:00

7 Crucial Safety Tips for DIY Plumbers


Do you secretly harbor dreams of becoming a plumbing pro? It’s not always the most glamorous life, but it is a vital job, and we love doing it. And even plenty of people who aren’t plumbing pros still love to tinker with their systems, performing the DIY jobs that a homeowner can reasonably tackle on

7 Crucial Safety Tips for DIY Plumbers2020-06-13T06:13:44+00:00

How Proactive Plumbing Can Save You Money


We understand why some people are reluctant to call in plumbers for small things. Really! Bringing in a certified pro for any job can be an expensive proposition, and no one has ever enjoyed having to make an appointment or wait for, say, replacement parts to come in. It may seem like it’s easier to

How Proactive Plumbing Can Save You Money2020-06-13T06:19:34+00:00

Five Signs Your Water Heater is About to Fail


Hot water is a must-have here in Chicago, particularly in the heart of one of our world famous winters. When there’s snow on the ground and a chill in the air, your water heater is more important than ever – so don’t wait for something to go wrong before you pay any attention to

Five Signs Your Water Heater is About to Fail2020-06-13T06:16:45+00:00