5 Water Heater Failure Signs You Should Never Ignore


Even though you might not know it, your water heater could be communicating with you. Speaking its language means understanding the signs of water heater failure. When you notice any of these signs, call for water heater repair in Chicago and prevent further issues with your water heater.   1. No Hot Water This might

5 Water Heater Failure Signs You Should Never Ignore2021-02-04T11:16:03+00:00

Reasons To Get A Tankless Water Heater Installed


Hot water isn't really a modern-day convenience. In the late 1800s, someone invented the first automatic tank heater. Before that, people used various methods of heating up their water. Today, we take for granted how easy it is to obtain hot water. But that's not to say that water heaters are perfect. If you have

Reasons To Get A Tankless Water Heater Installed2021-02-04T11:26:20+00:00

The Importance Of Sewer Line Repair


Sewer pipe repair is no minor issue. However, it's a common occurrence for property owners. Your sewer line has the job of moving grease, soap, and detergent through your plumbing system. If you have a broken or leaking sewer line, you need to fix it as soon as possible. Doing so isn't only for your

The Importance Of Sewer Line Repair2022-06-22T11:08:56+00:00

Things to Think Over When Upgrading from Tank to Tankless Water Heaters


If you're thinking about getting a new water heater, you have a few big decisions to make. In addition to choosing the right size heater and the best company for the job, you also need to decide whether you want a traditional or a tankless heater. Find out what you should consider when you make

Things to Think Over When Upgrading from Tank to Tankless Water Heaters2020-12-07T14:03:17+00:00

All About the Different Types of Tankless Water Heaters


Buying a new tankless water heater can be stressful, mostly due to the fact that there are many types of tankless water heating systems available. Because your new heater is a significant investment for your McHenry plumbing, you should choose your heater with care. Before you make a purchase, learn about all of the different

All About the Different Types of Tankless Water Heaters2020-10-19T15:02:41+00:00

Our Favorite Fictional Bathrooms


Our passion here at J. Blanton is plumbing, which means we’ve always taken a shine to bathrooms, kitchens, and utility rooms. Wherever there’s a fixture or an appliance in need of some TLC, you’ll find us. Our fascination with plumbing and bathrooms puts us in good company; in fact, plumbing has been the cornerstone

Our Favorite Fictional Bathrooms2020-06-13T06:15:19+00:00

How Should I Maintain My Home’s Radiators?


Hissing. Clanging. Banging. Growling. No, we’re not reading off the script of the next Transformers movie. Instead, we’re willing to bet these are sounds that some of you are hearing in your Chicago home right this second. And the culprit isn’t some monster from outer space, but the radiator sitting over there in the

How Should I Maintain My Home’s Radiators?2020-06-13T06:17:47+00:00

Do I Need a Pressure Reducing Valve?


Most people share the opinion that the more water pressure, the better. A warm, cascading shower certainly feels better than a light, misty trickle, and a robust stream coming out of the sink makes life easier in countless ways. Certainly, it would be hard to immediately think of a time we've heard someone complain about

Do I Need a Pressure Reducing Valve?2020-06-13T06:08:16+00:00

Plumbing Tips For Pet Owners


5 Ways To Keep Your Plumbing Flowing Smoothly As A Pet-Owner Having a furry friend in your home as an additional member of the family is a joy most of us know very well. While the positive aspects of having these loving animals in our life are seemingly endless, there are certain

Plumbing Tips For Pet Owners2020-06-13T06:11:08+00:00

Air Conditioning Blower Motor Trouble


5 Reasons AC Blower Motor Trouble A well-functioning AC blower motor is a crucial part of your air conditioning unit. It is the main part behind the movement of conditioned air in your home, and it’s the difference between “ahh” and “ugh” in your home’s temperature. Signs that your unit may be

Air Conditioning Blower Motor Trouble2022-06-24T13:30:36+00:00