Posted on September 14, 2017 by Matt Seidell in Drain Cleaning
Drain cleaning is not something for homeowners to take advantage of! Homeowners often take their plumbing for granted until something happens that needs immediate attention. A kitchen sink stops running or a toilet overflows and then the plumbing becomes a high priority. With a little preventative maintenance, homeowners reduce the Continue Reading →
Posted on June 26, 2017 by admin in Drain Cleaning
If you're like many individuals, you probably don't think about it until there are obvious signs of problems. There's nothing wrong with that, but life can be much simpler and less messy if you pay a bit of attention ahead of issues like that. Understanding the causes can help you Continue Reading →
Posted on January 25, 2017 by admin in Drain Cleaning
Clogged drains start off as small annoyances, but they quickly grow to cause serious plumbing disasters. A single clog could lead to significant leaks and even burst pipes. As a top-rated plumbing company that has proudly served Lake County residents for the past 62 years, Lake Cook Plumbing knows all Continue Reading →
Posted on June 27, 2016 by admin in Drain Cleaning
Drain backup in Highland Park, IL is nothing the professional drain cleaners at Lake Cook Plumbing can’t handle. With over sixty years of experience serving the Highland Park, IL area, taking care of clog backups are almost second nature. Six years of service has given us plenty of opportunities to Continue Reading →
Posted on October 30, 2015 by admin in Drain Cleaning
If you have a clog that seems unmovable, then you should consider water jetting in Buffalo Grove to blast that clog away. Simple clogs can be fixed by the use of a plunger but, of course, it’s not always so easy. Materials like paper, grease, and hair follicles can create Continue Reading →
Posted on October 8, 2015 by admin in Drain Cleaning
The fall is here, and that means an increased chance in experiencing wind and rain. But are you prepared? If you’re feeling like you’re looking for a system that protects when the fall storms come rolling in, then you should install catch basins and storm drains. Catch basins and storm Continue Reading →
Posted on August 28, 2015 by admin in Drain Cleaning
You may hear the term “rooter service in Buffalo Grove” tossed around a lot without really knowing what “rooter service” entails. Rooter service actually originated when homeowners years ago noticed tree roots were becoming the major reason for drain clogs, which meant plumbers would often have to devise solutions to Continue Reading →
Posted on May 20, 2015 by admin in Drain Cleaning
Minor drainage problems may be able to be solved with do-it-yourself, chemical drain cleaning products, but major ones are a different story. You need to make sure you’re keeping an eye out for the signs of potentially disastrous, drain issues. To help you identify if you need to take advantage Continue Reading →
Posted on April 22, 2015 by admin in Drain Cleaning, Uncategorized
Functional plumbing is essential for a stress-free environment in every home or office. Who has time for a clogged drain these days? Trying to tackle a plumbing issue in the midst of a busy schedule can be a nightmare. In order to maintain your plumbing, you should have a professional Continue Reading →
Posted on April 15, 2015 by admin in Drain Cleaning
If you need drain cleaning in Buffalo Grove, then it’s good to know there are a number of things you can try yourself before it’s time to call in the experts. Here are some top tips for cleaning drains:
Drain Cleaning in Buffalo Grove Can Be Easy!
Salt water: To eliminate unpleasant Continue Reading →
Posted on December 16, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning
Avoid Drain Clogs With a Professional Cleaning From Lake Cook Plumbing
We recently did a post about five ways you can prevent main line clogs from occurring in your home and while we are standing by those measures, we also want to throw one more out there - preventative maintenance performed Continue Reading →
Posted on December 12, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning
It Takes Two to Tango, and to Snake Drains
You know the phrase, "It takes two to tango," right? Well, the same thing goes in the plumbing world. In order to do a drain cleaning job efficiently, we need two skilled and experienced technicians on the site.
Drain cleaning can be an Continue Reading →
Posted on December 10, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning, Plumbing
Safe and Reliable Drain Cleaning Solution That We Trust
We don't want to fool you - we aren't changing our minds on the use of liquid drain cleaning chemicals. They aren't good for your plumbing and we don't suggest using them. However, Bio-Clean is an entirely different story.
Bio-Clean isn't a harmful Continue Reading →
Posted on December 4, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning
Keep Drain Cleaning Costs Down With a Sewer Clean Out
If you haven't thought too much about your sewer line in the past, and suddenly realized the importance maintaining it holds, then installing a sewer clean-out is the best thing you could do!
A clean-out is a part of a pipe that Continue Reading →
Posted on December 2, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning
Protect Your Investment With a Storm Drain
Q: What are storm drains?
A: Storm drains route groundwater to the storm system, away from your home, to prevent against flooding. They are embedded within your walls or foundation.
Q: How will I benefit from having them installed in my home?
A: There are a number Continue Reading →
Posted on November 28, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning, Plumbing
At Lake Cook Plumbing, we take our job as drain cleaning experts very seriously. Because of that, we know how important it is for you as a homeowner to completely understand all the different reasons your drains can become clogged.
If you know how it happens, there might be ways for Continue Reading →
Posted on November 26, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning
No Method is Guaranteed, But it Can't Hurt to Try
Have you ever had a clog in your main sewer line? If you have, then you know how troublesome and annoying they are. Surely, you don't want it to ever happen again, right? We feel safe assuming that you would take Continue Reading →
Posted on November 24, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning
Sewer Repair Excavation: A Last Resort Method
There are two options in front of you when you have a sewer line problem: repair or replacement. When we come out to diagnose the problem, the option we choose depends on how severe a condition the line is in. In all cases where Continue Reading →
Posted on November 20, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning, Plumbing
Chemical Drain Cleaners Are NOT a Good Option
Sometimes, convenience isn't always the best way to go.
When you are attending an outside event, typically outhouses are the only well-located option for a restroom in the area. But, just because they're convenient, doesn't mean you should use them. In fact, not many people actually Continue Reading →
Posted on November 18, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning
When you call the Lake Cook Plumbing team, you know you're getting the community's best plumbing service at an affordable price. Our drain experts will inspect, open, and clean your drains so that you'll be up and running on the exact same day as your call. You can make fixing your drain Continue Reading →
Posted on November 6, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning
Drain clogs happen to everyone, it's true. But there are some habits we can form to make sure that they happen less so to ourselves. For instance, since we know that grease tends to get caught on pipe interiors and cause flow problems, we know not to pour grease or fat Continue Reading →
Posted on November 4, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning
You can't fix a plumbing problem you can't see. But luckily, our plumbers can see everything — using the latest in sewer camera technology.
Video camera inspection is an integral step in any plumbing repair. You should never trust a plumber who comes to your home and tries to start any major work Continue Reading →
Posted on October 31, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning
It’s so easy. You see water standing around in the sink or you stand in ankle-deep bathwater and your first impulse it to grab the bottle of drain cleaner. It’s got some nasty sounding chemicals on the label, smells like it could burn a hole through anything, and the pipe Continue Reading →
Posted on October 29, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning
In a perfect world, our sewer lines would run smooth year after year, clog free. Even the most efficient systems, no matter the age, can run across buildup. It’s inevitable, over time grease, food, paper products, and even toys can find their way at an impasse deep down the sewer Continue Reading →
Posted on October 27, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning
At the first sign of plumbing peril, don’t fret. At Lake Cook Plumbing, we have expert technicians ready to dispatch to your home 24/7. There is no extra charge for nights, weekends or holidays. Not only will we clear your line, we’ll conduct a free video inspection and provide you with options Continue Reading →
Posted on October 23, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning
During the coldest months of winter, one of the biggest headaches is burst pipes. We envision an unheated area of our house or cottage getting frozen while we are sunbathing in Florida in February. No one wants to come home in April to find a flood in the basement. As Continue Reading →
Posted on October 21, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning
When it comes to cleaning out your drains, you’re looking for any inexpensive alternative. You search high and wide on the internet and phone book for the best deal. Getting the lowest price, you think you’ve snagged a deal. Whether the plumber is claiming to be offering a one-time deal or Continue Reading →
Posted on June 23, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning, Plumbing
Remove Clogs With Minimal Disruption
Sewer pipes run deep in the ground and often pass under sidewalks, trees and landscaping. Getting to these pipes when a blockage occurs is hard work. In the past, plumbers would have to run long snake lines into the sewer system in order to clear any Continue Reading →
Posted on June 20, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning, Plumbing
Get Your Drain Snaking Questions Answered by the Experts
Q: How do drain snakes work?
A: A snake is a long coil that is dropped into a pipe until the blockage is reached. No matter how many bends or length of pipe there are, the coil can be led through the pipe Continue Reading →
Posted on June 19, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning, Plumbing
Sink Drain or Sewer Drain Clog - Lake Cook Plumbing Can Handle It
One of the most frustrating and stressful issues in everyday life is a clogged drain. The water just sits there and, despite your best efforts, it just will not budge. Whatever is causing the backup is deep and Continue Reading →
Posted on March 21, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning, Plumbing
One Backup Can Quickly Lead to Two, Don't Let Them Linger
You may think that having a drain clog is bad enough by itself, but believe it or not the situation can actually get much worse. If left unattended to, a drain clog can cause backups throughout your entire home.
If the Continue Reading →
Posted on January 7, 2014 by admin in Drain Cleaning
Important Plumbing Piece Prevents You From Being Exposed to Sewer Gases
Q: What are roof vents and how do they work?
A: Roof vents are the vertical pipes you see attached to your home's plumbing and they have a very important role. They remove sewage and gases from your home and regulate Continue Reading →