Posted on November 21, 2017 by Susie Coss in Plumbing
When considering your home’s plumbing, there’s one appliance that can improve the quality of your pipes and drinking water. Depending on where you live, your home may be running on hard water, which is full of minerals and sediment. A water softener helps to remove mineral deposits that can take Continue Reading →
Posted on November 7, 2017 by Susie Coss in Plumbing
Garbage disposal maintenance is key to keeping it running properly. A garbage disposal provides a great convenience, especially when it involves the messy chaos of cooking. Unfortunately, that convenient appliance can break easily without the proper maintenance. It’s nice to have something that saves you trips to the garbage can, Continue Reading →
Posted on October 3, 2017 by Matt Seidell in Plumbing
Leak detection is a service a homeowner can utilize. After all, nobody wants to deal with a flooded basement. Leaking pipes can lead to mold and mildew which is dangerous for your health, and appliances like your water heater, if damaged and left untreated can explode. Water damage, in general, Continue Reading →
Posted on April 30, 2017 by admin in Plumbing
The technology we use today, especially when conducting a camera inspection, can save us all so much time and money. Before we were able to use such devices, plumbers and technicians had to do a full sewer line excavation in order to fix a sewage line. It's now easier than Continue Reading →
Posted on April 13, 2017 by admin in Plumbing
One of the essential products for your home is a sump pump, especially for the spring season. When mother nature decides to hit us with a rain storm, then there is potential flooding at stake. That water that's entering your home could also be contaminated. Contaminated water can be damaging Continue Reading →
Posted on March 27, 2017 by admin in Plumbing
Nowadays, it is vital that you keep your home running energy efficient through plumbing fixtures. The reason being you’re not only helping the environment but you’re also saving money too. A lot of people don’t think of plumbing, however, when it comes to energy efficiency. Yet, old and outdated plumbing Continue Reading →
Posted on March 13, 2017 by admin in Plumbing
Like a lot of the appliances in our home today, we don’t necessarily realize how important they really are or how much we rely on them. When it comes to your water heater, we don’t notice any issues until it finally decides to stop working. One thing to note about Continue Reading →
Posted on February 11, 2017 by admin in Plumbing
You are probably used to your garbage disposal readily chopping up food and other waste, almost to the point where you take it for granted. But like any appliance in your home, you may need to consider replacing it after an extended period of time. Garbage disposal replacement in Barrington, Continue Reading →
Posted on November 22, 2016 by admin in Plumbing
There it is. A moist, leaking, or dripping pipe. As to why this is happening can be a mystery. The sure bet is if you do nothing, chances are the pipe will burst and cause a whole lot of water damage. Even a pipe that seems perfect one day can Continue Reading →
Posted on July 20, 2016 by admin in Plumbing
Having a sump pump in your home can make a night-and-day difference if you have a wet basement. Having a broken sump pump, however, does little good to the living quality and financial worth of your home. If you have a wet basement and broken pump, sump pump repair in Continue Reading →
Posted on July 10, 2016 by admin in Plumbing
Toilet repair in Arlington Heights, IL is absolutely essential if you want to maintain a higher level of sanitation in your home. There is no doubt it’s the most important plumbing fixture in your home and without repair, life can be massively inconvenient without it. An overflowing toilet needs to Continue Reading →
Posted on July 7, 2016 by admin in Plumbing
Before you go outside to catch some rays, how about we talk about air conditioning repair in Barrington, IL, shall we? So often during the summer we talk about the fun times we’ll have, like making a splash in the swimming pool or even booking a vacation. But it’s important Continue Reading →
Posted on June 7, 2016 by admin in Plumbing
With the longer days and warmer temperatures of spring, many of us are thinking about leading a healthier lifestyle as we head into spring and summer. And one way to do this is with water filtration in Buffalo Grove.
Why You Need Water Filtration in Buffalo Grove
The reason you need water Continue Reading →
Posted on May 19, 2016 by admin in Plumbing
You know what could be worse than experiencing basement flooding? Experiencing basement flooding with a sump pump that randomly decides to stop working. When flood waters threaten to turn your home into the next great water park, you need to call a professional for sump pump repair in Glenview, IL Continue Reading →
Posted on May 12, 2016 by admin in Plumbing
If you’re looking to make a sound investment in your home this summer, then why not consider sump pump installation in Lake Zurich, IL?
Why You Should Consider Sump Pump Installation in Lake Zurich, IL.
When you own a home, then it’s always wise to do whatever you can to enhance your Continue Reading →
Posted on February 22, 2016 by admin in Plumbing
Know what to ask before a bathroom remodeling for your home in Crystal Lake. Learning which five questions to ask before you start will help make the bathroom remodeling process easier, faster and more cost effective.
What is the schedule? Bathroom remodeling is kind of like putting a play. Certain actors Continue Reading →
Posted on January 26, 2016 by admin in Plumbing
Are the costs of your monthly bills skyrocketing for seemingly no reason? Well, instead of screaming at the top of your lungs in frustration, consider pipe repair in Lake Zurich. It may turn out those high water costs are coming from leaky pipes that worsening without you even realizing it. Continue Reading →
Posted on January 12, 2016 by admin in Plumbing
When a pipe bursts in your home, you’ll be rushing to the phone to call for pipe repair in Buffalo Grove. After all, you risk having your entire home resemble a water park, wasting thousands of gallons of water in the process. It’s an urgent matter requiring the attention of Continue Reading →
Posted on January 7, 2016 by admin in Plumbing
Because we work and live in Lake Zurich, we’re familiar with the terrain and water sources of the area. Lake Zurich’s water comes from ground water, such as streams, lakes, rivers, and several wells. Since this water is being pumped and blended from multiple wells, we know there could be Continue Reading →
Posted on December 31, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
In general, owning your own home, especially in a town like Buffalo Grove, really is the American Dream. There’s a reason it was ranked in the Top 50 Best Places to Live by CNN’s Money Magazine in 2013. http://time.com/money/2791464/46-buffalo-grove-il/
But when you suspect your Buffalo Grove home needs a water Continue Reading →
Posted on December 18, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
Lots of great things are frozen. Strawberry popsicles. Ice skating rinks. Even animated feature-length films celebrating the powerful bound between sisters.
Alas, frozen pipes in Lake Zurich do not qualify as great.
In fact, frozen pipes in Lake Zurich are about as opposite of great as one can reasonable get. Thankfully, with Continue Reading →
Posted on December 9, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
If you’re experiencing toilet problems just when the time for decking the halls and caroling is upon us, then it’s important to call for toilet repair in Crystal Lake immediately. Of all the plumbing fixtures in your home, your toilet is arguably the most important because you rely on it Continue Reading →
Posted on November 25, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
When you need sewer replacement in Lake Zurich, you need it immediately or else it can lead to some seriously unsanitary results that will place the health of everyone in your household at risk. Though sewer replacement may take some time and require excavation of your property, you can’t deny Continue Reading →
Posted on October 15, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
Got drain clogs in Crystal Lake? Then you need to take care of it immediately before the performance of your entire plumbing system is put into a state of chaos! No matter if the clog is in your toilet, shower, or sink, it can prevent you from using your plumbing Continue Reading →
Posted on September 24, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
Your kitchen is often a place of inspiration, whether it be cooking a fancy meal or thoughtful dinnertime discussions. And, believe it or not, a Buffalo Grove plumber can make it even better, thanks to excellent kitchen remodeling. When your kitchen’s plumbing fixtures aren’t working like they should, the overall Continue Reading →
Posted on September 16, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
Lake Cook Plumbing has a Crystal Lake plumber who is more than ready to talk to you about water softening. Hard water is water that is filled with calcium and magnesium, and it can seep into your water supply. Due to its makeup, it can bring some serious damage to Continue Reading →
Posted on August 21, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
It’s easy to think the problems with your home plumbing in Crystal Lake are particular to you. Whether it be that always leaking faucet or that constantly clogged toilet, it may feel like you’ve got a dark cloud hanging over you and you’re just fated to be the bearer of Continue Reading →
Posted on July 23, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
Plumbing problems are never convenient, but you need to respond quickly in order to keep your home a happy and healthy place for your family to live and reside. Depending on the urgency of the situation, you may not even have time to find a quality plumber you feel comfortable Continue Reading →
Posted on July 15, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
As experienced residential and commercial plumbers in Bartlett, IL, we’re often asked by homeowners what they can do to avoid basement flooding. In this blog, we’ll give some general pointers on how to keep your home safe from this costly and unpleasant problem.
What Causes Basement Flooding?
Basement flooding is a common Continue Reading →
Posted on July 1, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
Perhaps any plumber in Algonquin could fix problems with your home’s plumbing system, but Lake Cook Plumbing isn’t just another home service company. Our plumbers don’t just want to fix plumbing problems and be on their way. Instead, they prefer to take a personable approach to their work that not Continue Reading →
Posted on June 24, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
When your drain is clogged, it needs to be fixed right away. Any backup in water-flow can cause major damage to your home and an unhealthy situation will begin to develop, putting the health of your family at risk. In Northbrook, we know you’d rather be doing other things with Continue Reading →
Posted on June 17, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
Summer’s here, and no matter what your plans are, you probably don’t want to spend entire weekends or vacation days taking care of your plumbing in Lake Zurich. That’s why the team of expert plumbers here at Lake Cook has decided to help you out with some easy plumbing tips.
Top Continue Reading →
Posted on June 10, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
With a successful population, the village of Barrington boasts many thriving businesses, schools and residences with happy families. So as a property owner in Barrington, you need to make sure you keep all this happiness and success going by protecting the people who live and work on your property. Plumbing Continue Reading →
Posted on June 3, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
With several school districts in the area, Mount Prospect, IL is a hotbed for young families looking to provide their children with a safe and healthy place to live and learn. So as a homeowner in Mount Prospect, it’s your responsibility to protect the integrity of your property’s plumbing system. Continue Reading →
Posted on May 27, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
As one of the top most affordable places to live in the country, Lake Zurich provides the optimum environment to raise a young family. Included in those responsibilities is the challenge of keeping your home safe and running efficiently. A large part of that comes down to the piping system Continue Reading →
Posted on May 13, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
What makes someone an expert plumber in Arlington Heights? Haven’t most dads come to the rescue and plunged an unseemly toilet or two? And haven't all been face-to-face with the nasty hair monster collected at the bottom of the shower drain? You may have even fixed a leaky faucet or resealed a toilet.
Tackling Continue Reading →
Posted on April 8, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
Hiring a Buffalo Grove plumber doesn’t have to be complicated, but you do have to spend some time doing your homework to ensure you find a reputable and capable company. Let’s face it: plumbing problems never occur at a good time, especially when you’re a busy professional with a full Continue Reading →
Posted on April 1, 2015 by admin in Plumbing
If you live in Buffalo Grove, the plumber you should always have on speed dial is Lake Cook Plumbing
We're a family-owned business that’s been serving the residents of Lake and Cook Counties for over sixty years. Here at Lake Cook Plumbing, our team understands that for homeowners, it’s crucial to 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 8, 2014 by admin in Plumbing, Recent Work
Broken Drain Pipe Will Cause Multiple Backups in Your Home
Having a stopped up toilet in your home is a nuisance for your entire family. Not only are you unable to use the toilet in question, but chances are you aren't able to use other toilets in your home, either. In 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 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 14, 2014 by admin in Plumbing
At Lake Cook Plumbing, we are sewer experts. Regardless of what the issue you are dealing with is, there is a good chance that we have already dealt with a similar problem before. That’s why we’re the trusted local experts. With that toolbox of acquired skills, we want to share some Continue Reading →
Posted on November 12, 2014 by admin in Plumbing
Depending on where you live, the weather can have a significant effect on your sewer line. Sewer backups occur when the city or municipal drain system overflows, then sends water back up your pipes and into your household. Over the winter, snow and harsher weather conditions can lead to a Continue Reading →
Posted on November 10, 2014 by admin in Plumbing
If there is a strong smell coming from your home, it’s certainly something that is hard to ignore. As it turns out, that disgusting odor you are smelling is most likely the result of a sewer line back up. Not only is the smell horrible, but you may be dealing Continue Reading →
Posted on August 7, 2014 by admin in Plumbing, Water Heaters
Is It Time You Replaced Your Water Heater?
Imagine life today without the luxury of instant hot water to bathe with, do laundry with, or wash dishes in. It'd be pretty tough, which is why when your water heater starts to go, it's important to get a new one installed in Continue Reading →
Posted on June 27, 2014 by admin in Plumbing
Get Back to Having Clean, Fresh Water
Have you ever taken the dry dishes from the dishwasher only to discover spots covering your clean glassware? Or wondered why your clothes aren’t as bright as you remember? Maybe you have noticed lately a buildup of deposits around your bathroom fixtures. Or getting Continue Reading →
Posted on June 26, 2014 by admin in Plumbing
Different Methods Can be Used to Repair Your Sewer Line
The sun shines brightly through your window. The spring day in Mundelein is filled with crisp air, bright sunshine, and what appears to be a foul smell coming from your front yard. Suddenly your day is filled with thoughts of expensive Continue Reading →
Posted on June 25, 2014 by admin in Plumbing
Rid Hard Water With a Water Conditioner
Buffalo Grove has a long history with pure water. From the bison who would drink the crystal clear water from the banks of Buffalo Creek to the warriors of the Potawatomi and later the French and English; the area has a reputation for drinkable 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 June 18, 2014 by admin in Plumbing
Don't Be in Ankle Deep
A thunderstorm rages in the sky above. Lightning flashes above Mount Prospect followed by the roar of thunder. The rain pelts down in a vicious assault. Suddenly your power goes down leaving you in a dark house. The one worry you don’t want to have during a Continue Reading →
Posted on April 29, 2014 by admin in Plumbing
Well, it’s finally here! Spring is just around the corner, which means it is time to start thinking about the state of your drains. This critical part of your home’s plumbing system is too often ignored until a problem like a backed-up sink or smelly toilet bowl arises. The best Continue Reading →
Posted on April 22, 2014 by admin in Plumbing
Replacing your sewer is a major decision, but sometimes there isn’t any option left and you need to replace the plumbing lines. But how do you know that you really need to replace the line and don’t simply need a cleaning performed?
Here are a few signs that it might be Continue Reading →
Posted on April 15, 2014 by admin in Plumbing
Septic System May Have Failed, Causing Backup
Having sewage backing up into your home is anything but pleasant. If your home has a septic system, it's possible that this is the root of your problem.
Septic systems can easily become clogged, as its main purpose is to clean the waste flushed down Continue Reading →
Posted on March 28, 2014 by admin in Plumbing, Recent Work
Save Yourself Future Headaches and Replace Your Damaged Line
Your sewer line carries all the waste out of your home and into the city's main line. So, when it gets ruptured or clogged, you know you're in for a big mess. In most cases, a sewer main blockage can be cleared with Continue Reading →
Posted on March 25, 2014 by admin in Plumbing
Are You Ready for the Rain?
Living in an area with scattered and unpredictable weather can be tough. One day it's raining non-stop, the next it's snowing and freezing. That's the reality for all of us here in Suburban Chicago and, because of that, Lake Cook Plumbing wants you to be 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 February 28, 2014 by admin in Plumbing, Recent Work
Stop Recurring Leaks With Lake Cook Plumbing's Leak Detection Methods
What's worse than having a water leak? Having one that keeps coming back.
Water leaks can cause some serious damage to your home and to your wallet. And if you find that you have one that just won't go away, the problem Continue Reading →
Posted on February 21, 2014 by admin in Plumbing
Spring Weather Alert!
Doesn’t sound that ominous right? What troubles could warm weather and rainfall really bring to your home and family?
When the snow goes away, all that built up water has to go somewhere. Unfortunately, it may be seeping straight into your home’s basement which can cause heavy flooding. If Continue Reading →
Posted on February 19, 2014 by admin in Plumbing
It’s a homeowner’s nightmare: coming home after those first warm days that usually mark the final days of the winter, only to find your basement is completely flooded out. A flooded basement is more than just an annoyance: property damage and mold growth harmful to your health become very real Continue Reading →
Posted on February 14, 2014 by admin in Plumbing
You may find yourself this spring in your basement, knee deep in water and standing in front of your sump pump system. Clearly something is critically wrong, and you’ll need to call in the experts at Lake Cook Plumbing to find out why your sump pump failed you when you Continue Reading →
Posted on February 11, 2014 by admin in Plumbing
Submersible vs. Pedestal: Which Sump Pump is Better?
A submersible sump pump, as the name suggests, works under water. A pedestal pump, on the other hand, has an impeller at the base of the pedestal and a motor on top. The motor does not work under water.
While both kinds are reliable, Continue Reading →