Common Summer Drainage Problems & How to Prevent Them
When you think of summer, your drainage and sewer system is probably the last thing that comes to mind. But did you know that there are specific issues that can pop up regarding these systems during the summer months? Below are some common drainage issues many homeowners experience during the summer months and what you … [Read More]
The Dangers of Cross Bores
If you’re making updates to your home or landscape or planning a repair on your property, it is very important to have the underground utilities on your property located and flagged before doing so. In Illinois, calling 811 or “JULIE”, or in Indiana, calling Indiana811, before you dig is the proper way to begin any … [Read More]
Why Does My House Smell Like Sewage?
The smell is unmistakable. The methane-filled, rotten egg odor of sewer gas. And when you smell it throughout your home, it is not only unpleasant but it can be harmful to your health with continued exposure. So how does sewer gas find a way into your home? The answer may seem obvious but things aren’t … [Read More]
5 Things to Never Put Down Your Drains
With the current global COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have found ourselves at home a lot more than usual, trying to find that perfect balance between work and family duties. But what you probably haven’t thought about is the pressure the extra time at home has put on your drains. In this article, our sewer and … [Read More]
Earth Day 50th Anniversary
When is Earth Day & Why? April 22nd, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The first Earth Day took place on April 22nd, 1970 in an effort to promote consciousness of the state of our planet and the effects of environmental pollution in the lives of humans around the globe. Founded by Gaylord … [Read More]
Sewer Rodding vs. Hydro-jetting: What’s the Difference, Anyway?
When you experience a blocked drain or sewer, your first plan of attack to clear it may be to snake the drain yourself. While snaking may appear to clear your problem, did you know that it’s really only a temporary solution to it? Why, you ask? Snaking basically just cuts a hole through your clog, … [Read More]