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Fun Facts About Voting!

By 2015 the millennial generation will account for 1/3 of the electorate. 50% of eligible young voters (18-29) cast a vote in 2012, totaling in at 23 million votes. In 2012, 4% more young women voted ...
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Are Wet Wipes Evil?

Lawsuits are now popping up across the country over the use of the word "flushable". Sewerage authorities claim that flushable wet wipes don't break apart, and, as a result, are ...
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What Can You Do to Help the Victims of Hurricane Matthew?

It's with a heavy heart we look upon the destruction that hurricane Matthew has cuased. Not only has this hurricane effected people in the U.S. It's also devastated families and communities in ...
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20 Plumbing Milestones That Altered History

3,000 B.C. Egyptian ruler Menes supports a thriving civilization spanning over 3,000 years by constructing basins, canals and irrigation ditches to hold floodwater. 2,700 B.C. Water pipe are crafted ...
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30 Days... 30 Ways To Make It Special

Read or listen to a book as a family. Instead of watching TV, read to each other from a favorite book or listen to an audiobook together. Get family photos taken, with fall colors as the backdrop. ...
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Get Inspired For Fall 2016

It's that time of the year again, when the air starts getting crisp and the leaves start turning gorgeous hues of gold and red. Soon the holidays will be upon us, but until then, lets embrace the ...
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Free Rain Barrels!

In the city of Chicago we very rarely have water usage restrictions, but in other cities and states, especially on the west coast, have restrictions constantly. Sometimes lasting months on end. this ...
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Low Flow Toilets Are Not Evil!

If you're someone who wants to be enviornmentally friendly, you've more than likely considered the idea of getting a low flow toilet; however there are also a lot of misconceptions when it ...
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What To Feed Your Garbage Disposal

We've all heard or maybe even experienced a horror story involving improper usage of a garbage disposal. A garbage disposal can be one of the most useful things in your home, but like anything you ...
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Prepare for Spring

There’s a lot you should be doing in the next few weeks. You’ll need to begin preparing your home for the spring time. There are a few simple steps to do so. You should always inspect any ...
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A Glimpse Behind the Scenes

Anyone who has used our company before has met and had the opportunity to work with some of our technicians. These Technicians are the face of John Baethke and Son Plumbing. However there are many ...
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Get the Lead out!

Anyone who has paid attention to the news lately is more than likely becoming concerned with the state of Chicago’s water. This concern comes off the tail end of learning what has happened to ...
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Fix A Leak Week 2015

Every Drop Counts! How Much Water Do You Use? Home water conservation is easy once you understand how and where you can use less. This quick and easy Water Calculator shows you which water uses in ...
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Featured Angie's List Article: I Have a Pump - Why Did My Basement Flood?

Why do so many basements flood, even though they have pumps installed? To understand that, first ask yourself: What are you pumping? There are two classifications of pumps used in homes. Each one has ...
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Plumber Magazine | Baethke Plumbing's Success Built on Service

Baethke Plumbing’s Success Built on Service Third-generation plumber carries on family name and takes business to new heights Read the article on PlumberMag.com here! At 46, John Baethke is a ...
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Staff Focus: Tom St. James

Have you met Tom? Tom has been working at John Baethke & Son Plumbing for the past three years and is a fantastic plumber who truly enjoys solving plumbing problems for our customers. Here are a ...
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Around Town: New "Ribbon" Ice Skating Rink

After breaking ground in 2012, Maggie Daley Park is now open in downtown Chicago, and that includes the much talked about "Skating Ribbon". Wondering what to do this weekend? Skate the ...
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Plumbing 101: The Value of Service Agreements

Do you know about our service agreements? Our service agreements offer a variety of benefits to our customers, which can save you a lot of money in the long run. By servicing your plumbing on a ...
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Did you see us on CBS News?

Being one of the premier plumbing service companies in Chicago, we were happy to be a part of a segment recently produced by CBS News here in Chicago - "Tips for Preparing Your Home for Bitter ...
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Ask the Expert: When it's below freezing outside, or even below zero, should I lower my home's thermostat in order to save money?

These freezing cold temperatures in Chicago can definitely wreak havoc on a home's plumbing system. In fact, we've already had a considerable amount of service calls specifically related to ...
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Local Expert, John Baethke, Participates in "The Future of Water" Panel at PMI Conference

Chicago, IL – Nov. 10, 2014 – John Baethke of John Baethke & Son Plumbing in Chicago recently addressed a cohort of local, national and international guests at the Plumbing ...
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Staff Focus: Ausif

Ausif Mohiuddin is one of the newest members to the John Baethke & Son team. He has been with us for about a year now and manages all aspects of our warehouse and parts distribution. Around the ...
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Around Town: Fall Festivities for the Family

Fall is a beautiful season in Chicago. We have the changing colors on the trees, a brisk breeze coming off of Lake Michigan, and a wealth of activities to do both in and outside the city. Here is a ...
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