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Water damage, especially when untreated for a long period of time, can cause serious damage to the structure, functionality, and beauty of your home. Whether you are looking to sell your home in the future or hoping to enjoy living in your home for as long as possible, protecting your house from pot...

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If you’re like many homeowners in Chicago, you probably haven’t spent much time thinking about the type of water that pours from the faucets and fixtures in your home. Did you know there are two types of water—hard and soft? In this article, we’ll examine the differences between hard and soft water...

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In the midst of the coldest season of the year, the risk of frozen pipes in Chicago bursting becomes much greater. In drafty areas, frozen pipes are among the most common causes of damage to property, particularly because of water damage, according to the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Sa...

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As a homeowner, providing your home with the proper maintenance is one of the most important steps you can take to secure your investment. A critical maintenance requirement that’s often overlooked (until it stops working, that is), is the sump pump—an automatic pump used to direct water away from t...

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The premier Chicago plumbing company since 1993, John Baethke & Son is a proud part of the local community. Just as we strive to provide excellent service to our customers, we also focus on contributions to the future of our community. Our company's founder and Troop 57 Assistant Scout Master, J...

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John Baethke & Son Plumbing has a brand new site! To help customers, we highlighted all of our services that are easy to find. From water heaters to commercial plumbing, we do it all! Call today or fill out our online quote form for your estimate.

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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 use, it nedds to be maintained and used properly. Garbage disposals can dispose of many things you may...

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If you're someone who wants to be environmentally 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 comes to these wonderful water savers. Now back in the early 1990's a lot of consumers complained about having...

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Did you hear about the carbon monoxide poisoning in Skokie, Illinois that left 12 people hospitalized? Here is WGN’s coverage: http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/-1/video/p2p-78613416/ I’ve written in the past about the dangers of Carbon Monoxide. This week a friend of mine almost lost his sister...

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When you say the word "backflow" most people think about a drain backing up. In the plumbing world, however, “backflow” refers to the water distribution side of things. A backflow preventer such as a check valve, or an RPZ (reduced pressure zone valve) are devices that are installed in your piping s...

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