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Plumbing Maintenance Tips for Fall

Posted on Friday, 12 October 2018 in Plumbing
As the weather in Central IL gets cool, now is the time to ensure that you are preparing your home to weather the winter that is approaching.  A few simple maintenance tasks now will prevent many headaches and costly repairs in the future. Below are some tips we feel will help you be prepared!   OUTSIDE PLUMBING MAINTENANCE If you have a garden hose, remove it from the outdoor spigot. If left …

October Plumbing Special

Posted on Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Best of Plumbers in Bloomington-Normal

Posted on Saturday, 01 September 2018
We came in 3rd in the Best of Bloomington-Normal Plumbers this year!  We are honored to have been recognized.  Thank you to those who took the time to submit a vote for Covenant Plumbing. We are truly grateful to have the opportunity to serve such great customers! https://www.pantagraph.com/…/collection_7e11e41d-f4c1-5d5b-…

Water Heater Info

Posted on Thursday, 30 August 2018

Wishing you a safe and happy 4th of July

Posted on Tuesday, 03 July 2018
Freedom is something that money can’t buy, it’s the result of the struggles of many brave hearts. Let us honor them today and always. Happy Independence Day 2018!!

Spring Plumbing Maintenance Tips

Posted on Friday, 13 April 2018
Spring Plumbing Maintenance Tips Spring is a time for fresh starts, new beginnings and clearing the debris left behind by the cold, dreary winter months.  We thought now was perfect to provide you with some timely tips to help make sure your household plumbing is ready for the spring. By looking into these matters now, you’ll have much more time to enjoy the beautiful weather that surely lies just around the corner. …

Should I replace my sump pump?

Posted on Thursday, 22 February 2018 in sump pump, sump, replace sump pump
Take our word for it - you do NOT want to wait too long to replace your sump pump.   Do you know why your home has a sump pump?  Sump pumps ensure that any lower area in your home, like a basement, stays dry when water seeps into it.  Just like any other pump, your sump pump should be replaced at certain times in order to ensure that it works when …

Why do you need a back-up sump pump?

Posted on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 in water-powered, water-powered back-up, sump pump, back-up sump pump, plumbing, basement, sump
Last night, thousands of homes in our area lost power because of an ice storm. This leads us to ask this question today:   DO YOU NEED A BACK-UP SUMP PUMP?   Your home's sump pump is your first line of defense against water.  Water always flows downhill - and most of us have basements that are below ground level, thus ready to be filled with water.  Because a home's main sump pump …

Silly Bathroom Facts - Plumbing Humor To Brighten Your Day

Posted on Friday, 09 September 2016 in Plumbing
Did you know that we will spend 3 years in the bathroom over an average lifetime?  Or, that 75% of all people use their mobile device while using the facilites?    We thought these were quite interesting!  Visit the Frugal Rules blog for more funny bathroom facts.

10 Common Plumbing Mistakes Series #10: Not checking for toilet leaks

Posted on Thursday, 05 May 2016 in Plumbing
10. Not Periodically Checking for Toilet Leaks Checking your toilet for leaks will save you a big headache, especially when it comes to an increase on your water bill. Simply remove the toilet tank lid, drop 10 drops of food coloring into the tank. Wait 10 to 15 minutes; if you see colored water, you have a leaky toilet!