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Want a Fresher-Smelling Bathroom?

Posted on Thursday, 15 August 2019 in Bathroom, Toilet
Here's a fun DIY tip for your home!  Place a few drops of essential oil on the cardboard tube of your toilet paper roll to fill your bathroom with an everlasting, fresh aroma.  Your bathroom will smell ah-mazing. When the roll is complete you can start again!  Covenant Plumbing - Plumbing Done Right!

What is the quality of your water?

Posted on Thursday, 01 August 2019 in water filter; water softening, pure water
August is National Water Quality Month!  We all know that water is the source of all life.  Our ultimate goal at Covenant Plumbing is to help you get the safest, cleanest, healthiest drinking water possible for your home!  We offer many options to cleanse the water coming into your home of the many unknown contaminants that may be lurking in it.  Do you know what’s in your water?  We offer:  …

Summer Plumbing Tips

Posted on Friday, 14 June 2019 in water heater, plumber, plumbing service, plumbing repair
The kids are out of school and those carefree days of summer are upon us! This is always a great time of the year to get outside, enjoy the warm weather, and RELAX! Since the summer months tend to be dryer, it is also a great time to take a little bit of time to perform some preventative maintenance around your house to prevent major plumbing problems. At Covenant Plumbing we …

Sump Pumps

Posted on Thursday, 02 May 2019 in Sump Pump, Backup Sump, Backup Sump Pump, Water-powered backup, Battery Back, Sump Pump Replacement
If you live in Central Illinois, you are experiencing a very wet spring! We are here to help you keep your basement dry. If your sump pump is working overtime, be sure to check it often and call us if you need a replacement. We have a crew waiting to help you.   And - if you don't have a backup sump pump in place - let us install one and restore your …

Spring Plumbing Maintenance Tips

Posted on Friday, 05 April 2019
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. …

How much is a running toilet costing you?

Posted on Friday, 29 March 2019
Toilets are often the biggest culprit of high water usage. Sometimes they continue flowing water because the flapper sticks, the chain is caught on something inside the tank, or parts are worn out inside the tank. Since the water flows down the sewer, leaking toilets don’t necessarily leave any signs of a leak, until you get the bill. The average leaky toilet can waste about 200 gallons of water per …

World Plumbing Day

Posted on Monday, 11 March 2019
Today is World Plumbing Day! Plumbing isn't something that many of us pause to think about in our busy lives. But modern plumbing has played a vital role in providing us with clean, sanitary and safe living conditions. While we take our plumbing for granted here in the United States, many people around the world do not have the same access to clean, running water and sanitation. On World Plumbing Day, the World Plumbing Council …

6 Telltale signs of water heater failure

Posted on Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Are you wondering if your water heater needs to be replaced? 6 telltale signs you have a failing water heater: 1) You only have cold water. 2) Your water gets warm, but never hot. 3) Your water heater makes a rumbling noise. 4) Your hot water is rusty, muddy or discolored. 5) Your water has a metallic smell or taste. 6) Water is leaking around your water Covenant Plumbing specializes …

Is your Sump Pump ready?

Posted on Wednesday, 23 January 2019 in sump pump, backup sump pump, flooding, basement, sump, pump
Winter weather has hit pretty hard in Central IL!  We've gotten a lot of snow and it looks like more will be coming in the weeks ahead.  The snow is pretty, but it will melt before you know it and we want to make sure you don't have something that's not pretty at all: a basement full of water.   Here are a few things you can check to make sure your …

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 …