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Plumbing Tips to Help You Avoid a Holiday Emergency

Posted on Thursday, 19 December 2019
Shopping, wrapping gifts, baking, hosting guests, students home for winter break – the holiday season is BUSY!  With all the activity that comes during December, your plumbing gets more use than usual.  Keep these plumbing tips in mind to avoid problems that could put a damper on your celebrations! Don’t Let Holiday Cooking Clog Your Drain If you’re hosting a holiday gathering, you’ll most likely be doing some cooking.  It’s …

Tankless Water Heater Annual Maintenance

Posted on Friday, 01 November 2019
Why Do I Need Annual Maintenance On My Tankless Water Heater?   A tankless water heater primer: Tankless water heaters don’t use a storage tank. As water comes in from your home’s cold water line, the tankless water heater heats water directly.  So essentially, the heater is activated each time hot water is requested from a tap or appliance.  Tankless water heaters heat water using heating elements, commonly referred to …

Fall Plumbing Checklist

Posted on Thursday, 19 September 2019 in fall plumbing, sump pump, water heater, sill faucet
FALL PLUMBING CHECKLIST It’s fall in Central IL. As much as we love the crisp fall air and the beauty of the changing leaves, it also means winter weather is around the corner! You can prevent many plumbing problems by performing a few routine maintenance items before the first freeze hits. The Plumbing experts at Covenant Plumbing want to help you avoid any plumbing problems, so we put together this list …

Water Heater Maintenance Tips

Posted on Thursday, 05 September 2019 in water heater, water heater problems, plumbing, plumber, bloomington, normal
Do You Know What To Do If Your Water Heater Breaks? HAVING A WATER HEATER IS ONE OF THE MODERN CONVENIENCES THAT WE TAKE FOR GRANTED. When your water heater breaks it can cause a lot of stress – no one wants to take a cold shower, even if the idea sounds fantastic during the hot summer months! Even if your water heater is in excellent condition now, there are …

Plumbing Tips for a Stress-Free Labor Day Weekend

Posted on Friday, 30 August 2019 in Plumbing tips, Plumber, Plumbing, Toilet, water heater
Labor Day weekend is here! We can’t wait to celebrate the unofficial end of summer with family, friends, and BBQs. However, before you turn on the grill, you’ll want to keep these plumbing tips in mind. Labor Day Weekend Plumbing Tips: ·         Watch What You Put In the Disposal – Be careful what you put down your garbage disposal. Starchy, string and fibrous foods can clog the drain or damage disposal …

Would you like a safe way to clean your drains?

Posted on Tuesday, 20 August 2019 in clog, clogged drains, drain cleaning
Clogged drains or sewer lines?  Hate using harmful chemicals around your children and pets?  Are you concerned about how common products sold in stores are harming our water systems and the environment? Learn about the safe and natural alternative, BioOne! Keep your drains from clogging without harming your loved ones and the environment. You can only buy BioOne from a licensed plumber, so give us a call today!  (309) 319-3263         …

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 …