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chicago upgrades aging water lines

Chicago Upgrades Aging Water Lines: Should You Be Concerned?

Four years ago, Chicago announced a sweeping plan to systemically update miles of the aging water lines throughout the city in light of natural decay and water quality standards. Now, this promise is coming to fruition, as city workers are busy upgrading the central water main across North Broadway Street. This construction is the first […]

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The Root of Your Pipe and Plumbing Nightmares

Pipe Nightmares When most people experience water flow problems, they chalk it up to clogging related to hair or other particles. In reality, however, many water flow difficulties stem from hard water, which promotes mineral buildup that can congest piping. Because hard water contains a large amount of dissolved minerals, it can cause lime scale […]