5 Common Plumbing Issues Your Building May Have During Summer

5 Common Plumbing Issues Your Building May Have During Summer

Is your Chicago building’s plumbing system ready for summer? Summertime means the kids are out of school and more people have backyard cookouts and barbecues, which means more occupants in your large residential building. With more occupants, you’ll have more people...
6 Items Your Property Maintenance Should Check During a Routine Plumbing Inspection

6 Items Your Property Maintenance Should Check During a Routine Plumbing Inspection

Keeping your plumbing system in good condition starts with routine plumbing maintenance inspections. These inspections can help you identify where you need to make repairs and upgrades in order to prevent leaks, low water pressure and excessive water use. Plumbing...
7 FAQs About Potable and Non-Potable Water

7 FAQs About Potable and Non-Potable Water

As a property manager, you want your commercial plumbing system to be optimally functioning all the time in order to provide your residents with clean, fresh drinking water and to ensure that wastewater drains from your building into Chicago’s sewer system. Part of...
FAQ: Can Water from an Upper Apartment Backup into Lower Floor Apartment Drain?

FAQ: Can Water from an Upper Apartment Backup into Lower Floor Apartment Drain?

When you have a condo sink backup or an apartment drain backing up, it can be a harrowing experience. When clogs and root infiltration block the drain pipes, black and greywater can backup into the drains, and these clogs often affect the lower units first. Here’s...