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Tritan Plumbing
4.1
from 55 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
John D.
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Mickey had done prior work a Sewer Repair in our home in Plainfield, We knew who to call this time to have our Leaking Outside hose faucets replaced! While doing this work, he noticed that the Main Water Valve was leaking and that the second shutoff valve (the one after the meter) did not work. Replacing the main water valve required coordination with the city to shut off the water from the street. Normally the city employee shuts the valve off and leaves and you have to call back to get the water turned on again. Mickey did the replacement of the valve so quickly that the city employee never left. Although the plan was to replace only the main valve before the meter, we ended up replacing also the valve after the meter since it also had a small leak. Mickey gave a fair price and did an outstanding job.

First Chicago Plumbing
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Alex K.
Verified review

High quality work, very professional. Installed in wall Geberit toilet system. Relocated my shower drain Installed an extra faucet line for double vanity sink. All that in one day. Great guys, recommended All

  • 4 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Linda L.
Verified review

Mike was our night in shining armor! He came over on a Sunday to help us with our sewer problem! So appreciate him! He was awesome!

Seeds of Life
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Kim F.
Verified review

My husband and I are satisfied with their, even though it's their first time and we plan on having them continue and do other projects for us as well. Like their system plan they have too.

  • 47 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Geoffrey S.
Verified review

We had a complete heating and air conditioning unit installed. We felt very comfortable with the sales representative and felt we received a great deal. The installers were professional, friendly and polite. Installation went off without a hitch and the installer took the time to go over the entire unit to make sure we understood the system and answered any questions we had. We would highly recommend four seasons to our family and friends.

COMPLETE COMFORT HVAC
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Adis H.
    Verified review

    We were so happy that we chose Complete Comfort HVAC . They were so professional and work was done on timely manor . We look forward using only them on our heating and cooling system .

    Andrew P.
    Verified review

    John was a breath of fresh air in the home contracting world. Following a major flooding event and a giant mess in the basement it was time to find out how to mitigate the potential of a flooding event in the future... Then I called John. He actually came to the house, discussed the plumbing history of the basement, understood the inter-workings of the sewer system in the neighborhood and put his 20+ years of experience to work in coming up with a solution. The best part... the solution was simple and inexpensive. I hired him on the spot. John was trustworthy, honest and really cared about helping me solve a problem. I will hire him again next time for sure.

    Waterproofing Systems
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    About

    I do basement waterproofing and remodeling. I do drywall, framing, plasting, taping, painting, and all kind of cement work.

    Service Plumbing
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Karen M.
    Verified review

    Let me start by saying how hard it is to find someone that has any knowledge of cleaning and disinfecting the system of a Jacuzzi whirlpool bath tub. Terry from “Service Plumbing” is the guy to call! He responded to my call within 24 hours. He knew exactly what to do when he got to our home and took care of it for us. He Is very personable, professional, and extremely knowledgeable. He took the time to explain everything to us and answered all of our questions. We are already making plans for him to do further work here at our home. Thanks Terry!

    About

    Suburban Sewer & Septic, Inc. offers fast, quality service for many plumbing needs, including sewer repair, clogged drains, rodding, sump pumps, battery back-up, jetting, drain tiles, toilet back-up, flood, sewage pump, septic tanks, and problems with tree roots.

    National Piping System

    New To Thumbtack

      About

      We do commercial as well as residential plumbing and have alot of experience with backflow and ADA requirements and grease traps etc, but we also install many high end residential fixtures such as Grohe multiple function showers and steam showers and tankless systs too.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      How often do you clean a septic tank?

      For homeowners with a septic system, it’s important to have a regular septic cleaning schedule. To protect ground and drinking water, the Environmental Protection Agency recommends residential septic cleaning every three years. Many septic system companies state that you can maintain a healthy system with regular septic cleanings every three to five years. In addition to cleaning, a septic tank inspection once a year will uncover problems and can save you thousands in cleanup and repair.

      When waste goes into your septic system, it separates into three parts. The solids (sludge) drop to the bottom, wastewater floats in the middle, and a layer of scum rises to the top. Regularly scheduled cleanings prevent the sludge in your septic tank from building up and clogging your tank, leading to an overflow. Pricing for a standard septic cleaning ranges between $200 and $500, with the national average cost at $315. It’s easier, more cost-effective, and better for your home health to keep your septic tank maintained.

      Who pumps septic tanks?

      Septic system professionals pump septic tanks. Pros in different states will have different licensing and certification regulations. Make sure the company you hire is licensed and certified, is a legitimate business, and has the appropriate insurance. Damage to your septic system could cost thousands of dollars in cleanup and repair, so it’s best to hire a qualified professional from the start.

      Using an industrial-strength vacuum hose connected to a tanker truck, the septic tank company will pump out the contents of your tank. First they break up the scum of the top layer, then mix the sludge (on the bottom) into the wastewater for removal. To get all the sludge and scum from the tank, pros may use a tool called a septage spoon that loosens stubborn waste from the sides of the tank. After the tank is hosed down and empty, it is inspected for any cracks or leaks that could lead to trouble in the future. The waste in the truck is then transported and disposed of at a waste management treatment center, a cesspool or an approved dumping site.

      When should you clean a septic system?

      Experts agree that you should clean your septic system every three to five years for optimal system health and safe water. You should also have it inspected every year to catch minor issues before they become major. If you think you may be overdue for a septic cleaning, here are signs that you should call a pro immediately.

      • You’re at capacity: If the bottom of the scum layer is within six inches of the bottom of the tank’s outlet or if the top of the sludge layer is within 12 inches of the outlet, your tank needs to be pumped, according to the EPA.
      • It stinks: If you can smell wastewater, call a pro right away to clean your tank, pipes and field.
      • Sewage backup: Raw sewage backing up into the pipes in your home is no fun. The pros can pump out your pipes, clean your tanks and clear any clogs, but it will be a complex and messy job.
      • Pooling water: Water collecting around your tank or drain field can be a sign you need to clean your septic system.
      • Super grass: If the grass above your septic system drain field suddenly gets vibrantly green and lush, the septic tank leak could be leaking sewage and fertilizing your lawn in unwanted ways. Call a pro to inspect it right away.

      How much is it to clean a septic tank?

      Nobody wants their septic tank to back up. Regular septic cleaning and pumping is important to keep your ground and drinking water protected from harmful bacteria. The Environmental Protection Agency recommends septic system cleaning every three years. The national average cost for a septic tank specialist is $315. Costs for septic cleaning may vary based on where you live, how large your septic tank is, and how long it has been since the last cleaning. If it’s been many years since you’ve had your tank cleaned, the process of breaking up and removing the solids may take longer and could cost more. Typical residential septic tanks range in size from 1,000 to 2,500 gallons. The price range for septic cleaning usually averages $200-$500, with varying by tank size. Repairs or replacement parts will also add to your cost. To keep your septic tank in good health between cleanings, only flush approved items such as toilet paper, and don’t rely on your garbage disposal for composting. Items that don’t break down easily (like lemon rinds or feminine hygiene products) can back up the septic system, leading to clogs and overflow. If you smell the unmistakable odor of sewage or can see sewage bubbling up above your drain field, call for a septic cleaning immediately.

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