Plumbing Services from the Experts in Champaign

It can seem like any plumbing problem is a huge problem and the warmer months carry their variety of individual problems that end with a call to the plumber. From sewer line backups or garbage disposal damage from a corn cob or a watermelon rind, to a leaking washing machine or a bad sprinkler system—we’ve encountered it all.  When you have the need for a plumber, we’re here for you. What’s even better is that, as it is with all of our other services and products, any plumbing repair or work carried out by Chief / Bauer Service Experts is protected by a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.

Leaks and Other Plumbing Repairs

One of the most common calls we take for plumbing services in Champaign throughout the year is leak detection and repair. With such a variety of different leak and clog-related concerns that can happen in your home, prevention goes a long way. According to the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety®, there are a variety clues that may mean a plumbing leak, and being congnizent of that could help you address the problem before it causes pricey water damage: 

  • A higher water bill than typical could indicate a leak.
  • Pipes that bang loudly and routinely are a sign of issues.
  • Rust stains in your sinks or rust-tinged water can be signs of big problems.
  • Moisture on your floors or in your walls can point to a plumbing leak.
  • Signs of wet soil erosion near your home’s foundation may mean you have a leak.


Water Conservation with the Experts

By knowing how much water we use on average each day, we can find ways to conserve.

BATH: 36 gallons to fill the average bathtub

SHOWER: 2 to 5 gallons per minute, depending on shower head

TEETH BRUSHING: 1 to 2 gallons per minute of running water

HAND AND FACE WASHING: 1 gallon
 
SHAVING: 1 gallon

DISHWASHER: 6 to 16 gallons, depending on efficiency of model

DISH WASHING BY HAND: 8 to 27 gallons

CLOTHES WASHER: 25 to 40 gallons per load

TOILET: 1.6 to 4 gallons per flush depending on age of toilet

DRINKING WATER: half a gallon per person recommended

LANDSCAPE WATERING: 2 gallons per minute depending on faucet

Statistics from USGS Water Science School (https://water.usgs.gov/edu/qa-home-percapita.html)
 
All you have to do is call Chief / Bauer Service Experts at 217-689-2469 or request an appointment online and we’ll work with you on all your plumbing and water heating needs. We even carry a Plumbing Maintenance Agreement to help you keep your plumbing system running as it should and to prevent would-be problems, so you don’t have to worry about unexpected plumbing problems and possibly pricey damage to your Champaign home.