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Tim is the only person I call now when I need plumbing work done. He does high quality work and can tackle even the larger projects that seem overwhelming. He does this all while being honest, upfront, and reasonable in his work. If you don't need the work done, he will tell you. If there are options to consider, he will lay them all out for you. I don't even think twice before calling Tim to do the work as I know he will get it done on time, with high quality, at a reasonable price.
November 20, 2019
Drains Inc is a very thorough and professional service. Peace of mind is important when handling sewer needs and peace of mind is exactly what we got when Drains Inc serviced our main sewer line!
February 18, 2024
Great company! I had a small job to be completed and it was done the same day I called. Super nice and professional! I will call them for all my plumbing needs.
December 4, 2019
Tim was super professional, communicative, and had an excellent attitude. We are in the middle of a real estate transaction and needed a professional opinion and rooting of our sewer line. His candor and communication style made it easy to understand the condition our sewer lateral was in, which was excellent…
April 26, 2023
Flood control systems
All homes built after 1972 have separate sump pumps for the foundation drainage system as well as overhead sewage systems. A separate foundation drainage system helps keep the groundwater collected by the footing drains from entering the sanitary sewer systems during a rain storm. Flood controls, Backwater valves and Overhead sewer systems prevent sewer backups into the basement should the village sewer mains become overloaded or blocked. The older sewer systems can be upgraded to prevent sanitary sewer backups into the basement. Flood control systems are well worth it in the long run, As long as it’s maintenance yearly along with your sewer system. Flood controls allow you to use your system normally A flood control system is installed in your yard, depending on where your sewer system is located, that has a series of valves in it, along with a sump pit and an injector pump. If the city sewer systems back up, the valve will shut and any fixtures inside go into the sump pit and are pumped in front of the valves so you can use your inside the house as if the sewer system was running like normal. Give Drains Inc a call today at (847)485-0031 for your FREE estimate and more information about flood control systems for your home or business. With over 30 years of experience Drains Inc has the expertise you need to handle all your sewer and drain problems.
Backwater valves to prevent sewer backflow
Backwater valves are easier and cheaper to install but have some limitations. You cannot use any of the facilities in your home while it is in the closed position. And if you have seepage tiles or foundation drains that are tied into the sanitary sewer service, your basement may still flood once the valves close as the footing drains or seepage tile water will be trapped and could back up. If the seepage tile or footing drains will need to be separated out to a new sump pump pit. If you have a basement with no sump pump pit, assume that you have the footing drains or seepage tiles tied directly into your sewer service.
Some maintenance is required to keep the protection of your basement. You should realize that regular maintenance is needed to keep the improvement working as intended. Inspection and cleaning of a backwater valve system is recommended once a year. Call Drains Inc today at (847)485-0031 for your FREE estimate and more information about backwater valve systems.
Modern overhead sewer systems
Converting your old sewer systems upgrades your system to modern standards and offers the best protection against backups. At a much higher elevation than your basement floor your floor drains or facilities in your basement goes to a separate ejector pit that pumps it out of the house.
The modern new homes are built so that they will never flood during any type of storm. With modern, overhead sewer drainage, you can continue to use your inside facilities during a storm. The footing drains will need to be separated out to a separate sump pit unless they are already. Give the professionals at Drains Inc at (847)485-0031 for your FREE estimate and more information about this new and drainage system.