Plumbing on the Road: Plumbing for RVs and Campers

3 Things That Are Clogging Your Septic Tank And Pipes

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If you are on a septic tank system, then you already know there are certain steps you need to take to maintain your tank system. You will need to make sure that you use a septic tank cleaning tablet, liquid, or powder on a routine basis. You also need to make sure you are using items labeled septic tank friendly. Even though you are taking those steps, you may still be using three items that are clogging your septic tank and pipes. Read More»

How Do You Thaw Frozen Pipes And Water Meters?

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Depending upon the situation, you can perform some basic tasks to help with the thawing process when your pipes or water meter are frozen. However, there are steps that should definitely be left to professional plumbers. You could make matters infinitely worse and bring on a deluge of water from a burst pipe or meter if you proceed in the wrong direction. Do not use a torch or any type of fire on a frozen pipe or meter. Read More»

Five Ways To Reduce Home Water Usage

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Your home’s plumbing system can be inefficient for a variety of different reasons, but no matter the cause, the costs will be reflected on your monthly water bills. Understanding the various ways in which your home’s plumbing can be costing you extra money each month can motivate you to install some of the following methods that are designed to cut down on your water usage. Sprinkler Timers The best way to ensure that your outdoor plumbing installations, specifically your sprinklers and soakers, are working efficiently is to install a timer on the system. Read More»

3 Things You Should Know About Plumbing Issues In Your New Home

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Have you recently purchased or are about to purchase your first home? Do you want to make sure that you keep everything in good condition for as long as possible? When you own a home, it’s a good idea to have the number of a reliable plumber on hand at all times, just in case. But in order to avoid having to call unnecessarily, there are some things that you should keep in mind about your plumbing system. Read More»

Noticing A Faint Sewage Smell From Inside Your Bathrooms? What Could Be The Problem?

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If you’ve recently caught a whiff of an unpleasant sewage smell from inside your bathroom, you may have embarked on a cleaning frenzy in an effort to rid your home of the smell, only to realize the problem lies deeper. Fortunately, in many cases, even the most stubborn sewage smells can indicate only a minor issue that’s easily resolved without requiring you to dig up sewer lines or pump your septic tank. Read More»