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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»

A Stress-Free Thanksgiving Starts With Your Plumbing

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Many stressful Thanksgiving holidays are created by problems with the plumbing in a home. This is because many poor habits are made worse by the business of the holiday. Here’s what you can do to prevent this to help take the right step towards a stress-free Thanksgiving this year: Remember, the Garage Disposal is Not a Trash Can: First off, remember that the garbage disposal is not a trash can. Read More»

Tips For Clearing A Clog In Your Bathtub Drain

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A clogged bathtub drain is often more difficult to clear than a kitchen drain. A plunger doesn’t work as well due to the shape of the tub and the overflow drain that allows pressure to escape. Plus, using chemical drain cleaners in a clogged tub isn’t a very good idea because you’re left with a big problem if the chemicals don’t work and they float around your tub. Here are some things that might help. Read More»

Should You Repair Or Replace A Leaky Faucet?

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When a faucet in your home will not shut off completely and is constantly dripping, it can be annoying, costly, and damaging. This dripping can stain your sink, if you have hard water, and the constant dripping sound can drive you crazy. If you are on city water, this dripping will be costly to your water bill each month, but should you replace or repair the faucet? Here are two factors to consider as you make this decision. Read More»

3 Potential Signs of Low Water Pressure in Your Home

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If you have found that the water pressure is low when you turn on your sink or when you hop into the shower, you might be quite annoyed by the problem. You might also be wondering what you can do about it, but before you can fix the problem, you have to figure out what is causing it. There are various things that can cause low water pressure in the home; these are a few of them. Read More»

Plumbing Pitfalls To Look Out For When Purchasing An Old Office Building

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An old office building is prone to having quirks and problems that come with time. If you’re getting ready to purchase an old office building, there are certain plumbing pitfalls you need to keep an eye out for. Take your time when inspecting the building, and be sure to check for the signs of plumbing problems listed below. Damaged or Discolored Walls One of the first things to check for when purchasing a new office building is whether the walls are in good condition. Read More»

Milky Hot Water: What's The Problem?

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When hot water turns milky, homeowners may feel a tinge of panic. This problem is often mysterious and may seem unpleasant or even dangerous. While milky hot water isn’t necessarily dangerous, it can indicate a general problem with a water heater that must be fixed as soon as possible. Milky Water Isn’t Dangerous But Could Indicate A Plumbing Problem First of all, milky water is simply the appearance of extra air bubbles in the water supply. Read More»

Stinky Bathroom? 3 Potential Plumbing Issues to Check When You Know It Isn't You

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You’ve scoured the toilets, flushed the drains, and still that foul bathroom odor remains. When your private sanctuary makes you want to flee to a public restroom, you know that it is time to take action. Due to the complexity of bathroom plumbing systems, foul odors can sometimes arise that have nothing to do with your ability to clean. To get to the root of the issue, consider these common plumbing problems that can make your bathroom stink. Read More»

Troubleshooting 4 Common Hot Water Heater Problems

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Many people take having access to hot water in their home for granted until there is a problem with their water heater. Discovering that your water heater is not working properly can be very frustrating. Luckily, an experienced plumber can repair many water heater problems so you don’t have to shop for a replacement. Some signs that your home’s water heater needs to be serviced and repaired include: Lack of Hot Water Read More»