Plumbing on the Road: Plumbing for RVs and Campers

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»

How To Fix Your Kitchen Sink's Leaking Drain And Treat Cabinet Mold

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If you opened the cabinet under your kitchen sink today and were met with a nasty odor wafting out, then the drain on your sink is likely leaking water. As the plumbing leaks, the cabinet, floor, and wall become wet and grow stinky mold and mildew. Since mold and mildew smell and are dangerous for your family’s health, it is vital that you fix the leaking sink as soon as possible and treat any mold that is present. Read More»

3 Things To Inquire About When Hiring A Plumber For Yearly Inspections

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Most professionals agree that homeowners should have their plumbing systems inspected once a year to ensure optimal performance and to keep wear and tear to a minimum. Everything from the indoor faucets and drains to the exterior hose nozzles and pipes need some attention every year. Without a yearly inspection, you run the risk of having to face the need for expensive repairs and replacements as time goes on. You’ll need an experienced plumber to rely on for proper inspections, so take the time to compare a few options in your area before committing to a working relationship with any one service provider. Read More»

2 Common Reasons Your Home's Sewer Main Can Fail And How To Remedy It

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As the owner of an older home, you are responsible for any repairs to or replacement of your home’s main sewer line. So, it is important to understand the potential damage that can occur in an aging sewer main. Here are some common causes of a damaged sewer main and options for its replacement. Age Depending on the age of your home, you can have one of several different types of sewer pipe buried in your front yard and connecting to the city’s sewer main. Read More»

5 Things To Know About Drains And Grease

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While you most likely know that grease can be one of the main causes for kitchen clogs, you may not know how complicated the issue of plumbing and grease can be. Below are five things every homeowner should know about drains and grease.  Grease Does Not Only Come From Meat  One of the most common culprits for grease clogs is grease from meat, especially bacon or other meats that release large amounts of grease when fried. Read More»