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Do i need a drain cleaning?

October 22, 2019

Your plumbing system is a complex system that largely is hidden, and you don’t really think about it until something is wrong. The bad news is when it goes wrong, it may be hard to get to the problem area and be a costly repair just due to location, however the good news is...

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How to Flush Your Water Heater

December 23, 2019

Water heaters can lose their efficiency resulting in higher heating cost and higher water bills. The reason for them losing efficiency is sediment in the tank building up which is impeding heat transfer and absorbing some heat as well. This sediment can also cause damage to your water heater or cause clogs in your water...

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Inspecting the TPR Valve on Your Water Heater

December 25, 2019

The temperature and pressure release valve on a water heater is a safeguard feature in the event there is too much pressure or high of a temperature inside your water heater it will open and release some water and lower the pressure and temperature. This is an important feature that needs to work correctly as...

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Maintenance of your Water heater

December 25, 2019

Water heaters are taken for granted and most simply forget about them, until the day it breaks and either causes a massive leak or you get into the shower and find out you have no hot water. There are a few things you can do to extend the life of your water heater and keep...

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How do pipes burst?

February 18, 2020

Pipes carrying water may be made of metal but are still prone to burst under certain conditions and learning those conditions can help prevent your plumbing from bursting which could result in extensive repairs.   Frozen water in pipes  Water when cooled will expand to the point of bursting the pipe. Usually it will be the ...

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Toilet Repair – Common Issues and How to Fix Them

February 17, 2020

Toilets seem like a simple device where you push the flusher and the water goes down, however they can be a little complicated when things go wrong and pose a great risk of water damage. The tanks hold a gallons of water and the toilet is hooked into your sewage system and connects via a...

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Water Leaks Leads to Water Damage

February 19, 2020

Water leaks can be sneaky as they can be small and in hard to notice areas such as behind the toilet or under the sink. Even small leaks can be dangerous as water can damage the wood that makes up the structure of you home. There are a few ways that wood can become damaged ...

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Common Plumbing Issues

September 16, 2020

Homeownership comes with some downsides, such as having to handle plumbing problems yourself or hiring a professional such as a plumber to fix the issues. Even if you are renting and have a landlord to handle problems, sometimes it’s best to quickly get the problem repaired yourself. The best way might be to prevent the ...

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Ceiling Water Stains

April 1, 2021

Water stains on ceilings are an indication that water is leaking. Learn how to find where the water is coming from and how to clean the stains. ...

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How to Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing?

October 23, 2022

A frozen pipe is susceptible to damage and freezing. Learn how to prevent freezing pipes. ...

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Hard Water vs Soft Water

November 10, 2022

Hard water is water with an abundance of mineral content, specifically calcium and magnesium. This mineral-rich water causes devastating effects on household appliances. ...

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Summer Plumbing Problems

April 20, 2023

You know to keep your pipes warm in the winter to prevent them from freezing, but do you know what issues to look for in the summer? ...

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