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  • 4 Solutions To Renovate Damage Sewage And Drain Pipes To Give Them New Life

    If you have a problem with a drainage, sewer line or septic system pipe, it could be to problems like old and outdated materials or problems with roots and other damage. There are methods to restore lines and give them new life, such as sewer jetting, directional drilling and pipelining techniques. Here are some different solutions that can be used to restore damage to sewer lines and drainage pipes: 1. Jetting for Old Materials That Cause Problems with Cracks, Leaks and Blockage
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  • Why Your Shower Is Constantly Clogged Up

    Trying to take a shower while standing in a pool of water is not the ideal experience. It's hard to feel clean when your feet are covered over with dirty water that is full of the debris that should have disappeared down the drain. If your shower seems to constantly become clogged despite your meticulous efforts there might be a few things that you are overlooking. Read over this brief list of possible causes of your drainage problems to see if perhaps one or more of them rings a bell.
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  • Getting Water In Your Business's Basement When It Rains? 2 Things You Can Do

    When it rains outside, you should not feel the effects inside of your business, even in your basement. Your basement should not get water in it when it rains outside. What you can do to combat the water depends on how and why the water is getting into your basement. 1. Water from a City Sewer Line or Septic Line If the water is backflow from a city sewer line or a septic line, you can stop the flow of water from this source into your basement.
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  • 6 Steps For Removing An Old Water Heater From Your Home

    If you have recently ordered a new water heater, on installation day, you are going to need to remove the old water heater from your home. 1. Turn off the Power Supply The first thing that you need to do is turn off the power supply to your water heater. If your water heater is gas-powered, that means you need to use the cut-off valve to turn off the gas. If your gas is electric powered, you need to turn off the circuit breaker for where your unit is plugged in and then unplug the unit.
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  • Battling A Wet Basement: Tips For Waterproofing Your Home

    Keeping water out of your home is essential when it comes to preventing erosion, mold growth, and structural damage. Since a basement is located below the surface of the ground, it's an area within your home that is particularly vulnerable to water infiltration. Invest some time and effort into ensuring that your basement is waterproofed properly to avoid the headache associated with water damage in the future. Fill in the cracks.
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  • Common Water Heater Problems You May Encounter

    Your home's water heater is one of the most important plumbing fixtures that you have, but it is also one of the components that you may know the least about. Sadly, there are some common problems that water heaters will experience, and homeowners may be unaware of what they should do to combat or otherwise address these issues. Inconsistent Water Temperature When the water heater is functioning normally, you should find that the temperature of the water coming from the faucet stays relatively stable once you set it.
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  • Tips For Preventing Dangerous Septic System Floods

    If you are new to living in a home with a septic system, then you need to know that flooding the system can permanently damage it and lead to thousands of dollars in repair bills. Thankfully, by following each of these important tips you can prevent unnecessary septic tank flooding and keep the system healthy for many years to come: Tip: Mitigate Exterior Sources of Additional Water While you probably already realize that your septic system can flood if you use too much water all at once in your home, you may not realize that exterior sources of water can be just as bad.
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  • 3 Compelling Reasons to Join a Union as a New Plumber

    As a new plumber, it can be overwhelming and stressful to build a career on your own. Joining a plumber's union may be just what you need to succeed in the long-run. Here are three compelling reasons to join your local plumber's union: Gain Access to Extra Benefits As a union member, you may gain access to a variety of extra benefits that aren't available through your employer or that you can't get being self-employed.
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  • Have Poor Water Pressure? What To Do

    If you are having water pressure problems in the bathrooms and showers in your home, a plumber can help get to the bottom of your showering woes. Having good water pressure can help you take a quicker shower and can help you shower more effectively. If you aren't sure where to start or what needs to be done, you want to talk with the plumber about performing these services for you.
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  • Unclogging Your Sink Drain Without Using Commercial Drain Cleaning Products

    When your sink drain is clogged, it's tempting to just get a bottle of caustic drain cleaner and let it do its work. However tempting it may be, you're pouring a caustic substance into your pipes, which can affect both the integrity of the pipes and the local waterways into which wastewater flows. There is also the danger of the chemicals failing to unclog the drain and coming back out of the drain and into your sink when you attempt to flush the chemicals after the specified waiting period.
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