2016

  • 4 Common Signs Of A Damaged Water Main

    A water main is a large underground pipe that supplies water from a municipal supply to a single home. When a water main cracks or begins leaking, a lot of damage can occur. But detecting a damaged water main can be tricky since the pipe is buried underground. Luckily, there are several signs of a water main leak that an observant homeowner can detect so the necessary repairs can be made.
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  • 3 Things You Should Always Hire A Plumber To Do

    While there are some plumbing-related chores you can handle on your own, such as cleaning the trap under your sink or wrapping your exposed pipes with insulation for winter, there are other tasks that are best left to the pros. Here are 3 things that commonly happen in the home that you should consult with a plumber about instead of trying a DIY project. Drain cleaning or debris removal
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  • Why Is Your Toilet Water Level So Low?

    When the water level in your toilet is too low, you may have problems with waste flushing down completely. If you've noticed that the water level has recently fallen, there are a few possible explanations. The bowl or tank at the back of the toilet could be leaking, the float arm in the tank might be too long, or you might have a partial clog. Here's how to identify and remedy each one of these problems.
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  • 3 Ways to Keep Your Bathroom Drains Cleaner

    When it comes to dealing with a dirty or clogged drain in the bathroom, prevention is key. If you don't want to deal with a slow drain or a backup, you need to take steps to prevent this from occurring. Fortunately, this isn't a completed task, as there are a number of practical things you can do to keep your bathroom drains cleaner. Use Your Drains Properly Make sure you aren't using your bathroom drains in the same manner that you would in your kitchen.
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  • Two Questions To Ask Yourself When Considering A Tankless Water Heater

    Tankless water heaters are no longer as disreputable as they were a few decades ago, so you shouldn't automatically disqualify them when you're searching for a reliable water heater replacement. Nowadays they can actually be steady sources of hot water for homeowners who have little space and are ready to make an investment in the future. Here are a couple of helpful questions to ask yourself when you're considering buying a tankless water heater instead of just replacing the one you've got with the same model.
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  • How To Cheaply And Easily Clean Clogged Central Air Conditioning Drain Lines

    Central air conditioning systems can generate a tremendous amount of moisture during hot, humid weather. In fact, they produce well over 20 gallons per day of condensate during the most extreme weather. If this water isn't properly drained, then it can cause serious damage to your home by overflowing into surrounding spaces. That means your condensate drain lines should be kept clear of anything that might prevent the water from leaving the system.
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  • Signs That You May Be An Ideal Candidate For Tankless Water Heater Installation

    Tankless water heaters used to have a rather shady reputation in decades past, so you may not initially consider them as a viable option if you haven't shopped for a water heater in several decades. However, nowadays, as long as you pick a reputable company and supplier, you may be surprised at how reliable a tankless water heater can be. Here are a few signs that can help you recognize if a tankless water heater may be right for your next water heater installation.
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  • Two Tips To Help You Get Emergency Plumbing Services On A Budget

    Few things can mess up your daily schedule like an emergency plumbing problem.  The situation becomes especially dire if your toilet has overflowed, your shower is clogged or your sinks just won't drain.  If you're dealing with a plumbing emergency right now, you may be wondering how you can get assistance without breaking the bank.  Use this information to learn more about two tips that can help you get plumbing help even when you're on a budget.
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  • How Bio-Slime In Your Drain Can Lead To Dangerous Mold

    Bio-slime is that gross black gunk that you often find in your drain pipes. It is caused by a variety of problems, and it can contribute to dangerous clogs and mold growth in your drain pipes. Understanding this concern, and how to treat it, can keep you and your family safe. The Nature Of Bio-Slime And Its Connection To Mold Bio-slime is a bacterial formation caused by flushing organic matter down your drain pipe.
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  • 3 Common Commercial Plumbing Problems

    When you own a business you have a lot going on, and the last thing you want to have to worry about is the plumbing in your office or storefront. But commercial plumbing can be complex, and issues are sure to occur from time to time. A reputable commercial plumber should be able to help you resolve any plumbing issues that may occur at your place of business. Some common commercial plumbing problems include:
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